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Adams, Brooks

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2.1
Identifier: ABER MS MISC

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.


  • Creation: 1835 - 2000


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Peter Chardon Brooks Adams (1848-1927) was an American historian and political scientist. Adams is best known for his criticism of capitalism. Adams was great-grandson of John Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, the youngest son of Charles Francis Adams, and brother to Henry Adams. Adams' works include The Law of Civilization and Decay (1895) and America's Economic Supremacy (1900).


1 Folder

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mel Yoken.

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States