Jamestowne Reading Resources
137 Resources including 20 Online Texts
Historians are writers with different perspectives and writing at different times, and you will find that reflected in the sources listed below. All are listed alphabetically by author names. Some resources listed have links to online texts; otherwise, check with your local library for availability.60 of these reading resources were imported from the old Bibliography Page on this site; all others have been added since August 2007.Those most appropriate for young readers are marked with an asterisk(*).
 
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_________________, COLONIAL CHURCHES IN THE ORIGINAL COLONY OF VIRGINIA: A SERIES OF SKETCHES BY ESPECIALLY QUALIFIED WRITERS, SECOND EDITION  (Richmond, VA: Southern Churchman Company, 1908) full text online, click on link

___________, EVERYDAY LIFE IN COLONIAL AMERICA: THE VIRGINIA SETTLEMENT (Hinesville, GA: The Nova Anglia Company Historical Reproductions, ________) BOOKLET

_________________, JAMESTOWN, WILLIAMSBURG, YORKTOWN: THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO AMERICA'S HISTORIC TRIANGLE (Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, 2007) COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION

Albemarle, Keppel, William C., Viscount Bury, EXODUS OF THE WESTERN NATIONS, Vol. 1 (London, Eng.: Richard Bentley, 1865) CHAPTERS VII, IX, XI, XIII, XIV, WV - GRADUATE LEVEL

Andrews, Charles McLean, THE COLONIAL PERIOD (New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1992) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 4

Andrews, Charles McLean, THE COLONIAL PERIOD OF AMERICAN HISTORY (New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press, 1934, reprinted 1970) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 10

Andrews, Matthew Page, VIRGINIA, THE OLD DOMINION, Vol. I (Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, Inc., 1949) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 10

Applebaum, Robert, and Sweet, John Wood, ENVISIONING AN ENGLISH EMPIRE: JAMESTOWN AND THE MAKING OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC WORLD (Philadelphia, Pa.: Univ. of Penn. Press, 2005) EARLY AMERICAN STUDIES SERIES - GRADUATE LEVEL

Billings, Warren M., JAMESTOWN AND THE FOUNDING OF THE NATION  (Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications,____). PUBLISHED FOR THE COLONIAL NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND EASTERN NATIONAL PARK & MONUMENT ASSOCIATION.

Billings, Warren M., ed., THE OLD DOMINION IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF VIRGINIA 1606-1700 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, Revised Edition 2007). OMOHUNDRO INSTITUTE OF EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA

Billings, Warren M., Selby, John E. & Tate, Thad W., COLONIAL VIRGINIA (White Plains, NY: KTO Press, 1986)

Bond, Edward L., and Gundersen, Joan R., COLONIAL ORIGINS AND GROWTH: THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND ADAPTS TO NORTH AMERICA, 1607-1760 , Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 115, No.2, pp. 164-199 (Richmond, VA: Virginia Historical Society, 2007)

Boogher, William Fletcher, "GLEANINGS OF VIRGINIA HISTORY: AN HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL COLLECTION, LARGELY FROM ORIGINAL SOURCES," (Washington, DC: Privately printed, 1903). (Full text online - click on link)

Brown, Alexander, THE FIRST REPUBLIC IN AMERICA (New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1898)

Brown, Alexander, THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., ____) REPRINT OF 1890 EDITION

Bruce, Philip Alexander, THE VIRGINIA PLUTARCH, Vol. 1 (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 1929)

Bruce, Philip Alexander, SOCIAL LIFE OF VIRGINIA IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY: AN INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF THE HIGHER PLANTER CLASS, TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE HABITS, CUSTOMS AND DIVERSIONS OF THE PEOPLE (Lynchburg, VA: J. P. Bell Co., Inc., 1907) full text online, click on link

*Bulla, Clyde Robert POCAHONTAS AND THE STRANGERS (New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1971)

Burke, John, HISTORY OF VIRGINIA, Vols. I & II (Petersburg, VA: Dickson & Pescud, 1805) GRADUATE LEVEL

Chandler, J. A. C. & Thames, T. B., COLONIAL VIRGINIA (Richmond, VA: Richmond Times-Dispatch, 1907)

