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Shea, John Gilmary 1824-1892

Overview
Works: 485 works in 2,222 publications in 4 languages and 24,529 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliographies  Biographies  Church history  Dictionaries  Sources  Academic theses  Apologetic writings  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer, Other, Author of introduction, Printer, Arranger, Annotator
Classifications: F352, 971.01
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A description of Louisiana by Louis Hennepin( Book )

38 editions published between 1880 and 1975 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Description of Louisiana, written by the Recollect friar, Father Louis Hennepin, is one of the principal sources of information about the explorations of the Sieur de La Salle in the area of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Valley, 1678-1680. Despite allowances which must be made for the vanity of the author and for his distortions of the truth, his account nevertheless possesses great value. Publication of the Description of Louisiana in France in 1683 made the author a celebrity and also helped popularize the exploits of La Salle"--Foreword
History of the Catholic missions among the Indian tribes of the United States, 1529-1854 by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

83 editions published between 1854 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled local and family histories from Mid-Continent Library
Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré, Hennepin, and Anastase Douay by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

70 editions published between 1852 and 2018 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

87 editions published between 1866 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

41 editions published between 1861 and 2018 in English and French and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

74 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 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 )

23 editions published between 1886 and 1978 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First establishment of the faith in New France by Chrestien Le Clercq( Book )

49 editions published between 1881 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( )

30 editions published between 1888 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 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 )

21 editions published between 1885 and 2018 in English and held by 459 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( )

36 editions published between 1856 and 2018 in English and held by 450 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 Goussencourt( Book )

24 editions published between 1864 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1860 and 1999 in English and French and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Langues et linguistique ; anthropologie]
The Catholic church in the United States: a sketch of its ecclesiastical history by Henri de Courcy( )

20 editions published between 1856 and 2018 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catholic missions among the Indian tribes of the United States by John Gilmary Shea( Book )

10 editions published between 1857 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partial summary (p. 466-479). Short secondary sketch of the early years of the flathead mission
The history of the five Indian nations depending on the province of New-York. by Cadwallader Colden( )

22 editions published between 1866 and 2018 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1870 and 1973 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1865 and 2018 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Abraham Lincoln focuses on his legacy and popularity with the American people
The bursting of Pierre Margry's La Salle bubble by John Gilmary Shea( )

22 editions published between 1879 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To refute Margry's claim that La Salle was the first French discoverer of the Mississippi, by critical examination of certain documents printed in "Découvertes et établissements des Français."
 
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Early voyages up and down the MississippiThe 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, 1646The hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States : embracing sketches of all the archbishops and bishops from the establishment of the See of Baltimore to the present time. Also, an account of the plenary councils of Baltimore, and a brief history of the church in the United StatesThe history of the five Indian nations depending on the province of New-York.The Lincoln memorial : a record of the life, assassination, and obsequies of the martyred president
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)

John Gilmary Shea historiador estadounidense

John Gilmary Shea historiador estatunidenc

John Gilmary Shea historiador estauxunidense (1824–1892)

John Gilmary Shea historian amerikan

John Gilmary Shea historien américain

John Gilmary Shea storico statunitense

Shea, J. G.

Shea J. G. 1824-1892

Shea, J. G. (John Gilmary)

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

Shea, Jean-Marie

Shea Jean-Marie 1824-1892

Shea, John D. 1824-1892

Shea, John Dawson

Shea John Dawson 1824-1892

Shea, John Dawson Gilmary

Shea John Dawson Gilmary 1824-1892

Shea, John G.

Shea, John G. 1824-1892

Shea, John Gilmari 1824-1892

Shea John Gilmary

Shea, John Gilmary 1824-1892

Джон Гилмери Ши

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Languages
English (715)

French (15)

Spanish (3)

German (1)