Project Spotlight

The Jefferson’s University—Early Life Project, 1819-1870

This digital history project will create a database and interpretive materials that will detail life at the University and commemorate two centuries of educational leadership to create a wholly new education and research tool for the twenty-first century. This project represents a broad-based effort that involves significant student participation with faculty, the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH), and Library Special Collections, and will possibly expand to partner with Monticello and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH). Students will be trained in archival research, documentary editing, and the use of digital technologies for the representation and analysis of historical resources.

The Jefferson’s University—Early Life Project, 1819-1870