historical document


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Noun1.historical document - writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)historical document - writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
account, chronicle, history, story - a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
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It cannot be said that the Everhard Manuscript is an important historical document. To the historian it bristles with errors--not errors of fact, but errors of interpretation.
I only show it to you as an interesting historical document, containing the autographs of a few artists and poets.
KARACHI -- The Karachi University has a precious collection of historical document, we are working to preserve them and to modernise them.
The novel, written in blank verse, switches between Mildred's and Richard's perspectives, occasionally jumping ahead in time, with each section framed by a different court case or relevant historical document. The novel then shows how each historical document has impacted the lives of Mildred and Richard.
The conference and exhibition will emphasize the importance of the newspaper as a historical document and how to benefit from the global experience in taking media content as a historical document.
The Old Testament of the bible is a major historical document from an era where not much history has been recorded.
When a historical document is on paper or granite, there are only so many people who can touch and experience that piece of history.
Richard Westwood-Brookes, an historical document expert with Shropshire-based auctioneer Mullock Madeley, said the buyer had read a news item about the sale on Teletext minutes before bidding began.
McSorley, who is the executive director and director of programming at the Canadian Film Institute and Take One's associate editor, recounts in vivid detail the harrowing tale of the making of the film in 1931, its tragic conclusion, and the efforts by the National Archives to restore this unique and outstanding Canadian historical document.
Draft Interim Report of the Los Alamos Historical Document Retrieval and Assessment (LAHDRA) Project.
There are no gimmicks--just a car, a camera, and Strouth's storytelling panache to make American Fabulous a must-see historical document of gay life on the margins.
With painstaking research and outstanding skill scholars Pearl Bowser and Louise Spence have written an important historical document on the accomplishments of Oscar Micheaux.

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