This collection includes published histories of Kalamazoo College from 1833 to the present as well as registers of graduates and other published historical documents.

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  • 40 Years By Land & Sea: The Wilderness at Kalamazoo College 1974-2014 

    Sharma, Vinay (Kalamazoo College, 2014-10)
    The history of the LandSea program at Kalamazoo College was published on its 40th anniversary in 2014. It includes excerpts from faculty members Paul Olexia and Tom Breznau as well as members of alumni. Contents: A History ...
  • Kalamazoo College: An Historical Statement Written in the Spring of 1924 

    Balch, Ernest Alanson (E. A.) (Kalamazoo, Mich., 1924)
    A historical statement about the early years of Kalamazoo College, from its founding until the mid-1920s, by alumnus (1888) and history professor (1911-1928) Ernest Alanson Balch.
  • Emancipated Spirits: Portraits of Kalamazoo College Women 

    Griffin, Gail B., 1950-; Csete, Josephine; Moerdyk, Ruth Ann; Limer, Cheryl (Kalamazoo, Mich. : [s.n.], 1983 (Kalamazoo : Ihling Bros. Everard Co.), 1983-05-01)
    From the preface: "This is a book about pioneers. It begins with an account of the life of a woman who arrived in Michigan in 1843, when it was still mostly vast forest. It ends with the story of another woman, who arrived ...
  • A Fellowship in Learning: Kalamazoo College, 1833-2008 

    Francis, Marlene Crandell, 1936- (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2008, 2008-01-01)
    From the preface: "Several key elements have shaped the fellowship in learning that is Kalamazoo College: its liberal Baptist heritage, its location in the community of Kalamazoo, and its goal of excellence in liberal ...
  • Historical Sketch of Kalamazoo College 

    Haskell, Samuel, 1818-1900 (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Michigan Christian Herald, 1864, 1864-01-01)
  • Kalamazoo College: A Sesquicentennial Portrait 

    Graham, Ann; Dewey, Robert D., 1923-2009; Hilberry, Conrad, 1928-; Barrett, Laurence N., 1915-2002; Griffin, Gail B., 1950- (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1982, 1982-01-01)
    A college history in archival photographs and essays by Kalamazoo College faculty and alumni.
  • The Kalamazoo College Story: The First Quarter of the Second Century of Progress, 1933-1958 

    Mulder, Arnold, 1885-1959 (Kalamazoo, Mich., Kalamazoo College, 1958, 1958-01-01)
    A history of Kalamazoo College from 1933 - 1958, written for the 125th anniversary of the College.
  • Centennial History of Kalamazoo College: 1833 - 1933 

    Goodsell, Charles True, 1886-1941; Dunbar, Willis Frederick, 1902-1970; Chen, Wen Chao, 1919-2012 (Kalamazoo, Mich., Kalamazoo College, 1933, 1933-01-01)
    The centennial history of Kalamazoo College, from 1833 to 1933. From the foreword: "The Centennial History is the most extensive attempt made so far to write the history of Kalamazoo College. Several monographs have been ...
  • On Such a Full Sea: Kalamazoo College Reaching 150 Years 

    Hinkle, Marilyn, 1922-2007 (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1982, 1982-01-01)
    Traces the history of Kalamazoo College from 1833 to 1983. From the introduction: "Weimer K. Hicks assumed the office of president of Kalamazoo College in January of 1954. One of his first formal reports to the Board ...