Over the last 100 years, we have worked to locate and acquire approximately 5,000 objects in the collection. The process is ongoing and involves a combination of documentary and provenance research. In addition to the study of these objects, the Curatorial Department is responsible for their care and preservation.
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation stewards a rich and varied collection of objects used to research and interpret the lives of Thomas Jefferson and those who lived on the Monticello plantation. Online Catalog
Hear from Curator of Historic Interiors and Decorative Arts, Diane Ehrenpreis, and Curator of Arts and History, Emilie Johnson as they tell the stories of a few objects within the collection.