Declaration of Independence Desk: Relic of Revolution

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Summary

Describes the history of Thomas Jefferson's writing desk, including its donation to the nation and transfer to the United States National Museum in 1921.

Subject

  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States President

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Includes list of reproductions and description of the Jefferson desk.

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1981
  • Revolution, 1775-1783

Topic

  • Government
  • Politics
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Furnishings
  • Furniture
  • United States--Politics and government

Place

United States

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