A collection of vintage and contemporary postcards depicting Kalamazoo College.

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  • President's House 

    Unknown (1930)
    A photographic postcard signed by Kalamazoo College President Allan Hoben. The building is labelled on the back of the postcard as the President's House. The image presumably shows the back elevation of the house, ca 1930.
  • Kalamazoo College 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo College, 1933)
    Black and white postcard view of Kalamazoo College showing Mandelle Hall (left) and the R. E. Olds Science Building (right). This postcard is from a series printed by the College for the 1933 Centennial. The card is not ...
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1906)
    Black and white postcard view of Bowen Hall and Upper or Williams Hall. The card is postmarked 1906.
  • College Dormitory, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1900)
    Color postcard view of Upper Hall, later known as Williams Hall. The postcard was made prior to the fire in 1916 that destroyed the upper floor and cupola on the building. The card is not postmarked.
  • Kalamazoo College Brown Hall and Dormitory, Kalamazoo, Michigan [sic] 

    Star Paper Company (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1902)
    Color postcard view of Bowen Hall (left) and Upper, or Williams Hall (right). The card is incorrectly labeled. It is postmarked but the year is not shown.
  • Kalamazoo College 

    Water Wonderland Card Company (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1955)
    Color postcard view of Stetson Chapel. The card is not postmarked.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. -- 48 

    E. C. Kropp Co. (Kalamazoo College, c. 1937)
    Color postcard view of library and Hoben Hall, Kalamazoo College. Text on back of card: "The Mandelle Library, shown at top, provides stacks for 90,000 volumes, seminar rooms, club-reading room, several lecture rooms, art ...
  • View of Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. -- 8 

    Dexter Press, Inc. (Kalamazoo College, 1947)
    Color postcard view of Stetson Chapel.The card is postmarked August 21, 1947.
  • Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. -- 47 

    E. C. Kropp Co. (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1932)
    Color postcard view of Stetson Chapel. The card is not postmarked.
  • Hoben Hall, Men's Residence, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan. 

    John C. Klosterman Co. (Kalamazoo College, c. 1937)
    Color postcard view of Hoben Hall, Kalamazoo College. The card is not postmarked. On the back is printed "Genuine Curteich 'C.T. Art-Colortone."
  • Hoben Hall, Kalamazoo College. 

    Taylor, Jack, Ektachrome maker (Kalamazoo College, )
    Color postcard view of Hoben Hall. Back of card is printed "Hoben Hall, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Residence for men. This beautiful structure accommodates 116 students." The card is not postmarked but Harmon ...
  • Light Fine Arts Building, Kalamazoo College 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1964)
    Color postcard view of Light Fine Arts Building, Kalamazoo College. Back of card is printed, "This $1.4 million structure, dedicated in June, 1964, is located across Academy street from the original college quadrangle. It ...
  • Kalamazoo College and Men's Dormitory, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Unknown author (ca. 1910)
    Color postcard view of Kalamazoo College, including Bowen Hall (center) and Williams, or Upper Hall (right). The buildings in the foreground were not college properties. The card is not postmarked.
  • Library, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1939)
    Postcard view of Mandelle Library, Kalamazoo College. The card is postmarked February 17, 1939.
  • Mandelle Library, Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo, Michigan. 

    Artvue Post Card Co. (Kalamazoo CollegeKalamazoo College, 1930)
    Postcard view of Mandelle Library, Kalamazoo College, in about 1930. The card is not postmarked.
  • Mandelle Library, State College, Kalamazoo, Mich. [sic] 

    Johnson Paper & Supply Co. (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1930)
    Postcard view of Mandelle Hall, Kalamazoo College, in about 1930. This postcard was misidentified as "State College." The card has not been postmarked.
  • 15. Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Hamm, Harry H., Toledo, Ohio. (Kalamazoo College, 1919)
    Color postcard of Bowen Hall, Kalamazoo College. Williams or Upper Hall is visible at the far right. The card is postmarked September 24, 1919.
  • Bowen Hall, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, ca. 1910)
    Color postcard of Bowen Hall, Kalamazoo College, in about 1910. The card is not postmarked.
  • Kalamazoo College Gymnasium, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1913)
    Color postcard view of the Kalamazoo College Gymnasium in about 1913. The card is postmarked December 1, 1913.
  • Kalamazoo, Mich. Kalamazoo College. Glimpse of the lake and grounds. 

    Hugh C. Leighton Co., Portland, Maine. (Kalamazoo College, 1909)
    Color postcard of Mirror Lake, a small pond that was at the bottom of the hill between the Kalamazoo College campus and the Michigan Central Railroad tracks. Although the image is described as a view of the lake and grounds, ...

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