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First posted on June 21st 2002, last revised on November 16th 2010







In 1917 the United States purchased the Danish West Indies (Dansk Væstindien) from Denmark.







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WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Modern from CIA World Factbook; Index Mundi, Article : Danish West Indies, United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Vierges Americaines, from L'amenagement linguistique dans le monde, in French
Historical
Links General from LANIC; from Library of Congress, Portals to the World; Category : United States : Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of the United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Organizations Association of Caribbean Historians
Caribbean Contacts, from Caribbean Database of Documentary Heritage
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines from timelines.ws
Accounts of History Modern Danish West Indies, History of the United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedioa
Brief History of the Virgin Islands, from VI now; from Danish National Archives
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.)
E. Regnault bet al., Histoire des Antilles et des colonies françaises, espagnoles, anglaises .., 1849, in French, GB
Historical, of the U.S. Virgin Islands
Specific Periods U.S. Congress, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cession of Danish West Indies (1917), vol.1, vol.2, posted on Internet Archive
S.J.M.P. Fogdall, Danish-American diplomacy, 1776-1920 (1922), posted on Internet Archive
R. Lansing, Cession of the Danish West Indies : letter from the Secretary of State to the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations transmitting a summary memorandum relative to certain articles of the proposed treaty with Denmark ceding to the United States the Danish West Indies (1916), posted on Internet Archive
Purchase of Danish islands (1902), posted on Internet Archive
Cession of Danish West Indies (1917), vol.1 vol.2, vol.3, posted on Internet Archive
U.S. Bank of Commerce in NY : The Virgin Islands: A Description of the Commercial Value of the Danish West (1917), posted on Internet Archive
Appropriation to pay for the Danish West Indies. Message from the President of the United States inviting the attention of the Congress to the necessity for making an appropriation of $25,000,000 as payment for the purchase of the Danish West Indies vol.1, vol.2, posted on Internet Archive
Politics Category : Politics of the United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia; Political Resources on the Web : US Virgin Islands; Governments on the WWW : Virgin Islands, U.S.
Military Category : Military in the United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances Entry Virgin Islands (United States), from Global History of Currencies, by Bryan Taylor; Article Economy of the United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
Catregory : Economy of the United States Virgin Islands, from Wikipedia
United States Virgin Islands, from Ministry of Rum
History of the Virgin Islands Energy Office
Social History
Ethnography Languages of the U.S. VirginIslands (3), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : U.S. Virgin Islands
Vierges Americaines, from L'amenagement linguistique dans le monde, in French
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses - US Virgin Islands, from Kirken i Norge
Virtual Jewish History Tour : St. Thomas, from Jewish Virtual Library
History of Regions Districts of the United States Virgin Islands, from www.statoids.com
History of St. Croix, from Seven Flags, from Wikipedia, from St. Croix Beaches
History of St. Thomas, from West Indies Online, from St. Thomas USVI, from Wikipedia
History of Saint John, from Wikipedia
Local History
Institutions Virgin Islands (U.S.), from Airline History
Structurae : Virgin Islands (U.S.); Search Lighthouse Explorer for U.S. Virgin Islands
Culture Virgin Islands at the Olympics, from Wikipedia
Biographies
Others Disaster History by Country : the Bahamas, from Relief Web; History with Tropical Systems : Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Thomas, from Hurricane City
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 Consuls
Lists of Bishops
Population Figures from Population Statistics (Jan Lahmeyer)
Election Results from Psephos, since 2002
Documents Historical Newspapers Hemerotheques Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
Selected Articles History of the US Virgin Islands, from World History Archives
Modern Newspapers Newspapers and News Media : United States Virgin Islands, from ABYZ; from Online Newspapers (links)
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
University of the Virgin Islands, Historical Photographs
Systematic Collections
Specialist
St. John Historical Society : Photograph Collections
Accidental Collections
Universal Collections
Items on U.S. Virgin Islands
License Plates, from Francoplaque, from License Plates around the World
Airline Timetable Images : Antilles Air Boats, Coral Air, Dolphin Airlines, Sunaire, Virgin Islands Seaplane Shuttle
Archival Deposits National Archives (U.S.) : Records of the Government of the Virgin Islands, 1672-1957
Constitutions, Laws
Treaties
Consular Reports
Chamber of Commerce Reports
Document Collections
Historical Maps
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular
Religious
Economic
Geographical
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Residence Memoirs
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Danish National Archives; on archivalia on Danish West Indies
Museum Directory : United States Virgin Islands, from Caribbean Museums
Russ Rowlett, Lighthouses of the U.S. Virgin Islands
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of the Danish West Indies, from World Currency Museum; from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Collections of Coins : from World Coin Gallery (Danish West Indies); Danish West Indies, from Encyclopedia of Small Silver Coins

