- First Name
- Lisa A.
- Last Name
- United States
- VA Virginia
- Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, International Center for Jefferson Studies
- Website URL
- https://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/tjpapers and http://tjrs.monticello.org/
- 18th- & 19th-Century American History, Women, Family, Childhood, Slavery, American Masculinity, Capitalism, Mercantilism, Material Culture, as well as Thomas Jefferson and Monticello.
- Media Contact
- Additional Contact Information
- Media contact must come through Marketing Dept. of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.
- About Me
Author, editor, and historian, with experience in electronic and print publishing, public history, museum education, cultural heritage, conference and event planning, and public speaking.
Other things I spend time doing include hiking, camping, baking, gardening, and painting. And of course, I read…a lot.
- Recent Publications
Markets and Masculinity: Pursuing Wealth, Power, and American ‘Manliness’ in the China Trade (working title; currently under consideration).
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, J. Jefferson Looney, et al. (Princeton University Press, 2004– ), sixteen volumes to date, with seventeenth due Jan. 2021.
“Mary Johnston: The Suffrage Speeches of a Virginia Novelist,” in Southern Women in the Progressive Era: A Reader, edited by Melissa Walker and Giselle Roberts, eds. (University of South Carolina Press, Jan., 2019).
“Ellen Randolph Coolidge’s ‘Virginia Legends’ and ‘Negro Stories’: Antebellum Tales from Monticello,” Massachusetts Historical Review, Vol. 17 (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2015)
“Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge: Thomas Jefferson’s Granddaughter in New England and Beyond,” Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times, Cynthia A. Kierner and Sandra G. Treadway, eds. (University of Georgia Press, 2013).
Thomas Jefferson’s Granddaughter in Victorian England: The Travel Diary of Ellen Wayles Coolidge, 1838–1839, Ann Lucas Birle and Lisa A. Francavilla, eds. (University of Virginia Press, 2011).
Various book reviews, blog posts, and online biographical articles.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- United States and Britain
- Expertise by Geography
- United Kingdom, United States
- Expertise by Chronology
- 18th century, 19th century
- Expertise by Topic
- American Civil War, American Revolution, American Founding Era, Capitalism, Children & Youth, Emancipation, Family, Gender, Material Culture, Museums, Public History, Rebellion & Revolution, Slavery, Women