personalia

personalia

[pur-suh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh]
plural noun
1.
personal belongings.
2.
biographical data, personal reminiscences, or the like: He could never keep the personalia out of his essays.

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

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