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Texas Forged Documents Collection

Identifier: 1989-002

The documents in this collection have been identified as forgeries and were exhibited at a Forgery Conference held at the University of Houston Libraries in 1989.


  • 1821-1936
  • undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian.

Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis. Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders.


.5 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

The University of Houston Libraries held a conference on document forgery in 1989. The documents in this collection were selected for exhibition and were transferred to Special Collection following the conclusion of the conference. Exhibit labels with document and forgery information can be found in the collection.

Custodial History

Materials were transferred to Special Collections following the University of Houston Libraries' Forgery Conference in 1989.

Guide to the Texas Forged Documents Collection
Joseph Lueck
January 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA