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Library Information

Library date
1826-07-04
"YYYY-MM-DD", "YYYY" "YYYY-MM-DD BCE", "5th-6th c. BCE",
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Location
"Boston, Massachusetts, USA", "London, England", "The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, USA", "Hogwarts", "Alpha Centauri", "Hell"
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Library Size (titles)
1739
Number of titles in the library. 1,459; ~50; 100-200; Unknown ("1 lot books")
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Library Size (volumes)
Number of volumes in the library. 1,459; ~50; 100-200
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Sources
Manuscript catalog, "Books at Braintree". Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society (1790)
Printed catalog, Catalogue of the John Adams Library in the Public Library of the City of Boston. Boston: Published by the Trustees [BPL] (1917)
Extant copies (Boston Public Library and elsewhere)
Will (1765, approved 1784); Probate inventory (1675)
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Library Notes
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Links
www.example.com, https://www.example.com/, www.example.com/some/url
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Provenance Marks
Bookplate (c. 1770s): "John Adams His Book 17--" (image)
Bookplate (c. 1783): "John Adams" with armorial design, motto "Libertatem Amicitiam Retinebis et Fidem" (image)
Boston Public Library Bookplate: "John Adams Library in the Custody of the Boston Public Library" (image)
Signature: Generally "John Adams" or "J. Adams" in upper corner of title page or front endleaf (example image); sometimes including purchase location and date (example image)
Bookplate design, common ownership marks, etc.
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Legacy Categories
Libraries of Early America; Artists; Signers of the Declaration of Independence; U.S. Presidents
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Total Book Value
$300; 52/10/2
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Total Inventory Value
$3000; 654/13/5
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Contributors
A LibraryThing member name.
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Entity Information

Date of Birth
1735-10-30
"YYYY-MM-DD", "YYYY" "YYYY-MM-DD BCE", "5th-6th c. BCE",
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Date of Death
1826-07-04
"YYYY-MM-DD", "YYYY" "YYYY-MM-DD BCE", "5th-6th c. BCE",
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Gender
male
"female," "male," "n/a" or enter as free text
Places of Residence
"Boston, Massachusetts, USA", "Paris, France", "Algeria"
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Education
"Mississippi State University (BS|Library Science)","Oxford University (Christ Church)", "University of California, Berkeley"
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Occupations
plumber or waiter or engineer
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Legacy Connections
Cranch, Richard (brother-in-law)
Adams, Samuel (second cousin)
Huxley, Julian (brother), Orwell, George (student), Huxley, Leonard (father)
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