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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  • Kiyo Okami '40 Skiing 

    Morgan, Ward C. (Kalamazoo College, 1940)
    Kiyo Okami is seen skiing down a hill in this photo. A news brief in the February 24, 1939 issue of The Index described Okami as a "Japanese transfer student from Stanford... has been in this country for 11 months... born ...
  • Colonel Westnedge Was Kazoo Man 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College Index, 1919-01-02)
    This article from the January 2, 1919 issue of the student newspaper The Index announces the death of former student Joseph B. Westnedge. He served in the Spanish-American War, along the Mexican border, and in World War ...
  • Football Team, 1895 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1895)
    Members of the 1895 Kalamazoo College football team pose in this photo. The individuals are unidentified although Joseph B. Westnedge is recognizable as the man sitting in the second row far right with his arm draped over ...
  • Kalamazoo College Alumnus Joseph B. Westnedge Featured in Documentary 

    Greenhoe, John; Yeomans, Tim (Kalamazoo College, 1995-10-18)
    A press release about the documentary "Kalamazoo in World War I, The Story of Colonel Westnedge and the 126th Infantry" produced by Tom M. George. Joseph B. Westnedge attended Kalamazoo College from 1895 to 1898 and was a ...
  • Marcia Wood helping a student 

    Morgan, Ward C. (Kalamazoo College, 1970)
    Professor Marcia Wood (1965-2001) is seen helping a female student with figure drawing. Wood is leaning over to adjust the markings on the student's paper while the student watches patiently. This is Ward C. Morgan negative ...
  • 1986 Yale Visiting Scholar Lecture 

    Rajnak, Katheryn M., 1937-2005 (Kalamazoo College, 1986-10-01)
    A letter from Dr. Katheryn Rajnak, Executive Director of the Heyl Science Scholarship Fund, to recipients of the Heyl Scholarship inviting them to the Yale Visiting Scholar Lecture on October 27, 1986. Dr. Michael Heinekey ...
  • Katheryn Rajnak and Heyl Scholars 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1986-05)
    1986 Heyl Scholarship recipients Lynn Whitcomb and Ethan Segal speak with Dr. Katheryn Rajnak at the Heyl banquet. Dr. Rajnak was the director for the Heyl Scholarship program.
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1998 July) 

    Greenhoe, John (1998-07)
    College expects larger incoming class | No classes, but campus will remain active this summer | Genna Rae McNeil '69 to deliver Commencement address | Dow grant creates Kalamazoo College's first distinguished professorship ...
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1997 January) 

    Greenhoe, John (1997-01)
    Silberman named dean of enrollment | lnnauguration to highlight Founders' Weekend | Marcia Wood wins Governors' Arts Award | Downsbrough announces latest gifts | Annual Fund Phonathon a success | anniversaries | People in ...
  • Honors Graduates, 1959 

    Bennett, Carl D. (Kalamazoo Gazette, 1959-06-08)
    Members of the Class of 1959 who graduated with honors (first row, left to right): Anne Colley, magna cum laude; John Agria and Nancy Tirrell, cum laude; Katheryn Edmonds, magna cum laude; and Mary Ann Wise, cum laude. ...
  • Katheryn Rajnak 25th Anniversary Celebration 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo College, 1993)
    Katheryn Rajnak, an Associate Professor of Physics, holds her framed 25th anniversary citation at a celebration held in her honor in 1993.
  • 25th Anniversary Recognition: Katheryn Rajnak 

    Wright, Wayne M., 1934- (Kalamazoo College, 1993-03-04)
    In honor of Katheryn Rajnak's 25th anniversary of teaching at Kalamazoo College, fellow Physics professor Wayne Wright delivered a tribute. He wrote, "As a member of a poorly represented group within our discipline, Kathie ...
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1994, June) 

    Allen, Scotty (1994-06)
    Rajnaks Find Beauty Beneath the Surface | K College to Host National Conference | Support Beams | Faculty Grants | People in the News | Personnel Personals | Anniversaries
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1990, November) 

    Allen, Susan W. (1990-11)
    Shepard's Daring Rhythmic Language | Forthcoming Events | Recent Grants | Media Notes | Sports Update | People | Personals
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1989, June) 

    Allen, Susan W. (1989-06)
    Science Building Plans Proceed | Mathletes | Faculty Grants | People in the News | Personnel Personals |
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1985, December) 

    Allen, Susan W. (1985-12)
    A monthly newsletter for faculty and staff at Kalamazoo College.
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1985, May) 

    Allen, Susan W. (1984-05)
    Bell Dedication and Festival Scheduled June 2 | Gardner Ackley to Present Monroe Lectures May 21 | International Colloquium | Hornet Netters Compete in NCAA Division III Championships | Romeo Phillips Recipient of Fulbright ...
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1984, September) 

    Allen, Susan W. (1984-09)
    Liberal Arts Colloquium Events Announced | Nontraditional Student Program Offers Courses on Opera, Election ’84 | “Arts of Africa” Exhibit at Hick’s Center | People in the News | Personnel Personals | Mediappearances
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1984, August) 

    Allen, Susan W. (1984-08)
    In Memoriam | Bell Notes | Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey Presents Program | Summer Information Day at “K” | Theobald to Return to England | Howard Wolpe to Speak | “Round Trip” Has World-Premiere at “K” | Stryker Center Assumes ...
  • Inside Kalamazoo College (1978 April) 

    Haas, Maggie (1978-04)
    A monthly newsletter for faculty and staff at Kalamazoo College.

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