Thomas Jefferson was born today in Shadwell, Virginia in 1743. The Libraries has a variety of interesting titles about this former governor of Virginia, minister of France, Secretary of State, principal author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States:
Thomas Jefferson and the University of Virginia. / With authorized sketches of Hampden-Sidney, Randolph-Macon, Emory-Henry, Roanoke, and Richmond Colleges, Washington and Lee University, and Virginia Military Institute
from the National Museum of American History Library, Washington, D.C.
Adams and Jefferson: the story of a friendship
from the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library, National Museum of the American Indian, Suitland, Maryland
Thomas Jefferson as social scientist / [by] C. Randolph Benson
from the Anacostia Community Museum Library, Washington, D.C.