History of Traveler's Checks

ID: X3030 or MAH-X3030

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1964

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 32

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An exhibit, which opened February 19, 1964, on the History of the Traveler's Check was displayed in the Monetary History Hall of the Smithsonian Institution's Arts and Industries Building. The exhibit was drawn largely from items made available by the American Express Company, the general manager of the Bank of New Zealand, and Kenneth L. Kelly of the National Bureau of Standards.


  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • American Express Company
  • United States Bureau of Standards


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 32

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu



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  • Traveler's Check
  • Exhibits on Money
  • Exhibitions
  • Kelly, Kenneth
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Monetary History Hall
  • Arts and Industries Building--Monetary History Hall
  • Bank of New Zealand


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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X3030 or MAH-X3030

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 6h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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