Ogden Coin Club
Scope and Contents
This collection of primary documents relating to the Ogden Coin Club gives a unique
insight into the origin, planning and organization of this club.
The collection includes meeting minutes, agenda notes, membership records, monthly
attendance sheets, magazine and newspaper articles pertaining to the club, as well as
event flyers, medal designs and photographs.
The collection is organized by topic with the financial documents set in chronological
order with the rest set in alphabetical order.
- Creation: 1957 - 2009
Biographical / Historical
The Ogden Coin Club started in 1957, with ten members, with meetings being held at
the home of a member each month. Membership has ranged from ten to sixty
members. With the club growing in size, meetings began to be held at the Weber
County Library on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. A Silver Dollar was
given as a door prize at the beginning of each meeting.
In 1973, the first Northern Utah Coin Show was held to help promote the science of
Numismatics – which is the science of coins, tokens, medals, paper money and objects
resembling in form and purpose.
On September 4, 1973 Donald Nickey was made the Club’s first life member.
In October 1974, the OCC started to make the display, “Coins and Currency of Early
America”, with the help of the Utah Bicentennial Commission. The display was used for
bicentennial programs at schools, Boys Scout meetings, church programs, and civic
In 2009, OCC voted to donate their club records to Weber State University Stewart
Library Special Collections, to be housed with their collections for preservation purposes.
Language of Materials
Box 1 Applications for Coin Shows-Agendas
Box 2-3 Bank Statements
Box 4 Bank Statements-Board of Directors
Box 5 Certificates-Coin Shows
Box 6 Correspondence
Box 7 Events
Box 8 Event flyers
Box 9 Financial Documents-History
Box 10 History-Membership
Box 11 Membership-Newspaper Articles
Box 12 Newspaper Articles-Photographs
Box 13-15 Receipt Booklets
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