George Parker Winship
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He was librarian of the John Carter Brown Library at Providence, R.I. from 1895 to 1915. Subsequently, he took charge of the collection of rare books made by Harry Elkins Widener and housed in the new Widener Memorial Library at Harvard, the largest important university library in the United States.
Mr. Winship was a scholar as well as a librarian. He edited a number of historical works and published: The Coronado Expedition (1896); John Cabot (1898); Geoffrey Chaucer, (1900); Cabot Bibliography (1900); William Caxton (1909); Printing in South America (1912); and The John Carter Brown Library (1914).
His father was the American educator Albert Edward Winship.
- The Coronado Expedition (1896);
- John Cabot (1898);
- Geoffrey Chaucer, (1900);
- Cabot Bibliography (1900);
- William Caxton (1909);
- Printing in South America (1912);
- The John Carter Brown Library (1914).
- Sailors Narratives of Voyages Along the New England Coast, 1524–1634 (1905)
- George Parker Winship as Librarian, Typophile, and Teacher -Edited by Roger Stoddard
- American National Biography entry
- Works by or about George Parker Winship at Internet Archive
- Works by George Parker Winship at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
- The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers, written by Pedro de Castañeda and translated by George Parker Winship, 1922 publication, hosted by the Portal to Texas History.
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