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Stephen G. Tilley papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01198

Content Description

Professional papers of Stephen G. Tilley, Myra Sampson emeritus professor of biological sciences at Smith College. Includes correspondence, research data, conference papers, teaching materials (syllabi, notes), research reports and other materials.


  • 1964-2014


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections ( at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that he owns copyright, Tilley has assigned the copyright in his works to Smith College; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Tilley, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical / Historical

Stephen G. Tilley received his B.S. from Ohio State University in 1965 and Ph.D. from University of Michigan in 1970, focusing his research on salamanders. He taught at Smith College from the early 1980s until early 2000s, and is currently the Myra Sampson emeritus professor of biological sciences at Smith College. He is also the author of many scientific journal articles and books on herpetological studies.


8.5 linear feet (6 record cartons, 2 letter document boxes)


Professional papers of Stephen G. Tilley, salamander herpetologist and Myra Sampson emeritus professor of biological sciences at Smith College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Stephen G. Tilley



Finding aid to the Stephen G. Tilley papers
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063