Further Reading


Thomas Jefferson Digital Portfolio - gallery of images here

Frank Grizzard, Documentary History of the Construction of the Buildings at the University of Virginia, 1817-1828

Resource Center, University of Virginia Facilities Management - includes catalog of architectural and engineering drawings and specifications 

Historic American Buildings Survey - includes Historic American Engineering Record and Historic American Landscapes Survey

University of Virginia, President's Commission on Slavery and the University


Barringer, Anna.  “Pleasant It Is to Remember These Things.”  The Magazine of Albemarle County History 24 (1965-66): 5-38.

Cromley, Elizabeth C.  The Food Axis: Cooking, Eating, and the Architecture of American Houses.  Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010.

Ellis, Clifton and Rebecca Ginsburg, eds.  Cabin, Quarter, Plantation: Architecture and Landscapes of North American Slavery.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.

Frank, Marie. “It Took an Academical Village: Jefferson’s Hotels at the University of Virginia.”  The Magazine of Albemarle County History 59 (2001): 31-68.

Heath, Barbara J. Hidden Lives: The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest.  Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1999.

McInnis, Maurie D.  The Politics of Taste in Antebellum Charleston.  Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Neale, Catherine S.  (2006.)  Slaves, Freedpeople, and the University of Virginia.  B.A. Thesis.  University of Virginia: United States.