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Virginia Records Selected Bibliography

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Bacon's Rebellion. Abstracts of Materials in the Colonial Records Project. Ed. John D. Neville. Jamestown,Va.: Jamestown Foundation, [1976?] LC Call Number: Z1345 .N43 1976

Beverly, Robert. The history and present state of Virginia. 1705. Ed. Louis B. Wright. Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, 1947. LC Call Number: F229 .B593

The Complete Works of Captain John Smith. Ed. Philip L. Barbour. 3 vols. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986. LC Call Number: F229 .S59 1986

Genesis of the United States; a narrative of the movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the plantation of North America . . . set forth through a series of historical manuscripts . . . .. Ed. and comp. Alexander Brown. 2 vols. Reprint, New York: Russell & Russell, 1964. LC Call Number: F229 .B8754

Bailey, Kent, and Ransom B. True. A Guide to Seventeenth-Century Virginia Court Handwriting. Richmond, Va.: Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, 1980. LC Call Number: Z107 .B34 1980

Hakluyt, Richard. The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation. Selections. Ed. Richard David. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. LC Call Number: E127 .P752

-- --. The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques & discoveries of the English nation made by sea or over-land to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeeres. New York: A. M. Kelley, 1969. LC Call Number: G240 .H2 1969

Hamor, Ralph. A true discourse of the present estate of virginia, and the successe of the affaires there till the 18th of June, 1615. 1615. Facsimile, Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1957. LC Call Number: F229 .H2 1615a

Hariot, Thomas. A briefe and true report of the new found land in virginia. 1588-1600. Reprint, New York, Da Capo Press, 1971. LC Call Number: F229 .H27 1588d

The Jamestown Voyages under the First Charter, 1606-1609: Documents Relating to the Foundation of Jamestown . . . . Ed. Philip L. Barbour. 2 vols. Reprint, Cambridge: Hakluyt Society; Cambridge University Press, 1969. LC Call Number: G161 .H2 2d. ser., no. 136-137

The Statutes at Large; being a collection of all the laws of Virginia, from the first session of the legislature, in the year 1619. Comp. and ed. William Waller Hening. 13 vols. Richmond: Samuel Pleasants Jr. for the Commonwealth, 1809-23. LC Call Number: KFV2425.2 1619

Stith, William. The history of the first discovery and settlement of virginia . . . . 1747. Reprint, Spartanburg, S.C., Reprint Co., 1965. LC Call Number: F229 .S852

Strachey, William. The histoire of travell into virginia britannia. 1612. Reprint, London: Hakluyt Society, 1953. LC Call Number: G161 .H2 2d ser. no. 103

A Voyage to Virginia in 1609; Two narratives: Strachey's "True reportory" and Jourdain's "Discovery of the Bermudas". Charlottesville: Published for the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities by the University Press of Virginia, 1964. LC Call Number: F1631 .W8


General Histories

Axtell, James. After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. LC Call Number: E93 .A954 1988

Bridenbaugh, Carl. Jamestown, 1544-1699. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980. LC Call Number: F234.J3 B7

Craven, Wesley Frank. Dissolution of the Virginia Company: The Failure of a Colonial Experiment. New York: Oxford University Press,1932. LC Call Number: F229 .C895

-- --. White, Red, and Black: The Seventeenth-Century Virginian. New York: Norton, 1977. LC Call Number: F229 .C897 1977

Hulton, Paul. America 1585: The Complete Drawings of John White. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984. LC Call Number: NC242.W53 A4 1984

Hume, Ivor Noël. The Virginia Adventure: Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997. LC Call Number: F229 .N84 1997

Rabb, Theodore K. Jacobean Gentleman: Sir Edwin Sandys, 1561-1629. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. LC Call Number: DA391.1.S3 R33 1998

Rountree, Helen C. Pocahontas's People, the Powhatan Indians of Virginia through Four Centuries. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. LC Call Number: E99.P85 P683 1993

Sheehan, Bernard. Savagism & Civility: Indians and Englishmen in Colonial Virginia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. LC Call Number: E78.V7 S53

Strick, David. Roanoke Island: The Beginnings of English America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1983. LC Call Number: F262.R4 S74 1983

Williams, Glyndwr. The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters 1570-1750. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1997. LC Call Number: D20 .W717 1997