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.
Ellis, Joseph J. Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams. New York London: W.W. Norton, 1994.
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.
McCullough, David G. John Adams. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Ryerson, Richard Alan. John Adams’s Republic: The One, the Few, and the Many. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
Shaw, Peter. The Character of John Adams. Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, 1976.
Shepherd, Jack. The Adams Chronicles: Four Generations of Greatness. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1975.
Smith, Page. John Adams. 2 vols. Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, 1962.
Wood, Gordon S. Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. New York: Penguin Press, 2017.
Holton, Woody. Abigail Adams. 1st Free Press hardcover ed. New York: Free Press, 2009.
John Adams by Gilbert Stuart