Ribault Song Project Bibliography

Primary Sources

Hakluyt, Richard. Divers Voyages Touching the Discovery of America and the Islands Adjacent. Edited by John Winter Jones. London: Hakluyt Society, 1850. [Link]

Laudonnière, René. Three Voyages. Translated by Charles E. Bennett. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2001.

Ribault, Jean. The Whole and True Discouerye of Terra Florida; A Facsimile Reprint of the London Edition of 1563. Quadricentennial Ed. Floridian Facsimile and Reprint Series. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida, 1964. [Link] 

Solís de Merás, Gonzalo. Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Adelantado, Governor and Captain-General of Florida, Memorial. Translated by Thurber Connor, Jeannette. DeLand, FL: The Florida State Historical Society, 1923. [Link]

Major Secondary Sources

Bennett, Charles E. Fort Caroline and Its Leader. Gainesville, FL: The University Presses of Florida, 1976.

Bennett, Charles E. Laudonnière & Fort Caroline: History and Documents. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2001.

Davis, Thomas Frederick. History of Jacksonville, Florida and Vicinity: 1513 to 1924. St. Augustine, FL: Florida Historical Society, 1925.

Gold, Pleasant Daniel. History of Duval County: Including Early History of East Florida. St. Augustine, FL: Record Company, 1929.

Henderson, Ann L., and Gary R. Mormino, eds. Spanish Pathways in Florida, 1492-1992: Caminos Españoles En La Florida, 1492-1992. Translated by Carlos J. Cano, José Feliciano-Butler, and Warren Hampton. Pineapple Press, 1991.

Lowery, Woodbury. The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States, 1513-1561. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1901. [Link]

McGrath, John T. The French in Early Florida: In the Eye of the Hurricane. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2000.

Parkman, Francis. Pioneers of France in the New World; Huguenots in Florida, Samuel De Champlain. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1907. [Link]

Sparks, Jared. “Life of Jean Ribault.” In The Library of American Biography, edited by Jared Sparks, 7:1–156. Boston: C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1852.

Ward, James Robertson, and Dena Elizabeth Snodgrass. Old Hickory’s Town: An Illustrated History of Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL: Florida Publishing Company, 1982.

Other Secondary Sources

Allman, T. D. Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State. New York: Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2013.

Bancroft, George. History of the Colonization of the United States. Boston: C. Bowen, 1837. [Link]

Brinton, Daniel G. Notes on the Floridian Peninsula; Its Literary History, Indian Tribes and Antiquities. Philadelphia: Joseph Sabin, 1859. [Link]

Fairbanks, George Rainsford. The Spaniards in Florida: Comprising the Notable Settlement of the Huguenots in 1564, and the History and Antiquities of St. Augustine, Founded A.D. 1565. Jacksonville, FL: Columbus Drew, 1868. [Link]

Gold, Pleasant Daniel. In Florida’s Dawn; A Romance of History. Jacksonville, FL: H. & W. B. Drew Company, 1926.

Holmes, Abiel. American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery in MCCCCXCII to MDCCCVI. Vol. 1. Cambridge: W. Hilliard, 1805. [Link]

Holmes, Abiel. An Address Delivered Before the American Antiquarian Society: In King’s Chapel, Boston, on Their Second Anniversary, October 24, 1814. Boston: Isaiah Thomas, Jr., 1814.

Horwitz, Tony. A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2008.

Lyon, Eugene. The Enterprise of Florida: Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Spanish Conquest of 1565-1568. A University of Florida Book. Gainesville, FL: The Univ. Pr. of Florida, 1983.

Martin, François-Xavier. The History of Louisiana: From the Earliest Period. Vol. 1. New Orleans, LA: Lyman and Beardslee, 1827. [Link]

Monette, John Wesley. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by the Three Great European Powers, Spain, France, and Great Britain, and the Subsequent Occupation, Settlement, and Extension of Civil Government by the United States, Until the Year 1846. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. [Link]

Parkman, Francis. France and England in North America; A Series of Historical Narratives. 1. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1865. [Link]

Simms, William Gilmore. The Lily and the Totem: Or, The Huguenots in Florida. A Series of Sketches, Picturesque and Historical, of the Colonies of Coligni, in North America, 1562-1570. New York: Baker and Scribner, 1850. [Link]

Williams, John Lee. The Territory of Florida: Or Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural History, of the Country, the Climate, and the Indian Tribes, from the First Discovery to the Present Time. New York: A. T. Goodrich, 1837. [Link]

Special Topics

Carayon, Céline. Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas. Williamsburg, Virginia : Chapel Hill: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture ; University of North Carolina Press, 2019.

 Harvey, Miles. Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 2008.

Housewright, Wiley L. A History of Music & Dance in Florida, 1565-1865. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1998.

Housewright, Wiley L. “Music of the Sixteenth-Century French Settlement in Florida.” In Libraries, History, Diplomacy, and the Performing Arts: Essays in Honor of Carleton Sprague Smith, edited by Carleton Sprague Smith, Israel J. Katz, Malena Kuss, and Richard J. Wolfe, 317–36. Festschrift Series, no. 9. Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon Press in cooperation with the New York Public Library, 1991.

Lorant, Stefan. The New World ; the First Pictures of America, Made by John White and Jacques Le Moyne and Engraved by Theodore de Bry, with Contemporary Narratives of the French Settlements in Florida, 1562-1565, and the English Colonies in Virginia, 1585-1590. First. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1946.

Milanich, Jerald T. “The Devil in the Details.” Archeology 58, no. 3 (June 2005): 26–31.

Independent Researchers (Sources published independently)

Armstrong, T. L., Gaetan Algoet, and Dr Robert H. Baer. A Hundred Giants: New Discoveries. Merritt Island, FL: Signum Ops, 2018.

Thornton, Richard. Fort Caroline, the Search for America’s Lost Heritage. Morrisville, NC: Lulu, 2014.

Modern Searches and Discoveries

Douberly-Gorman, Rebecca. “Searching for Fort Caroline: New Perspectives.” The Florida Anthropologist 66, no. 4 (December 2013): 157–73. [Link]

Gissendaner, Paul H. “Proposed Location of the 1565 French Huguenot Fort Le Caroline.” The Florida Anthropologist 49, no. 3 (September 1996): 131–48. [Link]

Documentaries and other Video Resources

 Bacon, Tony, and Lisa Quijano Wolfinger. “The Southeast.” Conquest of America. History, 2005.

“French Heritage – Jean Ribault.” Jacksonville History Show. Jacksonville Historical Society, September 2011. [Link]

Haines, Tony. “Secrets of Spanish Florida.” Secrets of the Dead. PBS, December 26, 2017.