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Books & Dissertations

Baron, Robert C., and Conrad Edick Wright, eds. The Libraries, Leadership, and Legacy of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing; Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2010.

Hayes, Kevin J. The Road to Monticello: The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Wilson, Douglas L. Jefferson's Books. Charlottesville: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1996.

Peden, William Harwood. Thomas Jefferson: Book-Collector. PhD diss., University of Virginia, 1942.

Kern, Susan. The Jeffersons at Shadwell. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. See p. 33-40, 261-263.

Wilson, Douglas L., and James Gilreath. Thomas Jefferson's Library: A Catalog with the Entries in His Own Order. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1989.

Sowerby, E. Millicent, ed. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1952-1959. Reprinted, Charlottesville: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1983. 5 vols.

Bear, James A. Thomas Jefferson's Book-Marks. Charlottesville: University of Virginia; Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1958.

Wyllie, John Cook. Thomas Jefferson's Prayer Book. Meriden, CT: Meriden Gravure Company, 1952.

Library of Congress. Thomas Jefferson and the World of Books: A Symposium Held at the Library of Congress, September 21, 1976. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1977.

Johnston, William Dawson. History of the Library of Congress: Volume I, 1800-1864. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1904.

Malone, Dumas. Thomas Jefferson and the Library of Congress. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1977. Originally published as "Books In Transit: The Library of Congress" in Jefferson And His Time, vol. 6, 169-184. Boston: Little, Brown And Co., 1981.

Onuf, Peter S. The Mind of Thomas Jefferson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007.

Onuf, Peter S. and Nicholas P. Cole, eds.Thomas Jefferson, the Classical World, and Early America. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011.

Davis, Richard Beale. Intellectual Life in Jefferson's Virginia, 1790-1830. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1964. Reprinted, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1972.

Sanford, Charles B. Thomas Jefferson and His Library: A Study of His Literary Interests and of the Religious Attitudes Revealed by Relevant Titles in His Library. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1977.

O'Neal, William Bainter. Jefferson's Fine Arts Library: His Selections for the University of Virginia Together with His Own Architectural Books. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976.

Berman, Eleanor Davidson. Thomas Jefferson Among the Arts: An Essay in Early American Esthetics. New York: Philosophical Library, 1947.

Cripe, Helen. Thomas Jefferson and Music. Charlottesville: Thomas Jefferson Foundation; Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Clemons, Harry. The University of Virginia Library, 1825-1950: Story of a Jeffersonian Foundation. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Library, 1954.

Wilson, Douglas L., ed. Jefferson's Literary Commonplace Book. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Second Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Chinard, Gilbert, ed. The Commonplace Book of Thomas Jefferson: A Repertory of His Ideas on Government. Baltimore: John Hopkins Press; Paris: Les Presses universitaires de France, 1926.

Gross, Jonathan, ed. Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Poems of Nation, Family, & Romantic Love Collected by America's Third President. Hanover, NH: Steerforth Press, 2006.

Koch, Adrienne. The Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson. Gloucestor, MA: P. Smith, 1957.

Gilreath, James, ed. Thomas Jefferson and the Education of a Citizen. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1999.

Thomson, Keith. Jefferson's Shadow: The Story of His Science. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.

Bedini, Silvio A. Thomas Jefferson: Statesman of Science. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Peden, William H. "Some Aspects of Jefferson Bibliography: A Paper Read Before The Bibliographical Society of America." Lexington, VA: Journalism Laboratory Press, Washington and Lee University, 1941.

Bear, James A. Jefferson's Advice to His Children and Grandchildren on Their Reading: An Address Delivered During the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Tracy W. McGregor Library, 1939-1964. Charlottesville: The University of Virginia, 1967.

Journal Articles & Essays

Wilson, Douglas L. "Jefferson's Library." In Thomas Jefferson: A Reference Biography, edited by Merrill D. Peterson, 157-79. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986.

Hayes, Kevin J. "The Libraries of Thomas Jefferson." In A Companion to Thomas Jefferson, edited by Frank D. Cogliano, 333-48. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Wilson, Douglas L. "Thomas Jefferson's Library and the Skipwith List." Harvard Library Bulletin New ser. 3, no. 4 (Winter 1992-1993): 56-72.

Colburn, Trevor, H. "Thomas Jefferson's Use of the Past." The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd ser. 15, no. 1 (January 1958): 56-70.

Colbourn, Trevor. "Thomas Jefferson and the Rights of Expatriated Men." In The Lamp of Experience: Whig History and the Intellectual Origins of the American Revolution, 193-225. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1965. Reprinted, Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1998.

Bestor, Arthur. "Thomas Jefferson and the Freedom of Books." In Three Presidents and Their Books, 1-44. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1963.

Peden, William. "Some Notes Concerning Thomas Jefferson's Libraries." The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd ser. 1, no. 3 (July 44): 265-72.

Sowerby, E. Millicent. "Thomas Jefferson and His Library." In The Bibliographical Society of America, 1904-79: A Retrospective Collection, 339-54. Charlottesville: Published for the Bibliographical Society of America by the University Press of Virginia, 1980.

