A written document preserving knowledge of facts or events(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "written record" in a sentence
"It seems, therefore, that Zahn is right in claiming that the use of the term Euaggelion, as denoting a written record of Christ's words and deeds, goes as far back as the beginning of the second century of the Christian era."
"The earliest written record in any Germanic language, the Gothic translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas, in the fourth century, does not belong to German literature."
"The word Gospel usually designates a written record of Christ's words and deeds."