Found 4 collections related to Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... more
Smyth, John, 1567-1641
Manuscripts and Archives Division | *ZL-214
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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... more
Strachey, William, 1572?-1621
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2900
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript transcription of William Strachey's "The historie of travaile into Virginia Britannia," undated and in an unknown hand. Accompanied by printed illustrations which appear to have been removed from a published copy of the work. End of... more
Pory, John, 1572-1636
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2460
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Three letters relating to the Virginia colony: letter of John Pory on the Virginia colony, September 30, 1619; John Harvey's declaration of the state of Virginia; and letter of Richard Kemp, May 17, 1635.
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