Adams Family Resources
Illuminating the lives of three generations of the Adams family of Braintree and Quincy, Massachusetts. Beginning with John Adams and Abigail Adams, the resources here offer insights into the social, cultural, and political evolution of American society as experienced by one family over 150 years.
WHERE TO START
The Adams family were public servants who shaped the nation’s first century, most notably through Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and First Ladies Abigail Smith Adams and Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams.
Adams Family Papers
The most comprehensive and historically complete family collection held by an American cultural institution, public or private. Learn more.
Adams Editorial Project
To date, over 55 volumes have been published.
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Teach The Adamses
Explore curricula and resources for use in the classroom.