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|Named Person:||John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Charles Francis Adams|
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|Notes:||Originals in Massachusetts Historical Society Library. Deposited by the Adams Manuscript Trust, 1902-1956; converted to gift, 1956.
Correspondence, letter books, diaries, literary MSS., speeches, legal and business papers, and other papers, largely of John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Charles Francis Adams.
Includes the papers of Abigail Brooks Adams, Abigail Smith Adams, Brooks Adams, Charles Adams, Charles Francis Adams II, George Washington Adams, Henry Adams, John Adams II, John Quincy Adams II, Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, Thomas Boylston Adams, Abigail Adams Smith, and other members of the family. Also includes a large file of incoming correspondence from hundreds of major and minor figures in America and Europe. The bulk of the papers is after 1755. The material is related to the library's Charles Francis Adams collection.
Described in a published guide: Their/Papers, 1639-1889. Microfilms of the Adams papers. Also described in the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, v. 71 (1953-1957) p. 328-356. Parts of the collection are being printed in the Adams papers, ed. by L.H. Butterfield, 1961-
|Description:||608 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.|