12 Corporate Gift Ideas for History Lovers

Here are our top picks from a wide selection of corporate gifts items which will surely be a hit for your giveaways.


1. "Victory" blanket woven in the US showing the stars from Washington's HQs flag

A must-have to remind of history's victorious times.

“Victory or death” was the pass phrase Washington assigned to his camp in the days leading up to the crossing.  Early on the 26th, it was, victory, and it couldn’t have come at a more critical time in the war. Recognizing Washington’s daring attack on Trenton on Christmas Night.


2. Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation Archival print

Add credibility and history to your corporate giveaway selection with this poster. 

The text of Emancipation Proclamation, with two U.S. flags and eagle over the head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln, flanked by allegorical figures of Justice and Liberty. First published by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati, c1888.


4. Boston Massacre Hand-Engraved print, after Revere

Remembering the fallen brave men from the Boston Massacre. 

A hand-engraved printing of the famous Boston Massacre image Revere titled, "The bloody massacre perpetrated on King Street, Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt." 


5. "Battle of Lexington 1775" Archival print

Interesting historical find for your corporate event gifts.

From the original engraving by Hammatt Billings circa 1875 depicting the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775. Size: 24" x 18"



6. "United States Constitution" from the Printing Office of Edes & Gill in Boston - Pre-ratification, with letter from George Washington

A beautiful souvenir for guests to frame and display.

This the broadside with the Constitution, as printed in Boston before ratification, and it includes a letter from Washington urging ratification. (The letter is on the second side, at the bottom.) These are printed on two sheets, which makes them convenient for framing, on a sheet that is 11 1/2" x 17 1/2"




7. Dunlap broadside of the Declaration of Independence from the Printing Office of Edes & Gill in Boston

Another historical find which will surely be a hit in your next corporate event.

The first broadside of the Declaration of Independence printed by John Dunlap in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776 reproduced at approximately three-fourths size of the original.  

The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of The United States of America. Written by Thomas Jefferson, one of the five members of the Committee that Congress had appointed to draft the document, between June 11 and June 28, 1776. The other members were John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman.


8. "The American Crisis" by Thomas Paine - "These are the times that try men's souls" - Broadside printed in Boston

Learn history from an excerpt of The American Crisis, Number 1, was written by Thomas Paine in 1776 and it opens with these stirring words:

"These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.

This broadside was published in Boston in 1776. (An original appears in the Library of Congress and is shown below and online here.) Ours is printed on Crane’s Laid Paper.  Look closely and you’ll see the indentations from the type in the paper.

Paper size: 11.25" x 17.5"



10. Historic "Declaration of Independence" engraving by publisher John Binns Archival print

This print will surely be one souvenir your guest will appreciate. Especially for history lovers.

Stunning reproduction of the exquisite 1819 engraving of the Declaration of Independence published by John Binns, complete with the signatures and state seals. A breathtaking engraving. Extremely detailed. Very ornate. Our archival print is large, 22" x 30", near the size of the original (26" x 36"), printed on heavy stock, perfect for framing, and only available from The History List Store.


11. Fort Ticonderoga limited edition print - Signed and numbered


Commissioned by The Pursuit of History, this is limited to 200 prints, each signed and numbered by the artist, Larry Stuart. His design was inspired by the iconic posters of the national parks created by the Federal Art Project of Works Progress Administration in the 1930s that have now become collector's items.


11. History Nerd Mug with Ben Franklin Quotes and 

 "We hold these truths - July 4, 1776" Mugs

Of course, what are giveaways or tokens without mugs?!

Our exclusive History Nerd design with Ben Franklin, surrounded by 25 of his witty, inspirational quotes, on a white, 15 ounce stoneware mug. Sold individually, in a set of two, and set of four. The mug is 4 1/2" high.


Another best-seller in our mug selection.

These stirring words "We hold these truths" on a white, 11-ounce standard-sized mug. The design is taken directly from the original document.