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University Archives and Manuscripts

Information about how to conduct research in University Archives and Manuscripts.

Biographical Files

Biographical files consists of files of biographical information about alumni, faculty, administrators, and officers of the University. Alumni questionnaires, obituaries, and newspaper clippings are the common items found in these files.  

Researchers may request access to biographical files in the Special Collections Reading Room or submit a reproduction request(s) in our online research system (Aeon).  You do not need to be affiliated with Brown University to have a researcher account.  Biographical files is a list of individuals for whom University Archives has biographical files.