SelectTHE BIBLIOGRAPHY lists the sources of principal interest for this study.
The bibliographical essay in The Jefferson Image in the American Mind
offers a view of the literature from the time of Jefferson's death. Many
items cited there are not repeated here. Also omitted are the books that Jefferson read--the books that shaped and informed his mind--to which
the best guide is Sowerby Catalogue of Jefferson's library, cited below.
a) Jefferson Papers
Three major manuscript collections:
| Library of Congress. (Principally letters to and from Jefferson, it is
of first importance for his public career.) Microfilm Edition.|
| Massachusetts Historical Society. (Sometimes called the Coolidge
Collection, it is of special interest for Jefferson's private affairs.)
| University of Virginia. (A varied collection most useful for family
and local concerns. A calendar is available: The Jefferson Papers
of the University of Virginia,
Constance E. Thurlow and
Francis L. Berkeley, Jr.
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation:A Biography.
Contributors: Merrill D. Peterson - Author.
Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 1975.
Page number: 1011.
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