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Our digital collections

Browse through historically significant items from photographs and artwork to diaries and manuscripts that have been digitized and made available to you online.

  • Projects that use technology and traditional humanities disciplines to create dynamic, interactive scholarship.

    Digital humanities

  • 100,000+ digital images from historical photographs of WMU to illustrations of mid-18th-century dress.


  • Index maps and intermediate scale maps published by the Army Map Service.


  • Monastic and medieval documents, manuscripts and more.

    Monastic and medieval

  • Past issues of WMU-related and Kalamazoo-area newspapers.


  • Images and documents that reflect the people and places of southwest Michigan.

    Regional history

  • Digital showcase of the research, scholarly and creative output of members of the WMU community


  • Photographs, diaries and other writings of World War I and II soldiers.

    War: Military experience

  • Images, recordings, yearbooks and more that document the history of WMU.

    WMU history

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