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.
This publication contains a short biography of every member of Congress from 1774 to the present, including John Quincy Adams. It also provides a selected bibliography and a listing of research collections related to Adams.
The Adams Family Papers at the MHS are the most comprehensive and historically complete family collection held by an American cultural institution, public or private. 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, John Quincy, Charles Francis, 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. This site includes the Diaries of John Quincy AdamsExternal and the John Quincy Adams Diary Digital Project. External