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Shea, John Gilmary 1824-1892

Overview
Works: 354 works in 1,645 publications in 3 languages and 19,053 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Prayers and devotions  Bibliography  Reference works  Church history  Dictionaries  Sources  Popular works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Composer, Author of introduction, Other, Annotator, Printer, Arranger
Classifications: BX4654, B
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Catholic missions among the Indian tribes of the United States by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

74 editions published between 1854 and 2012 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled local and family histories from Mid-Continent Library
A description of Louisiana by Louis Hennepin( Book )

36 editions published between 1880 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and general description of New France by Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix( Book )

128 editions published between 1866 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré, Hennepin, and Anastase Douay by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

69 editions published between 1852 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early voyages up and down the Mississippi by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

30 editions published between 1861 and 2012 in English and French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Catholic Church in the United States : from the earliest settlement of the country to the present time : with biographical sketches, accounts of religious orders, councils by Henri de Courcy( Book )

47 editions published between 1856 and 1986 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Catholic church within the limits of the United States : from the first attempted colonization to the present time by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

8 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Father Isaac Jogues missionary priest of the Society of Jesus, slain by the Mohawk Iroquois, in the present state of New York, Oct. 18, 1646 by Félix Martin( Book )

14 editions published between 1885 and 1982 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perils of the ocean and wilderness: or, Narratives of shipwreck and Indian captivity. Gleaned from early missionary annals by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

36 editions published between 1856 and 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Catholic church in the United States by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

10 editions published between 1886 and 1892 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The operations of the French fleet under the Count de Grasse in 1781-2 as described in two contemporaneous journals by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

18 editions published between 1864 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butler's Lives of the saints by Alban Butler( Book )

34 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers the life and example of one saint for each day of the year
Life and times of the Most Rev. John Carroll, bishop and first archbishop of Baltimore. Embracing the history of the Catholic church in the United States. 1763-1815 by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

29 editions published between 1886 and 1985 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic Church in colonial days. The thirteen colonies -- The Ottawa and Illinois country -- Louisiana -- Florida -- Texas -- New Mexico and Arizona, 1521-1763 by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

24 editions published between 1886 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lincoln memorial : a record of the life, assassination, and obsequies of the martyred president by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

12 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French-Onondaga dictionary, from a manuscript of the seventeenth century by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

29 editions published between 1860 and 1999 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original manuscript of the present volumes is preserved in the Mazarin Library at Paris, and is supposed to be of the close of the seventeenth century. It is apparently the work of one of the Jesuit Fathers whose missions in New York extended from the middle of the seventeenth to the close of the first decade in the succeeding century."--Preface
Relation of Alvar Nuñez Cabeça de Vaca by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca( Book )

6 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretations of American Catholic church history : a comparative analysis of representative Catholic historians, 1875-1975 by J. Douglas Thomas( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Francis Parkman by Francis Parkman( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recipients of Parkman's letters include J. T. Blanchard, Mary Hartwell Catherwood, Dr. Chadwick, Curtis, Henry Dexter, Edward E. Ellis, John F. Fleming, Charles Folsom, Chrles Eliot Norton, Richard Watson Gilder, John Henry Haynes, Isaac Craig, and Benjamin P. Poore, Temple Prince, Alfred S. Roe, W[inthrop] Sargent, J. G. Shea, George Stewardt, William Leete Stone, Robert Clarke & Co., Underwood
 
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Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré, Hennepin, and Anastase Douay
Alternative Names
Author of Early voyages 1824-1892

Author of History of New France 1824-1892

Author of The Discovery of the Mississippi 1824-1892

Discovery of the Mississippi, Author of 1824-1892

Early voyages, Author of 1824-1892

History of New France, Author of 1824-1892

John Gilmary Shea American historian

John Gilmary Shea Amerikaans historicus (1824-1892)

Shea, J. G. 1824-1892

Shea, J. G. (John Gilmary), 1824-1892

Shea, Jean-Marie 1824-1892

Shea, John D. 1824-1892

Shea, John Dawson 1824-1892

Shea, John Dawson Gilmary 1824-1892

Shea, John G. 1824-1892

Shea, John Gilmary 1824-1892

Languages
English (615)

French (15)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré, Hennepin, and Anastase DouayButler's Lives of the saintsThe Catholic Church in colonial days. The thirteen colonies -- The Ottawa and Illinois country -- Louisiana -- Florida -- Texas -- New Mexico and Arizona, 1521-1763