Digital Collections


To make researching easier, some of the archives’ holdings have been scanned and are available online.

Hamline University Catalogues and Yearbooks

A scan of old book pages with advertisements for a tractor, a jewelry store, and a grocery store

The 1880 to 1950 catalogues and all volumes of the yearbook, The Liner, are searchable together. The catalogues for those years are especially rich sources since they list the names and hometowns of students, including those attending the preparatory school Hamline ran until 1914.

The Oracle: Hamline student newspaper

A close-up of an old Hamline newspaper. It says "ORACLE MINN., MARCH, 1897"

Many issues of Hamline’s student newspaper, The Oracle, are available. Currently, the 1888-early 1900s and 1988-2015 issues have been digitized.

Brass Rubbings Collection

one of the brass rubbings from Hamline's collection, depicting a person wearing a helmet

Information about Hamline’s large collection of memorials bearing witness to the deceased (ca. 14th-early 20th century in England) and monumental brasses in general.

Hamline Architecture Collection

An illustration of Old Main from 1880, labeled "HAMLINE UNIVERSITY" underneath

Historic images and photographs of Hamline University buildings and environs – ca. 1880-2000.

Hamline Athletics History

the 1913 champion Hamline women's basketball team, posing around a basketball

A selection of images that highlight the history of Hamline University athletics (ca. 1888-2001).