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Anna Berkes
The latest issue of Colonial Williamsburg (vol. XXIX no. 2, Spring 2007) has a few articles of particular interest to Jeffersonists:
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Anna Berkes
One of our informants encountered a story, related by one Thomas Bloomer Balch, a Presbyterian minister writing about a visit to Monticello ca. 1839, and remembering his childhood in the D.C. area (published in "Picturesque Narratives. South West Range," The Christian World vol. 3 (August...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
Albemarle Monthly magazine just published in its February-March 2007 issue a profile of the Jefferson Library, replete with lovely photographs of our building.  Unfortunately, the article isn't available online, but you can still...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
The latest issue of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (vol. 115, no. 1) has an article of interest to Jefferson and University of Virginia scholars: "Mr. Jefferson's University: Women in the Village!" by Phyllis Leffler.  VMHB is sadly not available online (not to us, anyway...MORE »
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Bryan
As a book reviewer, I found myself looking at a new book entitled: The Pursuit of Glory: Europe, 1648-1815 by Tim Blanning coming out in June. It is a good book and it gives you a broad approach to the field, which is nice. So, if you are looking for topics such as marriage, religion, and...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
The latest issue of the Journal of the Early Republic (27 no. 1, Spring 2007) is a feast for the Jefferson aficionado, including:
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Anna Berkes

Jefferson Library The Jefferson Library is approaching its 5th anniversary this April. When I saw the completed building five years ago, I couldn’t help but wonder how Jefferson himself...MORE »

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Anna Berkes
The Internet, it seems, is a breeding ground for spurious Jefferson quotations.  I suppose I shouldn't complain about this, since I secretly (okay, it's not a secret now) enjoy hunting the wily Jefferson Quotation.  Most of the time they turn out not to be Jefferson quotations at all.  I will ruminate on that at some future point, but for now I want to highlight an interesting case in point. MORE »
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Anna Berkes
One of our former ICJS fellows alerted us to the following news story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6332545.stm.  Apparently scientists have found...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
Sometimes we get inexplicable rashes of questions.  There was the "Jefferson wanting Indians to wear pants" one a few weeks ago (which remains unexplicated).  This past week it's been people asking us if Sally Hemings...MORE »
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