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H88-0026. De Graaf, Clarence T. (1901-1986). Papers, 1946-1986. 0.25 linear ft. PARTIALLY RESTRICTED

 Collection
Identifier: H88-0026

Scope and Contents

The collection includes the personnel files of De Graaf (one file is RESTRICTED), articles written by De Graaf and clippings related to his career. Also included are materials about his work as chairman of the English Department, tributes and memorials given on the occasion of his death, and photographs of De Graaf and others. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material.

Dates

  • 1946 - 1986

Creator

Biography

Clarence Thomas De Graaf was born in Grand Rapids on November 14, 1901. He graduated from Calvin College with an A.B. degree in 1921, and received his M.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1924. He received his Ed.D. in English from the same school in 1945.

De Graaf's teaching experience included teacher of English at Holland Christian High School from 1921-1928, and instructor in English at Hope College Preparatory School from 1928-1931. He was appointed to the Hope College faculty in 1931 and served as the chairman of the English Department. He retired in 1972.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Instructor in English at Hope College Prep School, 1928-1934; professor, 1934-1972. Personnel files, photographs and reports for the English Department. Also, several articles on contemporary topics in English and on the campus. Detailed Collection Register available.

Provenance

Clarence T. De Graaf

Photographs

13 images

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