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Adams Family Resources

The Adams Family Papers

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The Adams Family Papers at the MHS are the most comprehensive and historically complete family collection held by an American cultural institution, 公立或私立. The collection spans the years 1639 to 1889 and consists of the official records and writings of three generations of Adamses. This includes the papers of John and Abigail, 约翰·昆西, 查尔斯·弗朗西斯, and their extended families. Comprising nearly 300,000 manuscript pages, the materials provide a comprehensive look at major historical events from before the Revolution to the end of the 19th century and also capture the social and cultural development of the family and the nation..

亚当斯文件 Editorial Project

自1956年以来, we have published over 55 scholarly volumes of the personal and public papers of the Adams family of Massachusetts. These family papers were written, accumulated, and preserved over a span of three centuries.

Teacher Resources About the Adams Family

The lesson plans and other resources featured here were developed by the Society’s Swensrud and Adams Teacher Fellows, workshop participants, and MHS 教育 Department staff members. Each project uses primary sources from the Society's collection.

亚当斯的时间表

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Spanning the years 1735 to 1889, the 亚当斯的时间表 is a searchable collection of important events and happenings in the lives of John and 阿比盖尔·亚当斯 and their immediate family.

 

 

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Please send all reference queries to adamspapers@lifa666.com.

亚当斯文件 ... may be rightly described as a national treasure. There is no comparable written record of a prominent American family.

David McCullough, 约翰·亚当斯