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(Sources with significant information on the Native Americans have*)

Bradford, William. A dialogue or third conference between some young men ... and some ancient Men... Edited by Charles Deane. Boston: John Wilson, 1870.
Bradford, William. Governor William Bradford’s letter book. Boston: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1906.
*Bradford, William. Of Plymouth Plantation. Edited by Samuel Eliot Morison. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.
*Champlain, Samuel de. Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, 1604-1618. W.L. Grant, editor. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1967.
*Church, Thomas. The history of King Philip’s War. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Classic, 1989.
Geneva Bible: The annotated New Testament 1602 Edition. Edited by Gerald T. Sheppard. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1989.
*Gookin, Daniel. An historical account of the doings and sufferings of the Christian Indians in New England, in the years 1675, 1676, 1677. New York: Arno Press, 1972.
*Gookin, Daniel. Historical collections of the Indians in New England. New York: Arno Press, 1972.
Hakluyt, Richard. Voyages to the Virginia Colonies. London: Century, 1986.
*Heath, Dwight B., editor. Mourt’s relation: a journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth. Cambridge, Mass.: Applewood Books, 1986.
*Josselyn, John. New-Englands rarities discovered. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1972.
*Lindholdt, Paul J., editor. John Josselyn, colonial traveler: A Critical Edition of Two Voyages to New England. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1988.
Morton, Nathaniel. New England’s memorial. 5th edition. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1826.
*Morton, Thomas. The New English Canaan of Thomas Morton. Reprint edited by Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Boston: The Prince Society, 1883.
Plymouth Church records 1620-1859, Vols. 22 and 23 of Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts. Boston: The Society, 1902.
Pope, Charles Henry. Plymouth scrap book. Boston: C.I. Goodspeed & Co., 1918.
*Pory, John etc. Three visitors to early Plymouth. Edited by Sydney W. James Jr. Bedford, Mass.: Applewood Books, 1997.
Prince, Thomas. Chronological history of New-England. Boston: Cummings, Hilliard and Co., 1826.
Records of the Colony of New Plymouth. Edited by Nathaniel B. Shurtleff. 12 vols. Boston: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1855.
*Williams, Roger. A Key into the language of America. New York: Russell & Russell, 1973.
*Winslow, Edward. Good newes from New England. Bedford, Mass.: Applewood Books, 1996. First publication in 1624.
*Wood, William. New England’s prospect. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1977.
*Young, Alexander. Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth from 1602 to 1605. Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1851. (Contains texts of Winslow’s Good newes from New England, Winslow’s Hypocrisie unmasked, Bradford’s First dialogue, Bradford’s Letter book.)


