Dumas Malone





Dumas Malone


Born
January 10, 1892

Died
December 27, 1986


Dumas Malone, 1892–1986, spent thirty-eight years researching and writing Jefferson and His Time. In 1975 he received the Pulitzer Prize in history for the first five volumes. From 1923 to 1929 he taught at the University of Virginia; he left there to join the Dictionary of American Biography, bringing that work to completion as editor-in-chief. Subsequently, he served for seven years as director of the Harvard University Press. After serving on the faculties of Yale and Columbia, Malone retired to the University of Virginia in 1959 as the Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, a position he held until his retirement in 1962. He remained at the university as biographer-in-residence and finished his Jefferson biography at the University ...more

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Jefferson the Virginian

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Jefferson and the Rights of...

4.16 avg rating — 348 ratings — published 1951 — 12 editions
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The Sage of Monticello

4.17 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 1970 — 12 editions
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Jefferson and the Ordeal of...

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Jefferson the President: Fi...

4.17 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 1970 — 10 editions
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Jefferson the President: Se...

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Thomas Jefferson: A Brief B...

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The Story of the Declaratio...

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Jefferson And His Time

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Crisis Of The Union, 1841 1877

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“The boldness of his mind was sheathed in a scabbard of politeness.”
Dumas Malone, Jefferson the Virginian

“My solicitous wife has kept me going despite the ravages of time. I trust she is not weary in well doing nor tired of being thanked.”
Dumas Malone, The Sage of Monticello