The Founders: Portraits of Persons Born Abroad Who Came to the Colonies in North America Before the Year 1701
The Boston Athenaeum originally published these volumes in 1919 as a catalogue of a 1917 exhibition of engravings and photographs which included portraits by Rembrandt and Van Dyck. Each portrait...
The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown (in two volumes)
Wyman’s work, compiled over thirty years and originally published in 1879, is notable not only as a comprehensive collection of genealogies of early settlers but also as an abstract of real...
The History and Antiquities of Boston, From Its Settlement in 1630 to the Year 1770
Originally published in 1856, Drake's history of pre-revolutionary Boston has long been a key resource for historians. From the city's founding to its first churches; natural disasters to outbreaks; witchcraft...
The History and Antiquities of Every Town in the State of New York
Barber and Howe’s collaboration, originally published in 1841, opens with a general history of the state, followed by the details of each town, arranged alphabetically by county, then town, then...
The Original Lists of Persons of Quality, 1600 to 1700
Published more than 125 years ago, this important resource compiles documents listing seventeenth-century English immigrants to New England, the Chesapeake, and the Caribbean. It remains an invaluable resource for anyone...
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