ADAMS, ABIGAIL SMITH
Adams is the leading character and her feminism and
partnership with John Adams was vividly captured by
actress Virginia Vestoff in both the popular stage musical
play and film, 1776.
Adams is portrayed by Kathryn Walker and Leora Dana in the
public television series, The Adams Chronicles
(1975), produced by WGBH in Boston.
Abigail Adams appeared on a United States postage stamp.
Other Written Works
* Oliver, Andrew.
Portraits of John and Abigail Adams.
University Press, The Belknap Press, 1967.
Words of John and Abigail Adams Put Into a Sequence for
the Theater, with Addenda in Rhyme. New York: Atheneum,
Keller, Rosemary Skinner.
“Abigail Adams and the American Revolution: A
University of Illinois, Chicago Circle, 1977.
Gelles, Edith Belle.
“Abigail Adams: Domesticity and the American
Ph.D. Dissertation. University
of California, Irvine, 1978.
Laurie Elizabeth. “Abigail
Adams in 1776: A
Study of Character, Period, and Style.” M.A. Thesis. Regent
Pamela. “The Correspondence of Abigail Adams and Thomas Jefferson.”
Sonoma State University, 1992.
Sarajane Watkins. “Abigail
Adams, 1744-1784: A
Woman in Her Own Right.”
M.A. Thesis. East
Stroudsburg University, 1992.
Robert. “Revolutionary Diplomats: An
Historical-Literary Essay on the Correspondence of Thomas
Jefferson and John and Abigail Adams, 1785-1788.”
Boise State University, 2000.
Cibbarelli, William R.
“Libraries of the Mind: A Study of the Reading
Histories of Mercy Warren, Abigail Adams, and Judith
Sargent Murray (1728-1820).”
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2000.
Parsons, Lynn Hudson.
“Abigail Smith Adams,” in
American First Ladies: Their
Lives and Their Legacy,
Lewis L. Gould, ed.
New York: Routledge,
Schneider, Dorothy, and Carl J.
Ladies: A Biographical Dictionary.
New York: Checkmark Books, 2001.
Watson, Robert P.
First Ladies of the United States: A
Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2001.
Watson, Robert P., ed.
America’s First Ladies.
Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2002.
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