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For my Fake TJ Stories files, and for the edification of our 6 devoted readers, I offer the...More >>
The arrival of the latest William and Mary Quarterly (or WMQ , as I affectionately call it) has...More >>
Our new project at the Jefferson Encyclopedia centers around heirloom seeds and plants from the...More >>
It's not quite brand new, but a number of our staff were positively googly-eyed over this book, so I thought it worth mentioning: A Pattern Book of Tools and Household Goods , published by the Early American Industries Association in cooperation with the http://www.pem.org " tMore >>
...and who doesn't, really? Well, this is the museum exhibit for you: "Feeding Desire: Design and...More >>
Sometimes it's a little scary how persistent apocryphal stories about Jefferson are. Case in point...More >>
Say we're a library. Specifically, a library attached to a world famous (indeed, a U.N. World Heritage-designated) historic site. We have an incredible array of information about the founding father for whom we work: scholarly monographs, popular books, documentaries, journal and magazine articles, primary sources, secondary sources--heck, we'd even have quaternary and quinary sources if such exist.More >>
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A friend recently commented to me that she enjoys the feel of books' paper pages as a tactile treat...More >>
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In the October 27th issue of Newsweek, you can read an article entitled " It's Not Easy Bein' Blue " and Jefferson is mentioned. The author argues that for the most part we are a center-right country and it has been like that for a lot longer than we may think. Jefferson is part of the "staple tenets of the central faith in American political ideologies" like private property, individual choice over government mandate, and individual opportunity.More >>
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Since 1994 the Scout Report has listed and annotated praiseworthy websites of interest to librarians, teachers, students, and scholars. Here's one that we will add to our Thomas Jefferson Portal research database: Creating the United States . More info:More >>
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