Peterson, Merrill D.
PETERSON, Merrill D.
PETERSON, Merrill D. American, b. 1921. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1963-88, Emeritus, 1989-. Assistant Professor, then Professor of History, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1949-55, 1958-63; Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University, NJ, 1955-58. Publications: The Jefferson Image in the American Mind, 1960; Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography, 1970; James Madison: A Biography in His Own Words, 1974; Adams and Jefferson: A Revolutionary Dialogue, 1976; Olive Branch and Sword: The Compromise of 1833, 1982; Thomas Jefferson: A Reference Biography, 1986; The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun, 1987; Lincoln in American Memory, 1994; Coming of Age with the New Republic, 1938-50; John Brown: The Legend Revisited, 2002. EDITOR: Democracy, Liberty and Property: The State Constitutional Convention Debates of the 1820's, 1966; The Portable Thomas Jefferson, 1974; Thomas Jefferson, Writings, 1984; The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom: Its Evolution and Consequences in American History, 1988; Visitors to Monticello, 1989. Address: 250 Pantops Mountain Rd #6, Charlottesville, VA 22911-8600, U.S.A.