John Quincy Adams material from the administrative and chancellery files, 1809-1816


Date: 1809-1816 | Size: 2 microfilm_reel(s)


The papers, from originals in the Archives of Foreign Ministry, U.S.S.R., contain mostly correspondence, with a few printed statements and articles.

Background note

Appointed minister to Russia in 1809, John Quincy Adams served until his appointment as secretary of state in 1817. Adams became a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1818 and was elected the 6th President of the United States in 1825. He served one term.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 microfilm reels.


Purchased from Library of Congress ($17.50) and accessioned, 1966 (1966 2221mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Archives of Foreign Ministry, U.S.S.R.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Russia -- Foreign relations -- 1801-1825.
  • United States Foreign relations 1809-1817