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University at Buffalo Libraries

French Explorers


Your librarian: Molly Poremski
523 Lockwood Memorial Library
poremski@buffalo.edu

Background Information:

Gale Virtual Reference Library
http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/pdp/index.asp?ID=176

Reference Universe:
http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/pdp/index.asp?ID=332

Thomas Bewick and wood-block printing | Natural History Museum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2drmxm0wWo

Engravings:

Beinecke Digital Collections
http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/

Gallica
http://gallica.bnf.fr

Picturing the New World: the Hand-Colored DeBry Engravings of 1590
http://www2.lib.unc.edu/dc/debry/

 

Digital Collections:

France in America / La France en Amérique
http://international.loc.gov/intldl/fiahtml/

“Conceived in partnership with France’s national library, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, France in America /France en Amérique is a bilingual digital library made available by the Library of Congress. It explores the history of the French presence in North America from the first decades of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century.

Virtual Museum of New France
http://www.civilization.ca/virtual-museum-of-new-france/

Jean de Lery
http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/gordon/renworld/lery.html#histoire

 

Maps:

Alabama Maps Historical Archive
http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/index.html

The Mariner’s Museum
http://ageofex.marinersmuseum.org/index.php

American Geographical Society Library
http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/agdm

Google Maps
http://maps.google.com

 

Citations:

Son of Citation Machine
http://citationmachine.net/index2.php