Scope and Contents
The Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files document individuals associated with the college as faculty, staff, honorary degree recipients, trustees, visiting speakers and artists or in any role other than student. Files contain information about the individual and their relationship to the college and may including newpaper clippings, photographs, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, correspondence and other materials. Some files contain biographical questionaires submitted by the individual to the alumni office for inclusion in the Amherst College Biographical Record.
The primary role of the individual in relationship to the college is noted in the file title except where it could not be determined. File dates are the dates of the creation of the material in the file and not the dates of association with the college.
Individuals who were ever matriculated students of the institution are documented in the Amherst College Alumni Biographical Files.
- Creation: 1773-2019
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1821-2019
Conditions Governing Access
There is no restriction on access to the Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
From the Collection: 55 Linear feet (33 file drawers)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English