Smyth of Nibley papers

Collection Data

Description
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.
Names
Smyth, John, 1567-1641 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1613 - 1674
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2799
Topics
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Genres
Correspondence
Documents
Notes
Acquisition: 1897 Maitland, Alexander Gift
Citation/reference: Calendared in Bulletin of the New York Public Library, volume 1, pp1 86-190
Physical Description
Extent: .5 linear foot (2 boxes).
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11985437
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW94-A276
MSS Unit ID: 2799
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7157cc0-c602-012f-22f7-58d385a7bc34
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