A searchable database of John Adams Papers is maintained by the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Bowen, Catherine Drinker. John Adams and the American Revolution. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1950.
Grant, James. John Adams – Party of One. London: The Folio Society, 2008.
Hutson, James H. John Adams and the Diplomacy of the American Revolution. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
Isenberg, Nancy, and Andrew Burstein. The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality. New York, NY: Viking, 2019.
Book Review: A compeling analysis of the contributions of John Adams and John Quincy Adams.