America West Archives was founded
in 1980 by Warren Anderson and has grown to become one of the
country's best known "old west" resources for wild west ghost town
historical documents and western paper collectibles. Over 140
catalogues have been issued in 23 years of business. Our clientele includes private collectors,
museums, galleries, document dealers, institutions and hopefully
Collecting topics from the American West are
diverse. We buy, sell and accept consignments for historical
documents and western collectibles related to such topics as Ghost
Towns, the California Gold Rush, Western Outlaws and Lawmen, Western
Forts, Civil War, Indian Wars, Mining, Railroads, Cattle, Express,
Stagecoach, Lumber, Postal History, Banking and Finance to name a
few. Other historical documents are autographed or related to
Western Outlaws and Lawmen, Cowboys, Indians, Soldiers, Politicians,
Railroad Barons, Mining Millionaires, Orientals, Mormons and
Pioneers of the American West!
America West Achieves also offer a variety
of services to meet the needs of our clients including:
OLD STOCK RESEARCH SERVICES: Our 21
year old stock certificate research service can provide stock search
and company research on uncancelled old stock certificates and old
bonds. America West Archive's old company stock certificate
research is well known in the financial world. Worthless
stocks? Maybe not. If you have old stock shares, old
bonds and need a company search to determine if you old stock
certificate still has any value from a merger, name change or
As a 10 year member of the World Association
of Document Examiners and having sold thousands of old, historical
documents, Warren Anderson, as a document examiner, has the forensic
skills and expertise to authenticate and provide document analysis.
His award-winning articles on historical document forgeries have
appeared in numerous publications.
COLLECTING THE BEST
AUTOGRAPHS OF THE AMERICAN WEST
America West Archives has had the special
privilege of buying and selling some of the rarest western outlaw
and western lawman autographs and related documents. Some the
famous heroes and villains have included Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday,
Buffalo Bill Cody, Billy the Kid , Pat Garrett and the Lincoln
County War, Frank and Jesse James, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance
Kid, Calamity Jane, Bat Masterson, John Wesley Hardin, members of
the Dalton Gang, Bill Tilghman, Heck Thomas, Cole Younger, Sam
Houston, Brigham Young, Pony Express Founder William Russell, Judge
Roy Bean, Hanging Judge Issac Parker, Frank Canton and the Johnson
County War just to name a few of the better know figures.
It doesn't have to be a "big name" either.
You may want a historical document from a wild west mining camp
ghost town such as Tombstone, Cripple creek, Leadville, Virginia
City, or Bodie. You'll find many different types of old west
historical documents in the illustrated sales and auction catalogues
issued by America West Archives. The historical documents in
our catalogues are prices from $10 to $5,000 or more to work with all
collecting interests and budgets.
AMERICA WEST ARCHIVES - A TRUSTED NAME IN
America West Archives Owner Warren Anderson
serves as the editorial advisor to the nationally recognized
Shroeder's Antiques Price Guide under the categories of "old
stock certificates" and "historical documents." America West
Archives also belongs to numerous collecting and historical
organizations including the Bond and Share Society, American Society
of Check Collectors, Universal Autograph Collector's Club, the
Ephemera Society, Paper and Advertising Collectors and the National
Outlaw and Lawman Association.
TRUST - EXPERIENCE -
KNOWLEDGE - VALUE - QUALITY
It's included in every transaction you have
with America West Archives so you can collect with confidence.
We have a guarantee of authenticity on every item sold and our liberal
return policy makes building your personal collection of the Wild
West easy, fun, and rewarding. Let America West Archives be
you time machine to the days of the American West. Why just
read about western history when you can "hold history in you hands"
with your own personal collection! Discover the prestige and
joy of your own private collection of authentic and original
historical documents, old letters, antique papers and photos of the
P.O. Box 100, Cedar City, Utah 84721.