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Acknowledgements and Credits


Jefferson's West Exposition Partners

ACAC Fitness and Wellness Centers
Academy of Natural Sciences
Albemarle County and Charlottesville School Systems
Albemarle County Historical Society
American Philosophical Society
American Rivers
Behind the Scenes
Charlottesville/Albemarle Regional Airport Authority
Charlottesville/Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau
Charlottesville Transit Service
City of Charlottesville
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Commonwealth of Virginia
County of Albemarle
Delta Air Lines
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Fiery
Globe Travel
Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Hatcher, Jr.
Home Front Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center of Virginia
Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
Library of Congress
Mars Foundation
Missouri Historical Society
Monacan Nation
Monticello High School
National Archives
National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial
National Council Circle of State Advisors
National Council Circle of Tribal Advisors
National Council Signature Event Advisory Circle
National Park Service
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
Piedmont Council of the Arts
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Sierra Club
Smithsonian Institution
State Farm Insurance Companies
Thomas Jefferson Foundation Board and Staff
United Tribes Technical College
University of Missouri - Columbia
University of Virginia: Alderman Library, TJF Distinguished
      Lecture Series, Art Museum, Conferences, Virginia
      Museum of Natural History, and School of Continuing
      and Professional Studies
United States Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic &
      Atmospheric Administration, National Geodetic Survey
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Virginia Council on Indians
Virginia Department of Transportation
Virginia Discovery Museum
Virginia Festival of the Book
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
West Virginia Division of Tourism
William Howard Flowers, Jr. Foundation, in memory of Maury
      Tice Flowers

Photo Credits

Unless noted, all photographs © Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.

Main Page

  • Monticello West Front � 1995 Margaret Woodson Nea
  • Entrance Hall. Photograph by Robert C. Lautman.

The Long Look West

  • View from Monticello Looking Toward Charlottesville, 1827 copyprint of watercolor on paper by Jane Pitford Braddick Peticolas (1791-1852).

Pre-1803 Chronology: Jefferson and Western Exploration

  • A Map of the Most Inhabited Parts of Virginia, Containing the Whole Province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina, 1755 reproduction of 1752 original by Johua Fry and Peter Jefferson, courtesy of the Library of Congress.
  • A Map Exhibiting all the New Discoveries in the Interior Parts of North America by Aaron Arrowsmith (1795, with additions to 1811), Tracy W. McGregor Library of American History, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

A Library of America: Exploring the West from Monticello


  • Jefferson's Cabinet by Robert Lautman

The American Philosophical Society and Western Exploration

  • Benjamin Franklin, circa 1786, oil on canvas by Jean Valade (1709-1787) after a painting by Joseph-Silfrede Duplessis, Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.
  • Philsophical Hall, American Philosophical Society, courtesy of the American Philosophical Society.

Jefferson's Confidential Letter to Congress

Jefferson's Instructions to Meriwether Lewis

The President's Secretary, Meriwether Lewis

Coded Messages

Meriwether Lewis's Coded Review of Officers

Jefferson's Cipher for Meriwether Lewis


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