Definition of Historical document

1. Noun. Writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.).

Exact synonyms: Historical Paper, Historical Record
Generic synonyms: Account, Chronicle, History, Story

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Historical Document

historic ecosystem
historic period
historic wetland
historical article
historical document (current term)
historical fiction
historical geographic locations
historical linguistics
historical method
historical paper
historical period
historical present
historical record
historical research
historical school

Literary usage of Historical document

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"The Acts of her martyrdom, written not long after the event, form a valuable historical document of the period of the persecution. ..."

2. Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries by Edward Bagby Pollard, Mitchell Carroll, Alfred Brittain, Pierce Butler, John Robert Effinger, Hugo Paul Thieme, Hermann Schoenfeld, Bartlett Burleigh James, John Ruse Larus (1908)
"By its wealth and accuracy of detail, this monument of woman's skill became a historical document of the first order for the period to which it relates. ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1866)
"... EARLY historical document AMONG THE MUNIMENTS OF THE TOWN OF AXBRIDGE. IN the autumn of 1861, by the curtesy of the Corporation ... historical document ..."

4. An Elizabethan Virginal Book: Being a Critical Essay on the Contents of a by Edward Woodall Naylor (1905)
"... CHAPTER XI FITZWILLIAM VIRGINAL BOOK AS A historical document IT is now necessary to put together the materials available in the Fitzwilliam Virginal ..."

5. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1893)
"... genuine historical document. (To tje continued.) W, M. RAMSAY, HEBREWS VI. 4-6. IN this paper I shall say a few words of criticism about Dr. Milligan's ..."

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