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Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00369

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.

Dates

  • 1773-2019
  • 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.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from Amherst College Non-Alumni Biographical Files should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Extent

55 Linear feet (33 file drawers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection documents individuals associated with the college as faculty, staff, honorary degree recipients, trustees, visiting speakers and artists and in any role other than student. Contains newpaper clippings, photographs, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, correspondence and other materials.

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the subject of each file. Files are grouped by first letter for ease of navigation. Where there is more than one file associated with an individual, the number of files is noted.

Status
In Progress
Author
Mariah Leavitt; Aqiil Gopee '20
Date
2020-2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299