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Our entire run of the Colgate University student newspapers, from the earliest, published November 2, 1846, through present.
This collection includes records and publications related to the history of the university.
A History of Colgate University 1819-1969 - Howard D. Williams wrote this book on Colgate's history to mark the sesquicentennial anniversary of the school's founding.
Hamilton Republican - Our collection covers from 1917 to 1919, the years of the Influenza pandemic.
Postcards at Colgate showcases the campus and the surrounding area as they were in the early part of the 20th century.
First Baptist Church of Hamilton, founded in 1796, is the "mother church of Colgate University." The 13 founders were members of this church when they decided to form a Baptist seminary in Hamilton. This collection contains text and images of important documents in the church's history.
This rare Chinese periodical, Modern Sketch (Shi Dai Man Hua) for 1934 to 1937 contains caricatures, cartoons, and humorous writing that defined the golden era of Shanghai’s comic art during the mid-1930’s. In a related digital collaboration, John A. Crespi, Colgate's Luce Associate Professor of Chinese, provides scholarly analysis combined with full-color, high-resolution images from Modern Sketch at MIT’s Visualizing Cultures:
- China's Modern Sketch I: The Golden Era of Cartoon Art, 1934-1937
- China's Modern Sketch II: Nine Thematic Visual Narratives
- China's Modern Sketch III: Image Galleries