Citation
Sumter Lowry Currency Collection

Material Information

Title:
Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
Creator:
Lowry, Sumter ( Sumter deLeon Lowry ), 1893-1985
Language:
English
Physical Description:
0.21 : (1 box) ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Bank of Washington (Washington, D.C.) ( lcsh )
Mexico--History ( lcsh )
Occupation currency, Japanese--Southeast Asia ( lcsh )
United States -- History ( lcsh )
World War, 1939-1945 ( lcsh )
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 ( lcsh )

Notes

Scope and Content:
The Sumter Lowry Currency Collection contains print currency, ranging from 1851 to 1942. Denominations vary between twenty-five cents and 100 dollars.
Preferred Citation:
Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
Acquisition:
Donation.
Biographical:
Sumter Lowry was born in St. Augustine, FL on August 27, 1893 to Sumter DeLeon Lowry and Willie Miller Lowry. Sumter Lowry was a Lt. General in the National Guard, a businessman, and political activist. In 1894 the Lowry family moved to the Tampa Bay area, by 1914 Sumter Lowry began his military career creating Company H and Infantry Company. In 1916 Sumter married Elizabeth Bellamy Parkhill, together they had 5 children. His military career included organizing the 116[sup]th[/sup] Field Artillery Regiment of the Florida National Guard in 1921, as well as, establishing Benjamin Field camp (Renamed Fort Homer Hesterly in 1940). By 1934 he received a promotion to Brigadier General and command over the 56[sup]th[/sup] Field Artillery U.S. National Guard. Concurrent with his military career, Lowry established the Victory National Life Insurance in 1921 serving as president. In 1928, he served on the board for Gulf Life Insurance after a merger with Victory National Life Insurance. In 1952, Sumter Lowry retired to civilian life as a Lt. General. He continued to be active in business, community affairs, and politics until his death in 1985 at the age of 91.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
Resource Identifier:
L39 ( USFLDC CID )
u29.368-l39-ead ( USFLDC Handle )

USFLDC Membership

Aggregations:
USF Tampa Library Special Collections Finding Aids

Postcard Information

Format:
Mixed Material

Downloads

This item has the following downloads:


