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The James Ford Bell Collection

A List of Additions, 1960-1964

Edited by John Parker and Carol L. Urness

The James Ford Bell Collection
The James Ford Bell Collection

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The James Ford Bell Collection: A list of Additions,1951-1954 was first published in 1955. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

The James Ford Bell Collection of the University of Minnesota Library is devoted to rare books, maps, and manuscripts pertaining to the history of European exploration and commerce. This bibliography lists recent additions to the collection and serves as a supplement to the previously published catalogue. The entries are annotated except where the title is self-explanatory, and the annotations point to the major interest which the items have for the Bell Collection. The items listed are original materials dating from the fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth century.

The James Ford Bell Collection

John Parker was curator of the James Ford Bell Collection at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Van Meteren’s Virginia: 1607-1612 (Minnesota, 1961) and editor of Merchants and Scholars: Essays in the History of Exploration and Trade (Minnesota, 1965).

John Parker was curator of the James Ford Bell Collection at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Van Meteren’s Virginia: 1607-1612 (Minnesota, 1961) and editor of Merchants and Scholars: Essays in the History of Exploration and Trade (Minnesota, 1965).

John Parker was curator of the James Ford Bell Collection at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Van Meteren’s Virginia: 1607-1612 (Minnesota, 1961) and editor of Merchants and Scholars: Essays in the History of Exploration and Trade (Minnesota, 1965).

Carol Urness is Professor Emerita of Library Collections at the James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota. She is the editor of A Naturalist in Russia: Letters from Peter Simon Pallas to Thomas Pennant (Minnesota, 1967).

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