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 : a brief biography / / Dumas Malone ; preface by Merrill D. Peterson
from the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library, Washington, D.C.
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.
Jefferson's Monticello / / by William Howard Adams ; with principal photography by Langdon Clay
from the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library, New York, New York
Adams and Jefferson: the story of a friendship
from the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library, National Museum of the American Indian, Suitland, Maryland
Undaunted courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West / / Stephen E. Ambrose
from the John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology, Washington, D.C.
Thomas Jefferson and American vertebrate paleontology / / Silvio A. Bedini
from the National Museum of Natural History Library, Washington, D.C.
Thomas Jefferson as social scientist / [by] C. Randolph Benson
from the Anacostia Community Museum Library, Washington, D.C.
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