Chenoweth, Avery, and Llewellyn, Robert, EMPIRES IN THE FOREST: JAMESTOWN AND THE BEGINNING OF AMERICA (VA: Rivanna Foundation, 2006,  distributed through Univ. of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, VA)

Coldham, Peter W., THE COMPLETE BOOK OF EMIGRANTS, 1607-1660 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987)

Cooke, John E., A HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE (Boston & NY: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1903)

Cooke, John E., VIRGINIA: A HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE (New York, NY: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1892) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 29

Craven, Wesley F., DISSOLUTION OF THE VIRGINIA COMPANY (New York, NY: Oxford Univ. Press, 1932)

Crowson, Elmer Thor, LIFE AS REVEALED THROUGH EARLY AMERICAN COURT RECORDS (Easley, SC: Southern History Press, 1981) PRIOR STUDY RECOMMENDED

Cridlin, William Broaddus, A HISTORY OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA (Richmond, VA: Williams Printing Co., 1923)

Crutchfield, James A., THE GRAND ADVENTURE: A YEAR BY YEAR HISTORY OF VIRGINIA (Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, 2005)

Dabney, Virginius, VIRGINIA, THE NEW DOMINION (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1971)

*D'Aulaire, Ingri, and Edgar Parin, POCAHONTAS (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1946)

Davis, Richard Beale, WILLIAM FITZHUGH AND HIS CHESAPEAKE WORLD (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 1963) PRIOR STUDY RECOMMENDED

Deetz, James, FLOWERDEW HUNDRED: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF A VIRGINIA PLANTATION, 1619-1864 (Charlottesville, VA: Univ. of Virginia Press, 1993)

Deetz, James, IN SMALL THINGS FORGOTTEN: AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY AMERICAN LIFE (New York, NY: Random House, 1977)

Deetz, James, IN SMALL THINGS FORGOTTEN: AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY AMERICAN LIFE, Expanded and Updated (New York, NY: Random House, 1996)

Dorman, John F., ed., ADVENTURERS OF PURSE AND PERSON, 1607-1624/25), 4TH EDITION (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub.Co., Vol.1: 2004, Vol.2:2005; Vol.3:2007) AVAILABLE THROUGH THE JAMESTOWN SHOPPE.

Dowdey, Clifford, THE VIRGINIA DYNASTIES (Boston, MA: Little Brown & Co, ______) PRIOR STUDY RECOMMENDED

Drake, Samuel Adams, THE MAKING OF VIRGINIA AND THE MIDDLE COLONIES, 1578-1701 (New York, NY: Charles Scribner Sons, 1893)

Earle, Alice Morse, CHILD LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYS (Stockbridge, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1993)

Earle, Alice Morse, HOME LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYS (Stockbridge, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1993) AMERICAN CLASSICS ED.

Early, R. H., BY-WAYS OF VIRGINIA HISTORY (Richmond, VA: Everett Waddy Co., 1907)

Emerson, Everett, CAPT. JOHN SMITH (Revised by Pattie Cowell: Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, _____) ORIGINAL EDITION NEW YORK, NY: TWAYNE PUBLISHERS, 1933

Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe, MILLENIUM: A HISTORY OF THE LAST THOUSAND YEARS (New York: Scribner, 1995)

Finestone, Harry, BACON'S REBELLION (Charlottesville, VA: UVA Press, 1956)

Fischer, David Hackett, ALBION'S SEED: FOUR BRITISH FOLKWAYS IN AMERICA (Oxford & NY: Oxford University Press, 1989)

Forman, Henry Chandler, JAMESTOWN AND ST. MARY'S (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1938) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 12 AND CHAPTER 22

George Mason University: HERSCHEL H. HELM JAMESTOWNE COLLECTION online - click here

Glover, Lorri, and Daniel Blake Smith, THE SHIPWRECK THAT SAVED JAMESTOWN: THE SEA VENTURE CASTAWAYS AND THE FATE OF AMERICA (New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2008)

*Graves, Charles P., A WORLD EXPLORER (Champaign, IL: Gerrard Publishing Co., 1965)

Gutman, Judith Maria, THE COLONIAL VENTURE (New York & London: Basic Books Publishers, 1966) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 4

