WorldCat Identities

Filby, P. William (Percy William) 1911-2002

Overview
Works: 250 works in 865 publications in 2 languages and 13,861 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Genealogy  Local history  Passenger lists  History  Directories  Exhibition catalogs  Registers (Lists)  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: CS47, 016.9291072073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about P. William Filby
 
Most widely held works by P. William Filby
American & British genealogy & heraldry; a selected list of books by P. William Filby( Book )

50 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selected list of books needed to meet the needs of genealogists and family researchers
Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries by P. William Filby( Book )

65 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries
A bibliography of American county histories by P. William Filby( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intention of this work is to compile a work which contains bibliographical references to all county histories of any consequence up to 1984. The author has attempted to give full bibliographical information as accurate as possible on each title
Passenger and immigration lists bibliography, 1538-1900 : being a guide to published lists of arrivals in the United States and Canada by P. William Filby( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new edition includes all the bibliographic citations from the first edition (1981) and its supplement (1984) and adds more than 750 new lists. It is arranged alphabetically by author, with lists included alphabetically by title when no author is known. Full publication information is given in each of the numbered entries, including reprint information, followed by a descriptive annotation (typically including such information as original location of the passenger or ship list, immigration register, church record, naturalization data, or archival source in the native country). All entries in the bibliography are numbered and correspond with the source numbers used in the Passenger and immigration lists index. Provides an index to data through the names of the places of emigration and immigration, ports of departure and arrival, and places of settlement. Ship names, place names, and collective names of various nationalities and peoples are included. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
2,000 years of calligraphy; a three-part exhibition organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Peabody Institute Library [and] the Walters Art Gallery, June 6-July 18, 1965. A comprehensive catalog by Baltimore Museum of Art( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1965, one of the largest, comprehensive exhibitions of calligraphic masterpieces of the Western world was mounted in Baltimore by 3 major art institutions: the Walters Art Gallery, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Peabody Institute Library. This elegant, large-format volume, as well as being the exhibition catalog of that event, is a complete survey of calligraphy produced over the last 2,000 years. Containing 218 carefully chosen reproduced plates, representing every important development in the history of letter form. This book is a treasure trove for calligraphers and calligraphiles
Directory of American libraries with genealogy or local history collections by P. William Filby( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listing by state of the local libraries that include genealogical information in their collections
Germans to America : lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title of the first 10 volumes of the series is Germans to America : lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports 1850-1855
Italians to America : lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports, 1880-1899 by P. William Filby( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star-spangled books : books, sheet music, newspapers, manuscripts, and persons associated with the Star-spangled banner by P. William Filby( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's who in genealogy & heraldry by Mary Keysor Meyer( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germans to America. lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports in the 1840s by P. William Filby( Book )

100 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each volume is divided into two parts: first, a chronological listing of ships arriving at US ports with their passenger lists; second, an alphabetical listing by surname of immigrants. Other information in the lists sometimes includes age, sex, occupation, province, village, and destination in the US
American & British genealogy & heraldry by P. William Filby( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passenger and immigration lists index by P. William Filby( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passenger and immigration lists index by P. William Filby( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A bibliography of American county histories
Alternative Names
Filby, P. W. 1911-

Filby, P. W. 1911-2002

Filby, P. W. (P. William), 1911-

Filby, P. W. (Percy William), 1911-2002

Filby, Percy William 1911-2002

Languages
English (398)

German (1)

Covers
A bibliography of American county historiesGermans to America : lists of passengers arriving at U.S. portsItalians to America : lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports, 1880-1899Germans to America. lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports in the 1840sPassenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of more than 2,029,000 passengers who came to the new world between the sixteenth and the mid-twentieth centuriesPassenger and immigration lists indexPassenger and immigration lists index