MHS Calendar of Events

to May 26


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.

Biography Seminar Biographers' Round Table: A Conversation with Stacy Schiff Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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24 January 2013.Thursday, 5:30PM - 7:30PM Stacy Schiff, Pulitizer-Prize winning author Moderator: Susan Ware

Pulitizer-Prize winning author Stacy Schiff will discuss her career as a writer and biographer in conversation with Susan Ware. 

Stacy Schiff's most recent book is Cleopatra: A Life (2010), which was named one of the New York Times Book Review's top ten books of the year.  Her previous books include A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America (2005), Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabakov): Portrait of a Marriage (1999), which won the Pulitizer Prize, and Saint-Exupery: A Biography (1994). 

Susan Ware is an independent scholar who specializes in twentieth-century U.S. History, women's history, and biography.  Her most recent book is Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports (2011).