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Exhibition

The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

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Environmental History Seminar "Guests of the Nation": American Camping and Designs for Public Nature, 1920s-'40s Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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9 October 2012.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Phoebe S. K. Young, University of Colorado at Boulder Comment: James C. O'Connell, National Park Service

This seminar paper explores how camping embodies the ways in which Americans envisioned access to nature as linked to notions of civic belonging, public culture, and political voice. It is drawn from Young’s book in progress.

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