Frank W. Tober collection on literary forgery


Creator: Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995
Date(s): 1801-1994
Bulk Dates: 1920-1990
Call Number: MSS 0601
Language: Materials in English.
Abstract: The Frank W. Tober collection on literary forgery comprises letters, books, pamphlets, journals and journal articles, newspaper clippings, auction and exhibition catalogs, and other ephemera related to literary forgery. While Tober collected specimens of a variety of manuscript and printed forgeries, he was most interested in the literary forgeries of Thomas J. Wise and H. Buxton Forman.
Physical Description: 4.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Source: Gift of Frank W. Tober estate, 1995.
Processing: Processed by Timothy D. Murray and Teresa K. Nevins, 2008-2009. Encoded by Teresa K. Nevins, October 2009. Updated by Dustin Frohlich, June 2014. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard