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Though this site spans all time periods of American history up to the American Revolution, it is especially strong in the American Revolutionary Era. Contains many sources from a diverse selection of people.
The John Adams Library Project at the Boston Public Library was established in 2003 to catalog, preserve, digitize, and provide access to the extraordinary personal library of America’s second president.