• Digital Collections

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

    These include:

     Catalogues and yearbooks: Access the combined catalogues and yearbooks

    1931 Hamline University catalog

    The 1880 to 1950 catalogues and all of the yearbooks are searchable together through the above link. 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. Please note that this site is best accessed through Internet Explorer.

     Yearbooks:  The Liner 

    Liner Yearbook cover from 1976

    Hamline’s yearbook, The Liner, is also available through the above link. 

     Student Newspapers: The Oracle

    Oracle Student Newspaper  1897

    Many issues of Hamline's student newspaper, The Oracle, are available through the above link. Currently, the 1888-1898 and 1988-2015 issues are available. 

     Brass Rubbings Collection: Brass Rubbings website

    Brass rubbing chainmail

     The above link will take you to the main site for the Brass Rubbings Collection, where you will find links to an incredible amount of information about Hamline’s collection and monumental brasses in general.

    Photographs and correspondence: Photos and letters

    Hamline Baseball 1916 Minnesota State Champions

    A number of images from Hamline’s early days are available through Minnesota Reflections. Also, searchable there are the letters that Effie Loag Osborn, wife of Henry L. Osborn (Hamline professor and twice acting president), wrote to her mother Emily Taylor Loag, during her first year in Minnesota (1888-1889). Letters that Effie and Henry wrote each other during their engagement (prior to their arrival at Hamline) are available through the archives’ blog