Hagger, Nicholas, THE SECRET FOUNDING OF AMERICA: THE REAL STORY OF FREEMASONS, PURITANS AND THE BATTLE FOR THE NEW WORLD (London, Watkins Publishing, 2007) CHAPTER 2, ENGLISH ANGLICANS IN VIRGINIA AND CHESAPEAKE BAY

Haile, Edward Wright, ed., JAMESTOWN NARRATIVES: EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF THE VIRGINIA COLONY, THE FIRST DECADE 1607-1617 (Champlain, VA: RoundHouse, 1998)

Hart, Albert Bushnell and Edward Channing, eds., (THE) FOUNDING OF JAMESTOWN, PERCY'S DISCOURSE OF VIRGINIA, WINGFIELD'S DISCOURSE OF VIRGINIA, 1607, 1619 (Parker P. Simmons, 1907), full text online, click on link

Hatch, Charles E., Jr, THE FIRST SEVENTEEN YEARS: VIRGINIA, 1607-1624 (Charlottesville, VA: UVA Press, 1957)

Hatfield, April Lee, ATLANTIC VIRGINIA: INTERCOLONIAL RELATIONS IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004)

Hawke, David Freeman, EVERYDAY LIFE IN EARLY AMERICA (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1988) EVERDAY LIFE IN AMERICA SERIES, EDITED BY RICHARD BALKIN

Hening, William Waller, VIRGINIA STATUTES AT LARGE, Vols. I & II (Charlottesville, VA: UVA Press, 1969 - reprint) NOTE: ENTIRE VIRGINIA STATUES AT LARGE BY HENING AVAILABLE ONLINE THROUGH ROOTSWEB WITH SUPPLEMENTAL INDEX OF NAMES - CLICK HERE)

Horn, James, A LAND AS GOD MADE IT: JAMESTOWN AND THE BIRTH OF AMERICA (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2005)

Horn, James, ADAPTING TO A NEW WORLD: ENGLISH SOCIETY IN THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY CHESAPEAKE (Chapel Hill, NC & London: University of North Carolina Press, 1994

Horn, James, CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH: WRITINGS WITH OTHER NARRATIVES OF ROANOKE, JAMESTOWN AND THE FIRST ENGLISH SETTLEMENT OF AMERICA (Library of America, 2007)

Hume, Ivor Noel, A GUIDE TO ARTIFACTS OF COLONIAL AMERICA (Philadelphia, PA: Univ. of Penn. Press, 1969)

Hume, Ivor Noel, HERE LIES VIRGINIA (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963)

Hume, Ivor Noel, MARTIN'S HUNDRED (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, _____)

Jernegan, Marcus Wilson, THE AMERICAN COLONIALS, 1492-1750 (New York, NY: Frederick Ungar Pub. Co, repub. 1959) CHAPTERS 3 AND 4

Johnston, Mary, PIONEERS OF THE OLD SOUTH: A CHRONICLE OF ENGLISH COLONIAL BEGINNINGS (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell, 1869) full text online, click on link

Kelly, James C. and Smith, Barbara Clark, with Warren M. Billings, Gilles Proulx, and David J. Weber JAMESTOWN - QUEBEC - SANTA FE: THREE NORTH AMERICAN BEGINNINGS (Washington & New York: Smithsonian Books, 2007) ACCOMPANIES THE EXHIBITION "JAMESTOWN, QUEBEC, SANTA FE:THREE NORTH AMERICAN BEGINNINGS" - ORGANIZING PARTNERS: VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION; CONTRIBUTING PARTNERS ARE CANADIAN MUSEUM OF CIVILIZATION AND THE PALACE OF THE GOVERNORS, THE NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM, MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO, DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

Kelso, William M., with Straube, Beverly, JAMESTOWN REDISCOVERY 1994-2004 (_______: Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, 2004)

Kelso, William M., JAMESTOWN: THE BURIED TRUTH (Charlottesville, VA & London: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2006)

Kingsbury, Susan Myra, THE RECORDS OF THE VIRGINIA COMPANY OF LONDON (Washington, DC: US Gov't. Printing Office, 1906)

Kupperman, Karen Ordhal, AMERICA IN EUROPEAN CONSCIOUSNESS, 1493-1750 (Chapel Hill, NC & London: University of North Carolina Press, 1995)

