Special Collections

The Library Special Collections consists of the Archives, the Alma Institutional Repository, and the Closed Collection, located in the lower level and main level of the Alma College Library, respectively.

The Digital Photo Archive can be found in the Photograph Collection in Alma Institutional Repository. These photographs present a pictorial history of Alma College, totaling more than 8,000 digital images. These photos date back to the beginning of the college over 125 years ago.

For questions relating to Special Collections or to set up a time to access these areas, please contact Matthew Collins at (989) 463-7342 or