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International Exchange of Ideas

A group of international leaders visiting Monticello.Through a network of scholars, teachers and resources, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation engages a global audience in a dialogue about Jefferson's ideas and establishes relationships with people from around the world. Our scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Jefferson and his legacy by supporting a wide range of inquiry and programs in the Charlottesville area and abroad. From organizing academic conferences around the world to restoring and preserving Monticello, our scholars are passionate about uncovering insights into Jefferson's world.

Young African Leaders Initiative

In June and July 2014, Monticello and the Presidential Precinct welcomed 25 Washington Fellows in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a new endeavor by the U.S. to invest in the continent’s next cadre of leaders. Through this effort, the U.S. will develop a network of thousands of young African leaders across key sectors for Africa’s growth and development.

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Scholars supported by Monticello's Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies. Click for a larger map.  30-second spot on Monticello at the World Expo in Shanghai

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I am researching Marietta Minnegerode Andrews and I have a reference that suggests that she was instrumental in the restoration of Monticello. I would like to get in touch with an archivist to explore this further for the purpose of a forthcoming article. Thank you for your time, Evie Terrono, Ph.D. Professor of Art History, Randolph-Macon College
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Yes, we don't have much on Marietta Minnigerode Andrews, but she was indeed involved with one of several women's groups which were created in the early 20th century to try to purchase Monticello - she later had a ceremonial position on the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation's Board of Governors. I will get in touch with you off-line to discuss further.
Anna Berkes


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