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Thomas Jefferson and the development of American public education.

Author: James Bryant Conant
Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1962.
Series: Jefferson memorial lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examination of Jefferson's innovations and achievements. Also considers the relevance to today's education.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978.
Thomas Jefferson and the development of American public education.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1962
(OCoLC)573037095
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Bryant Conant
OCLC Number: 177640
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 164 pages 24 cm.
Contents: Jefferson as an educational innovator --
The fate of Jefferson's proposals in the nineteenth century --
The relevance of Jefferson's ideas today --
Bibliographic notes --
Notes --
Appendixes. I. Bill 79 of 1779 for the "More general diffusion of knowledge" --
II. Extracts from Notes on the State of Virginia, queries XIV and XV, 1781-1785 --
III. Extracts from a letter to George Washington from Paris, January 4 [1786] --
IV. Extract from a letter to George Wythe from Paris, August 13, 1786 --
V. Letter to Jefferson's nephew, Peter Carr, from Paris, August 10, 1787 --
VI. Extract from a letter to Joseph Priestly from Philadelphia, January 18, 1800 --
VII. Extract from a letter to Pictet from Washington, D.C., February 5, 1803 --
VIII. Extract from President Jefferson's sixth annual message, December 2, 1806 --
IX. Extract from a letter to John Adams from Monticello, October 28, 1813 --
X. Extract from a letter to Thomas Cooper, August 25, 1814 --
XI. Letter to Peter Carr, September 7, 1814, outlining an educational plan --
XII. Extract from a letter to Joseph C. Cabell from Monticello, January 5, 1815 --
XIII. Extract from a letter to Joseph C. Cabell from Monticello, February 2, 1816 --
XIV. Extract from a letter to Governor Wilson C. Nicholas, April 2, 1816 --
XV. Portions of Jefferson's Bills for Establishing Schools, Colleges and a University, October 24, 1817 --
XVI. Extract from a letter to J. Correa de Serra from Poplar Forest, Virginia, November 25, 1817 --
XVII. Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Fix the Site of the University of Virginia, August 1, 1818 --
XVIII. Extract from a letter to Joseph C. Cabell from Poplar Forest, Virginia, November 28, 1820 --
XIX. Letter to Joseph C. Cabell from Monticello, January 31, 1821 --
XX. Extract from a letter to General Breckenridge, February 15, 1821 --
XXI. Extract from a letter to Joseph C. Cabell from Monticello, December 28, 1822 --
XXII. Letter to Jefferson from Joseph C. Cabell, Richmond, January 23, 1823 --
XXIII. Letter to Joseph C. Cabell from Jefferson, Monticello, January 16, 1823 --
XXIV. Extract from a letter to George Ticknor from Monticello, July 16, 1823 --
XXV. Extracts from Jefferson's Autobiography, written in January 1821 --
XXVI. Charles F. Mercer's Bill for a System of Public Education.
Series Title: Jefferson memorial lectures.

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Examination of Jefferson's innovations and achievements. Also considers the relevance to today's education.
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