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The Adams Papers

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE

  • John Adams
  • Margery Adams
  • Levin H. Campbell
  • Joseph J. Ellis
  • Lilian Handlin
  • Edward C. Johnson 3d
  • Henry Lee
  • Pauline Maier
  • Zick Rubin
  • Hiller B. Zobel

EDITORIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Joyce O. Appleby
  • Bernard Bailyn
  • Joan R. Challinor
  • David Herbert Donald
  • Linda K. Kerber
  • Thomas K. McCraw
  • Gordon S. Wood
The acorn and oakleaf device on the preceding page is redrawn from a seal cut for John Quincy Adams after 1830. The motto is from Caecilius Statius as quoted by Cicero in the First Tusculan Disputation: Serit arbores quae alteri seculo prosint (“He plants trees for the benefit of later generations”).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/