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Thomas Jefferson's academical village : the creation of an architectural masterpiece

Author: Thomas Jefferson; Richard Guy Wilson; Patricia C Sherwood; University of Virginia. Art Museum.
Publisher: Charlottesville : Bayly Art Museum of the University of Virginia : Distributed by Univ. Press of Virginia, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Jefferson's design for the University of Virginia is widely hailed as a masterpiece. It is his greatest architectural accomplishment, the summation of his quest for intellectual freedom. The story of the University encompasses the political and architectural worlds as Jefferson struggled against great opposition to establish a new type of educational institution.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; Richard Guy Wilson; Patricia C Sherwood; University of Virginia. Art Museum.
ISBN: 0813915112 9780813915111
OCLC Number: 28891795
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition ... organized by the Bayly Art Museum, October 7, 1993-January 9, 1994"--Title page verso.
Description: 93 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Anthony Hirschel --
Education and Architecture: The Evolution of the University of Virginia's Academical Village / Patricia C. Sherwood and Joseph Michael Lasala --
Jefferson's Lawn: Perceptions, Interpretations, Meanings / Richard Guy Wilson --
The Academical Village Today / James Murray Howard.
Responsibility: Richard Guy Wilson, editor ; contributors Patricia C. Sherwood [and others].

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