History Pages Index
Kalamazoo and Michigan History Links
Digital Kalamazoo County Histories at UMDL
Township Histories
Site Links


American Memory: Historical Collection for the National Digital Library - Library of Congress
Bureau Of Land Management (BLM) online Land Patent Records
Clarke Historical Library Web Resources Directory- Full-text files and exhibits made available on the web by the Clarke Library including American Indians, One Room Schools, and Mapping Michigan
Ghost Town of Williams
History of Kalamazoo County, Michigan : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers.. Durant, Samuel W - Ancestry.com
History Matters (many links to history educational sites)
Kalamazoo History and Facts
Kalamazoo Place Names
Kalamazoo Railroad Depots
Kalamazoo Valley Museum history magazine, Museography, the current and past issues on line in PDF form
Making of America - digital library of primary sources - Cornell University contribution, nearly a million pages
Michigan Centennial Farm Program
Michigan Counties Name Origins
Michigan History, Arts, and Libraries - Executive Order No. 2009-36, effective October 1, 2009, abolished the Department of History, Arts and Libraries. The essential functions of the Department of History, Arts and Libraries will be performed by other principal departments in state government. - Click on link to see other department
Michigan in the Civil War
Michigan Prison Industries History
Michigan Railroad Passenger Stations
Oakwood Park - defunct amusement park in Kalamazoo
Place Names in Kalamazoo and other SW Michigan Counties
Potawatomi History
Potawatomi History and Treaties
Pioneering the Upper Midwest from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin ca. 1820 - 1910
Titus Bronson Founder of Kalamazoo




Digital Kalamazoo County Histories at UMDL

University of Michigan Digital Library - UMDL


"The Michigan County Histories collection is a collaborative effort of Michigan's Council of Library Directors. The collection is projected to provide access to 192 histories dating from 1866 to 1926. There are 202 volumes in 170 titles currently online.

The pages may be searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Please go to http://www.umdl.umich.edu/ for more information."


Kalamazoo County Histories

in the collection:

An Account of Kalamazoo County / edited by Charles A. Weissert.

Weissert, Charles Adam, 1878-1947.
343 p., [21] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
[Dayton, Ohio] :
National Historical Association, Inc.,[1928].

URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/ARH7743


Compendium of History and Biography of Kalamazoo County, Mich. / David Fisher and Frank Little, editors.

Fisher, David, 1827-
571 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Chicago [Ill.] :
A.W. Bowen & Co.,[1906].

URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/ARH7742


History of Kalamazoo County, Michigan.

Durant, Samuel W. comp.
552 p. front., illus., plates (part double) ports., maps. 31 cm.
Everts & Abbott,1880.

URL: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=micounty;idno=BAD0947


Kalamazoo County directory, with a history of the county from its earliest settlement 

v., 374 p., 23 cm.
Kalamazoo, Mich.,
J. M. Thomas, 1869



Portrait and biographical record of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties, Michigan, containing biographical
sketches of ... citizens ... governors of the state, and ... presidents of the United States.

1144 p. , [5] p. : plates, ports., illus. ; cm.
Chicago :
Chapman brothers, 1892.



Here are links to what has been published as of May, 2006: What The Kalamazoo Valley Museum has been publishing a series of Township Histories in its Museography online magazine. 


 Site Links
1846 County History History Page 6
1876 County History History Page 7
1980 Tornado History Page 8
Chronology of Township, Village and City Formation Indians in Kalamazoo - Early Letters
Centennial History and Pageant Program Kalamazoo Mall
Historical Markers Kalamazoo Theater Views
History Index Kalamzoo Views
History Page 1 Obituaries from the Pioneer Society Reports
History Page 2 Railroads, Interubans, and Transit History
History Page 3 Reminiscences of Kalamazoo, 1832 -1833 by Jesse Turner
History Page 4 Schoolcraft History
History Page 5 Vicksburg History Site


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