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Allan, Robert C. “Remarks on Some of the Galapagos Islands” 9
Beebe, Walter S. Recollections of the Crash of a B-24 19
Berlanga, Tomás de “Letter to His Majesty . . .” 11
Burney, James A Chronological History of the Voyages and Discoveries in the South Sea (Volumes 1 & 4) 47
[Byron, George Anson] Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands . . . 9
Colnett, James A Voyage to the South Atlantic . . . 60
Coulter, John Adventures in the Pacific 94
Cowley, William Ambrosia A Short Account of my Voyage … 35
The Voyage of Capt. Cowley. Papist. 63
Cowley's Voyage Round the World. (Sloane MS. 1050 excerpt) 21
Cowley's Voyage Round the Globe 76
Dampier, William Ms. letter: Letter to Colonel William Helyar 18
Adventures of William Dampier, New Voyage Round the World (Galápagos sections only) 65
A New Voyage Round the World (complete text) 103, 232, 271, 217, 257
Darwin, Charles Charles Darwin's Diary 29
Journal and Remarks and
Journal of Researches … (Galápagos chapters only, with illustrations)
Journal of Researches … (Complete text, without illustrations) 1.16 Mb
Comparison of Chapter Titles in Various Journal Editions 7
Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands … (Galápagos chapter only, with illustrations) 44
2007: “Darwin in Galápagos” 
Darwin Foundation et al News Releases pertaining to Jessica Oil Spill71
Davis, William M. Nimrod of the Sea56
Delano, Amasa Narrative of Voyages and Travels44
Ecuador, Republic of Decrees pertaining to the Galápagos Islands 10
Emory, Jerry Oral Histories of Galapagueños 26
Ewing, Ray S. Letter to C. T. Munson8
Finsen, Walter Debunking the Baroness15
FitzRoy, Robert H. M. S. Beagle Logs (Excerpts from Captain's, Master's, Ship's logs)18
Narrative of the Surveying Voyages . . . 64
Grant, K. Thalia Writing On Walls 11
Hale, Edward Everett “The Man Without A Country” 61
Hall, Basil Extracts from a Journal . . . 43
Hall, Dunwoodie “The Lust-Mad Empress of Galapagos” 13
Harris, Paul “Galápagos 1946—Last Flight Out” 9
Harrsch, Don Filiate Science Antrorse: Together with Science we Move Forward 23
Hodges, G. Charles “The Pacific's Key to Panama” 8
Hoff, Stein Drømmen om Galapagos (The Galápagos Dream) 129, 153, 119, 121
Jäger, Heinke Observations of Theodor Wolf, August - November 1875 & May - July 1878  5
Kelly, James “...Discovery of the ... Pyracies of Capt. James Kelly” 23
Lange, Vernon The Wittmers of Floreana 8
Lundh, Jacob P. Galápagos: A Brief History 165, 180, 166, 174
“The Galápagos Islands Flag and Coat of Arms 11
“The Last Days of a Paradise 122, 158, 129, 159
“The Last Cruise of the Schooner Chance 53
Macy, William. H. “King Pat, the Crusoe of the Galapagos” 36
Mandel, Leon Leon Mandel—Field Museum Galapagos Expedition 12
Matthews, Ira V. Collection of 81 War Stories … 36
Melville, Herman The Encantadas, or Enchanted Islands 131
Mielche, Hakon Let's See if the World is Round 73
Moll, Herman A View of the Coasts, Countries and Islands … 9
Morrell, Benjamin Narrative of Four Voyages 19
Nickerson, Thomas Account of the Ship Essex Sinking 24
Petit-Thouars, Abel du Voyage Around the World on the Frigate La Vénus 66
Porter, Captain David Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean 74, 121, 82
Reimer, Ernest G. A Social Visit Extraordinary 17
Rogers, Woodes A Cruising Voyage Round the World 25
Roosevelt, Eleanor “My Day”  7
Sarmiento de Gamboa, Pedro History of the Incas 13
Schimpff, J. F. “. . . A Modern ‘Robinson Crusoe’ ” 32
Seymour, John “Notes on the Island of Cocos, and Two of the Galapagos.” 8
Shillibeer, John A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage … 9
Snell, Heidi Gravesites of Galápagos Fishermen 4
Snell, Heidi, et al Sortable Table of Island Names & Locations, derived from data in “Geographical Characteristics of the Galápagos Islands.” 25
Staples, M. M. Letter to Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Minister in Lima 6
Stock, Ralph The Cruise of the Dream Ship 33
Townsend, Charles Haskins The Galapagos Tortoises in their Relation to the Whaling Industry 98, 97
U. S. Air Force “Galapagos Oasis” 3
Study of the U. S. Air Forces' Galapagos Islands Base 75
U. S. Congress Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 78th Congress. 15
Utley, Temple A Modern Sea Beggar 206
Vancouver, George A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean … 36
von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang Ecuador the Unknown & The Galapagos Revisited (excerpts) 17
The Chronology of the Darwin Memorial Expedition, … . 12
West, Paul Ship's Log: Whaleship Cyrus 7
Wittmer, Margret What Happened on Galápagos? 108, 101
Woram, John 1991: “Who Killed the Iguanas?” 24
1992: “That First Iguana Transfer”11
2000: “The Year of the Tortoise: Dating the Maps of the Galápagos Islands” 23
2001: “History and Discovery on the Web” 20
2002a: “Virtual Collecting: The Virtues of Electronic Cartography” 22
2002b: The Galápagos Track of H. M. S. Beagle 19
2003: Portraits in the Round: Busts of Charles Darwin 8
2005: Charles Darwin Slept Here (Sample excerpts in PDF files)
2006: Chronology of the Seth Parker Voyage 21
2006: The Seven Manuscripts of William Ambrosia Cowley 54
Title — A published book
“Title” — Other publication (newspaper, magazine, etc.)
Title — Document unpublished elsewhere
Text Comparisons
Authors Comments
William Ambrosia Cowley The Lambeth Palace ms. appears to be an expanded version of Cowley's “Your Grace” letter.
There are significant content differences between the Sloane, Pepys and Morgan manuscripts.
Herman Melville & Edmund Spenser Melville freely borrowed from Edmund Spenser for his introductory verses.
Herman Melville & James Colnett Melville used Colnett's Voyage as one of his sources.
Herman Melville & David Porter Melville also borrowed and enhanced much of Porter's original text.
Melville, Porter & Coulter Melville follows Porter's account of Patrick Watkins' fate.
Dore Strauch & Margret Wittmer Their accounts of Dr. Ritter's death don't always agree.


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