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|Named Person:||Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Jefferson; Abigail Adams; John Adams; Maria Hadfield Cosway; Maria Eppes; Peter Jefferson; Tadeusz Kościuszko; James Madison; James Monroe; Martha Jefferson Randolph; George Wythe
|Description:||231 narrow boxes, and 2 oversize boxes of loose manuscripts; 17 manuscript volumes; 1 printed volume; and 6 boxes and 4 drawers of architectural drawings.|
|Other Titles:||Ruins, ou meditation sur les revolutions de empires.|
Papers related to Jefferson's home, Monticello, in Virginia, include account books, 1783-90, "Farm Book," 1774-1824, "Garden Book," 1776-1824, indentures, tax statements and promissory notes. Also, papers related to Poplar Forest and Shadwell in Virginia. Papers kept during Jefferson's presidency (1801-1809) include lists of people entertained at Monticello, lists of votes to repeal the Embargo Act, 1809, and letters addressed to the Tammany Society and various Republican parties.
The collection also includes family papers, 1705-57, including the papers of Jefferson's father Peter Jefferson; Jefferson's manuscript of his Notes on the State of Virginia, 1782-83, his only major published work; manuscript copy of Jefferson's translation of Les Ruins, ou Mediation sur les Revolutions des Empires, 1801; Jefferson's manuscript draft of the Declaration of Independence; two manuscript book catalogs, 1775-1812; annotated almanacs, 1771-76; and various other writings. Also, architectural sketches, notes and drawings by Jefferson of Monticello, his apartment in Paris, the University of Virginia, and other sites.
- Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826. -- Farm book.
- Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826. -- Garden book.
- Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826. -- Notes on the state of Virginia.
- Monticello (Va.)
- Poplar Forest (Va.)
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)
- Shadwell (Va.)
- United States. -- President (1801-1809 : Jefferson)
- Account books.
- Agriculture -- Virginia.
- Architectural drawing -- 18th century.
- Embargo, 1807-1809.
- Plantations -- Virginia.
- Virginia -- History.
- Virginia -- Politics and government.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.