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WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Modern from CIA World Factbook; BBC Country Profiles; Index Mundi
Article : British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Vierges Britanniques, from L'amenagement linguistique dans le monde, in French
Historical
Links General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World
Category : British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of the British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Organizations Association of Caribbean Historians
Caribbean Contacts, from Caribbean Database of Documentary Heritage
British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines
Accounts of History Modern from Wikipedia
Historical, of the Caribbean Th. Coke, A history of the West Indies, vol.1, 1808, vol.2, 1810, vol.3, 1811, GB
Th. Southey, Chronological history of the West Indies, vol.1, 1827, GB (out of 3 vols.)
C.E. Meinecke, Versuch einer Geschichte der europaischen Colonien in Westindien, 1831, in German, GB
E. Regnault et al., Histoire des Antilles et des colonies françaises, espagnoles, anglaises .., 1849, in French, GB
Historical, of British Virgin Islands
Specific Periods W.H. Siebert, The Legacy of the American Revolution to the British West Indies and Bahamas (1913), posted on Internet Archive
Politics Category : Politics of the British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia; Political Resources on the Web : British Virgin Islands; Governments on the WWW : Virgin Islands, British
Military Category : Military of the British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Regiments of the British West Indies and Bermuda, by Frank Goodwill
Economy & Finances Entry Virgin Islands (British), from Global History of Currencies, by Bryan Taylor; Article Economy of the British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Category : Economy of the British Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
British Virgin Islands, from Ministry of Rum
Social History J. Stephen, The slavery of the British West India colonies delineated, vol.1, 1824, vol.2, 1830, GB
Ethnography Languages of Bahamas (2), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : British Virgin Islands
Vierges Britanniques, from L'amenagement linguistique dans le monde, in French
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses - British Virgin Islands, from Kirken i Norge
Local History
Institutions Virgin Islands (UK), from Airline History
Structurae : British Virgin Islands; Search Lighthouse Explorer for British Virgin Islands
Culture
Biographies
Others British Virgin Islands at the Olympics, from Wikipedia
Neotropic Ecoregion, from WWF

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon), from Rulers (B. Schemmel)
Lists of Ambassadors Heads of Post : British Virgin Islands, from MOFA, Canada
Lists of Consuls
Lists of Bishops
Population Figures from Population Statistics (Jan Lahmeyer)
Election Results from IFES Election Guide, since 2002
Documents Historical Newspapers Hemerotheques Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
Modern Newspapers Newspapers and News Media : British Virgin Islands, from ABYZ; from Online Newspapers (links)
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
Systematic Collections
Specialist
E. Hamilton, Old Historic Pictures of Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Accidental Collections
Universal Collections
Items on British Virgin Islands
License Plates, from Francoplaque, from License Plates around the World
Airline Timetable Images : Air BVI, British Caribbean Airways
Archival Deposits Search National Archives (UK) for Guadeloupe
Constitutions, Laws Virgihn Islands, pp.169-174 in Charles Clark, A summary of colonial law, the practice of the Court of Appeals from the Plantations and of the Laws and their Administration of All the Colonies, 1834, GB
Virgin Islands, pp.519-530 in vol.1 of J.H. Howard The laws of the British colonies, in the West Indies and other parts of America concerning Real and Personal Property and the Manumission of Slaves with a View of the Constitution of each Colony, 1827, GB
Treaties
Consular Reports
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections Caribbean GenWeb Project, scroll down for British Virgin Islands
Third Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into the Administration of Civil and Criminal Justice in the West Indies : Antigua. Montserrat. Nevis. St. Christopher and the Virgin Islands. General Conclusions. October 5th 1826, pp.1-284 in West Indies, Two Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry ... 1827, GB
Historical Maps Guadeloupe Maps, from Mappery
Category : Maps of Guadeloupe, from Wikimedia
Atlas of Guadeloupe, from Wikimedia Commons Atlas of the World
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Articles Virgin Islands, from EB 1911
Article Jungferninseln, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Religious
Economic Tortola, the Saints, Barbuda, Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat, Dominica etc., p.362 in vol.1 of P. Kelly, The Universal Cambist, 1811, GB
Geographical Tortola, Virgin Gorda, pp.73-74 in The Present State of the West Indies, 1778, GB
British West Indies : Tortola, p.833 in J. Morse, The American universal geography, 1805, GB
Virgin Islands, pp.671-672 in vol.4 of J. Adolphus, The political state of the British Empire, 1818, GB
Virgin Islands pp.423-424 in vol.3 of C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, 1827, GB
Virgin Islands, pp.45-47 in G. Long, America and the West Indies: geographically described, 1845, GB
Historical Virgin Islands, p.511 in J.H. Wynne, A general history of the British empire in America, 1770, GB
Les Vierges, pp.41-42, Negade p.43 in vol.22 of F.M. de Marsy et al., Histoire moderne des Chinois, des Japonnois, des Indiens, des Persans, des Turcs, des Russiens et des Americains, 1771, in French, GB
