Gifts for History Buffs

Are you looking for an excellent and unique gift for the history buff in your life? You're in the right place! History By Mail offers a unique way to learn history directly from history through documents themselves.

We have created a list of unique gifts for history buffs.

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Plastic box of Historic Cartoons (set of 50 cards)

Historic Cartoons Box (Set of 50 Cards)

What's included? Over 200 years of historic cartoons together in one box for the first time. These 50 cards touch upon major moments in American history from the colonial period through the civil rights era.

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World War II Cartoons & Posters

World War II Cartoons & Posters (25 Card Set)

This set contains 25 cards containing faithfully recreated WWII cartoons and posters with detailed explanations. 

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Sample letter of U.S. Holidays Yearlong Subscription

U.S. Holidays Yearlong Subscription

Learn about the origins of 12 U.S. holidays! Recipients of this subscription will receive a primary source document and context page related to 12 U.S. holidays, approximately two weeks before the holiday. 

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Sample envelope of History By Mail

1 Year Subscription

Replicas of historic documents delivered monthly. Curated with care from the best archives in the world. Each document accompanied by context pages telling relevant details surrounding the historic event.

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D-Day Letter of History By Mail

6 Month Subscription

High quality graphically designed replicas with high quality envelopes and paper. Perfect as a keepsake, learning materials, or collectible items.

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History By Mail Subscriptions

Monthly Subscription

Each letter comes with a separate document explaining the context of the letter including its author, recipient, and relevance to the events of its time, as well as a transcription when necessary.

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Recipes from Historic Figures

Recipes from Historic Figures Subscription

This fascinating subscription series delivers detailed replicas of real handwritten recipes from renowned names like George Washington, Emily Dickinson, and Rosa Parks. An exciting gift for foodies and history buffs alike, each monthly delivery is a keepsake-worthy peek into our delicious past.

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Gifts for History Buffs

If your friend, father, mother, or any closer one is fond of history, then, why not gift them such gifts that will match their interest? You know, on History by mail, there are tons of gifts available especially for history buffs. There are several gifts available for almost every age group. Want to know about the best gifts for history buffs? Let’s explore some amazing historic gifts available on History by mail.

Historic Cartoons Box (Set of 50 Cards)

This super amazing historic cartoon box can be a perfect gift for a history buff. Surprisingly, it consists of historic cartoons that represent the markable events of the history of 200 years. One can get to avail of the set of 50 cards that possess all the key information about the American history. Whether its the colonial period or the civil rights era, one can explore everything about them. Click to know more.

World War II Cartoons & Posters (25 Card Set)

Cartoons and posters aren’t more interesting? Of course, they are! Especially when you are considering little history buffs. Visual representation brings interest in learning more and more. Therefore, these World War II Cartoons & Posters can be the right gift for the one who is into it. You can gift it to a younger person or anyone who is fond of cartoons and posters.

By gifting this, you can make it easier for them to dive deeper into the times of World War II. The cartoons and posters not only possess the visual representation of that time, but they also have a brief description of the particular event. Why not gift someone something that could be both fun and interesting? Click to know more.

U.S. Holidays Yearlong Subscription

So this is something really interesting! History by mail offers its users a U.S. Holidays yearlong subscription. This subscription will let readers know about the 12 U.S. holidays. The related source documents and context pages will be delivered to the user 2 weeks(approx) before the actual holiday. The following holidays will be included in the subscription, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Washington's Birthday, St. Patrick's Day, Mother's Day & Father's Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving. Click here to know more.

Monthly subscription

You can purchase the monthly subscription by history by mail to gift amazing replicas of historic documents, every month, which would be directly delivered to the recipient's place. They will get to see and explore replicas of extremely great quality that also possess important information about the events that took place in history. You can purchase this subscription for just $8.99 USD straight from our website. So, what are you waiting for, make your closest history buffs happy. Click to know more. 

6-month subscription

Another gift for history buffs could be the 6-month subscription offered by History by mail. If you gift someone this subscription, then they will be able to enjoy history-curated documents for 6 months. They will get the papers and their envelopes made of high-quality material. You can gift this 6-month subscription at the lowest price. Click to know more.

Yearly subscription

History by mail also offers a yearly subscription. This means you can purchase it once and can enjoy the historic document’s replicas for the whole year. How wonderful it would be to remind your closer history buffs every month that you care about them. 

Once you purchase this subscription, then these documents will be delivered every month at your recipient’s place or where ever you want them to get delivered. These documents may also include Albert Einstein's Declaration of Intention to Become a U.S. Citizen (January 15, 1936), Thomas Jefferson's Letter to George Washington Accepting the Position of Secretary of State (February 14, 1790), and many more. Click to know more.

Recipes from Historic Figures Subscription

The one who you want to gift something related to history, is he foody? If yes, then this “Recipes from Historic Figures Subscription” is the best option. They will be able to see the replicas of original handwritten recipes. It will also include the documents by George Washington, Emily Dickinson, and Rosa Parks. Click to know more.

Gift Ideas for History Buffs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a history buff?

A history buff is someone who has a deep interest in history. They enjoy studying and learning about the past, including historical events, figures, cultures, and the impact of history on the present.

What are some unique gift ideas for history buffs?

There are many unique gift ideas for history buffs. Consider historical books, documentaries, museum memberships, historical tours, personalized historical maps, historical puzzles, or even a DNA ancestry kit to discover one's genetic heritage.

Additionally, a subscription to History By Mail can be a truly unique and educational gift for history buffs.

Are there any subscription boxes or services tailored for history buffs?

Yes, there are subscription boxes and services specifically designed for history buffs. For example, History By Mail offers a monthly subscription service that provides reproductions of historical letters and documents, accompanied by detailed context pages. It's a unique and educational gift idea for history enthusiasts.

What is History By Mail, and why is it a great gift for history buffs?

History By Mail is a subscription service that provides reproductions of historical letters and documents. Each package includes a separate document offering insights into the letter's context, author, recipient, and its relevance to historical events.