Historical Experts Law and Legal Definition

Historical experts are experts appointed for the purpose of carrying on the collection, editing, copying, and suitably arranging for issuance as a government publication the official papers relating to the territories from which states of the U.S. were formed. They are usually appointed by the archivists. Generally, archivist can engage the services of not more than five historical experts who are especially informed on the various phases of the territorial history of the U.S.[4 USCS § 142].