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W90-1027. Beukema, Henry J. (1911-2002). Papers, 1949-1992 (bulk, 1949-1953). 0.50 linear ft.

 Collection
Identifier: W90-1027

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters regarding Beukema’s tour of duty in Japan and the Christian Church in Japan. The bulk of the collection is made up of a photo album and photographs taken during his tour of duty as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy.

The photographs are arranged under three headings: Groups, Events, and Places.

Dates

  • 1949 - 1992
  • Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953

Biography

Henry James Beukema was born in Grand Rapids on March 7, 1911. He graduated from Hope College in 1938 and from Western Seminary in 1941. He served as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1965. He attended San Diego State University from 1966-1967 and was a teacher in San Diego until his retirement in 1974.

Henry Beukema passed away on January 21, 2002.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Hope class of 1938; Western Theological Seminary class of 1941; RCA minister; Chaplain in the US Navy, 1942-1965. Photographs, a photograph album, and letters regarding Beukema's tour of duty in Japan and the Christian Church in Japan. Detailed Collection Register available.

Photographs

79 images and scrapbook

Provenance

Henry James Beukema
Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Joint Archives of Holland Repository

Contact:
Theil Research Center
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Holland Michigan 49423 United States
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