This collection contains assorted historical documents from the College Archives.

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 ...
  • Portfolio of a Kalamazoo College Student 

    Kalamazoo College (1960)
    Folder containing 15 loose leaves and pamphlets about the K-Plan. Leaves and pamphlets include: The Kalamazoo Plan; Experiential Education; Foreign Study; Off Campus Quarters: Experiential Education; Survey of Spring Quarter ...
  • K-Plan Charts 

    Kalamazoo College (1960)
    Charts illustrating the K-Plan from the 1960s and 1970s.
  • The Kalamazoo College Plan 

    Barrett, Laurence N., 1915-2002 (1989)
    History of the development of the Kalamazoo College Plan (or "K Plan"), written by Professor Emeritus of English Laurence Barrett. Includes sections from the Kalamazoo College Catalog, 1964-1965.
  • Ritual of Recognition for New Students 

    Hoben, Thomas Allan, 1874-1935 (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1927)
    First used September 21, 1927.
  • Charles Sumner: A Eulogy Delivered Before the Faculty and Societies of Kalamazoo College 

    May, Charles S. (1874-06-16)
    A eulogy to the statesman, orator, and scholar, Charles Sumner (1811-1874). The eulogy describes Sumner's early life and education, his work as a lawyer, his career in the Senate, and his anti-slavery activities.
  • Report of Daily Class Attendance 

    Kalamazoo College (1910)
    An attendance slip used by instructors at Kalamazoo College to keep track of daily class attendance in the 1910s.
  • H. S. Tibbits receipt 

    Unknown author (1855)
    A receipt or bill for H. S. Tibbits for penmanship instruction at Kalamazoo College, 1855.
  • Spencer McOmber receipt 

    Unknown author (1848)
    A promissory note or receipt signed by Spencer McOmber, for joinery work on one of the early buildings of Kalamazoo College (then referred to as the "Branch" due to its affiliation with the University of Michigan).