Bauman L. Belden (1862-1931) of Cranford, New Jersey, served the American Numismatic Society as librarian (1891-1896), secretary
(1896-1903, 1905-1916), director (1909-1915), and council member (1906-1928). He sat on several Society committees, including
the Committee on Indian Peace Medals, which he chaired. He was the author of Medals and Publications of the American Numismatic
Society (1915), Indian Peace Medals Issued in the United States (1927), and A Mint in New York (1930). He was a member of
the American Numismatic Association and was active in the New York Numismatic Club. At the time of his death he was working
on a project involving life saving medals.
Official correspondence of the American Numismatic Society, starting around the time the Society moved into its first permanent
home at Audubon Terrace (1908) and hired its first professional staff (1909).
Correspondence and manuscripts generated by Agnes Baldwin Brett, ANS curator from 1910 through 1913. Also includes photographic
images apparently taken by Brett during her trips to Bermuda and various European countries (Greece, France, Italy, Great
Britain) from about 1900 through 1909.
Correspondence, notes, booklets, and drafts of writings on Central and South American medals and decorations. Also includes
materials on peace medals and the WWI Victory Medal, and on the War of 1812 and early American silversmiths.