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Immigrant Arrivals: A Guide To Published Sources

Albion, Robert Greenhalgh.
The Rise of New York Port (1815-1860)
. With the collaboration of Jennie Barnes Pope. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1939, 1984. xiv, 485 p., ill., tables, plates, ports., maps, bibliography.
Chapter 16, "Human Freight," refers to immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York from Europe.
LC call number: HE554 .N7A6 1984
LC control number: 83027190

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Coleman, Terry.
Going to America
. New York: Pantheon Books, 1972. 317 p., ill., bibliography.
LC call number: JV7618 .N7C58 1987
LC control number: 87080357

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Greenhill, Basil.
The Great Migration: Crossing the Atlantic Under Sail
. London: H.M.S.O. [for the] National Maritime Museum, 1968. 32 p., ill., facsims., maps.
LC call number: JV6451 .G73
LC control number: 70441875

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Greenhill, Basil and Ann Giffard.
Travelling by Sea in the Nineteenth Century: Interior Design in Victorian Passenger Ships
. New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1972. vii, 168 p., ill.
LC call number: HE599 .G73 1974
LC control number: 74019146

Profusely illustrated with descriptions of passenger accommodations in wooden sailing ships, early steamships, paddle steamers, and "travelling palaces."

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Guillet, Edwin Clarence
The Great Migration: The Atlantic Crossing by Sailing-ship Since 1770
. 2nd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press [c1963] xi, 284 p., ill., bibliography.
Supplement at end, containing two diaries not found in the first edition.
LC call number: JV6451 .G8 1963
LC control number: 64003455

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Hinte, Jacob van.
Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration and Settlement in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries in the United States of America.
Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Book House, 1985. 2 vols. xlviii, 1,157 p., ill., maps, bibliography.
LC call number: E184 .D9H613 1985 LH&G
LC control number: 84072133

The "only comprehensive history of Dutch settlement in America written by a Netherlander, from the perspective of a Netherlander, and intended for a Netherlandic readership."

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Jones, Maldwyn Allen.
Destination America
. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1976. 256 p., ill., bibliography.
LC call number: JV6450 .J62 1976
LC control number: 76375618

Focuses on 150 years of mass European immigration to America beginning in 1815, concentrating "on the people who contributed the greatest numbers to the confluent tides of immigration: the Irish, British, Germans, Scandinavians, Italians, and east-European Jews."

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Migration Across Time and Nations: Population Mobility in Historical Contexts. Edited by Ira A. Glazier and Luigi De Rosa. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1986. viii, 384 p., ill.
LC call number: JV6021 .M53 1986
LC control number: 85017615

Papers presented in Budapest on "History, Models and Methods in Migration Research" at the Eighth International Congress on Economic History in 1982.

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Miller, Olga K.
Migration, Emigration, Immigration: Principally to the United States and in the United States.
2 vols. Logan, Utah: Everton, 1974-1981. Maps, bibliographies, indexes.
LC call number: Z5313 .U5M62 LH&G
LC control number: 76369900

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Novotny, Ann.
Strangers at the Door: Ellis Island, Castle Garden, and the Great Migration to America
. Riverside, Conn.: Chatham Press, 1971. 160 p., ill., bibliography.
Includes four "picture essays."
LC call number: JV6450 .N6
LC control number: 70137989

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Shepperson, Wilbur Stanley.
British Emigration to North America: Projects and Opinions in the Early Victorian Period
. Oxford: Blackwell, 1957. xvi, 302 p., ill., facsims., tables.
LC call number: JV6614 .S44
LC control number: 57001822

Between 1815 and the eve of World War I, some 17 million persons emigrated from Great Britain, approximately 80 percent of them to North America. This movement resulted from urban and rural discontent due to the industrial revolution, rapid population growth, natural disasters, and other factors. It was encouraged by travelers, intellectuals, humanitarians, businessmen, and common folk and by profit-motivated agents who attempted to direct the newcomers to specific areas. This study examines and critically appraises contemporary sources including "periodicals, diaries, letters, emigrant guide books, and travel accounts."

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Taylor, Philip A.M.
The Distant Magnet: European Emigration to the U.S.A.
New York: Harper & Row, 1971. A Torchbook Library Edition. xvi, 326 p., ill., bibliographic references.
LC call number: JV6450 .T37 1971
LC control number: 70162288

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Turner, Thomas J.
The Hygiene of Emigrant Ships. Read Before the American Public Health Association, December 1880.
Boston: Franklin Press, 1881. 71 p.,bibliography.
LC call number: JV6518 .T9
LC control number: 10014596

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United States. Congress. Select Committee on Sickness and Mortality on Board Emigrant Ships
Report of the Select Committee of the Senate of the United States on the Sickness and Mortality on Board Emigrant Ships
. [Hamilton Fish, chairman]. Washington: B. Tucker, Senate printer, 1854. Reprint, New York: Arno Press, 1977. 147 p.
LC call number: JV6518 .U54 1977
LC control number: 76025663

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