personalia

[ pur-suh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh ]
/ ˌpɜr səˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə /

plural noun

personal belongings.
biographical data, personal reminiscences, or the like: He could never keep the personalia out of his essays.

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Origin of personalia

1900–05; < Late Latin, neuter plural of Latin persōnālis personal
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