The project is creating the definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's letters and papers for the period from 1809 to 1826. More information about its history, objectives, techniques, and structure follows.
A changing gallery of documents illustrating the varied range and breadth of Jefferson's correspondence and papers.
Information on the seventeen volumes now in print.
The most up-to-date version of the indices published in Vols. 1-17, which cover the period of 4 March 1809 to 30 November 1821.
An alphabetical list of persons identified in the published volumes.
An online companion to The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, featuring a searchable collection of letters to and between Jefferson's immediate and extended family as well as a growing collection of quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson.
Links to similar editorial projects, institutions doing related work, and repositories with major collections of Jefferson manuscripts.
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