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Introduction Video to The Remnant Trust, Inc.


The Remnant Trust, Inc. exists to elevate educational standards and the public’s understanding of individual liberty and human dignity through the precedent setting, hands on availability of the world’s great ideas in original form.  Believing that great ideas belong to everyone, The Remnant Trust makes available, a world class collection of manuscripts, 1st and early edition works for use in original form.  Collections of this magnitude and quality are found deep in the archives of prestigious institutions, under lock and key and accessible only to a privileged few.  By contrast, The Remnant Trust’s vision is to provide the opportunity for individuals to hold, examine, read and discuss manuscripts, 1st and early editions of such works as the Declaration of Independence, The Magna Carta, The Federalist Papers, Mary Wollstonecraft, Frederick Douglass, Aristotle, Marx, Smith, Hobbes and many more.  The Remnant Trust is a place where everyone from scholars to school age children can come and handle, read and learn from the wisdom contained in these works, ideas that span over 2500 years.  Additionally segments of the collection are loaned to universities, colleges, secondary schools, and other venues to host multi-disciplinary exhibits and provide access to those unable to travel to the collection located in Lubbock, Texas at Texas Tech University.

This website is an extension of The Remnant Trust itself with links to resources and information about our collection – access to some of the greatest minds in History. In each category, you will see a selection of the items we have in our collection. For a complete list of our collection, please view “Our Holdings” under our “Categories”.



“Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.”      - Barbra W. Tuchman



The Remnant Trust has volumes of the works of the great minds throughout the ages. Read More


Democracy in America and throughout history. read the thoughts of those that first conceived of the idea. Read More


The evolution of politics and the the political process in the United States. Read More