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Tilden - Sigvaldsen Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-322

Scope and Contents

Civil War era currency, both United States and Confederate States. Certificates and diplomas of Jean Ellen Tilden.


  • Creation: 1863-1875, 1958, 1968-1981

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


1.00 Folder (Contains 1 oversize folder)

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The currency in this collection was a gift from Virginia Rivenbark Tiden, Jean Tilden Sigvaldsen and Gary S. Sigvaldsen in February 2009. Description of currency is  from: Grover C. Criswell, Jr., Confederate and Southern State Currency : A Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices. 2nd rev. ed ed. Citra, Fla.: Criswell's & Criswell's Publications, 1976. Krause, Chester L., Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money. Ed. Lemke, Robert F. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1981. Print. In January 2012 Gary Sigvaldson added certificates of diplomas of Jean Tilden, books and nine (9) boxes of Mineral Specimens, The books and minerals were transferred to the UNCW Geology Department.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Virginia Rivenbark Tilden, Jean Tilden Sigvaldsen and Gary S. Sigvaldsen in 2009 and 2012.

Digital Access

Portions of this collection have been digitized and/or are born-digital. For access to these digital materials, please browse the finding aid via the "Collection Organization" tab and select an individual file or item to see if it contains a linked digital record.

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Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository