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H02-1432. Peeks, Anna. Papers, 1837-1934. 0.50 linear ft.

 Collection
Identifier: H02-1432

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 19th century correspondence (mostly in Dutch) of the Sjoerd DeVries family living in Holland, Grand Rapids, and Friesland, the Netherlands. Contains booklets on religious topics; programs from the Hope College Ulfilas Club, Meliphone Society, Graves Library dedication, and commencements of graduation. Also contains a botany specimen and description by Anna Peeks while at Hope College. Of note or value may be the poem titled "New Year's Wish" written in Dutch and printed in Holland, Michigan, in 1876 and a "Historical Sketch of Maplewood School at the First Annual Homecoming, August 15, 1934."

Dates

  • 1837 - 1934

Creator

Biography

Anna Peeks was born on October 14, 1876. She attended Hope College Prep School from 1891-1894 and Hope College in approximately 1896. She graduated from Allegan Normal School and taught school before taking care of her ailing mother full-time.

She passed away in a Gaines Township nursing home on March 18, 1966.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Dutch; Flemish

Abstract

Anna Peeks attended Hope College Prep School from 1891-1894 and Hope College in approximately 1896. This collection consists of 19th century correspondence (mostly in Dutch and with translations) of the Sjoerd DeVries family living in Holland and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Friesland, the Netherlands. Contains booklets on religious topics; programs from the Hope College Ulfilas Club, Meliphone Society, the Graves Library dedication, and commencements of graduation. Also contains a botany specimen and description by Anna Peeks while at Hope College. Of note and value may be the poem titled "New Year's Wish" written in Dutch and printed in Holland, Michigan, in 1876 and a "Historical Sketch of Maplewood School at the First Annual Homecoming, August 15, 1934." Detailed Collection Register available.

Provenance

Arthur Peeks

Creator

Source

Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Joint Archives of Holland Repository

Contact:
Theil Research Center
9 East 10th Street
Holland Michigan 49423 United States
616-395-7798