Curriculum Vitae

Frank E. Grizzard, Jr.

Contact Information

E-mail:       frank@leearchive.info

Address:    1916 Lewis Mountain Road
                    Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone:       (434) 295–2865


Academic and Professional Experience

  • University of Virginia, Ph.D. History   1996
  • University of Virginia, M.A. History   1989
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A. History, Religious Studies; minor, Judaic Studies   1987
  • Teaching Assistant, Grader, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia   1988–96
  • NHPRC’s Institute for Historical Editing   1990
  • Research Assistant, Papers of James Madison, University of Virginia   1990
  • Research Assistant, Papers of George Washington, University of Virginia   1990–93
  • Graduate Fellow, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities   1995–96
  • Assistant Editor/Assistant Professor, Papers of George Washington, University of Virginia   1993–98
  • Senior Associate Editor / Associate Professor, Papers of George Washington, University of Virginia   1998–2005
  • Instructor, The Real George Washington, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Virginia   2003
  • Instructor, Jefferson Country: Albemarle, Charlottesville, and UVA, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Virginia   2004
  • Instructor, Living in Jefferson's Shadow: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Charlottesville, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Virginia   2005
  • Instructor, Colonial Jamestown, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Virginia   2006


Present Position

  • Director, Lee Family Digital Arhive, 2005–


Recent Papers and Presentations

  • Panel Member, “George Washington: Pioneer Farmer,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic   1994
  • Panel Member and Jefferson Hypertext Demonstration, “Electronic Documentary Editions, What Will They Look Like,” Annual Conference for the Association for Documentary Editing   1995
  • Featured Speaker, “A Collector’s Progress, or, Why I have 500 Copies of the Same Book,” Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia   1996
  • Jefferson Hypertext Demonstration, The State of Jeffersonian Architectural Scholarship Conference, The International Center for Jefferson Studies   1996
  • Panel Member, Editors on the Web, “Come on In, the Door’s Open: The Who, Where and Whys of Visitors to Our Websites,” Annual Conference for the Association for Documentary Editing   1997
  • Panel Chair, “George Washington: Mourning and Memory,” Annual George Washington Symposium, Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union   1998
  • Panel Chair, “Spotlight on the University of Virginia,” Annual Conference for the Association for Documentary Editing   1999
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington and the Society of the Cincinnati,” Annual Meeting, Tennessee Society, Sons of the Revolution   2000
  • Panel Member, “The Mass Market for Documents and Text,” Annual Conference for the Association for Documentary Editing   2001
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington and American Independence,” Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Jefferson’s Grave, Monticello   2002
  • Featured Speaker, “The Greatness of Washington,” Autumn Hills Expedition, Mount Rushmore, South Dakota   2002
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington’s Birthday,” Daughters of the American Revolution, Charlottesville, Virginia   2003
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington and the Military,” Mount Vernon Teachers’ Conference, Oxford, Mississippi   2003
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington’s Birthday,” George Washington Society, Wilmington, Delaware   2003
  • Panel Member, “Architectural Allusions to the University of Virginia in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe,” Annual Conference for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Missoula, Montana   2003
  • Featured Speaker, “Origin and Preservation of the George Washington Papers,” Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia   2004
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington and the Revolutionary War,” F. Kevin Simon History Symposium, Sage Ridge School, Reno, Nevada   2004
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington and the Less of Virginia,” Annual conference of the Association of the Lees of Virginia, Mount Vernon, Virginia   2005
  • Featured Speaker, “George Washington Under Attack?” Sons of the American Revolution, Charlottesville, Virginia   2005
  • Historical Consultant, “George Washington and His Legacy: Myths, Symbols, and Reality” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for Teachers, Boston University   2005


Recent Memberships and Positions

  • Editor, The Scroll, History Department, Virginia Commonwealth University   1985–87
  • Editor, Essays in History, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia   1990–93
  • Technology Committee, Association for Documentary Editing   1993–99;   chair  1997–98
  • Co-Editor, The Magazine of Albemarle County History   1994–96;   editor  1996–2003
  • Webmaster, Association for Documentary Editing   1995–2004
  • Advisory Board, The Jefferson Architecture Electronic Archive Center   1995–
  • Advisory Board, Bishop Philander Chase Papers   1997–
  • University of Virginia History Committee   1998–
  • Publications Committee, Association for Documentary Editing   1998–
  • Local Arrangements Committee, Association for Documentary Editing   1998–2000, 2004–2005
  • Program Committee, Association for Documentary Editing   1998–99
  • Mount Vernon Bicentennial Scholars on George Washington   1999–2000
  • George Washington Death Bicentennial Exhibits Committee   1999
  • Board of Directors, Albemarle County Historical Society   1999–
  • Website Initiative Committee, Association for Documentary Editing   1999–
  • Steering Committee for Research Issues in Intellectual Access to Electronically Published Historical Documents   2000–
  • Charlottesville Guidebook Committee, Albemarle County Historical Society   1999–2003
  • Mount Vernon Website Development Committee   2001–
  • Advisory Board, Nonesuch Films, “Jefferson, Cabell, and the University of Virginia”   2002–
  • Vice-President, Albemarle County Historical Society   2002–2003
  • President, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society   2003–2005
  • Board of Directors, The Prism Coffeehouse   2004–


