Natural History of the Berkshires -- Manuscripts and archives

Research hint #1: Most of the Archives' manuscripts and archival collections are inaccessible in the Library Shelving Facility.  This limits work with primary sources.

Research hint #2: Make sure to ask the Archives' staff about our vertical files.  These are folders of disparate collected articles, essays, etc. on college buildings, events, etc.

Research hint #3: The Archives administers files on deceased alumni and former faculty.  If the owner of your site was associated with Williams, request their biographical file from the Archives' staff.

Research hint #4: Records of college land holdings may appear in archival records: the minutes of the Board of Trustees, college deeds, etc.  Again, confer with the Archives' staff about following up on these leads.

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