Found 2 collections related to Forgery of manuscripts

Smith, Alexander Howland
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.5 linear feet (3 v.)
Alexander Howland Smith, known as "Antique" Smith, was a forger from Edinburgh, Scotland. Before he was imprisoned in 1893, he had made hundreds of forged documents, in particular, letters and manuscripts of Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.... more
Miller, S. Millington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4547
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters sent to George J. Coombes at the Astor Library and John Shaw Billings at the New York Public Library by S. Millington Miller, a serials dealer and notable forger, largely pertaining to sales of serials and periodicals to the libraries, as... more