"Deposited with the Boston Public Library in 1894, the John Adams Library includes over 2,700 volumes collected by the second president during his lifetime (1735-1826) as well as hundreds of additional books later donated by his family members. One of the greatest private collections of its day, the Adams Library remains one of the largest original early American libraries still intact. This remarkable collection of 3,510 books spans the fields of classics, literature, history, politics, government, philosophy, religion, law, science, mathematics, medicine, agriculture, language and linguistics, economics, and travel. "
"This resource guide compiles links to digital materials related to Adams such as manuscripts, letters, broadsides, government documents, and images that are available throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, it provides links to external Web sites focusing on Adams and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers."
Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society contains a variety of letters, diaries and other papers relating to early America and the Revolution; mainly focused on New England colonies, but other colonies are also mentioned.
Print Sources: John Adams
A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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A dissertation on the canon and feudal law -- Instructions of the Town of Braintree to their representative -- Novanglus and Massachusettensis -- The plan: Thoughts on government -- The model: The Constitution of Massachusetts of 1780 -- The defense: A defence of the Constitution of the Government of the United States of America. Three letters to Roger Sherman on the Constitution of the United States. Discourses on Davila. Letters to John Taylor.
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