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Thomas Jefferson

A guide to the University of Virginia's collections related to Thomas Jefferson, with additional links to texts and information resources about Jefferson.

The Academical Village

Documentary History of the Construction of the Buildings at the University of Virginia, 1817–1828, by Frank E. Grizzard, Jr. -- Grizzard's 1996 dissertation forms a comprehensive documentary edition of the papers surrounding the construction of the Academical Village, Jefferson's 19th-century architectural masterpiece. This electronic database consists of 1,750 manuscript documents and a lengthy historical narrative related to the construction of the original buildings ofthe University of Virginia.

Jefferson's Vision and Its Legacy