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. Since the spring of 2016, College Archives collects only electronic copies of student theses as the official copy of record. Currently available: various years pre-2010, 2010, and 2016. Forthcoming: 2011-2015. If you need access to theses from 2011-15, please contact the College Archives at [email protected].

Theses Guidelines

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