The subjects and schedule for the July 28 Higgins Museum of National
Bank Notes seminar in Okoboji, Iowa, is set.
The full-day event begins with introductions at 8 a.m. and is
followed by a presentation titled “National Bank Notes; McCulloch’s
Early Insights” by Wendell Wolka. This refers to Hugh McCulloch, the
subject on the face of the $20 notes of the Third Charter Period and
secretary of the Treasury from 1865 to 1869 and again from 1884 to
1885. He was also the first comptroller of the currency, serving from
1863 to 1865 when more than 800 national banks were chartered.
Lee Lofthus will speak on “National Banking Inside the Treasury,”
followed by Frank Potter’s discussion of the family story behind the
First National Bank of Harlan, Iowa.
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Following a lunch break, talks will be presented by Mark Hotz on
national bank note collection insights, and by Peter Huntoon, who will
discuss “Building Great Arizona and Wyoming National Collections.”
To register as a participant at the seminar, contact museum curator
Larry Adams at 712-332-5859, or email him at
email@example.com. The registration fee is $75 or $65 for
individuals who are members of the co-sponsoring Central States
Numismatic Society, Society of Paper Money Collectors, or Professional
Currency Dealers Association organizations. Send registrations and
remittances to the Higgins Museum, 1507 Sanborn Ave., P.O. Box 258,
Okoboji, IA 51355. The fee includes a welcome reception at the museum
and a catered lunch break.