Mapping the French Empire in North America

A virtual exhibit based on selections from Buisseret, David. Mapping the French Empire in North America: An Interpretive Guide to the Exhibition Mounted at the Newberry Library on the Occasion of the 17th Annual Conference of the French Colonial Historical Society (Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1991).


Artebise, Alan F.J. and Edward H. Dahl, Winnipeg in Maps/Winnipeg par les Cartes (Ottawa, 1975)

Au, Dennis M. and Joanna Brock, "The Lingering Shadow of New France: The French-Canadian Community of Monroe County, Michigan," in Michigan Folklife Reader, ed. C. Kurt Dewhurst and Yvonne R. Lockwood (East Lansing, 1987)

Babson, Jane, "The Architecture of Early Illinois Forts," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 61 (1968)

Belting, Natalia, Kaskaskia under the French Regime, (Urbana, 1948)

Barge, William and Norman Caldwell, "Illinois Place-names," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 29 (1936) 189-311

Blanchard, Anne, Dictionnaire des Ingénieurs Militaires 1691-1791 (Montpellier, 1981)

Blanchard, Raoul, L'Est du Canada français (2 vols., Paris/Montréal, 1935)

Boucher, Philip P., Les Nouvelles Frances: France in America, 1500-1815 (Providence, 1989)

Boudreau, Claude and Jacques Crochetière, Plans de Paroisses: Région de Montréal (Québec, 1988)

Buisseret, David, Historic Illinois from the Air (Chicago, 1990)

Buisseret, David, ed., From Sea Charts to Satellite Images: Interpreting North American History through Maps, (Chicago, 1990)

Campeau, Lucien, Catastrophe Démographique sur les Grands Lacs (Montréal, 1986)

Champlain, Samuel de, Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain (Paris, 1613) (Readex Microprint Edition of 1966)

Charbonneau, André et al., Québec the Fortified City (Ottawa, 1982)

Cole Harris, R. and John Warkentin, Canada before Confederation (New York, 1974)

Cole Harris, R., ed., Historical Atlas of Canada (vol. 1, Toronto, 1987)

Coronelli, Vincenzo, Libro dei Globi, (Venice, 1693) (facsimile edition published at Amsterdam in 1969 by Theatrum Orbis Terrarum)

Cumming, W.P., R.A. Skelton and D.B. Quinn, The Discovery of North America (London, 1971)

Cumming, W.P., S.E. Hillier, D.B. Quinn and G. Williams, The Exploration of North America 1630-1776 (New York, 1974)

Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 1 (Toronto, 1966)

Ekberg, Carl J., Colonial Ste. Genevieve: An Adventure on the Mississippi Frontier (Gerald, Mo., 1985)

Fry, Bruce W., "An Appearance of Strength"; the Fortifications of Louisbourg (2 vols., Ottawa, 1984)

Galloway, Patricia, ed., La Salle and his Legacy (Jackson, 1982)

Gannett, Henry, American Place-Names (Washington, 1947)

Gleason, David King, Over New Orleans (Baton Rouge/London, 1983)

Gosling, W.G., Labrador: its Discovery, Exploration and Development (London, 1910)

Hamilton, Peter J., Colonial Mobile (Boston/New York: 1910)

Hart, John Fraser, "Field patterns in Indiana," The Geographical Review, 58 (1968) 450-71

Heidenreich, Conrad, Explorations and Mapping of Samuel de Champlain, 1603-1632 (Toronto, 1976)

Heidenreich, Conrad, " An analysis of the 17th-century map 'Nouvelle France,'" Cartographica 25/3 (1988) 67-111

Hulton, Paul, ed., The Work of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (2 vols., London, 1977)

James Alfred Procter, and Charles Morse Stotz, Drums in the Forest (Pittsburgh, 1958)

James, D. Clayton, Antebellum Natchez (Baton Rouge, 1968)

Jelks, Edward B., Carl Ekberg and Terrance Martin, Excavations at the Laurens site: probable location of Fort de Chartres I (Springfield, 1989)

Jordan, Terry G., "Antecedents of the Long-Lot in Texas," Annals of the Association of American Geographers 64 (1974) 70-86

Karrow, Robert W., Mapping the Great Lakes region: motive and method (Chicago, 1977)

Kaufman, Kevin, ed., The Mapping of the Great Lakes in the Seventeenth Century (Providence, 1989)

Kerr, D.G.G., Historical Atlas of Canada (Ontario, 1975)


Lajeunesse, Ernest J., ed., The Windsor border region (Toronto, 1960)

Lamontagne, Leopold, ed., Royal Fort Frontenac (Toronto, 1958)

Lévesque, Eugénie, ed., La Carte du Sieur de Catalogne (Québec, 1976)

Lorant, Stefan, The New World: First Pictures of America (New York, 1946)

McDermott, John Francis, ed., Frenchmen and French Ways in the Mississippi Valley (Urbana, 1969)

McDermott, John Francis, ed., The French in the Mississippi Valley (Urbana, 1974)

McDermott, John Francis, ed., Old Cohokia: A Narrative and Documents Illustrating the First Century of its History (St. Louis, 1949)

McDermott, John Francis, ed., Captain Philip Pittman's The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi (Memphis, 1976)

McKee, Russell, ed., Mackinac, the gathering place (n.

., n.d.)

Naissance de la Louisiane, catalog published by the Ministère de la Culture (Paris, 1982)

Parkins, Almon Ernest, The Historical Geography of Detroit (Lansing, 1918)

Pelletier, J. Roland, Arpenteurs de Nouvell-France (Québec, 1982)

Pittman, see McDermott

Rumilly, Robert, Histoire de Montréal (5 vols., Montréal, 1970)

Smith, Clara A., List of Manuscript Maps in the Edward E. Ayer Collection (Chicago, 1972)

Somes, Joseph H.V., Old Vincennes (New York, 1962)

Tanner, Helen, ed., Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History (Norman, 1986)

Temple, Wayne C., Indian Villages of the Illinois Country (Springfield, Illinois, 1958)

Trudel, François, "Les Inuit du Labrador Méridional . . .," Revue d'Histoire de l'Amérique Française 31 (1978) 481-499

Trudel, Marcel, Atlas de la Nouvelle France (Québec, 1968)

Vachon, André, Dreams of Empire: Canada before 1700 (Ottawa, 1982)

Vachon, André, Taking Root: Canada from 1700-1760 (Ottawa, 1985)

Wallis, Helen, ed., The Boke of Idrography (Oxford, 1982)

Wilkie, William E., Dubuque on the Mississippi 1788-1988 (Dubuque, 1987)

Wilson, Samuel Jr., The Vieux Carré, New Orleans: its plan, its growth, its architecture (New Orleans, 1968)