Kupperman, Karen Ordhal, THE JAMESTOWN PROJECT (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007)

Kupperman, Karen, ed., CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH, A SELECT EDITION OF HIS WRITINGS (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 1988) FOR THE INSTITUTE OF EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE, WILLIAMSBURG

Ladin, Lou Ann Meadows, with Catherine Dean and Dia Idleman, THE JAMESTOWN CHURCH (Richmond, VA: Dementi Milestone Publishing, 2007) IN COLLABORATION WITH THE STAFF OF APVA PRESERVATION VIRGINIA

Lewis, Clifford M. & Loomis, Albert J., THE SPANISH JESUIT MISSION IN VIRGINIA (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 1953) GRADUATE LEVEL

Lilly, Lambert, (THE) ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH, THE FOUNDER OF THE COLONY OF VIRGINIA (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1842), full text online, click on link

Major, R. H., ed., (THE) HISTORIE OF TRAVAILE INTO VIRGINIA BRITANNIA, EXPRESSING THE COSMOGRAPHIE AND COMODITIES OF THE COUNTRY, TOGITHER WITH THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMES OF THE PEOPLE, GATHERED AND OBSERVED AS WELL BY THOSE WHO WENT FIRST THITHER, AS COLLECTED BY WILLIAM STRACHEY, GENT., THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE COLONY (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1849), full text online, click on link

Mallios, Seth, THE DEADLY POLITICS OF GIVING; EXCHANGE AND VIOLENCE AT AJACAN, ROANOKE AND JAMESTOWN (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2006)

Mapp, Alf J., Jr, THE VIRGINIA EXPERIMENT: THE OLD DOMINION'S ROLE IN THE MAKING OF AMERICA 1607-1781, 4TH EDITION (_________: iUniverse, 2006).

Marshall, St. Julien Ravenel: THE JAMESTOWNE CENTURY: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS (Washington & Northern Virginia Company of the Jamestowne Society, 2009)

McCartney, Martha W., VIRGINIA IMMIGRANTS AND ADVENTURERS, 1607-1635: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2007) AVAILABLE THROUGH THE JAMESTOWN SHOPPE.

McCrarey, Ben C., JOHN SMITH'S MAP OF VIRGINIA (Charlottesville, VA: UVA Press, 1957)

McIlwaine, H. R., ed., MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL AND GENERAL COURT OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA, MARYLAND EDITIONS, 2nd Edition (________: Published under the authority of the Library Board of the Library of Virginia, 1979)

Meadows, Denis, FIVE REMARKABLE ENGLISHMEN (New York, NY: The Devin-Adair Co., 1961) SIR WALTER RALEIGH (CHAPTER 1), CAPT JOHN SMITH AND HIS VIRGINIA (CHAPTER 2)

Middleton, Richard, COLONIAL AMERICA, A HISTORY, 1607-1760 (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1992) CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 3 AND CHAPTER 7

Miller, Elmer Isaiah, THE LEGISLATURE OF THE PROVINCE OF VIRGINIA: ITS INTERNAL DEVELOPMENT (THESIS) (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell, 1869) full text online, click on link

Miller, John E., THE FIRST FRONTIER: LIFE IN COLONIAL AMERICA (Lanham, MD: Univ. of America Press, Inc., 1966)

Molineux, William and Taylor, Rodney B., IMAGES OF AMERICA: JAMESTOWN (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2004)

Montgomery, Dennis, compiler, 1607: JAMESTOWN AND THE NEW WORLD (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007) THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION

Morris, Richard B., and the Editors of Life, THE NEW WORLD: Vol. 1, Prehistory to 1774 (New York, NY: Time Inc., 1963) PART OF THE LIFE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

Morton, Richard L., COLONIAL VIRGINIA, Vol. I (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 1960) FOR THE VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Mossiker, Frances, POCAHONTAS: THE LIFE AND THE LEGEND (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976)

Neill, Edward Duffield, HISTORY OF THE VIRGINIA COMPANY OF LONDON, WITH LETTERS TO AND FROM THE FIRST COLONY NEVER BEFORE PRINTED  (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell, 1869) full text online, click on link