Full Text
ead audience external eadheader langencoding iso639-2b countryencoding iso3166-1 dateencoding iso8601 repositoryencoding iso15511 scriptencoding iso15924 relatedencoding MARC21
eadid encodinganalog 856$u mainagencycode US-FTS countrycode US identifier ArchonInternalCollectionID:518 L39
filedesc
titlestmt
titleproper 245 Guide to the Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
type filing Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
author 245$c Finding Aid Authors: Sydney Jordan.
publicationstmt
p © Copyright 2018 USF Libraries Special Collections. All rights reserved.
address
addressline 4202 East Fowler Ave.
LIB122
Tampa, FL, 33620-5400
URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/special-collections/
Phone: 813-974-2731
profiledesc
creation 500 This finding aid was encoding in EAD by Archon 3.21 from an SQL database source on date encoded normal 2018-01-08 January 8th, 2018.
langusage 546 The collection description/finding aid is written in language 041 langcode eng English
frontmatter
titlepage
Guide to the Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
18511942 260$c 1851/1942
publisher 260$b USF Libraries Special Collections
archdesc level collection inventory
did
head Overview of the Collection
unittitle label Collection Title Sumter Lowry Currency Collection unitdate Dates 245$f inclusive 1851-1942
Bulk 245$g bulk 1851-1861
unitid 035 Identification repositorycode L39
origination Creator
persname 100 Lowry, Sumter source local role Collector Lowry, Sumter, 1893-1985
physdesc Physical Description extent 300 Linear Feet 0.21
Alternate Extent Statement 300$a 1 box
langmaterial Language of Materials
English
jpn Japanese
spa Spanish;Castilian
repository 852$b Repository
corpname USF Libraries Special Collections
4202 East Fowler Ave.
LIB122
Tampa, FL, 33620-5400
URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/special-collections/
Phone: 813-974-2731
abstract 520$a Abstract The Sumter Lowry Currency Collection mainly consists of 19emph render super th century United States Currency issued by the Bank of Washington and the Confederate States of America. The collection includes both antebellum currency and Confederate currency issued during the beginning of the Civil War, with most bills dated between 1851 and 1861. Also included in the collection is early 20th century Mexican currency and World War II Japanese occupation currency from the Philippines.
note Note
Other Information:
ready
bioghist
altrender Biographical Information 545$a Biographical Information:
Sumter Lowry was born in St. Augustine, FL on August 27, 1893 to Sumter DeLeon Lowry and Willie Miller Lowry. Sumter Lowry was a Lt. General in the National Guard, a businessman, and political activist. In 1894 the Lowry family moved to the Tampa Bay area, by 1914 Sumter Lowry began his military career creating Company H and Infantry Company. In 1916 Sumter married Elizabeth Bellamy Parkhill, together they had 5 children. His military career included organizing the 116th Field Artillery Regiment of the Florida National Guard in 1921, as well as, establishing Benjamin Field camp (Renamed Fort Homer Hesterly in 1940). By 1934 he received a promotion to Brigadier General and command over the 56th Field Artillery U.S. National Guard. Concurrent with his military career, Lowry established the Victory National Life Insurance in 1921 serving as president. In 1928, he served on the board for Gulf Life Insurance after a merger with Victory National Life Insurance. In 1952, Sumter Lowry retired to civilian life as a Lt. General. He continued to be active in business, community affairs, and politics until his death in 1985 at the age of 91.
Administrative History 545$b Administrative History:
Sumter Lowry was born in St. Augustine, FL on August 27, 1893 to Sumter DeLeon Lowry and Willie Miller Lowry. Sumter Lowry was a Lt. General in the National Guard, a businessman, and political activist. In 1894 the Lowry family moved to the Tampa Bay area, by 1914 Sumter Lowry began his military career creating Company H and Infantry Company. In 1916 Sumter married Elizabeth Bellamy Parkhill, together they had 5 children. His military career included organizing the 116th Field Artillery Regiment of the Florida National Guard in 1921, as well as, establishing Benjamin Field camp (Renamed Fort Homer Hesterly in 1940). By 1934 he received a promotion to Brigadier General and command over the 56th Field Artillery U.S. National Guard. Concurrent with his military career, Lowry established the Victory National Life Insurance in 1921 serving as president. In 1928, he served on the board for Gulf Life Insurance after a merger with Victory National Life Insurance. In 1952, Sumter Lowry retired to civilian life as a Lt. General. He continued to be active in business, community affairs, and politics until his death in 1985 at the age of 91.
controlaccess
Access Terms
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Geographic Name:
geogname 651 lcsh subject United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Topical Term:
650 Bank of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Mexico--History.
Occupation currency, Japanese--Southeast Asia.
lcnaf United States -- History
World War, 1939-1945
descgrp
Administrative Information
accessrestrict 506
Conditions Governing Access:
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
prefercite 524
Preferred Citation:
Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
relatedmaterial 544 1
Related Materials:
Sumter Lowry papers, 1911-1986
arrangement 351
Arrangement of Materials:
The Sumter Lowry Currency Collection is arranged in three categories based on geographic location and time period. Within these categories, currency is arranged by denomination.
scopecontent
Scope and Contents
The Sumter Lowry Currency Collection contains print currency, ranging from 1851 to 1942. Denominations vary between twenty-five cents and 100 dollars.
dsc combined
Detailed List of Contents
c01 series
ArchonID internal id158132
LABEL Bank of Washington Currency
c02 file
id158126
container Folder 1
Inventory of Bank of Washington Notes from Estate of Willie Lowry
id158134
2
North Carolina: Bank of Washington: 3 Dollar Notes
1852-1860
Scope and Contents
Folder contains seven Bank of Washington bills in three dollar denominations.
id158135
3
North Carolina: Bank of Washington: 4 Dollar Notes
1851-1861
Scope and Contents
Folder contains twelve Bank of Washington bills in four dollar denominations.
id158136
4
North Carolina: Bank of Washington: 5 Dollar Notes
1852-1861
Scope and Contents
Folder contains fourteen Bank of Washington bills in five dollar denominations.
id158137
5
North Carolina: Bank of Washington: 10 Dollar Notes
1851-1861
Scope and Contents
Folder contains twenty-one Bank of Washington bills in ten dollar denominations.
id158138
6
North Carolina: Bank of Washington: 20 Dollar Notes
1852-1861
Scope and Contents
Folder contains four Bank of Washington bills in twenty dollar denominations.
id158139
7
North Carolina: Bank of Washington: 100 Dollar Notes
1855
Scope and Contents
Folder contains one Bank of Washington bills in a one-hundred dollar denomination.
id158140
8
Fractional Currency: Bank of Washington
1874
Scope and Contents
Folder contains one Bank of Washington bill in a twenty-five cent denomination.
id158131
2 Confederate States of America Currency
id158127
1
Confederate States of America: Alabama Notes
1863
Scope and Contents
Folder contains Confederate State Treasury Bills from the state of Alabama for the denominations of fifty cents and one dollar.
id158128
2
Confederate States of America: 10 Dollar Notes
1864
Scope and Contents
Folder contains nine Confederate States of America bills in ten dollar denominations.
id158129
3
Confederate States of America: 20 Dollar Notes
1864
Scope and Contents
Folder contains two Confederate States of America bills in twenty dollar denominations.
id158130
4
Confederate States of America: 50 Dollar Notes
1864
Scope and Contents
Folder contains one Confederate States of America bill in a fifty dollar denomination.
id158133
3 Foreign Currency
id158141
1
Mexico
1915-1916
Scope and Contents
Folder contains three bills in the following denominations: one dollar, two dollars, and five dollars. Issuing bodies and institutions are listed as Gobierno Provisional de Mexico, Republica Mexicana, and American Bank Note Company.
id158142
2
Philippines: Japanese Occupation Currency: World War II
1942[?]
Scope and Contents
Folder contains one bill in a ten Pesos denomination. The issuing body is listed as "The Japanese Government."


