Homans collection, 1816-1918; bulk: 1869-1911.


Homans collection, 1816-1918; bulk: 1869-1911.

Letters written by Henry Adams to his nephew George C. Adams, 1869; wife Marian Hooper Adams, 1883-85; friend Anne Palmer Fells, 1896-1913; niece Abigail Adams Homans, 1895-1911; and advisor, Theodore F. Dwight, 1878-93. Includes an undated commonplace-book kept by Henry; and printed material such as book reviews and newspaper clippings, 1913-1918. Collection also includes letters written by John Quincy Adams; contemporary copies of deeds for land in Norfolk County, Mass.; and contemporary copies of wills of John Quincy and Louisa Catherine Adams, 1816-45.

2 boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 7571863

Massachusetts Historical Society

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Homans, Abigail Adams, 1879-1974

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Author. From the description of Letters : to Anne Ford, 1966-1969. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 39344976 ...

Adams family (Quincy, Mass.)

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In 1720, John Adams Sr. purchased a farm in what is now Quincy, Massachusetts. He was the father of the second U.S. President, John Adams Jr., and grandfather of the sixth President, John Quincy Adams....

Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852

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Louisa Catherine Adams, the first of America’s First Ladies to be born outside of the United States, did not come to this country until four years after she had married John Quincy Adams. Political enemies sometimes called her English. She was born in London to an English mother, Catherine Nuth Johnson, but her father was American–Joshua Johnson, of Maryland–and he served as United States consul after 1790. A career diplomat at 27, accredited to the Netherlands, John Quincy developed his inte...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Adams, Marian Hooper, 1843-1885

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Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, was educated at Harvard and served as secretary to his father, Charles Francis Adams, when he was Minister to England. He rejected a political career to teach history at Harvard and edit The North American review, 1870-1877, then returned to Washington. He wrote prolifically on many subjects and is best known for his Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (1904) and The education of Henry Adams (1907). From the description of Henry Adam...

Adams, George Cotton Smith

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Prior to going overseas in World War II, Adams was with the Treasury Dept. preparing war bond posters. Acting Chief, United States Information Service in Manila, Philippines (1946). Free-lance artist, prepared postage stamp art work for Afghanistan (1964). From the description of The George C. Adams papers, 1944-1986, bulk 1944-1945. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 21582815 ...

Dwight, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1846-1917.

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Fells, Anne Palmer.

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