- Smyth, John, 1567-1641
- Call number
- Physical description
- .5 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Smyth of Nibley papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
John Smyth (1567-1640), from Nibley in Gloucestershire, England, was one of the original promoters of plantations and settlements in the second Virginia colony in North America. He was the author of "Lives of the Berkeleys". Collection consists of letters and documents relating to the settlement of Virginia from 1609 to 1622, collected by John Smyth.
Source of acquisitionGift, Maitland, Alexander, 1897
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-214