December 1, 2006 La Collection nationale de monnaies et la collection Hart
This paper examines the life of Gerald Hart, his interest in numismatics and collecting, and attempts to piece together the details of the sale of Hart’s collection to the Dominion government in order to positively identify which pieces in the National Currency Collection actually belonged to Hart.
November 28, 2006 Early Banking in Kingston and the Story of the "Pretended" Bank of Upper Canada (1810-1822)
The story of the “pretended” Bank of Upper Canada of Kingston is one scandal and political intrigue. Touted as Upper Canada’s first banking institution, the pretended Bank of Upper Canada was a private, unincorporated financial institution.