Miscellaneous correspondence (forgeries)

Scope and Content

A collection of 80 letters and 14 poems, purporting to be written by William Makepeace Thackeray (60 items); Thomas Hood (32 items) and Horatio Nelson (2 items). Most items undated.
Forgeries, mainly bearing forged signatures.


See hard copy catalogue.

Access Information

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Special Collections Reading Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. At least 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Special Collections Reading Room.