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on U.S. Virgin Islands survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database
general bibliographies pp.127-148 in D.C. Briggs and M. Alisky, Historical Dictionary of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow 1973 [G]
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies
serial publications
general bibliographies
U.S. 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
Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography
Bibliography of Caribbean Archaeology, from Florida Museum of Natural History
A bibliography of the Virgin Islands of the United States. Formerly the Danish West Indies (1922), posted on Internet Archive
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
Biblioteca Digital Hispanica; Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
International Boundary Studies
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
Specific Topics
Historical Dictionaries Kenneth R. Farr, Historical Dictionary of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Metuchen NJ. : Scarecrow 1973 [G]
Yearbooks Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1946 p.805 (on events in 1945) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1951 p.727 (on events in 1950) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1953 p.736 (on events in 1952) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1954 p.737 (on events in 1953) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1955 p.798 (on events in 1954) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1956 p.735 (on events in 1955) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1957 pp.798-799 (on events in 1956) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1958 pp.737-738 (on events in 1957) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1959 pp.737-738 (on events in 1958) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, U.S., in : Britannica Book of the Year 1960 pp.737-738 (on events in 1959) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, U.S., in : Britannica Book of the Year 1961 pp.739-740 (on events in 1960) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, U.S., in : Britannica Book of the Year 1962 pp.729-730 (on events in 1961) [G]
Article Virgin Islands, U.S., in : Britannica Book of the Year 1963 p.844 (on events in 1962) [G]
Article Colonies and Dependent Territories, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1964 pp.265-268 (on events in 1963) [G]
Article Colonies and Other Dependencies, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1965 p.255 (on events in 1964) [G]
Article Colonies and Other Dependencies, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1966 p.206 (on events in 1965) [G]
Article Colonies and Other Dependencies, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1967 pp.220-222 (on events in 1966) [G]
Article Colonies and Other Dependencies, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1968 p.219 (on events in 1967) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1969 pp.273, 276, 281 (on events in 1968) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1970 p.281 (on events in 1969) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1971 pp.266-267, 271 (on events in 1970) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1972 pp.238-239, 247 (on events in 1971) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1973 pp.229-230, 237 (on events in 1972) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1974 pp.246-247, 253 (on events in 1973) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1975 pp.230-231 (on events in 1974) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1976 pp.247-248, 254 (on events in 1975) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1977 pp.246-248, 254 (on events in 1976) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1978 p.307 (on events in 1977) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1979 p.307 (on events in 1978) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1980 pp.300-301, 305 (on events in 1979) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1981 pp.301, 305-306 (on events in 1980) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, U.S., in : The World in Figures 1st ed. 1976 p.158 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, U.S., in : The World in Figures 2nd ed. 1978 p.158 [G]
Article : USA : Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 pp.705-707 (data of 1969-1970) [G]
Article : USA : Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1975-1976 pp.718-720 (data of 1974-1975) [G]
Article : USA : Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1978-1979 pp.1556-1558 (data of 1977-1978) [G]
Article : USA : Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1980-1981 pp.1561-1562 (data of 1979-1980) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1947 pp.754-755 (on events of 1946) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1957 pp.828-829 (on events of 1956) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1961 pp.812-813 (on events of 1960) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1962 pp.820-821 (on events of 1961) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1963 pp.730-731 (on events of 1962) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1964 pp.713-714 (on events of 1963) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1965 p.736 (on events of 1964) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1967 pp.739-740 (on events of 1966) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1968 p.738 (on events of 1967) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1969 p.742 (on events of 1968) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1970 p.742 (on events of 1969) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1971 p.743 (on events of 1970) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1972 p.741 (on events of 1971) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1973 p.739 (on events of 1972) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Americana Annual 1974 p.649 (on events of 1973) [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, U.S., in : Americana Annual 1976 p.591 (on events of 1975) [G]
Article : United States : Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1919 pp.624-625, 1924 pp.632-634, 1925 pp.636-637, 1926 pp.617-619, 1928 pp.623-625, 1929 pp.619-620, 1932 pp.622-624, 1937 pp.652-654, 1943 pp.662-664 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands of the United States, in : Americana Annual 1927 pp.871-872, 1928 pp.801-802, 1930 p.794, 1931 p.786, 1932 p.741, 1933 p.784, 1934 pp.619-620, 1935 pp.749-751, 1936 pp.762-763, 1937 p.730, 1943 pp.768-769, 1944 p.732, 1945 pp.742-743, 1946 pp.768-769 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1945 pp.741-742 [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1982 pp.299-301, 1983 pp.299-300, 1984 p.295, 1985 pp.603-604 [G]
Article U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1986 p.812 (on events in 1985) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1988 pp.518-519, 732 (on events in 1987) [G]
Article U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1989 p.732 (on events in 1988) [G]
Article Dependent States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1990 pp.534-535, 748(on events in 1989) [G]
Article : United States : Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1983-1984 pp.1563-1564, 1984-1985 pp.1558-1561, 1985-1986 pp.1558-1561, 1987-1988 pp.1563-1565, 1988-1989 pp.1566-1568, 1989-1990 pp.1562-1564, 1990-1991 pp.1563-1566, 1991-1992 pp.1562-1564, 1992-1993 pp.1573-1575, 1993-1994 pp.1576-1579, 1994-1995 pp.1577-1579, 1995-1996 pp.1567-1570, 1996-1997 pp.1561-1563, 1997-1998 pp.1571-1573, 1998-1999 pp.1707-1710 [G]
Article : United States : U.S. Virgin Islands, in : Statesman's Yearbook 2000 pp.1910-1912, 2001 pp.1871-1874, 2002 pp.1937-1940, 2003 pp.1941-1944, 2004 pp.1961-1964, 2005 pp.1974-1977 [G]
Article : Virgin Islands, U.S., in : The World in Figures 4th ed. 1984 p.158 [G]