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Archives Links

This page includes links to some of the external resources we find ourselves using frequently. Some of these sites give general information about materials in their collections; some are collections of digitized archival (or "primary source") material that you can use online; and some are or include catalogs of archival material that you can search.

Local History - Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Public Library Local History Room

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

City of Kalamazoo Records Management, Research and Archives

Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society

Kalamazoo Rootsweb Mailing List Archive (includes Kalamazoo Gazette obituaries)

Kalamazoo Rootsweb Cemetery Information (click on "Burial Index" then "Burials by Cemetery")

Kalamazoo Genealogy (independent site with much local primary source material)

Ladies Library Association of Kalamazoo

Western Michigan University Archives


Michigan History

University of Michigan Bentley Library

Central Michigan University Clarke Historical Library

Michigan State University Special Collections

Michigan Historical Center

Historical Society of Michigan

Seeking Michigan (wide range of unique Michigan cultural heritage information, including death records, 1897-1920)

Making of Modern Michigan


Genealogy and Other Resources

Great Lakes Colleges Association Member Schools

Oberlin Group of Libraries

Chicago Genealogy (indexes for many Chicago family histories, also some Michigan people)

IMLS Digital Collections and Content

OAISTER (Union catalog of digital resources)

Library of Congress - American Memory

Cyndi's List (genealogy)

Family Search (LDS family history records - now adding digitized versions of filmed materials)

Michigan Ancestry Records

American Baptist Historical Society

History at Home - A Guide to Genealogy