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ANS Acquires Mark Salton Papers
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ANS Acquires Mark Salton Papers
By David Hill

Thanks to the efforts of ANS life fellow Dr. Ira Rezak—and with gratitude to Katharine Conway, executor of the Estate of Lottie Salton Revocable Trust—the ANS Library and Archives has acquired about 20 cubic feet of Mark Salton’s papers and annotated auction catalogs. This follows a bequest of $500,000 from his wife Lottie to help sustain a chair for Medieval and Renaissance numismatics. I would also like to thank ANS fellow Normand Pepin for his help with the auction catalog portion of the accession.

Lottie and Mark Salton

Mark Salton, born Max Schlessinger in 1914, came from a family of bankers and…

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ANS at EAC
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ANS at EAC
By The American Numismatic Society

Earlier this month, deputy director Gilles Bransbourg and I had the honor of representing the ANS at the Early American…

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Happy Birthday John Reilly!
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Happy Birthday John Reilly!
By The American Numismatic Society

Homemade birthday card from John Reilly’s daughter

A while back I stumbled onto this great homemade card in the John Reilly,…

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