References for Frank Adams
- Biography by Ioan M James, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
- J P May and C B Thomas (eds), The selected works of J Frank Adams (2 Vols) (Cambridge, 1992).
- I M James, John Frank Adams, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 36 (1990), 3-16.
- I M James and C T C Wall, Obituary : John Frank Adams, Bull. London Math. Soc. 29 (4) (1997), 489-501.
- J P May, Memorial address for J Frank Adams, The Mathematical Intelligencer 12 (1) (1990), 40-44.
- J P May, The work of J F Adams, in Adams Memorial Symposium on Algebraic Topology 1, Manchester 1990 (Cambridge, 1992), 1-27.
- J P May, Reminiscences on the life and mathematics of J Frank Adams, The Mathematical Intelligencer 12 (1) (1990), 45-48.
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