CACHE Digital Archive (College Academic and Historical Experience) is a digital platform that collects, preserves, and distributes digital material. The Kalamazoo College Archives contains a broad range of materials on the 185-year history of Kalamazoo College, including administrative records, biographical files, publications, scrapbooks, photographs, and more.

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Academic Departments, Programs, and SIPs [12157]
Administrative Offices [507]
Athletics [892]
Biographical Materials [139]
Board of Trustees [6]
Buildings, Grounds, and Facilities [440]
CACHE Administrator Documents [7]
Centers and Institutes [878]
Convocations and Celebrations [423]
Episodes in College's History [208]
Faculty [182]
Historical Collections and Artwork [683]
Photographs and Audiovisual Materials [1010]
Publications (Catalogs, Newspapers, Yearbooks, Alumni Magazines, etc.) [1131]
Student Organizations, Activities, and Awards [298]
United States Tennis Association (USTA) Boys 18 & 16 National Tennis Championships [35]
  • The Spire 

    Barker, Elijah Keller (2021-06-01)
    The author introduces the development of his original work of fantasy in the tradition of J. R. R. Tolkien and George R. R. Martin.
  • Harry Potter and the Recreation of Classist Educational Structures 

    Theiss, Emma Paige (2021-06-01)
    Harry Potter has long been a worldwide phenomenon, a series that has lead children’s literature for decades and that has changed fandoms and pop culture as we once knew them for good. It has its reach in more parts of our ...
  • Bloom : On Belief and Apple Trees 

    Fournier, Talea (2021-06-01)
    The author explains the evolution and context for her original creative essays.
  • Reaching Beyond Resilience A Collection of Essays in Response to The Sober Enterprise 

    Sweeney, Savannah (2021-06-01)
    Though this is ultimately a creative writing project, I wanted my SIP to encompass all three of my areas of study here at K: English, Psychology, and Art. Through my time here, I’ve found that these disciplines are not ...
  • Two Kings in Their Labyrinths : Mark Z. Danielewski, Jorge Luis Borges and the (In)Finitude of House of Leaves 

    Charlton, Kit Thomas (2021-06-01)
    A key question that lay at the core of my SIP research was “what/who is an author?” This is an idea that has been the subject of a great deal of critical analysis. Michel Foucault famously took on this question in a 1969 ...
  • The Master’s Tools : The Utilization of Christianity to Present Radical Feminist Thought in Aemelia Lanyer’s Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum 

    Carlberg, Catherine Clair (2021-06-01)
    Aemelia Lanyer Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum, is a poem about the Passion of Christ told through a distinctly feminist voice. As someone who was raised Catholic and no longer identifies as such, Salve piqued my interest because ...
  • Entre Nos 

    Garcia, Karen (2021-06-01)
    The author describes the process of creating her original creative nonfiction narrative in the voice of her immigrant mother.
  • Conformation : an Exploration in Shape, Surface, and Form 

    DelToro, Mattie (2020-06-01)
    In creating small collections of vessels through shape and texture, I hoped to make the connection of surface and form clearer to the viewer. As sometimes the body of a form can be lost in the attention to details of ...
  • SIP 

    Ramirez Quinones, Elionai (2020-06-01)
  • SIP 

    Greenstone, Miles (2020-06-01)
  • SIP 

    Zhang, Chi (2020-06-01)
    This project served as an exploration into the enigma that is memory and emotion. While my initial goal was to characterize what memory and emotion can be visualized as in the physical plane, it became a very personal and ...
  • Perverted Spaces 

    Andrews, Georgie (2020-06-01)
    Perverted Spaces began as an investigation of white privilege but evolved into a project of awareness of one’s own whiteness, and the social impact of this whiteness. Through trial and error, reading, researching, and ...
  • Together 

    Merritt, Noah (2021-06-01)
    “Together” represents human and non-human togetherness as it is perceived by myself, a biology major and a prospective ecologist. My deep appreciation of this togetherness prevents me from succumbing to the despair that ...
  • the everyday feminine 

    Ward, Claire (2021-06-01)
    the everyday feminine works to reframe the way femininity is portrayed in photography, rejecting the use of the male gaze to present the raw, natural, and real side to feminine identity. Photographing my roommates as we ...
  • Food Stories 

    Henning, Maeve (2021-06-01)
    The artist describes this collection of ceramicware as “exploring the aspects of storytelling, land, and connections that arise from foodways. I personally define ‘foodways’ as the growing, harvesting, cooking, decomposing ...
  • Dominic's Odyssey of Hell 

    Moore, Dominic (2021-06-01)
    The main objective of my Senior Individualized Project Odyssey of Hell was to create a hellscape that was used to be a narrative journey of my moral and beliefs. Using the nine circles of hell from Dante Alighieri’s poem ...
  • To Be : an Exploration of Vulnerability and Our Connections 

    Pastor, Angela (2021-06-01)
    Human interaction and connection are essential to our survival, yet we all carry our unique perspectives. People are interconnected in many ways that go unnoticed. We impact each other's lives one way or another. Inspired ...
  • Position of Impermanence 

    McLaughlin, Isabel (2021-06-01)
    Positions of Impermanence is a private and public celebration of transformation. Positions spans many mediums, locations, and interactions and explores how we move through destructive transitions. I knew social engagement ...
  • The ReConstruction of Pilsen 

    Delgado, Andres (2021-06-01)
    This is a photography SIP about the gentrification in a neighborhood of Chicago called Pilsen. In this project, I will be showcasing before and after images of the gentrification in Pilsen. There are twelve prints; six of ...
  • Department Chairs, Program Directors, and Class Deans List, 2020-2021 

    Kalamazoo College (2020)
    This is a list of faculty department chairs, program directors, and class deans for 2020-2021.

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