The materials consist of poetry and writing, residence fellow files, and teaching and professional files.
Suzanne Richardson was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1934. She received her BA (Biology, Chemistry, and English) from
Carlow College in 1955. She received an MA (English) from Northeastern University, with a thesis on George Meredith; and a
PhD (English) from Tufts University, where she specialized in Elizabethan poetry and wrote a dissertation on Edmund Spenser.