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The Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress

The Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress [computer file] / Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
[Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress, [1999-
Physical Description
Computer data
Title from opening screen as viewed April 21, 1999.
Collection is being presented in successive releases. The first release, which comprises the first installment of Series 1, general correspondence, dating from 1621 through 1789, and all of Series 8, relating to Virginia history, from 1606-1737, was in April 1999 (together, about 20,000 images).
Includes: American sphinx : the contradictions of Thomas Jefferson / by Joseph J. Ellis ; Virginia Records Time Line, 1553-1743 ; Thomas Jefferson Time Line, 1743-1827. Also includes links to related websites.
Includes bibliographical references.
Type of File
Text (.tif or .jpg images of manuscript documents).
Selections from the Library of Congress's collection of Jefferson manuscripts. Includes correspondence, official statements and addresses, records of early Virginia laws and history, and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters. Letters, notes, lists, and essays document Jefferson's role as the founder of the University of Virginia and his interest in such diverse areas as agriculture, anthropology, architecture, botany, ciphers, culinary arts, geology, literature and language, meteorology, travel, viticulture, and weights and measures. Documents are presented as digital images with selected searchable transcriptions.
Variant and related titles
At head of title: American memory
HTML source title: Thomas Jefferson papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress
Online / Software & Electronic Media
Added to Catalog
June 01, 2002
System details note
Mode of access: Internet via the World Wide Web.
System requirements: Internet access, WWW browser software. TIFF images require special viewer such as Docuview, PaintShop Pro, or Graphic Converter.
Online archives.
Also listed under
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.

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