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Bear, James A. Jr 1919-2013

Overview
Works: 130 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 3,177 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Case studies  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  History  Sources  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E332, B
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Publications about James A Bear
Publications by James A Bear
Publications by James A Bear, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James A Bear
The family letters of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Jefferson at Monticello by James A Bear( Book )
13 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Collection of excerpts from the papers of Thomas Jefferson and others that describes the coming of the British army to Monticello in June 1781. Includes the warning of their approach by Jack Jouett, the dispatching of Thomas Jefferson's family and guests to places of safety, and his own departure from Monticello
Jefferson's memorandum books : accounts, with legal records and miscellany, 1767-1826 by Thomas Jefferson( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
"Among the Second Series of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, this volume has the most detailed coverage of his day-to-day life. These disciplined records of personal expenditures, and of various other daily observations, furnish valuable information about prices and availability of commodities of the period and provide abundant evidence of Jefferson's devotion to a systematic way of living and of his insatiable curiosity."--Publisher's description
Monticello by Frederick Doveton Nichols( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson and his unknown brother by Thomas Jefferson( Book )
4 editions published between 1942 and 1981 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
A checklist of Virginia almanacs, 1732-1850 by James A Bear( Book )
8 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson's book-marks by James A Bear( Book )
4 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson did not use bookplates. Instead he used other identifying devices to distinguish his three great collecting periods. These included marginal notes, "secret" marks and scripts, and block versus script capital letters. The time periods covered are the Shadwell Library (1757-1770), the Monticello Library (1770-1815), and the Poor Library (1815-1826)
Jefferson vindicated : fallacies, omissions, and contradictions in the Hemings genealogical search by Cynthia H Burton( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Re-examines the controversy over the nature of Thomas Jefferson's relationship with his slave Sally Hemings by looking at the DNA evidence, written accounts, oral histories, and other sources in an attempt to resolve ambiguities and speculations, and determine their relevance and credibility. Includes 20 pages on Jefferson's brother, Randolph Jefferson and his sons
Old pictures of Monticello : an essay in historical iconography by James A Bear( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The Hemings family of Monticello by James A Bear( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
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 by James A Bear( Book )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Copy of the typescript for an address delivered during the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Tracy W. McGregor Library, 1939-1964, that focused on Thomas Jefferson's recommendations for reading by the very young. Included are titles of books recommended to and read by his children and grandchildren prior to their sixteenth birthdays. This address was later published as the introductory text in a monograph of the same name published in 1967 by the University of Virginia Tracy W. McGregor Library
Thomas Jefferson by Wendie C Old( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Explores the life of the third president, from his childhood in Virginia, through his writing of the Declaration of Independence, to his years in office
The furniture and furnishings of Monticello by James A Bear( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Working drafts of an article published in Antiques magazine, Vol. 102 (July 1972). Provides useful descriptions and provenance information for many of the furnishings in Monticello in TJ's day and reaccessioned in the early 1970's. -- Martin Powell
Archeological explorations at Monticello along Mulberry Row by Oriol Pi-Sunyer( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Monticello since 1826 by James A Bear( Archival Material )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Anniversary dinner at Monticello, April 12, 1976, in memory of Thomas Jefferson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The simple desk on which the Declaration of Independence was written, designed by Jefferson and made in 1776 by Benjamin Randolph, was given to Ellen Wayles Randolph and he husband Joseph Coolidge, Jr. after the writing desk John Hemings made for the couple as a wedding gift was lost at sea. The Benjamin Randolph desk is now on display at the National Museum of American History accompanied by Jefferson's letter verifying its authenticity and presenting it to Coolidge
Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings family chronological bibliography by James A Bear( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Papers of the University Librarian by University of Virginia( Archival Material )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
There is correspondence with fellow librarians, dealers, bibliophiles and scholars including many University of Virginia professors as well as Reginald Allen, Lady Astor, Stringfellow Barr, Clifton Waller Barrett, William J. Barrow, James A. Bear, Ben Belitt, Julian Boyd, Irving Brant, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., James Branch Cabell, Erskine Caldwell, John Canaday, Warren Chappell, Virginius Dabney, Richard Beale Davis, Clifford Dowdey, Frances Fink, Louis Halle, Ralph Happell, Frances Parkinson Keyes, James Jackson Kilpatrick, Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, Marcus McCorison, Linton Massey, Harry Meacham, Robert Metzdorf, Michael Papantonio, Carrol Quenzel, Millicent Sowerby, G. Thomas Tanselle, and Beverley Tucker
The Giuseppe Ceracchi bust of Jefferson by James A Bear( Archival Material )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Memorandum books : accounts, with legal records and miscellany : 1767-1826 by Thomas Jefferson( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bear, James A.
Bear, James A. (James Adam) 1919-2013
Bear, James A. Jr
Bear, James Adam
Languages
English (90)
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