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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

Contributions in architecture. (1)
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Exhibitions (4)
Library (1)
Manuscripts. (2)
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View Resource Monticello: The Home of Thomas Jefferson

It is fitting that Thomas Jefferson, a true Renaissance man, should have a site about his own life that features such a wide range of information about his interests and passions. At the center of the site is information about the house he designed and about which he once said, "I am as happy no where else." From the site, visitors can tour almost every room in the house, complete with narrative...
View Resource The Thomas Jefferson Papers

With significant funding from The Reuters Foundation, the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress has made this outstanding collection of original Jefferson documents available on this site. Containing approximately 83,000 images, these document types include correspondence, financial account books, and manuscript volumes. The collection offered here is organized into 10 series, ranging...
View Resource Monticello Explorer

As this page loads, visitors are treated to an architectural rendering of Thomas Jefferson’s beloved Monticello. This is a lovely beginning to what is a thoroughly engaging and enriching online experience. From the homepage, visitors can explore the center of his Monticello plantation in glorious detail. What is perhaps most remarkable is that the mapping interface used to explore this area is...