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Groh, Edward

Born in New York City. Employed in ship chandlery business and later the tobacco business. Married.

One of the founders of the ANS and early member prior to the Civil War. When activities of the society declined in the 1870's, he kept the ANS collection intact. He donated his collection of 5286 Civil War tokens to the ANS in 1900.

He served as an officer of the ANS:

Curator of Numismatics April 7, 1859 to March 18, 1879.

Librarian March 11, 1864 to February 9, 1865.

Curator of Archaeology March 17, 1890 to November 16, 1891.

Curator March 15, 1897 to January 16, 1905.

He died at home in Williamsburg. Coins from the estate were included in two Lyman Low sales in 1895.

bio: CW/NM 4/7/76 obit: AJN 39 Jan 1905 page 91; NUM 18 Jan 1905 page 29

 



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    "Coin rubbings" (manuscript - also includes many lists of coins). 1858

    "Coin rubbings" (manuscript - also includes many lists of coins).

    212 p. : 14 cm. Copy from American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    Rubbings of United States coins, tokens and medals, by Edward Groh, 1860 1858

    Rubbings of United States coins, tokens and medals, by Edward Groh, 1860

    [pp. 367 ; 8vo,Second title page is: "History of coins and medals principally American, illustrated by numerous fac-similes, New York, 1858.",Scrapbook and manuscript]. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    "Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, 1860". 1860

    "Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, 1860".

    pp. 151, sq. ; 12 mo. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    "Rubbings of some rarities," dated January 25, 1860, (also a few newspaper cuttings of date 1881). 1860

    "Rubbings of some rarities," dated January 25, 1860, (also a few newspaper cuttings of date 1881).

    p. 382 ; sq. 12 mo. American Numismatic Society rare book room copy.

    Rubbings of miscellaneous store cards, tokens, etc. by Henry Groh, 1861 1862

    Rubbings of miscellaneous store cards, tokens, etc. by Henry Groh, 1861

    [pp. 324 ; 8vo,Second title, on p. 5, is "Rubbing Book, 1862",Manuscript]. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    Rubbings of United States store cards, primarily of 1863, Vol. 1 : rubbings. 1864

    Rubbings of United States store cards, primarily of 1863, Vol. 1 : rubbings.

    [2 v,Rubbings by Edward Groh on onion-skin paper, bound with blank pages and alphabetical index cards; 2nd volume is a listing of each token with some notes on no. of varieties, metallic composition, etc]. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    Rubbings of United States store cards, primarily of 1863, Vol. 2 : listing of variety nos., metallic composition, etc. 1864

    Rubbings of United States store cards, primarily of 1863, Vol. 2 : listing of variety nos., metallic composition, etc.

    [2 v,Rubbings by Edward Groh on onion-skin paper, bound with blank pages and alphabetical index cards; 2nd volume is a listing of each token with some notes on no. of varieties, metallic composition, etc]. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    Catalogue of tokens circulating during the Rebellion. 1865

    Catalogue of tokens circulating during the Rebellion.

    [1 v. (386, 26 p.) : 16 cm,Bound notebook with series of coin rubbing illustrations and other notes inserted at end. The original title page appears to be missing, but "secondary" title page can be found at the start of the 26-page "Illustrated Supplement" at the back, which also includes the author and publication information.]. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

    Catalogue of collection of tokens issued during the Civil War, 1863-1864, and collected by Edward Groh. 1865

    Catalogue of collection of tokens issued during the Civil War, 1863-1864, and collected by Edward Groh.

    [1 v. (65 p.) ; 20 cm,Signed on endpaper by Jos. N. T. Levick and Edward Groh,Notebook bound with majority of pages blank; with a holograph list (2 p.), "Copperheads missing", inserted]. Copy from American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

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