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Muscalus, John

Born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Received Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania. Married with a son. Served with U.S. Army Medical Corps during WW II. Owner of a bookstore in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania. Professor at Trenton (PA) Junior College.

Author of numerous articles on paper money published in Hobbies magazine, The Numismatist, Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine and Banknote Reporter 1935 to 1975. Affiliated with the Historical Paper Money Research Institute in Bridgeport. He stated that he examined nearly a million books while conducting research.

He wrote many monographs on paper money. K numbers shown are from a list prepared by Frank Katen.

U. S. Currency Dictionary (1935)

K-1 The Characters and Events Illustrated by State Bank Notes (1938)

K-2 An Index of State Bank Notes that Illustrate Washington and Franklin (1938)

K-3 An Index of State Bank Notes That Illustrate Characters and Events (1939)

K-4 An Index of State Bank Notes that Illustrate Presidents (1939)

K-5 Famous Paintings Reproduced on Paper Money of the State Banks 1800-1866 (1939)

K-6 The Views of Towns, Cities, Falls and Buildings Illustrated on 1800-1866 Bank Paper Money (1939)

K-7 State Owned Banks, the Pet Banks, and Their Bank Notes (1940)

K-8 A Bibliography of Histories of Specific Banks (1942)

K-9 Early Business College Bank Notes (1942)

K-10 State Bank Notes: A Reference List With Identifications of Historical Interest (1942)

K-11 State Bank Note Facsimilies and the Publications That Contain Them (1944) reprinted from Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine

K-12 Paper Money of the District of Columbia (1944)

K-13 The Use of Banking Enterprises in the Financing of Public Education 1796-1866 (1945)

K-14 Paper Money of Early Educational Institutions and Organizations (1946). This was his doctorial dissertation. K-15 Dictionary of Paper Money (1947)

K-16 County Scrip Issued in the United States (1948)

K-17 Paper Money in Sheets (1949)

K-18 Paper Money of the 6 1/4 Cent and 12 1/2 Cent Denominations (1949) reprinted from Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine

K-21 Price List of Common State Bank Notes and Scrip (1951)

K-22 Price List of Paper Money in Sheets (1951)

K-23 Saint Nicholas on Early State Bank Notes (1959)

K-24 Locomotive Engravings on State Bank Notes and Scrip 1832-1875 (1964)

K-25 Dictionary of Paper Money with Historical Specimens Illustrated (1965)

K-26 Oglethorpe at Christe's Sale of Dr. Johnson's Library (1965)

K-27 Popularity of Wm. S. Mount's Art Work on Paper Money 1838-1865 (1965)

K-28 The Dismal Swamp Canal and Lake Drummond Hotel on Paper Money 1838-1865 (1965)

K-29 The Oxford Paintings of Reynolds Virtues in the West Window on Paper Money (1965)

K-30 Birch's Paintings of Perry's Victory on Lake Eire Used on State Bank Notes and Scrip (1966)

K-31 Parish Scrip Issued in Louisiana (1966)

K-32 Renault's Painting of the Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown on State Bank Notes (1966)

K-33 Whaling Art of Garneray, Stewart and Page on State Bank Notes (1966)

K-34 Illustrations of County Scrip Issued in Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Pennsylvania (1967)

K-35 Lincoln Portraits on State Bank Notes, College Currency and Scrip (1967)

K-36 Odd Bank Notes and Scrip Denominations in American Monetary History (1967)

K-37 The Beautiful View of the Rockville Bridge Across the Susquehanna Above Harrisburg on State Bank Notes (1967)

K-38 The Use of Paper Money of Peale's Paintings of the Wounded General Mercer

K-39 Landseer's "My Horse," "Spaniel" and Other Paintings on Paper Money (1967)

K-40 Saint Catherine on Paper Money of the State of Florida and Others (1968)

K-41 Saint John on Paper Money Isuued in the United States (1968)

K-42 The Extensive Use of Christ on Paper Money Circulated in the United States (1968)

K-43 The Princess Victoria on an American Bank Note of 1837 (1968)