Davis, Richard Beale. "Thomas Jefferson as Collector of Virginiana." In Literature and Society in Early Virginia, 1608-1840, 192-232. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1973.

Whitesell, David R. "Thomas Jefferson and the Book Arts." Printing History: The Journal of the American Printing History Association 24, no. 2: 3-24.

Hauer, Stanley R. "Thomas Jefferson and the Anglo-Saxon Language." PMLA 98, no. 5 (October 1983): 879-98.

Wilson, Douglas L. "Thomas Jefferson's Early Notebooks." The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd ser. 42, no. 4 (October 1985): 433-52.

Wright, Louis B. "Thomas Jefferson and the Classics." Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 87, no. 3 (July 14, 1943): 223-233.

Sand, Norbert. "The Classics in Jefferson's Theory of Education." The Classical Journal 40, no. 2 (November 1944): 92-8.

Cox, Stephen D. "The Literary Aesthetic of Thomas Jefferson." In Essays in Early Virginia Literature Honoring Richard Beale Davis, edited by J.A. Leo Lemay, 235-56. New York: Burt Franklin & Co., 1977.

Dewey, Frank L. "Thomas Jefferson, Law Student." In Thomas Jefferson, Lawyer, 9-17. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1986.

Bryson, W. Hamilton. "Legal Education." In Virginia Law Books: Essays and Bibliographies, edited by W. Hamilton Bryson, 316-96. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000.

Dumbauld, Edward. "Thomas Jefferson's Equity Commonplace Book." Washington and Lee Law Review 48 (1991): 1257-83.

Dumbauld, Edward. "A Manuscript from Monticello: Jefferson's Library in Legal History." American Bar Association Journal 38, no. 5 (1952): 389-92, 446-47.

Bryson, W. Hamilton. "Private Law Libraries Before 1776." In Virginia Law Books: Essays and Bibliographies, edited by W. Hamilton Bryson, 479-499. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000.

Shepard, E. Lee, and Kenneth D. McArthur, Jr. "Private Law Libraries After 1776." In Virginia Law Books: Essays and Bibliographies, edited by W. Hamilton Bryson, 500-18. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000.

Wilson, Douglas L. "Thomas Jefferson's Library and the French Connection." Eighteenth-Century Studies 26, no. 4, Special Issue (Summer 1993): 669-85.

Wilson, Richard Guy. "Thomas Jefferson's "Bibliomanie" and Architecture." In American Architects and Their Books to 1848, edited by Kenneth Hafertepe and James F. O'Gorman, 59-72. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001.

Cellauro, Louis. "Thomas Jefferson and His Books on Architecture and Landscape Gardening." Aurora: The Journal of the History of Art 5 (2004): 82-124.

Betts, Edwin Morris, ed. "Books and Pamphlets on Agriculture, Gardening, and Botany in the Library of Thomas Jefferson." In Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book, 1766-1824: With Relevant Extracts From His Other Writings, 655-62. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1944. Reprinted, Charlottesville: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1999.

Savin, Marion B., and Harold J. Abrahams. "The Botanical Library of Thomas Jefferson." Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 75, no. 1 (May 1959): 44-52.

Savin, Marion B., and Harold J. Abrahams. "The Zoology Library of Thomas Jefferson." Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 74, no. 2 (November 1958): 98-109.

Abrahams, Harold J. "The Chemical Library of Thomas Jefferson." Journal of Chemical Education 37 (July 1960): 357-60.

Abrahams, Harold J. "Thomas Jefferson's Library of Applied Chemistry." Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 77, no. 2 (November 1961): 267-74.

Surface, George Thomas. "Thomas Jefferson: A Pioneer Student of American Geography." Bulletin of the American Geographical Society 41, no. 2 (1909): 743-50.

Adams, Hewitt D. "A Note on Jefferson's Knowledge of Economics." The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 75, no. 1 (January 1967): 69-74.

Goff, Frederick R. "T.I.: Mr. Jefferson's Books in Washington, D.C." Records of the Columbia Historical Society of Washington, D.C. 50 (1980): 81-94.

French, Hannah D. "Thomas Jefferson's Last Bookbinder: Frederick August Mayo." In Bookbinding in Early America: Seven Essays on Masters and Methods, 148-84. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1986.

Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest. "Library Played Important Role at Retreat." Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest (Spring 2005).

Baughn, Tom. "Thomas Jefferson's 'Absent Friends.' " In Textual Studies and the Enlarged Eighteenth Century: Precision as Profusion, edited by Kevin L. Cope and Robert C. Leitz III, 211-45. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2012.

Wenger, Mark R. "Thomas Jefferson, Tenant." Winterthur Portfolio 26, no. 4 (Winter 1991): 249-65.

Wilson, Douglas L. "Sowerby Revisited: The Unfinished Catalogue of Thomas Jefferson's Library." The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd ser. 41, no. 4 (October 1984): 615-28.

Sher, Richard B. "Making Scottish Books in America, 1770-1784: The Scottish Enlightenment and the American Book Trade." In The Enlightenment & the Book, 503-40. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Sher, Richard B. "A More Extensive Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: Philadelphia, 1784-1800." In The Enlightenment & the Book, 541-95. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.