Abigail Adams Homans photograph collection, ca. 1860-1966.


Abigail Adams Homans photograph collection, ca. 1860-1966.

ca. 1860-1966.

Photographs collected by Abigail Adams Homans, many relating to her book, "Education By Uncles." Most of the photographs are portraits of various Adams family relatives, including Abigail Brooks Adams, Brooks Adams, Charles Francis Adams I, Frances Crowninshield Adams, Henry Adams, and John Quincy Adams II, as well as photographs of herself and her husband, Robert Homans, as children and young adults. There are also views of Quincy, Mass., including John Adams' birthplace, taken ca. 1870-1880, and color snapshot photographs of a gathering at the Glades Club in Scituate, Mass. in 1966 to celebrate the publication of her book. Photographers include James Notman and John Adams Whipple of Boston, Mass., James A. Jenney, and Mrs. Richard Stokes, among many others. Includes cartes de visite and cabinet cards.

72 photographs in 1 box.


SNAC Resource ID: 7778847

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, Abigail Brooks, 1808-1889

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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, John Quincy, 1833-1894

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American politician. Grandson of the 6th President John Quincy Adams. Unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in 1867 and 1871. From the guide to the John Quincy Adams letters, 1876-1877, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

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, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1767-1848; U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts 1859-61, U.S. Minister to England, 1861-68; U.S. Arbitrator at the Geneva Tribunal ("Alabama" claims), 1871-72. From the guide to the Charles Francis Adams letters, 1844-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Stokes, Richard, Mrs.,

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Whipple, John Adams, 1822-1891

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Served with the New England Women's Auxiliary Association of the United States Sanitary Commission, 1861-1866; Freedmen's Aid Society, 1866-1873; founded the New England Women's Club, 1868; Boston School Committee representative, 1875-1878; member of the Massachusetts Board of Education, 1879-1888; president of the Massachusetts School Sufrrage Association, 1880-1888; member and president of the Massachusetts Society for the University Education of Women, 1880-1886; and member of the Association...

Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927

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American historian. From the description of Letter, 1912 Oct. 9, Quincy, to the editor of the American Biographical Cyclopedia. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166327901 Adams was an American historian. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1899-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122581267 From the guide to the Miscellaneous papers, 1899-1907., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Brooks Ad...

Jenney, James A.,

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Homans, Robert, 1873-1934

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Glades Club (Scituate, Mass.)

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Notman, James, 1849-1932

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Adams, Frances Crowninshield, 1839-1911

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