Justin Winsor Biography

Justin Winsor (1831–97) was the third president of the Association. He specialized in American history and historical geography.


A bibliography of the original quartos and folios of Shakespeare with particular reference to copies in America. By Justin Winsor. With sixty-eight heliotype facsimiles. Boston, J. R. Osgood and Company, 1876.

The reader's handbook of the American Revolution, 1761-1783. By Justin Winsor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, c1879.

The earliest printed sources of New England history, 1602-1629. By Justin Winsor. Cambridge, Mass.: J. Wilson and Son, 1894 (Cambridge: University Press)

Christopher Columbus and how he received and imparted the spirit of discovery. By Justin Winsor. 5th ed., rev. Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1892.

The results in Europe of Cartier's explorations, 1542-1603. By Justin Winsor. Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, University Press, 1892.

Cartier to Frontenac; geographical discovery in the interior of North America in its historical relations, 1534-1700. New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1970.

The Mississippi basin: The struggle in America between England and France 1697-1763, with full cartographical illustrations from contemporary sources. By Justin Winsor. Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895; Reprint, Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1972.

The literature of witchcraft in New England. By Justin Winsor. Worcester, Mass.: Printed by C. Hamilton, 1896.

The New-England Indians: a bibliographical survey, 1630-1700. By Justin Winsor. Cambridge, J. Wilson and son, 1895; Reprint, Montreal: Osiris Publications, 1973.

Narrative and critical history of America . Edited by Justin Winsor. New York : AMS Press, 1967.

The American Revolution; a narrative, critical and bibliographical history. Edited by Justin Winsor. Compiled by Jack Brussel, Narrative and critical history of America. Selections. New York, Sons of Liberty Publications, 1972.

The Kohl collection of maps relating to America. By Justin Winsor. Cambridge, Library of Harvard University, 1886; Reprint, Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Pub., 2002.

The westward movement; the Colonies and the Republic west of the Alleghanies, 1763-1798, with full cartographical illustrations from contemporary sources. New York, B. Franklin, 1968.