Collections Database

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation stewards a rich and varied collection of objects including art, furnishings, personal items, books, and manuscripts, which are used to research and interpret the lives of Thomas Jefferson and those who lived on the Monticello plantation.

Jefferson Library

A specialized research library, gateway, open-access catalog for studying Thomas Jefferson and his life, times, and legacy.

For Educators

Electronic field trips, virtual tours, a summer teacher institute, specialized tours for school groups, and more resources for educators and their students.

For Scholars

A presidential-style library, an international, multidisciplinary research center, a specialized digital encyclopedia and more support the study and presentation of Thomas Jefferson and his world.


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