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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.


Robert H. Smith International Center for Jeffeson Studies
A multidisciplinary research center supporting the ongoing international study of Thomas Jefferson and his world.

Global Research and Outreach
Monticello engages a global audience in a dialogue about Thomas Jefferson's ideas through a network of scholars, teachers, and resources.

Research Tools
Find out what you need to know with over 1,000 scholarly articles, a specialized library collection, an archive of Jefferson family letters, and several specialized databases.

Monticello's Academic Departments
A list of the scholarly departments whose work undergirds our understanding of Thomas Jefferson, the greater Monticello plantation and their context in history.



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