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Thomas Jefferson’s unique pocket notebook

Posted by / August 14, 2013


Though re-usable, we wouldn’t call Thomas Jefferson’s portable notebooks green these days.

Renaissance man Thomas Jefferson had a mind that never stopped, so he needed a way of jotting down notes on the go to be recorded in notebooks by night at Monticello.

The solution?

Pages of ivory that could be erased once his ideas were transcribed.

Guess you could call that tickling the ivories of the brain.

Full story at The Appendix via Neatorama.

History notebooks.

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