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    • Carr Library

    • libraries;
    • On the verso of this postcard is the caption "Wilbur J. Carr Memorial Library Hillsdale College Hillsdale, Michigan". Carr Library was built in 1951 and served as the college library until Mossey Library was built in 1971. Carr Library was located...
    • Central Hall

    • Central Hall; administration buildings
    • The caption on the verso reads "Central Hall, Administration Building, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan." A man in a red shirt is walking past the building.
    • Civil War Journal of N.W. Bassett

    • Civil War;
    • In 1864, an umarried man of 29, N. W. Bassett ( Nehemiah W. Bassett) left Hudson and went south to work for the U.S. Army. He reports on camp life in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His connection to Hillsdale College is unknown and how this journal...
    • Koon Hall

    • Koon Hall; dormitories;
    • Koon Hall was built in 1958 and has served as a dormitory since that time. The previous building at this site was Herron Hall, also known as South Hall. The verso of this postcard reads "Ezra L. Koon Residence for Men, Hillsdale College,...
    • Mauck Hall

    • Mauck Hall; dormitories
    • The caption on the verso of the card reads "Frances Ball Mauck Dormitory, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan This building with its attractive lounges is used as one of the dormitories for freshman women." This caption is incorrect as Mauck...
    • Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich.

    • fountain; Alpha Kappa Phi Monument; Central Hall; East Hall; Fine Arts Building
    • This hand tinted postcard shows the central part of campus including the fountain; the Alpha Kappa Phi Monument; Central Hall and East Hall. The Fine Arts Building can be seen at the right edge of the card. Postmarked "Montpelier Oct 2 6:30 A...
    • Civil War Diary

    • Battlefields; Military officers; Military life; Military service; Prisoner exchanges; Prisoners; Prisoners of war; War;
    • Captain Thomas DeKay Kimball, Jr. enlisted as a private in 1862 in Company I, 88th Indiana Infantry. He took part in the battles of Perrysville and Stone River. He was captured at the Battle of Chickamauga. He was imprisoned at Libby Prison,...
    • 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...
    • College Church, Hillsdale, Mich

    • churches
    • This photograph has been used on two different postcards. The other one does not have a title on the tree. This postcard is postmarked "Hillsdale, Mich. Aug 14, 12 - M, 1911" and is addressed to "Mr. Edwin Leavenworth, 1522 E - 85th Cleveland,...
    • Mons Davison letter 27 October 1864

    • literary societies
    • This letter describes the Battle of Saltville II. Saltville had the King's Saltworks, a salt mine seen as vital to the Confederate cause as salt was needed to cure meat. This was the second attempt to take the saltwork. Davison also describes...
    • Mauck Hall

    • Mauck Hall; dormitories;
    • The verso of this postcard reads "Frances Ball Mauck Dormitory, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan. This building for upper-class women, was deciated in 1927 as a memorial to Mrs.Joseph W. Mauck, wife of President-Emeritus Mauck, and for...
    • Andrew Buck letter 21 Oct 1864

    • battles
    • This letter contains Buck's description of the Battle of Cedar Creek. Jubal Early's surprise attack forced the Union retreat until the arrival of General Sheridan rallied the troops and resulted in an Union victory.


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