St. Christopher, Nevis, Antigua, Montserrat and the Virgin Islands, pp.351-358 in W.F. Mavor, The history of the discovery and settlement: to the present time, of North and South America and the West Indies, 1804, GB
Vrigin Islands, p.1190 in vol.1 of S.G. Goodrich, A history of all nations, 1866, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues Virgin Islands, pp.207-210 in Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., Guide to the Madeiras, Azores, British and foreign West Indies ..., 1844, GB
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Museum Directory : British Virgin Islands, from Caribbean Museums
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of the East Caribbean States, from World Currency Museum; from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Collections of Coins : from World Coin Gallery
Stamps Rare British Virginb Islands Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery; Virgin Islands Stamps 1866-1912, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on British Virgin Islands survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database
general bibliographies
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies
serial publications
general bibliographies
British Virgin Islands entries
Annotated Bibliography for the English Speaking Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, The British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) (In order of importance.), from Florida Coastal School of Law
National Archives (UK) : Caribbean Histories Revealed : Bibliography
Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography
Bibliography of Caribbean Archaeology, from Florida Museum of Natural History
booksellers
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
Biblioteca Digital Hispanica; Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
on the Caribbean Digital Library of the Caribbean
Online Journals General Directory of Open Access Journals
On the Caribbean
General Accounts Jan Rogozinski, A Brief History of the Caribbean (1992) London : Penguin 1994 [G]
Mordechai Arbell, The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean, Jerusalem : Gefen 2002
Bryan Edwards, The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British West Indies, Vol.1-5 (London 1819) NY : AMS Press 1966; Virgin Islands Vol.1 pp.498-505
Specific Topics
Historical Dictionaries
Yearbooks Article : West Indies, British, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1945 pp.760-761, 1946 p.823-824 [G]
Article : Leeward Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1947 p.455, 1948 p.437, 1949 pp.388-389, 1950 p.411, 1951 p.420, 1952 pp.420-421, 1953 pp.416-417, 1954 p.421, 1955 p.464, 1956 pp.401-402, 1957 pp.463-464, 1958 p.403 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, British, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1960 p.737, 1961 p.739, 1962 p.729, 1963 p.844 [G]
Article : Colonies and Dependent Territories, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1964 pp.265-268 [G]
Article : Colonies and Other Dependencies : Leeward Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1965 p.253, 1966 p.204, 1967 pp.218, 220-222 [G]
Article : Colonies and Other Dependencies : British Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1968 p.216 [G]
Article : Dependent States : British Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1969 pp.273, 276-277, 1970 p.277, 1971 pp. 266-267, 1972 pp.238-239, 243, 1973 pp.229-230, 235, 1974 pp.246-247, 251, 1975 pp.230-231, 1976 pp.247-248, 252, 1977 pp.246-248, 252, 1978 p.305 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, British, in : The World in Figures 1st ed. 1976 pp.157-158 [G]
Article : West Indies : Leeward Islands : British Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Year Book 1910 p.269, 1919 p.333, 1924 p.333, 1925 p.337, 1926 p.336, 1928 p.334, 1929 p.339, 1932 p.342, 1937 p.366, 1943 p.285 [G]
Article : Leeward and Windward Islands : The British Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 pp.169-170, 1975-1976 p.514 [G]
Article : Leeward Islands - British Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1927 p.496-497, 1928 p.451-452, 1930 pp.440-441, 1931 pp.441-442, 1932 pp.408-409, 1933 p.432, 1934 p.334, 1935 p.401, 1936 pp.403-404, 1937 p.408, 1943 p.426, 1944 pp.395-396 [G]
Article : Leeward Islands - Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1945 pp.427-428, 1946 pp.445-446 [G]
Article : Leeward Islands - British Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1947 pp.408-409, 1957 p.453 [G]
Article : British Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1961 p.98, 1962 p.96, 1963 p.104, 1964 p.104 [G]
Article Dependent States : British Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1979 pp.305-306, 1980 pp.300-301, 303-305, 1981 pp.301, 303-306, 1982 pp.295, 297, 299-301, 1983 pp.297, 299-300, 1984 p.293, 1985 pp.603-604, 1986 pp.597-598, 1988 pp.518-519, 1989 p.519, 1990 pp.534-535 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, British, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1978-1979 pp.1586-1587, 1980-1981 pp.1591-1592, 1983-1984 pp.1596-1597, 1984-1985 pp.1593-1595, 1985-1986 pp.1589-1591, 1987-1988 pp.1590-1591, 1988-1989 pp.1593-1594, 1989-1990 pp.1589-1591, 1990-1991 pp.1591-1592, 1991-1992 pp.1589-1590, 1992-1993 pp.1598-1599, 1993-1994 pp.1602-1604, 1994-1995 pp.1602-1604, 1995-1996 pp.1595-1598, 1996-1997 pp.1592-1594 [G]
Article : United Kingdom : British Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1997-1998 pp.1373-1375, 1998-1999 pp.1494-1496, 2000 pp.1682-1684, 2001 pp.1646-1648, 2002 pp.1705-1708, 2003 pp.1708-1710, 2004 pp.1724-1727, 2005 pp.1738-1740 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, British, in : The World in Figures 2nd ed. 1978 pp.157-158, 4th ed. 1984 pp.157-158 [G]
Entry : British Virgin Islands, in : The Commonwealth Yearbook 1989 pp.427-429 [G]