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Author: 
Anna Berkes

I'd like to draw your attention to the new trailer that's been put up on our website that previews the new film produced for the new Visitors Center.  It's even got an explosion.

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Author: 
Anna Berkes

Now that George Washington has had his makeover, it's Martha's turn. Forensic anthropologists have done an age regression on Martha Washington based on a 1796 portrait, and the news...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
A Summary View, Research
Author: 
LAN

The American Institute of Architects is recognizing "excellence in architectural advocacy" this week by announcing the winners of the Thomas Jefferson...MORE »

Author: 
Anna Berkes

The Library of Virginia announced in its latest e-newsletter that they have launched two (2) shiny new websites. The new main library website is at...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
A Summary View, Research
Author: 
Anna Berkes

Just a quick note regarding the one item that caught my eye in the latest William & Mary Quarterly: Seth Cotlar of Willamette University reviews Gary Nash's and Graham Hodges' book...MORE »

Author: 
Anna Berkes
There have been a flood of news stories about the dramatic increases in usage of public libraries across the country, attributed to the economic recession the country is...MORE »
Blog Categories: 
A Summary View, Research
Author: 
Anna Berkes

I do apologize for the slight dry spell in Summary View entries - last week seems to have gotten away from us.  I blame our snow day-and-a-half. At any rate, I realized that one topic I have not gotten around to bloviating about is our book-purchasing activities.  Here's our procedure: people...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
A Summary View, Research
Author: 
LAN

In a recent posting on the Newsweek Web site, a descendant of Sally Hemings pens a letter to Thomas Jefferson on the occasion of Barack Obama'...MORE »

Author: 
Eric Johnson

Intrepid visitors to Monticello's web site may have already caught the announcement, but I wanted to bring it to the attention of the loyal readers of our friendly blog here:

Just before the presidential inauguration, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
Author: 
Anna Berkes

Helen Cripe, who wrote The Book on Jefferson and all things music, has been hanging out with us at the library for the last month, which has been pretty cool.  She's been working on re-configuring her...MORE »

Blog Categories: 
Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View

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