Additional Resources

Poplar Forest Related Books

  • Poplar Forest and Thomas Jefferson by S. Allen Chambers Jr.
  • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest: A Private Place by Joan Horn for the Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest
  • A Guide to Thomas Jefferson's Virginia by Laura A. Macaluso, PhD.
  • Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book edited by Edwin Betts
  • Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book edited by Edwin Betts

Jefferson Biographies

  • Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
  • Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder by Jack McLaughlin
  • Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination by Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf
  • Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson by Alan Pell Crawford

Enslaved Community Related Books

  • Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation edited by Barbara J. Heath and Jack Gary
  • Hidden Lives: The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest by Barbara J. Heath
  • Those Who Labor for My Happiness: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello" by Lucia Stanton
  • Jefferson at Monitcello: Recollections of a Monticello Slave and of a Monticello Overseer edited by James Bear
  • The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
  • Report of the Research Committee on Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings