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Thomas Jefferson: Biography


Frontline: Jefferson's Blood
The Web site for Frontline's show on Jefferson and Sally Hemings.

Jefferson and His Colleagues (1921)
An online version of Allen Johnson book. From Blackmask Online.

Jefferson's Legacy: A Brief History of the Library Congress
Read about Jefferson's contribution and legacy to the Library of Congress.

Life of Thomas Jefferson(1834)
The full text of B.L. Rayner's book edited by Eyler Robert Coates, Sr.

Muse and Confidante: The Angelica Schuyler Church Archive
Angelica Church was a friend to Jefferson and Maria Cosway (and Alexander Hamilton's sister-in-law). This is a University of Virginia online exhibition about her and some information about the archive in UVa's Special Collections.

Of Racism and Remembrance
An online article by Aaron Garrett from Common-Place about Jefferson and slavery.

Project Gutenberg Edition of Thomas Jefferson: A Character Sketch
Download the text of Edward Ellis' book.

Thomas Jefferson: A Film by Ken Burns
The Web site for the Ken Burns documentary on Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson: American Presidents Life Portraits
Facts on Jefferson on C-Span's American Presidents Life Portraits multimedia Web site.

Thomas Jefferson and the Character Issue
Read the full text article "Thomas Jefferson and the Character Issue" from the November 1992 issue of The Atlantic Monthly by Douglas L. Wilson.

Thomas Jefferson: Library of Congress Exhibition
Biographical information tied to selected full text documents from the Library of Congress.

Thomas Jefferson: POTUS
Facts on Jefferson on the Internet Public Library's POTUS Web site.

Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist
Read the full text article "Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist" by Conor Cruise O'Brien from the October 1996 issue of The Atlantic Monthly.

Thomas Jefferson, Son of Virginia
Full text article by Dennis Montgomery from The Colonial Williamsburg Journal.

The White House: Thomas Jefferson
The White House's Web site biography on Thomas Jefferson.



Thomas Jefferson: Resources


American Political Prints, 1766-1876: Thomas Jefferson
Eleven prints of Thomas Jefferson from the Library of Congress.

Declaration of Independence of the United States of America
Get full text, images, and articles on this famous document provided by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Inventors Online Museum Presents Thomas Jefferson President and Inventor
A general synopsis of his inventions.

Jenkinson on Jefferson
Clay Jenkinson is a scholar, Jefferson impersonator, and host of the radio show, The Jefferson Hour. The site provides Jefferson essays, reading list, Jefferson writings, and information on Jenkinson's services.

Jefferson-Hemings On-Line Resource
The foundation's guide to resources on Jefferson and Sally Hemings.

The Jefferson Perspective
A selection of essays relating to today's social and political problems from the perspective of Thomas Jefferson. The editor, Eyler Robert Coates, Sr., relies heavily on Jefferson quotations.
Louisiana Purchase
Read the transcription of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty (1803) from the National Archives and Records Administration.

Scientific Amerian Frontiers
The Web site for the PBS segment Unearthing American Secrets: Thomas Jefferson, Slavemaster hosted by Alan Alda. Includes televsion schedule and teaching guides.

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson
The Web site of the project at Princeton University.

Thomas Jefferson: An American Man for All Seasons
Library of Congress list of selected resources.

Thomas Jefferson: Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliographies of Writings about Him, 1826-1992
Search Frank Shuffelton's annotated bibliographies on Jefferson hosted by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia
The home page for resources on Jefferson at the University of Virginia, including quotes. This university also houses a considerable number of Jefferson papers.

Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society
The home of a society that performs and sponsors research relating to Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson Papers Timelines
A subsection of the Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress which provides a Jefferson chronology with text and images.

Thomas Jefferson's William and Mary
Take virtual tours of Jefferson sites, and read a commentary on Jefferson's time at the school and his influence on the curriculum.



Thomas Jefferson: Writings

Addresses, Messages, and Replies
Full text version of some of Jefferson's miscellaneous materials found in Merrill D. Peterson's edition of Jefferson Writings published by the Library of America. The site is sponsored by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Avalon Project: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson
Get full text documents of his inaugural addresses, annual messages to Congress, Indian addresses, Autobiography, Notes on the State of Virginia, and other drafts and reports.

Jeffersonian Cyclopedia
Foley's work of Jefferson quotes grouped by topics. Sponsored by the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.

Declaration of Independence of the United States of America
Full text, images, and articles on this famous document provided by the National Archives and Records Administration.

The Jefferson Bible
The full text edition edited by Eyler Robert Coates, Sr.

Jefferson on Architecture
Jefferson quotes dealing with architecture. From the University of Virginia.

Letters
Full text version of some of Jefferson's miscellaneous letters found in Merrill D. Peterson's edition of Jefferson Writings published by the Library of America. The site is sponsored by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Letters of Thomas Jefferson: 1743-1826
A selection of online letters from the American Revolution .HTML Project hosted by the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

Miscellany
Full text version of some of Jefferson's miscellaneous writings found in Merrill D. Peterson's edition of Jefferson Writings published by the Library of America. The site is sponsored by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Notes on the State of Virginia
Full text version as part of the Merrill D. Peterson's edition of Jefferson Writings published by the Library of America. The site is sponsored by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Public Papers, 1775-1825
Full text version of the Public Papers part of Merrill D. Peterson's edition of Jefferson Writings published by the Library of America. The site is sponsored by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

A Summary View of the Rights of British America
Full text version of Jefferson's work as part of Merrill D. Peterson's edition of Jefferson Writings published by the Library of America. The site is sponsored by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia.

Texts by or to Thomas Jefferson from the Modern English Collection
Find selective full text letters dealing with the construction of the University of Virginia and from University of Virginia's Special Collections. These letters can be searched by keyword or phrase.

Thomas Jefferson on Politics & Government
The University of Virginia's site for Jefferson political quotations.

The Writings of Thomas Jefferson Albert Ellery Bergh, editor
The full text version of Bergh's 20 volume classic work.



Thomas Jefferson and the Arts

The Architecture of Thomas Jefferson
The University of Virginia's site on Jefferson and architecture. There is a bibliography, quotes, teacher instructions, and architectural drawings.

Documentary History of the Construction of the Buildings at the University of Virginia, 1817-1828
Search or browse Frank E. Grizzard Jr.'s electronic database of 1, 750 manuscript documents relating to the construction of the original buildings at the University of Virginia designed by Jefferson.

Landmarks of American Nature Writing
In Part 2, there is a discussion of Jeffersonian Legacies, a single section devoted to Jefferson followed by five sections that present nineteenth-century reactions to the landmarks he describes in Notes on the State of Virginia (1785).

Monticello's Twinleaf Journal
Collection of articles published in the Twinleaf catalog produced by Monticello's Center for Historic Plants.

Thomas Jefferson by Karl T.F. Bitter
See an image of the sculpture of Thomas Jefferson found in front of the Cuyahoga County Court House in Cleveland, Ohio. Sponsored by the Sculpture Center.

Thomas Jefferson's Music
The Music Section of Jefferson's Catalogue of 1783 and An Inventory of the Collections of Jefferson Family Music, Appendices I and II of Thomas Jefferson and Music by Helen Cripe (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1974), pp. 97-128. Electronic version made with the permission of the University Press of Virginia and the Jefferson Memorial Foundation by Perry Roland, January 1996.
 

Martha (Wayles Skelton) Jefferson


Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson: The National First Ladies Library
Biographical facts, bibliographies, and other information from the National First Ladies Library.

The White House: Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson
The White House's Web site biography on Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson.

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