External Web Sites
Adams National Historical
Adams National Historical Park tells the story of four
generations of the Adams family from 1720 to 1927. The
park has two main sites: the birthplaces of John Adams
and John Quincy Adams; and the "Old House," which
John Adams called Peacefield. The "Old
House" was home to four generations of the Adams family.
This Web site contains a virtual tour of the park and biographical
information about the Adams
President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about John Quincy Adams and
his life before, during, and after his presidential term.
It additionally provides biographical information about
Louisa Adams and cabinet officials who served in his administration,
as well as a selected
bibliography and information on Adams's private
and public papers.
Historical Society: The Adams Family Online
The Adams Family Papers collection at the Massachusetts
Historical Society comprises an enormous amount of material
relating to John Adams and John Quincy Adams, as well as
previous and subsequent Adams generations. Due to the volume
of manuscripts, only a limited selection of the Adams Family
Papers is available
online, including the 51 volumes of John
Quincy Adams's diary. This site also contains a digital
collection featuring letters, diary entries,
and parental advice from John
Quincy Adams's early years. The Adams Papers editorial
project has also produced the following online resources: biographical
sketches, a timeline,
a compilation of famous quotations,
and a genealogy of
the Adams family.
John Quincy Adams
The Internet Public Library's POTUS (Presidents of the
United States) Web site provides background information,
election results, a list of cabinet members, notable events,
and some points of interest on each of the presidents.
Links to biographies, historical documents, and other presidential
sites also are included.