The Hakluyt Society Publications
Location: Microfiche Cabinet 19 Drawer 3
The Hakluyt Society Publications are a collection of original
narratives of important voyages, travels, expeditions and other geographical
records. The society, which was founded in 1846, is named after its
founder Richard Hakluyt, a publicist, historian and geographer.
Some of the Hakluyt Society Publications include select letters with
other original documents from Christopher Columbus relating to his four voyages
to the New World; the voyages of Nicolo and Antonio Zeno to the northern seas in
the 14th century; the captivity of Hans Stade of Hesse in a.d. 1547-1555;
expeditions into the valley of the Amazons, 1539-1540, 1639; the three
voyages of Martin Frobisher, in search of a passage to Cathaia and India by the
Northwest, a.d. 1576-8 along with many other important voyages, travels and
Pickler Library has the complete First Series of the
Hakluyt Society Publications . Pickler Library has up to no. 107
of the Second Series on microfiche. Pickler Library also has no. 121-125,
132, 136-137, and 142 of the Second Series in print shelved under different call
numbers in the General Collection. Extra Series no. 41 is also
available in print and shelved in the General Collection. For a complete
bibliography of all of the publications see
Publications of the Hakluyt Society.
How to search the collection: All of
the Hakluyt Society Publications owned by Pickler Memorial Library
are cataloged in
Truman's Library Catalog
. You can search for them in the Library Catalog by author, title,
subject and keyword.
Read the series line of the Library Catalog record. There you will find
the microfiche card number that you need in order to find material in
the Hakluyt Society Publications collection. (Cabinet 17 Drawer 10.)
Hakluyt Society Contents. (on top of Cabinet 17)
This is a typed list of the titles that Pickler Memorial Library owns in the
First and Second Series of the Hakluyt Society Publications.
For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out
Voyages and travels.
Time Period: 14th Century 15th Century 16th Century
17th Century 18th Century
Subject keywords: Travel and Exploration
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