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H88-0122.10. Phelps, Philip Tertius (1862-1944). Papers, 1849-1944. 2.00 linear ft.

 Collection
Identifier: H88-0122.10

Scope and Contents

The collection includes articles like, "Enough?", a letter of apology for failure to accompany Samuel M. Zwemer and James Cantine to Arabia; the book, The Golden Milestone by Zwemer and Cantine contains references to P. T. Phelps and penciled notes about him; annual reports of the Board of Domestic Missions (RCA) from 1849 1852 that contain reports on Holland, Michigan, by Philip Phelps, A. C. Van Raalte and Isaac Newton Wyckoff; a poem by P. T. Phelps about Van Vleck Hall; his obituary; two tracts by him; a photograph of Van Vleck Hall and drawing of Hope College campus; bound volume of commencement programs of Holland Academy, 1861 1865, and of Hope College, 1866 1885; and a scrapbook containing clippings, letters, photographs and other documents pertaining to Phelps' life.

Dates

  • 1849 - 1944

Creator

Biography

One of four Phelps family children born in Van Vleck Hall on Hope College's campus, in Holland, Michigan. Son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Philip Phelps, Jr. (1826-1896). He graduated from Hope College in 1882 with an A.B. degree and M.A. degree in 1885 and a theological degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1889. During his time at NBTS, he was a member of a group made up of Dr. Lansing, Dr. Zwemer and Dr. Cantine, responsible for establishing the Arabian Mission. He served as a pastor of several New York churches in the Reformed Church in America (RCA) at Sharon (1889-1895), First Reformed Church of Ghent (1895-1900), Gansevoort (1902-1908), stated supply for Buskirk (1908-1910), Clarkesville (1913-1914) and Cohoes, New York (1921-1922).

Phelps passed away on October 22, 1944 in East Northfield, Massachusetts.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

One of four Phelps family children born in Van Vleck Hall on Hope College's campus, in Holland, Michigan. Son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Philip Phelps, Jr. (1826-1896). He graduated from Hope College in 1882 with an A.B. degree and M.A. degree in 1885 and a theological degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1889. During his time at NBTS, he was a member of a group made up of Dr. Lansing, Dr. Zwemer and Dr. Cantine, responsible for establishing the Arabian Mission. He served as a pastor of several New York churches in the Reformed Church in America (RCA) at Sharon (1889-1895), First Reformed Church of Ghent (1895-1900), Gansevoort (1902-1908), stated supply for Buskirk (1908-1910), Clarkesville (1913-1914) and Cohoes, New York (1921-1922). The collection includes articles like, "Enough?", a letter of apology for failure to accompany Samuel M. Zwemer and James Cantine to Arabia; the book, The Golden Milestone by Zwemer and Cantine contains references to P. T. Phelps and penciled notes about him; annual reports of the Board of Domestic Missions (RCA) from 1849 1852 that contain reports on Holland, Michigan, by Philip Phelps, A. C. Van Raalte and Isaac Newton Wyckoff; a poem by P. T. Phelps about Van Vleck Hall; his obituary; two tracts by him; a photograph of Van Vleck Hall and drawing of Hope College campus; bound volume of commencement programs of Holland Academy, 1861-1865, and of Hope College, 1866 1885; and a scrapbook containing clippings, letters, photographs and other documents pertaining to Phelps' life. Detailed Collection Register available.

Provenance

Phillip Tertius Phelps

Photographs

6 images (Box 1)

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