Databases \ Early Encounters in North America


Primary source material documenting the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The focus is on personal accounts and attempts to provide perspectives from a wide range of protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women.

The collection includes letters, diaries and memoirs.

As well as searching the text, you can browse the lists of authors, sources, years, encounters, peoples, images, places, fauna, flora, environment, and cultural and personal events.


An Alexander Street database.


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