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The casting of a lengthened shadow : Thomas Jefferson's role in determining the site for a state university in Virginia

Author: Neil McDowell Shawen
Publisher: 1980.
Dissertation: Ed. D. George Washington University 1980
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil McDowell Shawen
OCLC Number: 8398260
Reproduction Notes: Photocopy. [S.l. : s.n., 1980?]. 29 cm.
Description: 469 leaves : maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
ch. 1. Revisal and rejection: a system of public education for Virginia --
ch. 2. Impasse at Williamsburg: a statewide vision and a second site --
ch. 3. International schemes and a "national" university: French doors to Virginia open and close --
ch. 4. New plans for the Piedmont --
ch. 5. Albemarle Academy: the hidden agenda --
ch. 6. Round one in Richmond: legislative interest in a university --
ch. 7. The grooming of Central College --
ch. 8. Round two in Richmond: the Jefferson bill and a university passed but not placed --
ch. 9. Showdown at Rockfish Gap --
ch. 10. Round three in Richmond: the adoption of Central College --
Conclusion --
Appendix A. : Mathew Carey's 1814 "Correct map of Virginia" --
Appendix B. : A bill for the more general diffusion of knowlege --
Appendix C. : A bill for the amending of the constitution of the College of William and Mary --
Appendix D. : A bill for establishing a public library --
Appendix E. : Jefferson's letter to Dr. Joseph Priestley, January 18, 1800 --
Appendix F. : Jefferson's letter to Peter Carr, September 7, 1814 --
Appendix G. : A bill for establishing a system of public education --
Appendix H. : Collegiate districts proposed by Jefferson in 1817 --
Appendix I. : An act appropriating part of the revenue of the Literary Fund, and for other purposes --
Appendix J. : Report of the commissioners appointed to fix the state of the University of Virginia, &c. --
Appendix K. The lines of Jefferson's argument for the centrality of Charlottesville --
Appendix L. : An act establishing an university.
Responsibility: by Neil McDowell Shawen.

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