Works and Works in Progress

  • The Papers of George Washington, Presidential Series, vol. 4, research assistant (published 1993)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 5, research assistant (published 1993)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Confederation Series, vol. 3, research assistant (published 1994)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 6, co-editor (published 1994)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 8, editor (published 1998)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 10, editor (published 2000)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 12, co-editor (published 2002)
  • The Papers of George Washington, Financial Series, letterpress and digital editor
  • Ph.D. Dissertation: “Documentary History of the Construction of the Buildings at the University of Virginia, 1817–1828”  1996
  • M.A. Thesis: “‘A Perilous and Grievous Burden’: The Dilemma of the Antislavery Slaveholder in Virginia During the Early National Period: A Case Study of General John Hartwell Cocke of Bremo”  1989
  • “‘Three Grand & Interesting Objects’: Margaret Bayard Smith’s 1828 Visit to Monticello, the University of Virginia, and Montpelier,” The Magazine of Albemarle County History (vol. 51, 1993)
  • “A Young Scholar’s Glimpses of the Charlottesville Academy and the University in August 1819,” The Magazine of Albemarle County History (vol. 54, 1996)
  • “Why I Have 500 Copies of the Same Book,” Biblio: The Magazine for Collectors of Books, Manuscripts, and Ephemera (vol. 1, Nov.–Dec. 1996)
  • “Stevenson’s ‘Wide and Starry Sky’,” Virginia Quarterly Review (vol. 73, Winter 1997)
  • “Supply Problems Plagued the Continental Army from the Start,” The American Revolution, National Discussions of Our Revolutionary Origins (Companion Website for the Television Series Liberty!)  1997
  • “Come on In, the Door’s Open: The Who, Where and Whys of Visitors to Our Websites” (Association for Documentary Editing Website, 1997)
  • “George Washington and Nineteenth-Century Culture,” Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century (Paul Finkelman, ed., Scribners, 2001)
  • George Washington: A Biographical Companion (ABC-CLIO, 2002)
  • The Historic Charlottesville Tour Book (ed., Albemarle County Historical Society, 2002)
  • Electronic Edition of John C. Fitzpatrick’s Writings of Washington” (preface and ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2002)
  • “‘To Exercise a Sound Discretion’: The University of Virginia and Its First Lawsuit” (University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003
  • Electronic Edition of Lambeth and Manning’s Thomas Jefferson as an Architect and a Designer of Landscapes (ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003)
  • Electronic Edition of James Parton’s The Presidential Election of 1800 (ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003)
  • Electronic Edition of Thomas Jefferson’s Autobiography, 1743–1790 (ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003)
  • Electronic Edition of Edward S. Ellis’s Life of Thomas Jefferson (ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003)
  • Electronic Edition of Allen Johnson’s Jefferson and His Colleagues: A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty (ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003)
  • Electronic Edition of E. D. White’s Life of Thomas Jefferson (ed., University of Virginia E-Text Center Website, 2003)
  • Review of Richard Schickel’s Woody Allen: A Life in Film, in “Book Notes,” Virginia Quarterly Review (vol. 81, Spring 2004)
  • George! A Guide to All Things Washington (Mariner Publishing, 2005)
  • “The Ways of Providence: Religion and George Washington” (Mariner Publishing, 2005)
  • “La vicenda di Michele e Giacomo Raggi tra le carte d'archivio di Thomas Jefferson,” in Luisa Passeggia's Carrara e il mercato della scultura: Arte, gusto e cultura materiale in Italia, Europa e Stati Uniti tra XVIII e XIX secolo (Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Carrara, 2005)
  • John Milton Mackie’s “The Administration of Washington” (ed., Mariner Publishing, 2006)
  • Humor in the Age of Washington (in progress)
  • The Greatness of Washington (ed., in progress)
  • “The Hobby of My Old Age”: Thomas Jefferson and the Construction of the University of Virginia (in progress)
  • The Jamestown Colony: An Encyclopedia, with D. Boyd Smith (ABC-CLIO, in progress)


Association for Documentary Editing Distinguished Service Award   2000
Volunteer disc jockey for “The Old Home Place,” UVA’s WTJU 91.1   1999–2006
Volunteer disc jockey for “Just ’Nuther,” UVA’s WTJU 91.1   2004–2006


References

W. W. Abbot, James Madison Professor of History (Emeritus)
Corcoran Department of History
Editor (Emeritus), Papers of George Washington
University of Virginia
804 Rugby Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 293-6449

James C. Rees, Executive Director
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association
P.O. Box 110
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
(703) 799-8650
(703) 799-8654 fax
jrees@mountvernon.org

Peter R. Henriques, Professor of History
Department of History & Art History
Robinson B 359, 4400 University Drive, MSN 3G1
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 278-8357
prhmeh@aol.com




Pics of Frank

Frank's old University of Virginia website (no longer on the UVA site or maintained)