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Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 1732-1828 (Microform Collection)


Description

This collection includes approximately 3,650 items, most of which are original documents either written by or to Jefferson, or having a direct relationship to him. Approximately 80 of Jefferson’s architectural drawings, most relating to the University of Virginia, are included.

The holdings at the University of Virginia complement larger collections of Jefferson’s papers at the Library of Congress and the Massachusetts Historical Society, as well as smaller collections at a number of different institutions throughout the United States.

Generally chronological, the collection is divided into three series:

Series I: Drawings Series II: Special Series (includes account books, scrapbooks, essays and legal briefs) Series III: Main Series (includes general correspondence and related material)


Location

The Microfilm Edition of the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 1732-1828 is located at call numer MicFilm E302 .J63. Check the catalog for location.


Access

Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 1732-1828E302 .J63 Guide. Check the catalog for location.

This guide has also been reproduced in its entirety at the start of Reel no. 1 in the microfilm set.

The University of Virginia has an online guide.