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John Quincy Adams: A Resource Guide

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John Quincy Adams, President of the United States
John Quincy Adams, President of the United States / painted by T. Sully ; eng. by A. B. Durand.
1 print : engraving.
Oct. 6. 1826.
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-DIG-ppmsca-15717

Adams National Historical Park

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 family.

American 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.

The Massachusetts 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.

POTUS: 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 Links to biographies, historical documents, and other presidential sites also are included.

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