Sources and Bibliography

Museums, Archives, Historians and Historical Societies

Ashford Public Library, Ashford, Connecticut (Barbara Matsack, Town Clerk)

Beverly Historical Society, Beverly, Massachusetts (beverlyhistory.org)

Braintree Museum, Braintree, Essex, England (braintreemuseum.co.uk)

Braintree Historical Society, Braintree, Massachusetts (townofbraintreegov.org/about_history.html)

British National Archives, Kew, Surrey, England (nationalarchives.gov.uk)

British Public Library, London, England (bl.uk)

Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts (bpl.org)

California State Library - Sutro Library, San Francisco, California

California State University Maritime Academy Library, Vallejo, California (csum.edu)

Canadian Museum of History / Musée Canadien de l’Histoire (historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/frobisher/fr57602e.shtml)

Canadian Museum of History / The Meta Incognita Project
http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/frobisher/frpro01e.shtml

Danvers Archival Center, Peabody Institute Library, Danvers, Massachusetts (www.danverslibrary.org/archive)

Martha’s Vineyard Museum and Historical Society (Bowdoin Van Ripper, Historian) (www.marthasvineyardhistory.org)

Massachusetts Archives, Boston, Massachusetts (sec.state.ma.us/arc)

Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Massachusetts (masshist.org)

New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts (newenglandancestors.org)

Newbury Town Library, Byfield, Massachusetts (newburylibrary.org)

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts (www.pem.org/)

Salem Public Library, Salem, Massachusetts (noblenet.org/salem)

San Rafael Public Library, San Rafael, California (http://srpubliclibrary.org)

Society of Mayflower Descendants Library, Oakland, California (camayflower.org) (Historians: Pat Friesen, Myrtle Savage and Linda Longley)

Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut (library.yale.edu)

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Internet Resources

Aztecs: http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/inventions/5-ancient-aztec-inventions.htm#page=2

Cabot, John. Mariner’s Museum: http://ageofex.marinersmuseum.org/index.php?type=explorer&id=74

Essex County, USA: http://salem.essexcountyma.net/index.html

Incan bridges: howstuffworks.com/innovation/inventions/5-ancient-incan-inventions.htm#page=2

Maps: Cartographic-images.net [compiled by Jim Siebold]

Mayans: http://www.history.com/topics/mayan-scientific-achievements, http://www.theoldexplorer.com/index.php/maya-technology

Measurements: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_brewery_cask_units

New England Genealogy: http://www.americanancestors.org

Salem & Roger Conant: www.salemweb.com/guide/roger.shtml

Ships: www.packrat-pro.com/ships/shiplist.htm

Wampanoag Indians: http://www.mashpeewampanoagtribe.com/historyculture

Winthrop, John: www.winthropsociety.org

Winthrop, John [Winthrop’s Journal Digitized] https://archive.org/stream/winthropsjournal00wint/winthropsjournal00wint_djvu.txt

 

General Internet Resources

Dictionary: www.dictionary.com

Distances between places: www.indo.com/distance

Facts and Trivia: www.google.com

Facts and Trivia: www.wikipedia.org

Maps - Old: www.jpmaps.co.uk [Jonathan Potter Limited]

Old Books: www.abebooks.com

Rare Books: www.alibris.com