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Tobacco, Snuff, and Alcohol Stamp Collection, 1862-1885

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey

Title

Tobacco, Snuff, and Alcohol Stamp Collection

Date

1862-1885

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS157: [identification of item], Tobacco, Snuff, and Alcohol Stamp Collection, 1862-1885, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.15 Cubic feet

1 box

Biography/History

The United States first required revenue stamps on manufactured tobacco in 1868. Alcohol stamps were used up until 1985.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of internal revenue stamps for tobacco, cigars and cigarettes, snuff, and alcohol. Additionally, the collection contains some fractional United States currency, Confederate notes from Alabama and Georgia, and a city loan from Newark, New Jersey.

Subjects

  • Money.
  • Stanger, Frank B., Jr.
  • Alcohol--Law and legislation.
  • Revenue stamps
  • Snuff.
  • Tobacco--Law and legislation--United States.

Collection Inventory

I. Stamps, 1868-1885
Scope and Content Note:

The Stamps series contains revenue stamps for tobacco, cigars and cigarettes, snuff, and alcohol.

Tobacco stamps, 1871-1883, undated
[Box: 1, Folder: 10]
Tobacco stamp, 1885
[Box: 1, Folder: 11]
Cigar and cigarette stamps, 1883-1885, undated
[Box: 1, Folder: 12]
Snuff stamps, 1883, undated
[Box: 1, Folder: 13]
Alcohol stamps, 1868-1878
[Box: 1, Folder: 14]
II. Currency and bank notes, 1862-1875
Scope and Content Note:

The Currency and Bank Notes series contains some fractional United States currency, Confederate notes from Alabama and Georgia, and a city loan from Newark, New Jersey.

United States fractional currency, 1863-1875
[Box: 1, Folder: 15]
Newark, New Jersey, city loan, 1863
[Box: 1, Folder: 16]
Confederate state notes, 1862
[Box: 1, Folder: 17]

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