Neill, Edward D., VIRGINIA COMPANY OF LONDON (New York, NY: Burt Franklin, reprinted 1968)

Neill, Edward D., VIRGINIA VESTUSTA, DURING THE REIGN OF JAMES THE FIRST, LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED, A SUPPLEMENT TO THE HISTORY OF THE VIRGINIA COMPANY  (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1885) full text online, click on link

Norton, Mary Beth, FOUNDING MOTHERS & FATHERS: GENDERED POWER AND THE FORMING OF AMERICAN SOCIETY (New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1997) GRADUATE LEVEL

O'Brien, Terrence H., THE LONDON LIVERY COMPANIES AND THE VIRGINIA COMPANY ARTICLE IN THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, APRIL 1960, PAGE 148.

Oldmixon, John, THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA, Vol. I (New York, NY: Augustus M. Kelley Publishers, present ed. 1969) PAGES 345 THROUGH 455, GRADUATE LEVEL

Oman, Charles, THE COINAGE OF ENGLAND (_________: Oxford, 1931)

Parker, John, VAN METEREN'S VIRGINIA (Minneapolis, MN: UMN Press, 1961)

Perry, James R., THE FORMATION OF A SOCIETY ON VIRGINIA'S EASTERN SHORE (Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press, 1990) INSTITUTE OF EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE, WILLIAMSBURG

Price, David A., LOVE & HATE IN JAMESTOWN: JOHN SMITH, POCAHONTAS, AND THE START OF A NEW NATION (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003) SOFTCOVER NEW YORK: VINTAGE BOOKS, 2005

Pritchard, Margaret Beck, and Taliaferro, Henry G., MAPPING COLONIAL AMERICA: DEGREES OF LATITUDE (New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002) IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION

Promfret, John E., with Shumway, Floyd M., FOUNDING THE AMERICAN COLONIES (_______: Harper, Rowe & Parks, Inc., 1970) CHAPTERS 1, 2 AND 3

Reich, Jerome R., COLONIAL AMERICA, 3rd Ed. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Simon & Schuster Co., 1994) CHAPTERS 5, 6, 9, 10

Robinson, W. Stitt, Jr, MOTHER EARTH, LAND GRANTS IN VIRGINIA 1607-1699 (Charlottesville, VA: UVA Press, 1957)

Rountree, Helen C. and Turner, E. Randolph, III, BEFORE AND AFTER JAMESTOWN: VIRGINIA'S POWHATANS AND THEIR PREDECSSORS (Gainesville, FL: Univ. Press of Florida, 2002)

Rountree, Helen C., THE POWHATAN INDIANS OF VIRGINIA: THEIR TRADITIONAL CULTURE (Norman, OK: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1989)

Rouse, Parke, Jr., compiled & edited by Wilford Kale, JAMESTOWN'S STORY: ACT ONE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM (Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, 2006)

Sams, Conway Whittle, THE CONQUEST OF VIRGINIA, SECOND ATTEMPT AND THIRD ATTEMPT, VOLS. II & III (Norfolk, VA: Keyser-Doherty Printing Corp., 1929) GRADUATE LEVEL

Schama, Simon, A HISTORY OF BRITAIN: AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD? 3000 BC - AD1603 (New York, NY: Hyperion, 2000)

Scott, John Anthony, ed., SETTLERS ON THE EASTERN SHORE (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1967) REPRINTED NEW YORK: FACTS ON FILE, INC. 1991)

Sheehan, Bernard W., SAVAGISM AND CIVILITY (London & NY: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1980) GRADUATE LEVEL

Simmons, C. Jackson, SPEAKING OF THE NORTHERN NECK OF VIRGINIA & LIFE IN ITS LONG-UNTRODDEN WAYS DURING THREE AND A HALF CENTURIES (________: Privately printed, 1998)

Stahle, David W., Cleaveland, Malcolm K., Blanton, Dennis B., Therrell, Matthew D., and Gay, David A., THE LOST COLONY AND JAMESTOWN DROUGHTS (Science Magazine, Vol. 280, 24 April 1998) full text onlinel, click on link and go to page 2 of document

Stanard, Mary Newton, REPRINT OF A HISTORY OF THE JAMESTOWNE PERIOD (1607-1700) FOR THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY (Philadelphia, PA; J. B. Lippincott Company, 1928) REPRINTED FOR THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY, AVAILABLE FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA COMPANY, R. N. HENDRY, 4105 DARLINGTON PLACE, RALEIGH, NC 27612-3007, $25.

