An account of the Indians in Virginia : and of some remarkable things in that country / collected out of some letters from a minister in Virginia : some few things are inserted concerning the English there, & the bucaniers in some places of America. an dom 1689.
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The Newberry was founded on July 1, 1887 and opened for business on September 6 of that year. The Newberry’s establishment came about because of a contingent provision in the will of Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry (1804-68), which left what later amounted to approximately $2.2 million for the foundation of a “free, public” library on the north side of the Chicago River, if his two children died without issue. After the deaths of Mr. Newberry’s daughters and then, in 1885, of his widow, t...
Fifth Librarian of the Newberry Library, 1942-1962, and historian. Born in 1898 in Toledo, Ohio, and educated at the University of Nevada, Oxford (Rhodes Scholar), and Yale, Pargellis taught history at Cal Tech, Yale, and Scripps before becoming Librarian of the Newberry in Chicago. Under Pargellis, the Library assumed the outlines of its modern shape. The collection grew markedly through gifts (Graff, Greenlee) and enlarged acquisitions - rarities in the humanities, Mid...
Born in Lancashire in 1657. M.A. Oxford. Rector of James City (Va.) Parish, 1684-1686. Made scientific observations. Returned to England. Fellow of Royal Society. Dean of Kildare. Died 1725. From the description of Letter, 84 Ap[ril] 24, James Citty [James City Co., Va.] to [Edward Williamson?]. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 19609312 ...