K-44 Album of Types of Paintings and Portraits of Penn, Franklin, and Buchanan on Paper Money (1969)

K-45 Henriette Sontag, The Countess Rossi, on Paper Money Issued in the United States (1969)

K-46 Lord Byron of Paper Money Issued in the United States (1969)

K-47 Paper Money Pertaining to Druggists, Medicine and Medical Practitioners (1967)

K-48 Portraits and Paintings of Eugenie, Napoleon I, and Marie Louise on American Paper Money (1969)

K-49 Portraits of Elias Boudinot on Paper Money (1969)

K-50 Portraits of the First Three Directors of the United States Mint on Paper Money (1969)

K-51 Shakespeare on Paper Money (1969)

K-52 Soloman Carvalho's Art on Paper Money Issued in the United States and Canada (1969)

K-53 Sully's Painting of the Future Rev. Dr. Alfred L. Elwyn on Paper Money (1969)

K-54 Famous Paintings of God and the Infant Christ on Paper Money Issued in New Jersey (1969)

K-55 Franklin's Great Granddaughter-in-Law (Mrs. Bache) on Paper Money (1969)

K-56 Bank Notes Honoring Pulaski and the Pulaski Monuments (1971)

K-57 British Empire Bank Note Proofs: One Hundred Bank Note Proofs of England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Australia of the Early 1800's (1971)

K-58 Historic Jamestown and Pocahontas of Paper Money and Chapman Art (1971)

K-59 Kinds of Scrip Issued by School Districts in Financial Emergencies (1971)

K-60 Railroad Currency: Bank Notes and Scrip Representative of Over One Hundred Railroads, 1830's-1971 (1971)

K-61 The Capital: Its Developmental Aspects and the Crawford Statue of Freedom Portrayed on Paper Money (1971)

K-62 Wilkie's Princess Doria of Rome on Bank Notes Used in the United States (1971)

K-63 General George B. McClellan on Paper Money (1972)

K-64 Washington's Crossing and the Battle of Trenton Portrayed on Bank Notes, Scrip and Painting (1972)

K-65 Bank Notes Commemorating the Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth (1973)

K-66 National Bank Notes of Buffalo and Vicinity 1865-1929 (1973)

K-67 Recycled Southern Paper Money (1973)

K-69 Jackson Portraits and the Battle of New Orleans on State Bank Notes (1974)

K-70 Paper Money of the Four-Dollar Denomination (1974)

K-71 Transportation Currency: Bank Notes & Scrip Representative of Forty-Five Varieties of Transportation Companies 1900's (1974)

K-72 Massachusetts Scrip (1974)

K-73 Album of Georgia County and City Scrip (1975)

K-74 Pennsylvania Borough and City Scrip (1975) @ $3

K-75 Georgia Railroad Currency Comprehensively Illustrated (1975) @ $5.50

K-76 Early Ships and Shipbuilding on Paper Money (1976)

K-77 Mississippi Railroad Currency Comprehensively Illustrated (1977)

K-78 Album of Georgia Local Business Notes (1977)

K-79 An Index of State Bank Notes With Portraits of Presidents (1939) reprinted in 1978.

Paper Money of the District of Columbia (1978) reprinted from CCJ

He died in a hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania. In 1987 he was awarded the ANA Medal of Merit.

obit: BNR Dec 86 (photo); CW 12/10/86 (photo); NUM 100 Feb 1987 page 383-384 Titles compiled by R. L. Bisordi in The Asylum, Winter 1989.

 



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    The Use of Banking Enterprises in the Financing of Public Education, 1796-1866 1945

    The Use of Banking Enterprises in the Financing of Public Education, 1796-1866

    The Use of Banking Enterprises in the Financing of Public Education, 1796-1866 by John Anthony Muscalus. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.

    Paper Money Pertaining to Druggists, Medicines and Medical Practitioners 1969

    Paper Money Pertaining to Druggists, Medicines and Medical Practitioners

    Paper Money Pertaining to Druggists, Medicines and Medical Practitioners by John A. Muscalus. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.

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