Abrams, Ann Uhry. The Pilgrims & Pocahontas: rival myths of American origin. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1999.
Anderson, Douglas. William Bradford's books: Of Plimmoth Plantation and the written word. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Anderson, Robert Charles. The great migration begins: immigrants to New England 1620-1633. 3 volumes. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995.
Anderson, Robert Charles. The Pilgrim migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony, 1620-1633. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.
Anderson, Virginia DeJohn. Creatures of empire: How domestic animals transformed early America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Armitage, David and Michael J. Braddick, editors. The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2002.
Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis. Pilgrim Edward Winslow: England's first international diplomat. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.
Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis. Strangers and pilgrims, travellers and sojourners: Leiden and the foundations of Plymouth Plantation. Plymouth, Mass.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2009.
Bunker, Nick. Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Chu, Jonathan M. Neighbors, friends, or madmen: the Puritan adjustment to Quakerism in seventeenth-century Massachusetts Bay. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985.
Cressy, David. Birth, marriage & death: ritual, religion, and the life-cycle in Tudor and Stuart England. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Cressy, David. Coming over: migration and communication between England and New England in the seventeenth century. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Cullity, Brian. A cubberd, four joyne stools & other smalle thinges: the material culture of Plymouth Colony (exhibit catalog). Sandwich, Mass.: Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, 1994.
Deetz, James and Patricia Scott Deetz. The times of their lives: life, love, and death in Plymouth Colony. New York: W.H. Freeman & Co., 2000.
Dexter, Lincoln A., editor. Maps of early Massachusetts: pre-history through the seventeenth century. Rev. edition. Middleburg, Floria: The Author, 1984.
Fairbanks, Jonathan L. and Robert F. Trent. New England begins: the seventeenth century (exhibit catalog). 3 volumes. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1982.
George, Timothy. John Robinson and the English Separatist tradition. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1982.
Johnson, Caleb. Here shall I die ashore: Stephen Hopkins: Bermuda castaway, Jamestown survivor, and Mayflower Pilgrim. XLibris Coporation, 2007.
Kardux, Joke and Eduard van de Bilt. Newcomers in an old city: the American Pilgrims in Leiden 1609-1620. 3d revised ed. Leiden: Uitgeverij Burgersdijk & Niermans, 2007.
Krusell, Cynthia Hagar. Plymouth County 1685. Plymouth, Mass.: Pilgrim Society, 1985.
McIntyre, Sheila & Len Travers, editors. The correspondence of John Cotton Junior. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2009.
McManus, Edgar J. Law and liberty in early New England: criminal justice and due process, 1620-1692. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.
Mendelson, Sara and Patricia Crawford. Women in early modern England. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1998.
Moore, Susan Hardman. Pilgrims: New World settlers & the call of home. New Haven, Ct.: Yale University Press, 2007.
Philbrick, Nathaniel. Mayflower: A story of courage, community and war. New York: Viking Penguin, 2006.
Read, David. New World, known world: shaping knowledge in early Anglo-American writing. Columbia, Mo.: University of Missouri Press, 2005.
St. George, Robert Blair. The wrought covenant: source material for the study of craftsmen and community in southeastern New England 1620-1700. Brockton, Mass.: Brockton Art Center-Fuller Memorial, 1979.
Seelye, John. Memory’s nation: the place of Plymouth Rock. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Sprunger, Keith L. Dutch Puritanism: a history of English and Scottish churches of The Netherlands in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1982.
Sprunger, Keith L. Trumpets from the tower: English Puritan printing in the Netherlands, 1600-1640. Leiden, The Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1994.
Stout, Harry S. New England soul: preaching and religious culture in colonial New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. Plymouth Colony: its history & people 1620-1691. Salt lake City, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, 1986.
Weir, David A. Early New England: a covenanted society. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2005.
Baker, James, editor. Plymouth illustrated 1893: a tour of Plymouth as it was long ago. Plymouth, Mass.: Old Colony Club, 1993.
Belcher, Marjorie Stephens. The economic evolution of a New England town: Plymouth, Massachusetts. 1940.
Briggs, Helen and Rose Briggs. Picture guide to historic Plymouth. Rev. by Hope A. Thurlby. Plymouth, Mass.: Pilgrim Society, 1990.
Briggs, Rose T. Plymouth Rock: history and significance. Plymouth, Mass.: Pilgrim Society, 1968.
Carlin, Wayne M. Loyalism in Plymouth during the American Revolution. Unpublished ms., 1976.
Cavallaro, Lenny, Lou Cook and Bob Jannoni. Solved: The mystery of the General Arnold. Two Capes Press, 2007.
Cummings, O.R. Trolleys in the land of the Pilgrims. Forty Fort, Penn.: Harold E. Cox, c1992.
Curtis, Michael G. In the vineyards of liberty: Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1763-1783. Unpublished ms., 1986.
Davis, William T. Ancient landmarks of Plymouth. 2d edition. Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899.
Davis, William T. History of the Town of Plymouth. Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co., 1885.
Davis, William T. Plymouth memories of an octogenarian. Plymouth, Mass.: The Memorial Press, 1906.
Geller, L.D., editor. They knew they were Pilgrims: essays in Plymouth history. New York: Poseidon Books, 1971.
Gomes, Peter J. The Pilgrim Society 1820-1970: an informal commemorative essay. Plymouth, Mass.: Pilgrim Society, 1970.
Hurd, D. Hamilton, comp. History of Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co., 1884.
Littlejohn, Stephen E. The emergency of community: the Italians of Plymouth, Mass., 1895-1915. Unpublished ms., 1975.
McPhee, John. "Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Plymouth Rock)." The New Yorker, Feb. 26, 1990.
O’Gorman, James F. Accomplished in all departments of art: Hammatt Billings of Boston, 1818-1874. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. (Hammatt Billings designed the original portico over Plymouth Rock as well as the National Monument to the Forefathers)
Philleo, Calvin W. "A Pilgrimage to Plymouth." Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 8 (1853-1854): 36-54.
Pizer, Laurence R. Plymouth in the 1800’s. Unpublished ms.: 1983.
Records of the Town of Plymouth. 3 vols. Plymouth, Mass.: Avery & Doten, 1889.
Russell, William S. Guide to Plymouth, and recollections of the Pilgrims. Boston: The Author, 1846.
Russell, William S. Pilgrim memorials, and guide for visitors to Plymouth Village. Boston: The Author, 1851.
Russell, William S. Pilgrim memorials, and guide to Plymouth. Boston: Crosby, Nichols and Company, 1855.
Russell, William S. Pilgrim memorials, and guide to Plymouth. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1860.
Russell, William S. Pilgrim memorials, and guide to Plymouth. Boston: s.n., 1886.
Thacher, James. History of the Town of Plymouth. Salem, Mass.: Higginson Book Co., 1991.
Thompson, Elroy S. History of Plymouth, Norfolk and Barnstable Counties, Massachusetts. 3 vols. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1928.
Zuckerman, Michael. Peaceable kingdoms: New England towns in the eighteenth century. New York: Vintage Books, 1970.

