Building a Collection


Like in all fields, collecting historical documents is a more enriching and successful endeavor as you learn more.  Knowledge is the key.  This section is devoted to arming the collector with tools to help him or her.  We encourage you to ask questions.

Learn more by viewing our Guide to Collecting Autographs

Authenticating Documents

The Eternal Question: How do you know it’s real?

This is a valid concern, and because of the internet, a greater one than ever. As a lawyer, you learn to dig for facts, accept what the evidence shows (rather than what you hope to be true), be skeptical, and not just believe whatever you are told. Learn the tell-tale signs of danger, and remained a collector.

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