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End of the Semester New Resource Countdown: Day 9

  • Posted by: Daniella Snyder
  • Posted Date: December 13, 2018
  • Filed Under: Library News


Dear students,

There are many ways the library can help you prepare for the stress that accompanies the end of every semester. Whether you have a handful of final exams or one large research paper, we know that it can be a lot to handle. But Falvey Library can be an incredible source of academic help and support. The list of excellent and peer-reviewed primary and secondary scholarly sources accessible to all Villanova students grows everyday. Additionally, no matter what your major, there’s a librarian who specializes in instructing you on how to access articles, books, and information you need to succeed. Stop by and meet your subject librarian soon…you’ll be glad you did!

During December, we’re counting down to the holidays by featuring a new Falvey Library acquisition every day…sort of like those fun Advent calendars you enjoyed as a kid! Have fun discovering the latest choices here at your library!


Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America by Catherine Kerrison

A recent publication by Villanova history professor, Dr. Catherine Kerrison tells the remarkable untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s three daughters– two white and free, one black and enslaved– and the divergent paths they forged in a newly independent America.

Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women’s history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women, through never-before-published documents written by the Jefferson family and interviews with family descendants.

Jefferson’s Daughters provides an interesting lens in which to examine the personal and political legacy of one of our most controversial Founding Fathers.


Check the blog tomorrow for another new resource!




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