Adams, Samuel, 1745-1819.
Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Originals: .3 linear foot (1 box)
- Copies: 3 microfilm reels.
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Researchers must use microfilm.
Collection consists of Adams's diary and miscellaneous papers. Diary describes his early life in Connecticut, colonial army service, job as a teacher, study of medicine,practice in Massachusetts and Maine, role as a surgeon in the Continental Army, and tavern keeping, 1792-1796. Diaryis particularly significant for details of his medical practice including obstetrical cases. Miscellaneous papersinclude notes on anatomy, army commissions, commonplace book, and some correspondence.
Samuel Adams (1745-1819) was an American physician who served during the U.S. Revolutionary War.
Controlled Access Terms
- Adams, Samuel, 1745-1819.
- United States. Continental Army.
- Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Massachusetts -- Ipswich.
- Medicine -- Study and teaching.
- Medicine, Military -- United States.
- Anatomy -- Study and teaching.
- Obstetrics -- Practice.
- Medicine -- Practice.
- United States -- Armed Forces.
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Medical care.
- Military records.