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W88-0037.30. Dykstra, Broer D. (1871-1955). Papers, 1871-1955. 0.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0037.30
Abstract Immigrant from Friesland, the Netherlands; Hope College class of 1896 (A.B.) and 1900 (A.M.); Western Theological Seminary class of 1900. Collection contains numerous articles, booklets, commentaries, and other written materials. The biography section includes much information about his life, including a rather extensive statement of his philosophy in his autobiography. There are also several of his reports to Classis Dakota included in the collection. ...
Dates: 1871 - 1955

W88-0115.10. Vander Hill, Adrianne. Papers, 1760-1891. 0.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0115.10

Books, pamphlets, and other materials in Dutch that are a good example of what a Dutch immigrant family would own. Some items are translated into English.

Dates: 1760 - 1891

W88-0212.50. Zwemer, Frederick James (1858-1903). Papers, 1885-1902. 0.25 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0212.50
Abstract Born in Holland, Michigan, on January 24, 1858, Frederick was the son of Adrian Zwemer. He graduated with an A.B. from Hope College in 1880 and then went to McCormick Seminary. He was licensed by the Classis of Wisconsin in 1885 and ordained by the Classis of Iowa in the same year. He served as a pastor at Charles Mix, South Dakota (1885-1887), Grand View, South Dakota (1887), as a missionary for the Classis of Dakota (1887-1892), as a pastor at Graafschap, Michigan from 1892-1896, as a...
Dates: 1885 - 1902

W88-0316.20. Japan Mission. Records, 1922-2014. 0.75 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0316.20
Abstract A treaty in 1856 allowed missionaries to enter Japan. The Reformed Church was among the first to begin evangelizing in Japan. Prominent early leaders were Guido Verbeck and James Ballagh. The Church of Christ in Japan was erected in 1875; numerous institutions followed. WW II severely interrupted missionary activity, though the Japan Mission is still active. This collection consists of articles, publications, programs, and bulletins of the RCA mission to Japan. There is also material on...
Dates: 1922 - 2014

W88-1246.50. Permanent Committee on History and Research. Records, 1725-1975. 7.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-1246.50
Abstract Microfilm of records held at New Brunswick Theological Seminary and deposited at the Western Theological Seminary for preservation and access to records from the Reformed Church in America (RCA). The collection contains microfilm, which include pre-Revolutionary documents, original correspondence of missionaries to China, India, Arabia, Japan, particular synod and classical minutes, and records of local churches. Specific documents include: Complaints against Frelinghuysen, 1725; Coetus...
Dates: 1725 - 1975

W89-1009. Vis, Jean A. (1883-1960). Papers, 1912-1944. 1.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W89-1009

Hope Preparatory School class of 1906; Hope College class of 1910; Western Theological Seminary class of 1913; and minister of the Reformed Church in America from 1913 until 1960. Materials include biographical information and sermons in both Dutch and English from 1912-1944. Detailed Collection Register available.

Dates: 1912 - 1944

W90-1027.10. Michigan, Hamilton. Hamilton Reformed Church. Records, 1887-1981. 10.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W90-1027.10

The collection includes consistory and congregation meeting minutes, membership records, mission records, and a dedication service program of Hamilton Reformed Church. Also includes minutes of the American Reformed Church and documents concerning the merging of the two churches in 1944. Detailed Collection Register available.

Dates: 1887 - 1981

W91-1030. Michigan, Holland. Fourth Reformed Church. Records, 1896-1986. 2.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W91-1030

Contains the records of Fourth Reformed Church from 1896-1986. Minutes, membership records, financial records, correspondence, annual directories, missionary correspondence and information, anniversary publications, photographs. Early consistory minutes and annual reports are in Dutch. Detailed Collection Register available.

Dates: 1896 - 1986

W91-1033. Michigan, Holland. Harlem Reformed Church. Records, 1904-1963. 0.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W91-1033

Organized in 1904. Minutes of Harlem Reformed Church, 1904-1963. The minutes for 1904-1934 are written in both Dutch and English.

Dates: 1904 - 1963

W91-1040. Haan, Gysbert (Gijsbert) (1801-1874). Papers, 1857-1998. 0.25 linear ft.

Identifier: W91-1040
Abstract Consistory member and opponent of A. C. Van Raalte, Gysbert Haan of Grand Rapids, Michigan, took part in the 1857 secession which eventually formed the Christian Reformed Church. Born in 1801 in Hilversum, the Netherlands, Haan emigrated with his wife, Maraetje, to the Holland area with the original wave of settlers in 1847. They had eight children before emigrating: Tymetje (1820), Magdalena (1821), Gysbert (1824), Peterus (1830), Nicholas (1832), Maeretje (1834), Wyntje (1836), Tyme...
Dates: 1857 - 1998