The Kalamazoo College Archives has extensive biographical materials, in its Record Group 74. The files include items such as newspaper clippings or magazine articles; memos and correspondence to, from or about an individual; lectures given by or about an individual; references to other information sources at Kalamazoo or elsewhere; and other ephemeral materials. This DSpace collection is the home for electronic versions of biographical information.

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  • Our Alumni 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1912-04)
    An article giving updates on alumni states "J.T. Williamson, '11, is teaching in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama."
  • Tuskegee Singers Please College Audience 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1917-01-18)
    Two articles from the January 18, 1917 issue of The Index which mention 1911 graduate John T. Williamson and the Tuskegee Institute.
  • New Scholarship Honors 1911 Graduate 

    Allen, Susan W. (Kalamazoo College, 1991-01)
    An article in the Winter 1991 alumni magazine, The Kalamazoo College Quarterly, announces a new scholarship for African-American and Hispanic students. The John T. Williamson Scholarship at Kalamazoo College honors the ...
  • John T. Williamson Senior Biography 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1911-06)
    The senior biography written about John T. Williamson, Class of 1911, in the senior issue of The Index.
  • Solomon J. Williamson Senior Biography 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1911-06)
    The senior biography written about S.J. Williamson in the senior issue of the student newspaper The Index (June 1911).
  • The State Oratorical Contest 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1910-04)
    On March 4, 1910, the Michigan Agricultural College hosted the state oratorical contest in which Solomon J. Williamson and Emily Carder competed for Kalamazoo College.
  • The Oratorical Contest 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1910-02)
    A brief article about the winners of a local oratorical contest, originally published in the February 1910 issue of The Index. The winner of the men's contest was Solomon J. Williamson, who spoke on the topic of "The ...
  • Autumn 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1909-11)
    Originally published in the November 1909 issue of The Index, this poem was written by Solomon J. Williamson, Class of 1911.
  • The Reprieve 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1909-05)
    "The Reprieve" is a short story about a girl from Ohio during the Civil War who travels to Washington, D.C. to meet President Lincoln and seek a reprieve for a soldier. It was written by S.J. Williamson, Class of 1911, ...
  • The Awakening: A Reminiscence 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1909-02)
    The poem "The Awakening: A Reminiscence" was written by S.J. Williamson, Class of 1911, and originally published in the February 1909 issue of The Index.
  • In Answer to Oediupus 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1908-04)
    This short poem "In Answer to Oedipus" was written by 1911 graduate S.J. Williamson. It was originally published in the April 1908 issue of the student newspaper The Index.
  • To Autumn 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1907-10)
    This poem titled "To Autumn" was written by S.J. Williamson, Class of 1911 and published in the October 1907 issue of the student newspaper.
  • Lux e Tenebris 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1907-05)
    The poem "Lux e Tenebris" written by S.J. Williamson, Class of 1911, is about a mariner. The title translates to "Light out of Darkness." It was originally published in the May 1907 issue of The Index, the college's ...
  • Miguel's Christmas Gift 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1906-12)
    Written by S.J. Williamson, Class of 1911, this short story is about a young man named Miguel who left Spain for Costa Rica. It was originally publised in the December 1906 issue of the student newspaper, The Index.
  • A Glance at Costa Rica 

    Williamson, Solomon Jeffrey (Kalamazoo College Index, 1904-11)
    The article "A Glance at Costa Rica" was originally published in the in the November 1904 issue of the Kalamazoo College student newspaper The Index. The author S.J. Williamson graduated in 1911; he was originally from ...
  • Dr. Wen Chao Chen holding a rare book 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1961)
    An image from 1961 of Dr. Wen Chao Chen holding a rare book, most likely in Mandelle Library. Dr. Chen at the time was a Professor of Political Science and a Librarian.
  • Dr. Chen Discusses Libraries of the Future 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1967-02-10)
    In 1967 Dr. Chen shared his vision of libraries of the future where "Each student would have his own work cubicle, tied to a computer that connects him in seconds to any library in the network." He also envisioned that ...
  • Press Release: Assistant to the President for Church Relations 

    Lee, Wono (Kalamazoo College, 1967-03-06)
    A college communication publicizing the newly hired W. Haydn Ambrose who would serve as the assistant to President Weimer K. Hicks for Church Relations and as the Director of Financial Aid.
  • Dr. W. Haydn Ambrose Is the Author of a New Book 

    Lee, Wono (Kalamazoo College, 1968-02-19)
    In 1968, W. Haydn Ambrose, an administrator at Kalamazoo College, published his book "The Church in the University."
  • For Immediate Release: Ambrose-Mandrell Appointments 

    Korth, Kathy (Kalamazoo College, 1973-07-17)
    A July 1973 press release publicizing new appointments at Kalamazoo College for W. Haydn Ambrose as Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and for James Mandrell as Director of Financial Aid.

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