Collection consists of various documents which have been demonstrated to be forgeries. Individuals whose documents were forged include Abraham Lincoln (including many forgeries by Joseph Cosey), Edgar Allan Poe, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Sir Walter Scott, William Blake, Thomas Lynch, Jr., D.H. Lawrence, Charles Lamb, Isaac M. Clover, J. McEwel, John O'Day, James Byam Shaw, and Joseph Taylor.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328