record xmlns http:www.loc.govMARC21slim xmlns:xsi http:www.w3.org2001XMLSchema-instance xsi:schemaLocation http:www.loc.govstandardsmarcxmlschemaMARC21slim.xsd
leader npcaa2200265 a 4500
controlfield tag 003 FTS
005 20180108043209.0
008 010101i18511942xxeng##datafield ind1 8 ind2 024 subfield code a L39
099
L39
100 3
Lowry, Sumter
q (Sumter deLeon Lowry)
d 1893-1985
245 0
Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
f 1851-1942
g 1851-1861
300
0.21
Linear Feet
b (1 box)
351
The Sumter Lowry Currency Collection is arranged in three categories based on geographic location and time period. Within these categories, currency is arranged by denomination.
506
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
520 2
The Sumter Lowry Currency Collection contains print currency, ranging from 1851 to 1942. Denominations vary between twenty-five cents and 100 dollars.
524
Sumter Lowry Currency Collection
541
Donation.
545
Sumter Lowry was born in St. Augustine, FL on August 27, 1893 to Sumter DeLeon Lowry and Willie Miller Lowry. Sumter Lowry was a Lt. General in the National Guard, a businessman, and political activist. In 1894 the Lowry family moved to the Tampa Bay area, by 1914 Sumter Lowry began his military career creating Company H and Infantry Company. In 1916 Sumter married Elizabeth Bellamy Parkhill, together they had 5 children. His military career included organizing the 116[sup]th[/sup] Field Artillery Regiment of the Florida National Guard in 1921, as well as, establishing Benjamin Field camp (Renamed Fort Homer Hesterly in 1940). By 1934 he received a promotion to Brigadier General and command over the 56[sup]th[/sup] Field Artillery U.S. National Guard. Concurrent with his military career, Lowry established the Victory National Life Insurance in 1921 serving as president. In 1928, he served on the board for Gulf Life Insurance after a merger with Victory National Life Insurance. In 1952, Sumter Lowry retired to civilian life as a Lt. General. He continued to be active in business, community affairs, and politics until his death in 1985 at the age of 91.
650
Bank of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
Mexico--History.
Occupation currency, Japanese--Southeast Asia.
United States -- History
World War, 1939-1945
651
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
4 856 u http://digital.lib.usf.edu/?u29.368-l39-ead