Collection of select student theses from 1938 to present day showcasing the breadth and depth of student research across disciplines. The theses illustrate the evolution of research, study, and the curriculum at Williams College.


Williams College students have been conducting research and writing student theses since the late 1930s. The College Archives curates the theses collection and makes them available in both print and electronic format. The complete list of theses is available through the library catalog. Starting in 2016, College Archives will no longer collect print theses. The copy of record will be submitted and made available electronically.

Theses Guidelines

General Information
Archives theses guidelines
Submission Process
How to submit your thesis to the library