Faculty of Harvard Divinity School

Note: The Andover-Harvard Theological Library is not the best source of information about current, recently retired, or recently deceased faculty. Information on current and emeritus faculty is available on the Harvard Divinity School website. Additional information may be available from the school's Office of Communications.

In general, the library can supply information about faculty hired prior to 1950 and those whose Harvard careers ended before 1990.

Many of these faculty members have entries in the important reference sources for American Biography and/or American Religious Biography.

Many of these faculty members also have printed biographies and/or autobiographies. Browse HOLLIS Classic under subject, with last name first for the author and title of books about them. If you are not a Harvard library patron, search your own catalog for these works about them. If the book is not available locally, consider an interlibrary loan request.

Many of these faculty members have extensive published works. If you are a Harvard library patron, these writings are most likely available in Harvard libraries.

  • HOLLIS Classic under author (last name first). If you are a Harvard Library patron, look for the item in the listed library. If you are not a Harvard library patron and the book is not available to you locally, consider interlibrary loan.
  • For articles by them: Start with the "Faculty Writings File" collection, which has an incomplete listing of faculty writings. If you have a valid Harvard ID and PIN number or you are in a Harvard library, search the ATLA Religion Database, Periodicals Contents Index, and Nineteenth Century Masterfile as the most likely databases for finding citations for articles written by them. If you are a Harvard library user, search HOLLIS under the title of the periodical/journal. If you are not a Harvard Library patron, search your own library catalog; if an item is not available to you locally, consider interlibrary loan.

Manuscript and archival resources about faculty members vary. For example, there are only a few resources available about George Foot Moore, but there is a large collection about his brother, Edward Caldwell Moore. Responsibility for Harvard Divinity faculty is shared by this library and the Harvard University Archives; some material is in the Houghton Library. You will need to search HOLLIS Classic (browse under a name as subject) for archival collections. For information about collections in this library, see the list of personal papers on our website and contact the curator of manuscripts and archives. For information about collections in the University Archives, see their policies and contact information. For information about collections in the Houghton, see the Houghton Library.

For more information, contact a research librarian.