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Library Information

Library date
1826-07-04
"YYYY-MM-DD", "YYYY" "YYYY-MM-DD BCE", "5th-6th c. BCE",
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Location
"Boston, Massachusetts, USA", "London, England", "The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, USA", "Hogwarts", "Alpha Centauri", "Hell"
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Library Size (titles)
5611 to date
Number of titles in the library. 1,459; ~50; 100-200; Unknown ("1 lot books")
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Library Size (volumes)
Number of volumes in the library. 1,459; ~50; 100-200
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Sources
Reconstruction of books owned at Shadwell (destroyed by fire 1 February 1770); books inherited from his father Peter Jefferson, acquired by Jefferson prior to 1770, &c.
Manuscript catalog; "1783 Catalog". Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson Manuscripts, Massachusetts Historical Society. A subset, books owned as of March 1783, has been reconstructed and transcribed here (c. 1770s-1812)
Manuscript catalog; "1789 Catalog". Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson Manuscripts, Massachusetts Historical Society. Books purchased by Jefferson while in Europe. Transcription available here (1789)
E. Millicent Sowerby, The Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson. Library of Congress (1952-1959). Books sold by Jefferson to Congress (1815)
Manuscript list; Philip Nicholas Trist, List of Books sold by Thomas Jefferson to Congress, 1815 (1823). Published as James Gilreath and Douglas L. Wilson, Thomas Jefferson’s Library: A Catalog with the Entries in His Own Order. Library of Congress (1989).
Manuscript catalog; Retirement Library Catalogue, Library of Congress. Transcription available here. Books purchased by Jefferson after the 1815 sale (1815-1826)
Reconstruction of books owned at Poplar Forest; partly drawn from the sale of the library of George A. Leavitt (1873). Transcription available here.
Will (1765, approved 1784); Probate inventory (1675)
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Library Notes
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Links
www.example.com, https://www.example.com/, www.example.com/some/url
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Provenance Marks
Typically penned a "T" adjacent to the I signature mark and an "I" next to the T signature mark
Bookplate design, common ownership marks, etc.
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Legacy Categories
Libraries of Early America; Artists; Signers of the Declaration of Independence; U.S. Presidents
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Total Book Value
$300; 52/10/2
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Total Inventory Value
$3000; 654/13/5
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Contributors
A LibraryThing member name.
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Entity Information

Date of Birth
1743-04-13
"YYYY-MM-DD", "YYYY" "YYYY-MM-DD BCE", "5th-6th c. BCE",
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Date of Death
1826-07-04
"YYYY-MM-DD", "YYYY" "YYYY-MM-DD BCE", "5th-6th c. BCE",
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Gender
male
"female," "male," "n/a" or enter as free text
Places of Residence
"Boston, Massachusetts, USA", "Paris, France", "Algeria"
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Education
"Mississippi State University (BS|Library Science)","Oxford University (Christ Church)", "University of California, Berkeley"
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Occupations
plumber or waiter or engineer
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Legacy Connections
Carr, Dabney (brother-in-law)
Huxley, Julian (brother), Orwell, George (student), Huxley, Leonard (father)
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