Massachusetts Historical Society

Digital MHS

Browse through the MHS’s online offerings including collection highlights, in-depth collection guides, and everything Adams. Find out about our recent activity in our blog, the Beehive, and get a behind-the-scenes experience of our collections with our podcast, The Object of History.

Collection Highlights

Explore sets of digitized items organized around a common topic or a specific collection.

Digital Collections

Use a number of powerful tools to find everything we have online.

Primary Source Cooperative

Read verified transcriptions of primary sources at this platform for publishing archival manuscript records. The Coop is a collaboration of four founding editions, including the John Quincy Adams Digital Diary.

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