Internet Sites Related to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson: An American Man for All Seasons - A Selected List of References
- The Thomas Jefferson Papers
- Complete Thomas Jefferson papers from the Manuscript
Division at the Library
of Congress. Consists of approximately 27,000 documents representing the largest
collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Includes correspondence,
books, financial accounts, manuscript volumes, drawings, maps, notes, memoranda,
and drafts of documents. Covers Jefferson's activities as delegate to the second
Continental Congress, governor of Virginia, minister plenipotentiary in Europe,
minister to the Court of Louis XVI, and president of the United States. In
its online presentation, the Thomas Jefferson Papers comprises approximately
83,000 images. The collection is being presented in successive releases. The
First Release, which comprises the first installment of Series 1, General Correspondence,
dating from 1621 through 1789, and all of Series 8, relating to Virginia history,
from 1606-1737, was in April 1999 (together, about 20,000 images).
- Thomas Jefferson Online
Resources at the University of Virginia
- Provides a collection of resources on U.S. President Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826),
provided by the University of Virginia. Contains information and resources related
to Jefferson, such as electronic texts of letters and manuscripts by or to Jefferson,
quotations, bibliographies, online exhibitions, and organizations. Details the
Thomas Jefferson papers at the university.
- Thomas Jefferson
- Entry from the White House website's online encyclopedia of U.S. presidents.
- Presents information about Monticello, the Virginia home of U.S. president Thomas
Jefferson (1743-1826). Describes a typical day in Jefferson's life. Provides
information about the Garden Shop, the hours of operation, location, tickets
and tours, and school programs. Includes information about the Jefferson-Hemings
DNA testing and the Levy family, who cared for Monticello.