The Kalamazoo College Archives holds more than 160 photograph and scrapbook albums in its collection. Most of the albums were created by students and the majority of them date from 1900 through 1950. The albums sometimes contain only photos but others include event programs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia items.

Recent Submissions

  • Allan Bell Football Scrapbook 

    Bell, Allan E. (1941)
    Scrapbook contains cutouts of newspaper articles covering the 1941 football season and individual members of the team.
  • Donald Draper photo album 

    Draper, Donald (Kalamazoo College, 1927)
    Donald Draper graduated in the Class of 1927. The photos in this album include campus buildings (Williams Hall, Bowen Hall, Tredway Gymnasium, and the music hall) and members of the Glee Club dating between 1923 and 1927. ...
  • Student Album, 1914-1917 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1917)
    This album from an unidentified student includes photos of Kalamazoo College's campus (Mirror Lake, the men's dorm, gym) and candid shots and group pictures of students from 1914 through 1917. Some faculty members are ...
  • 1907 Prize Album 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1907)
    A note inscribed on the inside cover of this photo album states, "Presented to Alexandrine LaTourette (Hemp) as prize at party of class of 1907 held at home of Dr. George A. Williams." A photo of the Class of 1907 in ...
  • Personal Scrapbook of a Woman Student, 1904-08 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1908)
    This photo album was created by an unidentified student, probably a woman who graduated in 1908. It includes photos of the city of Kalamazoo, the college buildings, and students in Ladies' Hall (the women's residence) and ...
  • Photograph Album of Lynn Wright, Class of 1909 

    Wright, Lynn (1909)
    Lynn Wright graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1909. His photograph album gives a glimpse into student life in the early 20th century. The album includes photos of sports teams, musical groups, the YMCA student group, ...