This collection includes published and unpublished papers, as well as presentations, by Kalamazoo College faculty.

Recent Submissions

  • Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad 

    Koenig, Richard (National Railway Historical Society, 2016)
    Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad is a comprehensive series of photographs made along the original route of the Pacific Railroad. A pictorial accompaniment to well-established textual histories ...
  • Growing Up in a Railroad Vacuum: Photography, Trains, and Mentorship 

    Koenig, Richard (Center for Railroad Photography & Art, 2017)
    This is a selection of railroad imagery the author made between 1975 and 1979. The title comes from one of the protagonists of the story who moved to Bloomington, Indiana, from central Illinois and was accustomed to more ...
  • Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad 

    Koenig, Richard (Union Pacific Historical Society, 2014)
    Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad is a comprehensive series of photographs made along the original route of the Pacific Railroad. A pictorial accompaniment to well-established textual histories ...
  • Serendipity 

    Hussen, Ahmed (2019-06-06)
    Text of the retirement speech delivered by Dr. Ahmed Hussen, Professor of Economics at Kalamazoo College.
  • Field Notes: In the Land of Enchantment 

    Koenig, Richard (Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, 2019)
    Through text and photographs, the author explores the history of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Re Railway in Northern New Mexico—as well as the context of the surrounding landscape. Originally attracted to the line due to ...
  • Transcon Perspectives 

    Koenig, Richard (Kalmbach Media, 2019)
    Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad is a comprehensive series of photographs made along the original route of the Pacific Railroad. A pictorial accompaniment to well-established textual histories ...
  • Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad 

    Koenig, Richard (Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, 2018)
    Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad is a comprehensive series of photographs made along the original route of the Pacific Railroad. A pictorial accompaniment to well-established textual histories ...
  • Line Relocation in Eastern Wyoming: A Photo Study of Union Pacific's Abandoned Mainline Segments 

    Koenig, Richard (Union Pacific Historical Society, 2019)
    This photographic essay explores the four abandoned segments of the transcontinental mainline in eastern Wyoming between Buford (26 miles west of Cheyenne) and Dana (34 miles east of Rawlins). As initially constructed this ...
  • Are Students Catching their Breadth Under the New Graduation Requirements? 

    Nordmoe, Eric D., 1960- (2011-09-06)
    Presentation given in September 2006 addressing breadth in Kalamazoo College's graduation requirements.
  • The Wilderness 

    Thompson, John Mark (J. Mark), 1929-; Schmeichel, Waldemar, 1938-; Spencer, John B., 1919-1987 (Kalamazoo College, 1982)
    The 1980 Homer J. Armstrong Lectures featured three members of Kalamazoo College's own religion faculty -- Dr. John B. Spencer, Dr. J. Mark Thompson, and Dr. Waldemar Schmeichel. Speaking on the theme of "The Wilderness," ...
  • The Convivial Generation: Sagas and Solidarity Among the Kalamazoo College Faculty in the 1950s and '60s 

    Stauffer, Robert E., 1941- (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2009-09)
    The K Plan was a defining saga for faculty as much as students, and the "Fellowship in Learning" that had characterized the College since the time of Allan Hoben persisted into the days of the K Plan, not only in the ...
  • The Life Story of Dr. Wally Schmeichel, as told by Dr. Waldemar Schmeichel on May 22, 2009 

    Schmeichel, Waldemar, 1938- (2009-05-22)
    Dr. Waldemar Schmeichel recounts his life experiences as a child in Poland and Germany during World War II. Transcribed by Arica Ciak.
  • Kalamazoo Legends: Lucinda Hinsdale Stone 

    Palchick, Lisa (2005-01-24)
    A PowerPoint presentation given by Lisa Palchick, Dean of Libraries and Information Services, at a Kalamazoo Rotary Club meeting on January 24, 2005. This presentation outlines a biography of Lucinda Hinsdale Stone and her ...
  • Cooking Up Sagas - And Not: Representations of Kalamazoo College in a Century of "Boiling Pots" 

    Stauffer, Robert E., 1941- (2005-10-01)
    Based on evidence from the "Boiling Pot," the past century at Kalamazoo College has been witness to two sagas: the first rooted in the concept of a “fellowship in learning” and the second in the “K Plan,” including ...