1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 8, 2019 12:29 PM by Jason Atkinson

    How to authenticate an historical document


      What is needed to authenticate an historical document?

        • Re: How to authenticate an historical document
          Jason Atkinson Guide

          Dear Mr. and Mrs. Williams,

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

          The National Archives as the repository for the permanently valuable non-current records of the

          Federal Government has no authority to appraise or authenticate historical documents not in its custody. Please write to the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, 20 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036, which maintains a list of their members who are qualified to appraise historical documents or search for a bookseller in your area via their website at



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