including interaction with colonists and King Philip's War

Axtell, James. The Indian Peoples of eastern America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.
Axtell, James. The invasion within: the contest of cultures in colonial North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Bragdon, Kathleen J. Native People of southern New England, 1500-1600. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996.
Braun, Ester K., and Braun, David P. The First Peoples of the Northeast. Lincoln, Mass.: Lincoln Historical Society, 1994.
Campbell, Martha G. Colonists contacts with the Indians, 1620-1676. 2 vols. Unpublished ms., 1982.
Campisi, Jack. The Mashpee Indians: tribe on trial. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1991.
Cogley, Richard W. John Eliot’s mission to the Indians before King Philip’s War. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999.
Cronon, William. Changes in the land: Indians, colonists, and the ecology of New England. New York: Hill & Wang, 1983.
Drake, James D. King Philip’s War: civil war in New eEgland, 1675-1676. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999
Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte. Use of plants for the past 500 Years. Aurora, Ont.: Breezy Creek Press, 1979.
Gibson, Susan G. Burr’s Hill: a 17th century Wampanoag burial ground in Warren, Rhode Island. Providence: Brown University, 1980.
Hutchins, Francis G. Mashpee: the Story of Cape Cod’s Indian town. West Franklin, N.H.: Amarat Press, 1979.
Jennings, Francis. The invasion of America. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina, 1975.
Kupperman, Karin Ordahl. Settling with the Indians: the meeting of English and Indian cultures in America, 1580-1640. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1980.
Kupperman, Karin Ordahl. Indians & English: Facing off in early America. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2000.
Leach, Douglas Edward. Flintlock and tomahawk: New England in King Philip’s War. East Orleans, Mass.: Parnassus Imprints, 1958.
Lepore, Jill. The name of war: King Philip’s War and the origins of American identity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
Malone, Patrick M. The Skulking way of war: technology and tactics among the New England Indians. New York: Madison Books, 1991.
Martin, Calvin. Keepers of the game: Indian-animal relationships and the fur trade. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1978.
Nabokov, Peter. Native American architecture. New York: Oxford University, 1989.
Peters, Russell. The Wampanoags of Mashpee. S.l.: Indian Spiritual and Cultural Training Council, 1987.
Pulsipher, Jenny Hale. Subjects unto the same king: Indians, English and the contest for authority in colonial New England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.
Russell, Howard S. Indian New England before the Mayflower. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1980.
Salisbury, Neal. Manitou and Providence: Indians, Europeans, and the making of New England, 1500-1743. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
Salisbury, Neal. "Squanto: Last of the Patuxets." In Struggle and survival in colonial America. Edited by David G. Sweet and Gary B. Nash. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1981.
Schultz, Eric B. and Michael J. Tougias. King Philips War: the history and legacy of America’s forgotten conflict. Woodstock, Vt.: The Countryman Press, 1999.
Simmons, William S. Spirit of the New England Tribes. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1986.
Slotkin, Richard and Folsom, James K., editors. So dreadful a judgement: Puritan responses to King Philip’s War, 1676-1677. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1978.
Snow, Dean R. The archaeology of New England. New York: Academic Press, 1980.
Trigger, Brice G., editor. Handbook of the North American Indians, Volume 15 ("Northeast"). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978.
Vaughan, Alden T. New England frontier: Puritans and Indians 1620-1675. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1965.
Vaughan, Alden T., and Clark, Edward W., editors. Puritans among the Indians: accounts of captivity and redemption 1676-1724. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard, 1981.
Weatherwax, Paul. Indian Corn in old America. New York: Macmillan Co., 1954.
Weinstein, Laurie, editor. Enduring traditions: the Native Peoples of New England. Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 1994.
Weinstein, Laurie Lee. Indian vs. colonist: competition for land in 17th century Plymouth Colony. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI, 1983.
Weinstein-Farson, Laurie. The Wampanoag. New York: Chelsea House, 1989.
Wilbur, C. Keith. The New England Indians. Chester, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press, 1978.
Willoughby, Charles C. Antiquities of the New England Indians. Cambridge, Mass.: Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, 1935.

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