Local History Resources

The Joint Archives of Holland serves as a regional center for local history research, specializing in Hope College and the Holland, Michigan, area.

Aerial view of Holland, Michigan

Digital Holland

Founded in 2014 by Hope College's Mellon Scholars’ Program, Digital Holland hosts video and audio files of archival documentation, as well as essays and documentaries written and produced by students in the Mellon Scholars program and the general public.

Visit Digital Holland

Holland Area Historical Society

The Holland Area Historical Society explores and interprets the history of Holland, Michigan, and its surrounding communities through a series of programs, tours, and outreach efforts.

Learn more about the society and become a member

Walking Tour of Hope College

The Campus Alive Walking Tour begins in front of the DeWitt Center and takes you around Hope College to over 20 different locations. This is a great introduction for tourists, students and Holland natives alike. Stop by the Joint Archives and pick up a copy for only $1.95 each.