Found 4 collections related to America -- Discovery and exploration

Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1334
5 linear feet (8 boxes, 13 v.)
Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) was a lawyer, bibliographer and historian who specialized in the American explorations of Columbus and others. He was born in Paris but studied and worked as a lawyer in the U.S. He returned to Paris in 1869 where he set... more
Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 485
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Photoreproduction, in two volumes, of the abstract made by Bartolomé de las Casas of the journal of the first voyage of Christopher Columbus, 1492-1493.
Goos, Pieter, approximately 1616-1675
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3740
59 leaves, 21 cm; 59 leaves, 21 cm
Abridged translation of the text in his De zee-atlas, ofte, water-wereld (Amsterdam, 1666). Cf. Sobolevskīĭ, A.I. Perevodna︠i︡a literatura Moskovskoĭ Rusi XIV-XVII v︠i︡ekov. S.-Peterburg, 1903. p. 65-67.
Zorzi, Alessandro, 1747-1779
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3421
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
Volume contains transcript of notes in Italian made by Zorzi which were bound with Paesi Novamente Retrovati, an Italian book of 1521. Notes concern voyages made by Bartholomew Columbus, brother of Christopher Columbus. Also includes the appendix... more
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