Today, April 13th, 2009, is the 266th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth. The third President of the Unites States of America, he has continued to be popular and intriguing, even as centuries pass.
The Brown Library has many books about Jefferson, including:
Jefferson, Thomas. Writings. Call number E302.J442 1984
Burstein, Andrew. The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist. Call number E332.B96 1995
Wills, Garry. Inventing America: Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence. Call number E221.W64
Greene, John C.. American Science in the Age of Jefferson. Call number Q127.U6 G69 1984
Ferling, John E.. Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution. Call number E211.F46 2002
Bernstein, Richard B.. Thomas Jefferson. Call number E332.B47 2003
Malone, Dumas. Jefferson and the Rights of Man [electronic resource]. Internet—Books—Online Access. Blackstone Audio, available through OverDrive.
Yesterday—February 22nd, 2009—was the 277th anniversary of George Washington’s birth. The very first President of the Unites States of America, he has continued to be popular and intriguing, even as centuries pass.
The Brown Library has many books about Washington, including:
Bancroft, Aaron. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Army Through the Revolutionary War; and the First President of the United States. Call number E312.B227
McDonald, Forrest. The Presidency of George Washington. Call number E311.M12
De Forest, Elizabeth Kellam. The Gardens & Grounds at Mount Vernon: How George Washington Planned and Planted Them. Call number E312.5.D4
Wills, Garry. Cincinnatus: George Washington and the Enlightenment. Call number E312.62.W54 1984
Wiencek, Henry. An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America. Call number E312.17.W6 2003