Stith, William, HISTORY OF THE FIRST DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT OF VIRGINIA (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., ____) REPRINT OF 1747 EDITION AND COMPLETE INDEX BY MORGAN P. ROBINSON, 1912, UNC PRESS, CHAPEL HILL, NC

Surface, George Thomas, STUDIES ON THE GEOGRAPHY OF VIRGINIA (THESIS)  (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1907, original from Univ. of Michigan) full text online, click on link

*Syme, Ronald, JOHN SMITH OF VIRGINIA (New York, NY: Wm. Morrow & Co., 1954)

Tate. Thad W. & David L. Ammerman, Eds., THE CHESAPEAKE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY: ESSAYS ON ANGLO-AMERICAN SOCIETY (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1979, paperback)

Taylor, Alan, AMERICAN COLONIES: THE SETTLING OF NORTH AMERICA (New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 2001)

Taylor, Dale, THE WRITERS' GUIDE TO EVERYDAY LIFE IN COLONIAL AMERICA (Cincinnati, OH: F&W Publications, Inc., 1997)

Tinling, Marion, ed., THE CORRESPONDENCE OF THE THREE WILLIAM BYRDS OF WESTOVER, VIRGINIA, Vol. I (Charlottesville, VA: UVA Press, 1977)

Tyler, Lyon Gardiner,  (THE) CRADLE OF THE REPUBLIC, JAMESTOWN AND JAMES RIVER (Richmond, VA: Whittet & Shepperson, 1900), full text online, click on link

Tyler, Lyon Gardiner,  ENCYCLOPEDIA OF VIRGINIA BIOGRAPHY  (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915), full text online, click on link

Tyler, Lyon G., ed.,  ORIGINAL NARRATIVES OF EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY: NARRATIVES OF EARLY VIRGINIA 1606-1625 (New York, NY: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1907) GRADUATE LEVEL; GENERAL EDITOR: J. FRANKLIN JAMESON

Warner, Charles Dudley, CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH (1579-1631), SOMETIME GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND ADMIRAL OF NEW ENGLAND (New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1881), full text online, click on link

Weaver, Glen, THE ITALIAN PRESENCE IN COLONIAL VIRGINIA (New York, NY: Center for Migration Studies, 1988)

White, Gov. John, MAP 1585 Online through Maryland State Archives - click here

Whitelaw, Ralph T., VIRGINIA'S EASTERN SHORE: A HISTORY OF NORTHAMPTON AND ACCOMACK COUNTIES, VOL. 1 & 2 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2001) ORIGINALLY PRINTED IN 1951 BY THE VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Williams, George F., BEHOLD VIRGINIA: THE FIFTH CROWN (New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1951)

Wingfield, Edward Maria, A DISCOURSE OF VIRGINIA (Boston, Mass.: Privately printed, 1860)

Wise, Jennings C., A SCRAPBOOK OF PAPERS (Richmond, VA: Privately printed, 1912)

Wise, Jennings C., YE KINGDOME OF ACCAWMACKE OR THE EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY (Richmond, VA: The Bell Book and Stationery Co., 1911) full text online, click on link

*Woodward, Grace Steele, POCAHONTAS (Norman & London, Eng.: UOK Press, 1969)

Woodward, Hobson, BRAVE VESSEL: THE TALE OF THE CASTAWAYS WHO RESCUED JAMESTOWN AND INSPIRED SHAKESPEARE'S 'THE TEMPEST' (New York: Viking Adult, 2009)

Woolley, Benjamin, SAVAGE KINGDOM: THE TRUE STORY OF JAMESTOWN, 1607, AND THE SETTLEMENT OF AMERICA (New York: Harper Collins, 2007)

Yonge, Samuel H., (THE) SITE OF OLD 'JAMES TOWNE,' 1607-1698 (Richmond: Wm. Ellis Jones, Printer, 1903), full text online, click on link

Zinn, Howard, A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1492 - PRESENT (New York: Harper Collins, 1999)

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