Personal correspondence including letters and postcards written by Kalamazoo College students.

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  • Mary McClure postcard, 1909 

    McClure, Mary (Kalamazoo College, 1909-09-23)
    Kalamazoo College student Mary McClure writes to Mrs. George Bates in Ludington, "Hello Mrs. Bates, Am all settled and ready to dig. Lillian is rooming with me. Isn't that great? 'I am married now.' On the other side of ...
  • Letter from Nathan Church to his family, 1858 

    Church, Nathan (Kalamazoo College, 1858-02-20)
    Student Nathan Church writes home to his family about college life in February of 1858. He discusses his roommate, the food, tuition, his classes, and fellow students. A letter written by Church's nephew is also included ...
  • Letter from C.B. Williams to President Stetson 

    Williams, Clarke Benedict (1923-08-27)
    Professor C.B. Williams writes to retired Kalamazoo College president Herbert Lee Stetson about travel conditions on the S.S. President Lincoln. He focuses on the typhoon they sailed through but also mentions other travelers ...
  • Letter from Hittie Williams to her daughter 

    Williams, Hittie (1923-08-26)
    Hittie Williams, the wife of Prof. C.B. Williams, writes to her daughter Elisabeth about the typhoon and other passengers on the ship as they sail from Hawaii to Japan in August of 1923.
  • Letter from C.B. Williams to his brother 

    Williams, Clarke Benedict (1923-08-23)
    Clarke Benedict Williams writes to his brother Frank and sister-in-law Mary about his time in Hawaii and the typhoon he and his wife Hittie sailed through en route to Japan. The former student that Prof. Williams met with ...
  • Letter from C.B. Williams to his daughter 

    Williams, Clarke Benedict (1923-08-22)
    Clarke Benedict Williams describes sailing through a typhoon after leaving the Hawaiian Islands en route to Japan.
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.11 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1863-07-26)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated July 26, 1863, from a camp near Salem, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth Michigan ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.10 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1863-05-30)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated May 30, 1863, from a camp near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.9 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1863-04-29)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated April 29, 1863, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth Michigan ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.8 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1863-04-09)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated April 9, 1863, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth Michigan ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.7 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1863-03-14)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated March 14, 1863, from Nashville, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth Michigan Cavalry ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.6 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1863-01-22)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated January 22, 1863, from a camp two miles southwest of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.5 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1862-12-12)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated December 12, 1862, from Camp Rosecrans in Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.4 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1862-12-03)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated December 3, 1862, from a camp near Nashville, Tennessee. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No. 3 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1862-11-03)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated November 3, 1862, from a camp near Munfordville, Kentucky. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.2 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1862-10-07)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated October 7, 1862, from Camp Blair on the Ohio River in Indiana. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the ...
  • Eugene H. Bronson Letter No.1 

    Bronson, Eugene H. (1862-08-31)
    Letter from Eugene H. Bronson of Comstock, MI, to Harriet (“Hattie”) N. Taylor, also of Comstock, MI, dated August 31, 1862, from Camp Minty near Detroit, MI. Bronson served as a sergeant in Company C of the Fourth Michigan ...
  • Luike Hemmes Letters to Mabel Gibbie Hemmes, Dec. 1923 to Jan. 1924 

    Hemmes, Luike Johann, 1888-1976 (1923-1924)
    The Hemmes Papers collection includes a series of letters between Professor Hemmes, his family members, and others, dated 1908 to 1951. Many of the letters are handwritten and/or in German. This record includes digitized ...
  • Luike Hemmes Miscellaneous Letters, 1908-1931 

    Hemmes, Luike Johann, 1888-1976 (1908-1931)
    The Hemmes Papers collection includes a series of letters between Professor Hemmes, his family members, and others, dated 1908 to 1951. Many of the letters are handwritten and/or in German. This record includes digitized ...