Andrew W. Pollock III

Researcher Andrew W. Pollock III is the author of two books: Advertisement Index to the Boston Newsletter and Massachusetts Gazette, 1704-1776 and United States Patterns and Related issues.

Advertisement Index to the Boston Newsletter and Massachusetts Gazette, 1704-1776. Heritage Books CD-ROM. 2001. This index features approximately 10,000-12,000 alphabetically-listed entries for individuals, businesses, ships, etc. incorporating historical and biographical information gleaned from an estimated 50,000-60,000 advertisements. Nearly 3,700 pp.

United States Patterns and Related Issues. 1994. Over 500 pp. This has become a standard reference book on experimental US coins issued from 1792 to circa 1979.

Pollock received a MLS degree from Simmons College in 1999, and in 2000-2001 worked as an archivist directing the operations of a small, but active, repository in south-eastern Massachusetts. He currently works as a cataloger for a numismatic auction company.

Pollock has created websites on a variety of topics (all together comprising approximately 750 URLs). Collectively, these websites receive about 15,000 page views in a typical month. Two of the most popular are:

Numismalink Directory: http://www.numismalink.com.

Deo est Gloria Directory of Religious Life Communities. http://www.deoestgloria.com

Other online resources created by Pollock:

Numismatic Register: The 17th-Century Coinage of Massachusetts, Maryland, and the Sommer Islands. http://www.coinfacts.com/Administrative/numismatic_register_colonials.htm

Numismatic Register: Bechtler Gold Coins http://www.coinfacts.com/numismatic_registers/bechtler_gold_coins_register.htm

Numismatic Register: US Half Dollars, 1794-1797. http://www.coinfacts.com/Administrative/numismatic_registers/half_dollars_1794_to_1797.htm

Index of Harvard Graduates and Attendees Mentioned in Sibley's Harvard Graduates, Volumes I Through XVIII, Classes From 1642 Through 1774 http://www.numismalink.com/sibley.index.pdf

Binomial and Trinomial Index to the Auk, 1884-1940 (Ornithology). http://www.numismalink.com/auk.index.html

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