Nye & Company's Wednesday, November 17th Online Estate Treasures
Auction will Feature The Charles S. Schultz Collection
The auction will begin promptly at 10 am Eastern. Charles. S. Shultz is the 19th century financier and
past president of the American Microscopical Society and the New York Microscopical Society.
Bloomfield, NJ, USA, November 8, 2021 -- Nye & Company Auctioneers’ online auction of The Charles S.
Shultz Collection on Wednesday, November 17th, is certain to delight collectors, dealers, scientific and literary
enthusiasts alike. The Estate Treasures auction, starting at 10 am Eastern time, includes the scientific and
travel library from Charles S. Shultz, the noted 19th century financier and past president of the American
Microscopical Society and the New York Microscopical Society. Also included are scientific instruments,
minerals, Geissler tubes and 19th and 20th century ephemera.
The highly curated auction of objects and books is being deaccessioned from the Charles Shultz House to
benefit the collections fund of Montclair History Center in Montclair, New Jersey.
Shultz House, also known as Evergreens, was built by Charles Shultz in 1896. The large, stately home was
occupied by three generations of the Shultz family. From Charles to his granddaughter Molly, the home was
owned by this single family for 100 years. These were inquisitive people with many interests: they were
scientists, inventors, tinkerers, woodworkers, craftspeople, outdoor sports enthusiasts, gardeners, naturalists,
travelers and readers. “Time capsule” best describes the home, the contents of which are endlessly intriguing
for their breadth and variety.
The property was bequeathed to the non-profit Montclair History Center (MHC) in 1996 and was opened as a
house museum until 2019. Despite a deep love and respect for the house, and due to substantial maintenance
costs, MHC is de-accessioning the property, including the contents of both the main house and the carriage
house. Some items have been retained by t