The Raab Distinction

  • Trust
  • Knowledge
  • Distinction
  • Quality

Buying and Selling Important Historical Autographs and Documents. Raab is an internationally recognized name for historical autographs and documents, providing a focus on quality and significance. The Raab Collection is helping build some of the great historical document collections, both public and private, and works with the descendants of notable historical families to find their legacies new homes. Historical documents on display around the country come from our collection and those of our clients. We regularly appear in major international media outlets.

On display in the office

Governor Thomas Jefferson Takes Up George Washington’s Urgent Call to Protect the South and With It the American Revolution

He acts immediately, at Washington’s newly arrived request, to provide supplies to the Southern Continental Army then forming under Nathanael Greene’s leadership

date Nov 21, 1780

A rare letter connecting Governor Thomas Jefferson and Commander in Chief George Washington, working together to throw back the British advance

Very Rare Mark Twain Autograph Quotation Signed From One of His Great Novels

“Consider well the proportions of things: it is better to be a young june-bug than an old bird of paradise.”

date Oct 8, 1908

From The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson, and the first autograph quotation of Twain’s from one of his novels that we can recall having

Client Services

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

GIFT SERVICES

The Raab Collection advises corporate clients on creating tailored strategies for their historical document displays or collections.

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Give the gift of history.  Let our experts help you find an important and powerful piece of original history for your occasion.

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MUSEUM & iNSTITUTIONAL SERVICES

 

PRIVATE EVENTS - HISTORY FOR A SELECT AUDIENCE

The Raab Collection is committed to the growth and success of museums and institutions. From large museums to small historical societies, our team can help further your organization's mission.
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Let us bring the experience of history to you. The Raab Collection is available for participation in lectures, symposia and exclusive events. 

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FRAMING & DISPLAY

 

BUILDING A COLLECTION

Frame, display, and preserve your historical treasure.  The Raab Collection will work with you to store, safeguard and present your new historical document.
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The Raab Collection has been instrumental in building many of the finest document collections worldwide. We will help you not only build a collection but create a legacy that you can share with your family and the world.
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