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Counterfeit paper currency

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH VLT Misc 4


Collection of paper currency of varying denominations, dating circa 1836-1863. Counterfeit paper currency is in the amounts as follows: 10¢, $2.00, $3.00 (2), $5.00.


  • approximately 1836-1863

Conditions Governing Access

Items may only be examined in the presence of a librarian. If wishing to view this collection, contact staff at or (785) 864-4334 for assistance.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 folder (5 items)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH VLT Misc 4

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Justin Hill, 1966

Separated Materials

Separated from the collections surrounding the Justin DeWitt Bowersock business papers (RH MS 50) and the Lawrence Paper Company (RH MS E76, etc.).

Guide to the Counterfeit Paper Currency Collection
Counterfeit paper currency
Finding aid prepared by lgg, 10 September. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2020.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Counterfeit paper currency collection, RH VLT Misc 4, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States