The Dictionary of Virginia Biography is published online through a partnership with Encyclopedia Virginia. Biographies that do not also appear in the three print volumes (surnames Aaroe´┐ŻDaniels) link to lists of sources consulted.
Sources consulted for the biography of:

Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

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Primary Sources
The largest collections of Jefferson manuscripts are in:

Definitive published editions of Jefferson manuscripts:
Other valuable published Jefferson editions include:


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