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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1779-1838
Abstract:  

1 reel. Papers of Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War and commander of the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Dearborn's journal, kept from 17 June - 18 Oct. describes the Sullivan Campaign of 1779. Poems, probably written by his daughter, Sophia, follow his journal entries. Letters from Thomas Jefferson concern Indian jurisdiction and negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase. Originals are in the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Call #:  
Mss.DLAR.Film.739
Extent:
1 reel



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1789-1796
Abstract:  

1 reel. Letterbooks of John Jay and Thomas Jefferson relating to their tenures as Secretary of State. Originals are in the National Archives.
Call #:  
Mss.DLAR.Film.456
Extent:
1 reel



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980
Dates:
1957
Abstract:  

These are the control files (arranged alphabetically, chronologically, bibliographically, and by source) prepared by the editors of "The Papers of Thomas Jefferson" for their use.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.819
Extent:
51 film_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Betts, Edwin Morris, 1892-1958
Dates:
1953
Abstract:  

This manuscript is an edited version of Jefferson's original farm book and includes items, marked by Betts, that were not published.
Call #:  
Mss.B.J35.f
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Treat, John Breck.
Dates:
1805-1808
Abstract:  

Treat sent this volume to Thomas Jefferson in 1809 from "Arkansa in Louisiana," and wrote, "If from their perusal you can derive, either information or amusement, respecting the climate of this part of our country, your acceptance will be highly gratifying."
Call #:  
Mss.551.5.T71
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Campbell, William James, 1850-1931
Dates:
1885-1897, undated
Abstract:  

This collection of correspondence and illustrations concerns Campbell's researches into the various portraits and likenesses of Thomas Jefferson, and the drawings of Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin. The letters are to the curators and custodians of this material.
Call #:  
Mss.B.C155
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Dates:
1805-1813
Abstract:  

Numbered "11", this item contains notes on lands owned and sold; notes on leases of Philadelphia houses; accounts with Daphne Peterson ("a free black woman"), Mary Spence ("of Dunfermline, Scotland"), and Baynard Hall; a list of books lent; a list of those receiving copies of Rush's publications, 1805-1806 (among whom was Thomas Jefferson); and an "account of property belonging to the estate."
Call #:  
Mss.B.R89m
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1472-1970
Abstract:  

5 reels. Accompanied by a guide and item list. Contains approximately 200 letters relating to the period of the American Revolution. Includes letters received by General George Weedon from Washington, Jefferson, Lafayette, Steuben, and others. Also includes letters of other prominent figures and private individuals of the period. Originals in the Minnesota Historical Society.
Call #:  
Mss.DLAR.Film.31
Extent:
5 microfilm reels



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Mills, Robert,1781-1855.
Dates:
1803-1853
Abstract:  

Correspondence, project records, personal papers, architectural drawings and documents, and miscellanea of Robert Mills, an American architect who studied with Thomas Jefferson and who designed several prominent American buildings and structures including the Washington Monument.
Call #:  
Mss.Fiche.12
Extent:
16 microfiche_card(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Dates:
1732-1828
Abstract:  

From originals in the University of Virginia Library. For the printed guide, see Douglas W. Tanner, ed., Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 1732-1828 (Charlottesville, 1977).
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1376
Extent:
10 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
University of Virginia.Board of Visitors.
Dates:
1814-1828
Abstract:  

These are copies of the Board of Visitors minutes of the Albemarle Academy (25 March-17 June 1814), and Central College (5 May 1817-1819), both of which were forerunners of the university. There are also minutes of the reconstituted university (29 March 1819-7 April 1826, 10-24 July 1828). Among the members of the Board were Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and James Madison. Partly in hand of William C. Rives (?).
Call #:  
Mss.378.755.V8lbo
Extent:
2 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Dates:
1804
Abstract:  

Two bound documents, "A chronological series of facts relative to Louisiana" and "An examination into the boundaries of Louisiana." Prepared by Jefferson for U.S. ministers at Paris and Madrid, as a means of determining the extent of the Louisiana Purchase. Jefferson sent these to the APS with a cover letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau, dated December 30, 1817; read in the Historical and Literary Committee, 1818. Printed in Thomas Jefferson, Documents Relating to the Purchase and Exploration of Louisiana (New York, 1904).
Call #:  
Mss.973.4.J35c
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Dates:
1791-1840
Abstract:  

This collection consists almost entirely of letters, mostly written by Jefferson, to various people. The largest portion of the letters are from Jefferson to Louis Hue Girardin concerning the latter's work in completing The history of Virginia: from its first settlement to the present day, Volume 4 . Of particular interest is Jefferson's notes on his colleges' role in that history, including the plot to establish a dictator of Virginia. The letters to Girardin also include discussions of plants, the building of the University of Virginia, and books.
Call #:  
Mss.B.J35.Le
Extent:
63 items



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Morgan, John, 1735-1789
Dates:
1749-1788
Abstract:  

Nine of these letters are addressed to Sir Alexander Dick of Edinburgh (1763-1768), and relate to Morgan's medical studies, his travels on the Continent, and the founding of the medical department of the College of Physicians. These are copies of originals in possession of Mrs. Dick Cunyngham, Prestonfield House, Edinburgh. In addition there are letters from Morgan to: Petrus Camper, William Smith, Samuel Vaughan, Jr.; and from Peter Collinson to Camper; Camper to Morgan; S. Vaughan Jr. to Camper; and an exchange between Christian F. Michaelis and Camper. These concern Morgan, with mentions of fossils (mastodon bones in America), natural history, comments on Franklin, Jefferson, and Angelica Kauffmann. These are from originals in the Petrus Camper Papers, on deposit (1976) at the University of Amsterdam Library.
Call #:  
Mss.B.M82
Extent:
26 items



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