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Sub-communities within this community

  • 175th Anniversary (RG76) [200]

    Documents and media from the college's 175th anniversary, 2008-2009.
  • A.M. Todd Rare Book Room [23]

    The Rare Book collection at Kalamazoo College began in the 1920's with gifts from the library of Albert May Todd, a prominent Kalamazoo citizen and an internationally known book collector.
  • Baptist Collection [16]

    The Baptist collection is comprised of materials relating to the history of Baptists in Michigan and the Midwest, and to the early relationship between the College and the Baptist Church.
  • College Anniversaries (100th, 125th, 150th) (RG76) [4]

    This collection contains assorted historical documents from the College Archives, including materials from the college's 100th, 125th, and 150th anniversaries.
  • College Art Collection [478]

    This community contains information about and photographs of the artwork on the Kalamazoo College campus.
  • Florence Rush Feminism and Women's Liberation Collection [86]

    This is a collection of newsletters, newspapers, journal issues, and other printed materials documenting the women's liberation movement in the 1960s and 1970s.

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Memorial Chapel Service (October 19, 1946) 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo College, 1946-10-19)
    Program for the memorial service in honor of the Kalamazoo College students and members of the Army Student Training Program that lost their lives in World War II. The service also honored Chester M. Angell in whose memory ...
  • Letter from Samuel Cornelius to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Cornelius, Samuel (1854-12-24)
    Samuel Cornelius explains to T.Z.R. Jones that "Circumstances have hindered him from laboring for Kalamazoo [College]; is deeply discouraged by the financial crisis; has obtained subscriptions of $1,375 for the theological ...
  • Letter from James A. Clark to Board of Michigan Baptist State Convention 

    Clark, James A. (1866-04-20)
    James A. Clark, Chairman of Committee to report a plan for theological education, Kalamazoo, writes to the Board of Michigan Baptist State Convention in Detroit. Clark mentions that Professor H.L. Wayland is owed $333.33 ...
  • Letter from Luther H. Trowbridge to Board of Baptist State Convention 

    Trowbridge, Luther H. (1864-06-15)
    Luther H. Trowbridge, missionary at Three Rivers, writes to the Board of Baptist State Convention in Detroit. He reports that he has not travelled, preached, or attended as many meetings during the quarter but that he has ...
  • Letter from Thomas W. Merrill to Samuel Cornelius 

    Merrill, Thomas W. (1854-09-21)
    Thomas W. Merrill outlines his intentions for a Theological Scholarship of $1000 and also comments on the endowment to Samuel Cornelius, the agent in charge of subscriptions and endowment notes.
  • Letter from Eber Carpenter to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Carpenter, Eber (1854-07-10)
    Eber Carpenter writes to T.Z.R. Jones of his wife's death and his hopes that his son can study at the Institute. He is even willing to trade farm land for a house in Kalamazoo so that his son can live there and study.
  • Letter from Jacob Allen to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Allen, Jacob (1853-09-27)
    Joseph Allen commends T.Z.R. Jones on the growth of the Theological Seminary and also discusses the Temperance Movement and the Maine Liquor Law. He also mentions the Baptist ministers Elder Wheeler and Rev. Benjamin Brierly.
  • Letter from Joseph Fisk to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Fisk, Joseph (1851-09-20)
    A letter to T.Z.R. Jones giving the costs for flooring and shingles, which was possibly meant for the Upper Hall building.
  • Kalamazoo College Alumnus (October, 1955) 

    Kalamazoo College Alumni Association; Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1955-10)
    16th Annual Fund -- From President Hicks -- Dean Of Stetson Chapel -- New Faces -- Adventures In Understanding -- Evergood's "The Bridge Of Life" -- Homecoming -- New Council Action -- Admissions In Rochester -- Speaking ...
  • Legal Memorandum of Lease Agreement between Edmund Fish of Schoolcraft and William Taylor, E.A. Simmons, and W. H. Fox for the Cedar Park Female Seminary Grounds 

    Taylor, William; Simmons, Elisha A.; Fox, William H.; Fish, Edmund (1851-07-28)
    [Taylor, Simmons, and Fox] Lease to Fish for the term of six years from and after August 16, 1851, two buildings located in Schoolcraft, one known as "the Boarding-house," and "the other next south," used as a barn. They ...
  • Letter from Joseph Merrill to J. A. B. Stone 

    Merrill, Joseph (1850-09-27)
    Joseph Merrill writes that he has collected $10 for the institution at Kalamazoo, asks Stone to collect $11.00 due to [Merrill] and apply it on fund for the seminary. Merrill also makes note of local news, such as the ...
  • Letter from W. C. Rumsey to T. Z. R. Jones 

    Rumsey, W. C. (1850-02-04)
    "[Rumsey] encloses $5.00 from William Lewis for the institution at Kalamazoo...asks [Jones] to acknowledge $5.00 sent in the fall [of 1849] for E. Fowler." -From the Baptist Calendar
  • Letter from W.S. Wilcox to J.A.B. Stone 

    Wilcox, W.S. (1849-08-23)
    A letter from W.S. Wilcox to J.A.B. Stone about how "The Rev T Z R Jones is at this place very Sick of the dysentery," but is concerned about a legacy being left to the Kalamazoo Branch of the University of Michigan. Wilcox ...
  • “Record of Scholarship and General Conduct” for the Kalamazoo Branch of the University [of Michigan]; Terms from May 1, 1838 to August 6, 1839 

    Unknown author (1838)
    A record of students, their overall final grades in school (point system unknown), and a grade for "general conduct," spanning from the spring term of 1838 to the fall term of 1839.
  • Letter From Jeremiah Hall to John Alden, Jr. 

    Hall, Jeremiah (1837-07-15)
    A letter from Jeremiah Hall to John Alden Jr. notifying Alden that he has been "unanimously appointed Principal of the Kalamazoo [Literary] Institute" with a salary of $600 per year. Alden is asked to reply as to whether ...
  • Letter from H.L. Wayland to Board of Michigan Baptist State Convention 

    Wayland, H. L. (1866-03-30)
    "Reports that during the past collegiate term he has continued to discharge his duties; as there are not at present any young men engaged in studies distinctively theological, his time has been given to...preparatory ...
  • Letter from Alpheus Harwood to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Harwood, Alpheus (1853-09-12)
    "Has notified Mr. Thompson twice that "the shingles must be forthcoming" to Jones; Thompson promises to "go with them [the shingles] as soon as he gets his wheat dragged in."" -From the Baptist Calendar
  • Sincerely Yours: Noteworthy Signatures from the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room Collection 

    Lightcap, Kathryn (Kalamazoo College, 2014-03)
    "Sincerely Yours: Noteworthy Signatures from the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room collection" exhibit poster and postcard for the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, March 31 - June 5, 2014.
  • John Gould's Glories: Hand-Colored Illustrations 

    Lightcap, Kathryn (Kalamazoo College, 2014)
    "John Gould's Glories: Hand-Colored Illustrations" exhibit poster and postcard for the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, September 15 - November 25, 2014.
  • Netsuke [22] 

    Unknown author (9999)

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