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    • 1874 Fire Appeal

    • Fire; Fund raising;
    • After the Fire of 1874, the College needed to replace two-thirds of the Central Building. It was decided, rather than replicate the original design, it would be more prudent to build five separate buildings. This appeal was widely sent to alumni...
    • Amateur 1859

    • literary societies; students; Literature;
    • The Amphictyon Society was a male literary society founded in 1857 at Hillsdale College. This is the first issue of a literary journal published by the society. Contributions were anonymous.
    • Michigan Central College

    • Michigan Central College
    • This postcard shows reprinted images of buildings from Michigan Central College which was founded in 1844 in Spring Arbor, Michigan. By 1853, the faculty and students had removed to Hillsdale and established Hillsdale College. The caption on the...
    • Hillsdale College

    • Buildings;
    • This in one of the latest postcards taken of Hillsdale College. The panorama should from left to right; Moss Hall, Strosaker, Kresge Hall behind Central Hall, Mossey Library and Delp Hall. The photograph is dated around 2002. The verso label...
    • College Hill between 1872 and 1874

    • This is a view of College Hill taken from the other side of the railroad yard. The photograph may be dated between 1872 and 1874. In 1871, the spire on the College Baptist Church blew down and was not replaced. In 1874, Hillsdale College...
    • Central Hall

    • Central Hall; administration buildings;
    • The caption on the verso reads " Central Hall, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan. This building with its well-known 'towered and ivied walls,' houses the offices of administration, the alumni and public relations offices, the college book...
    • Ambler House

    • Buildings; Fraternities & sororities;
    • The Ambler House was donated to Hillsdale College in 1919 by Judge William E. Ambler, a long-time trustee of the College. Originally built by Esbon Blackmar, the donor of land for the College campus, it had been owned by the Vineyard, Mills and...
    • Bird's Eye View of College Hill in 1886.  Hillsdale, Mich.

    • campuses; bird's-eye views; College Baptist Church; Knowlton Hall; Worthing Hall; Central Hall; East Hall; Fine Arts Building
    • By 1886, the trees on College Hill have grown to a good size. Buildings on the skyline are from left to right, College Baptist Church; Knowlton Hall; Worthing Hall; Central Hall; East Hall and Fine Arts Building.
    • Recreation Field

    • gymnasiums; Stock Fieldhouse
    • From the verso of the postcard, "Recreation Field, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan, owned and operated by the college and city, jointly. Here the college football games and tennis tournaments take place, as well as some of the summer...
    • 1935 Aerial View of Hillsdale College

    • Aerial photographs; Aerial views;
    • This aerial photograph of Hillsdale College was taken August 2, 1935. The buildings visible on the main campus square are Knowlton Hall, Worthing Hall, Central Hall; East Hall, Fine Arts Building. Other college buildings which may be seen along...
    • Central Hall

    • Central Hall; administration buildings
    • The caption on the verso reads "Hillsdale College; Hillsdale, Michigan Central Hall, center of the College administration, symbolized Hillsdale's heritage. Its tower,visible for many miles, and its chimes, represent the traditions of Hillsdale...
    • Andrew Buck Letter 1864

    • students; Civil War; soldiers; literary societies
    • Andrew Buck was a member of the Amphictyon Literary Society while a student at Hillsdale College. He wrote several letters to the Amphictyons while he was serving with the 1st Michigan. He was a first a student in 1859 and returned to Hillsdale...


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