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Thomas E.F. McNamara forgeries collection

Webster MS-204
 Collection
Identifier: MS-204
The collection contains the framed examples of Thomas E.F. McNamara's forgeries of Robert Frost's "The Minor Bird" and "A Year of Leaves," and of Langston Hughs' "Boy Playing with a Flute." Each forgery is certified as original by McNamara and stamped as a forgery and as property of the United States by Postal inspectors. The documents were used as evidence in the trial, U.S. vs. McNamara.

Dates

  • 1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

2.0 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Thomas E.F. McNamara forgeries. The collection contains the framed examples of Thomas E.F. McNamara's forgeries of Robert Frost's "The Minor Bird" and "A Year of Leaves," and of Langston Hughs' "Boy Playing with a Flute." Each forgery is certified as original by McNamara and stamped as a forgery and as property of the United States by Postal inspectors. The documents were used as evidence in the trial, U.S. vs. McNamara.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA