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  • Hoben Hall, Kalamazoo College. 

    Taylor, Jack, Ektachrome maker (Kalamazoo College, )
    Color postcard view of Hoben Hall. Back of card is printed "Hoben Hall, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Residence for men. This beautiful structure accommodates 116 students." The card is not postmarked but Harmon ...
  • Allan Hoben 

    Kalamazoo College ()
  • Kalamazoo College Hoben Hall Groundbreaking 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1936)
    A groundbreaking ceremony for the new men's dormitory, Hoben Hall, in the spring of 1936. Hoben Hall was built just next to the old Williams (or Upper) Hall that had been a campus mainstay since the 1850s. When Hoben was ...
  • Breaking Ground for Hoben Hall 

    Unknown author (1936-04-21)
    This image shows the ground breaking ceremony for Hoben Hall on April 21, 1936. Shown from left to right are: Glenn S. Allen, President of the student body and member of the Class of 1936; H. Clair Jackson, member of the ...
  • Kalamazoo College Williams (Upper Hall) 

    Unknown (1937)
    Kalamazoo College's Williams (or Upper) Hall in about 1937, just prior to demolition. The new Hoben Hall dormitory is just behind Williams at left. As soon as the students moved out of Williams and were settled in Hoben, ...
  • Gathering around the fireplace in Hoben Hall 

    Morgan, Ward C. (1938)
    An unidentified group of male Kalamazoo College students pose for a photograph around one of the fireplaces in the Hoben Hall lounge.
  • Hoben Lounge 

    Unknown author (1939)
    A group of male students using the north end of the Hoben Hall lounge.
  • Students in Hoben Hall 

    Morgan, Ward C. (Kalamazoo College, 1939)
    Two unidentified students in a Hoben Hall dorm. At this time, Hoben was used as a men's only dormitory. A framed picture of Stetson Chapel hangs on the wall. Ward Morgan Negative #158A
  • Students Playing Billiards 

    Morgan, Ward C. (Kalamazoo College, 1939-10-11)
    A group of unidentified male students playing billiards in the basement of Hoben Hall. At this time, Hoben was a men's only dormitory. Ward Morgan Negative #189
  • "Bull Session" In Front of Hoben Fireplace 

    Morgan, Ward C. (Kalamazoo College, 1939-12-05)
    A group of unidentified male students having a "bull session" in front of the Hoben fireplace. A "bull session" was slang for an informal group discussion, especially amongst a group of men. Ward Morgan Negative #244
  • Life in Hoben Hall 

    Unknown author (1941)
    The text of a speech from an unknown author detailing pranks and daily life in Hoben and Williams Hall. Contributed by James Tuma.
  • Hoben Formal 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1941-11-29)
    A 1942 Boiling Pot photograph showing the November 29, 1941 formal dance held in the Hoben Hall lounge.
  • House Meeting 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1942)
    A photograph of a Hoben Hall house meeting in the Hoben Hall lounge. This picture was used in the 1942 issue of the Boiling Pot. The students are unidentified.
  • Kalamazoo College Hoben Hall Dormitory Room 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1942)
    A dormitory room in Kalamazoo College's Hoben Hall. At a Board of Trustees meeting on November 8, 1935, trustee Enos DeWaters passed a note written on the back of an envelope to Board Chair Claude Harmon stating that he ...
  • Hoben Hall Dormitory Room 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1942)
    An image from the 1942 Boiling Pot which depicts three unidentified individuals in a Hoben Hall dormitory room sometime during March, 1942.
  • Lounge in Hoben Hall 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1942)
    Interior view of the main lounge in Hoben Hall.
  • Handbook for Residents: Hoben Hall 

    House Council of Hoben Hall (Kalamazoo College, 1942-06)
    This booklet from the 1942-43 school year contains general rules and regulations for Hoben Hall, including guest, radio, bathroom, and telephone regulations, air-raid instructions, college yells and songs, and other subjects ...
  • Hoben Hall Lounge 

    Schiavone Studio (1950)
    This pictures shows the southern half of the Hoben Hall lounge sometime in the early 1950s. The students are unidentified. Schiavone Studio No. 12918
  • Lounge in Hoben Hall 

    Morgan, Ward C. (Kalamazoo College, 1950)
    Interior view of the main lounge of Hoben Hall. Photo taken by Ward C. Morgan Studio, negative no. 4143-4.
  • Enos A. DeWaters 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1951)
    Enos A. DeWaters, Class of 1899 and Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1938 to 1946.