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Records Management, Research, and Archives

Austin Slack, City Records Coordinator

The Division of Records Management, Research and Archives manages and coordinates the life cycle of all City records. One important function of the Records Management Division is to provide public access to inactive and archival records. These include:

  • City Commission Minutes & Supporting Documentation 1918-present
  • City Council Minutes & Supporting Documentation 1884-1918
  • Village Council Minutes & Supporting Documentation 1843-1883
  • Building Plans, Permits, and Inspection Reports 1930-present
  • Aerial Photographs of the City of Kalamazoo from 1946, 1951, 1955
  • Annual Reports 1873-present
  • Annual Budgets 1919-present
  • Selected archival information from all departments
  • Sanborn Fire Co. and Chad Co. maps from 1902 and 1951
  • Photographic archives
  • Historical Resources

View Historic Photos in the Media Library   pdf  History of City Hall