WorldCat Identities

Bear, James Adam

Overview
Works: 140 works in 196 publications in 1 language and 3,184 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Biography  Sources  Quotations  Case studies  Pictorial works  History  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E332, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Adam Bear
Thomas Jefferson : a biography in his own words by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the glory of crafting the Declaration of Independence and assuming the mantle of leadership as the Republic's third president, through his moral struggle with slavery and the agony of losing his young wife and daughter, Jerry Holmes chronicles Jefferson's life through his own words. Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts will fascinate both the serious Jefferson scholar as well as the curious newcomers."--Jacket
Jefferson at Monticello by James Adam Bear( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson's memorandum books : accounts, with legal records and miscellany, 1767-1826 by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the Second Series of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, this volume has the most detailed coverage of his day-to-day life. These disciplined records of personal expenditures, and of various other daily observations, furnish valuable information about prices and availability of commodities of the period and provide abundant evidence of Jefferson's devotion to a systematic way of living and of his insatiable curiosity."--Publisher's description
Monticello by Frederick Doveton Nichols( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson and his unknown brother by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1981 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A checklist of Virginia almanacs, 1732-1850 by James Adam Bear( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson's book-marks by James Adam Bear( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson did not use bookplates. Instead he used other identifying devices to distinguish his three great collecting periods. These included marginal notes, "secret" marks and scripts, and block versus script capital letters. The time periods covered are the Shadwell Library (1757-1770), the Monticello Library (1770-1815), and the Poor Library (1815-1826)
Jefferson vindicated : fallacies, omissions, and contradictions in the Hemings genealogical search by Cynthia H Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-examines the controversy over the nature of Thomas Jefferson's relationship with his slave Sally Hemings by looking at the DNA evidence, written accounts, oral histories, and other sources in an attempt to resolve ambiguities and speculations, and determine their relevance and credibility. Includes 20 pages on Jefferson's brother, Randolph Jefferson and his sons
Old pictures of Monticello : an essay in historical iconography by James Adam Bear( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hemings family of Monticello by James Adam Bear( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Thomas Jefferson : second series by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The furniture and furnishings of Monticello by James Adam Bear( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working drafts of an article published in Antiques magazine, Vol. 102 (July 1972). Provides useful descriptions and provenance information for many of the furnishings in Monticello in TJ's day and reaccessioned in the early 1970's. -- Martin Powell
The Giuseppe Ceracchi bust of Jefferson by James Adam Bear( )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anniversary dinner at Monticello, April 12, 1976, in memory of Thomas Jefferson( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simple desk on which the Declaration of Independence was written, designed by Jefferson and made in 1776 by Benjamin Randolph, was given to Ellen Wayles Randolph and he husband Joseph Coolidge, Jr. after the writing desk John Hemings made for the couple as a wedding gift was lost at sea. The Benjamin Randolph desk is now on display at the National Museum of American History accompanied by Jefferson's letter verifying its authenticity and presenting it to Coolidge
Papers of the University Librarian by University of Virginia( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is correspondence with fellow librarians, dealers, bibliophiles and scholars including many University of Virginia professors as well as Reginald Allen, Lady Astor, Stringfellow Barr, Clifton Waller Barrett, William J. Barrow, James A. Bear, Ben Belitt, Julian Boyd, Irving Brant, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., James Branch Cabell, Erskine Caldwell, John Canaday, Warren Chappell, Virginius Dabney, Richard Beale Davis, Clifford Dowdey, Frances Fink, Louis Halle, Ralph Happell, Frances Parkinson Keyes, James Jackson Kilpatrick, Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, Marcus McCorison, Linton Massey, Harry Meacham, Robert Metzdorf, Michael Papantonio, Carrol Quenzel, Millicent Sowerby, G. Thomas Tanselle, and Beverley Tucker
Papers of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson( )

1 edition published in 1818 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a September 14, 1820 postscript, Thomas Mann Randolph assures recipients that Bacon continues in good standing with the family and neighbors. With the letter are copies of a carte-de-visite and daguerreotype of Bacon
Thomas Jefferson's art collection by James Adam Bear( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appraisement of the books of Thomas M. Randolph, ca. 1828 by James Adam Bear( )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear copied this list of titles owned by Thomas M. Randolph, and their values from records in the Albemarle County Courthouse
 
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Jefferson's memorandum books : accounts, with legal records and miscellany, 1767-1826The papers of Thomas Jefferson : second series
Alternative Names
Bear, James A.

Bear, James A. (James Adam)

Bear, James A. Jr

Languages
English (82)

Covers
Jefferson at MonticelloJefferson's memorandum books : accounts, with legal records and miscellany, 1767-1826The papers of Thomas Jefferson : second series