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H10-1758.50. Netherlands-American Digest. Periodical, 1939.

Identifier: H10-1758.50
Abstract An American monthly published in New York by the Netherlands-American Digest, Inc., in both the Dutch and English languages. The collection includes the July-August 1939 edition of this periodical. Within its pages are many items of interest concerning the history of the Netherlands, the Dutch Indies, Holland, Michigan, and the Dutch emigration to America over the centuries. Articles of interest were written by Dr. Wynand Wichers and Dr. J. van Overbeek of California Institute of...
Dates: 1939

H12-1818. Stegenga Groenevelt, Marian Ruth (1917-1996). Papers, 1934-1938, 1996. 0.25 linear ft.

Identifier: H12-1818
Abstract Hope College class of 1938 graduate. The collection includes biographical information, a 1946 letter written to Richard Groenevelt of Grand Rapids from Albert van Dyk of the Netherlands (Dutch), Marian Ruth Stegenga’s Hope College scrapbook that includes photographs, college pamphlets, newspaper clippings, organization information, sorority invitations, green ribbon worn by freshman women, sports schedules, and program for musical performances, 1934-1938, and a felt pillow embroidered with...
Dates: 1934 - 1938; 1996

H13-1398.10. Onze Toekomst (Our Future). Newspaper, 1920-1938.

Identifier: H13-1398.10

Dutch language newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois. Subtitle on early issues: Orgaan voor gereformeerde jongleingen en meisjesvereenigingen. Edited by Henrik Uden Masman (1898-1909); L. Holstein (1909-1919); Henry Jacobsma (1919); J. Van Lonkhuyzen (1919-1929); James Van Permis (1929-1931); Harry De Jong (1931-1937); F. H. Wezeman (1937-1938). The collection contains the years 1920-1938 on microfilm (microfilm cabinet).

Dates: 1920 - 1938

H14-1856. Vander Broek, Charles. Papers, 1859-1929. 0.25 linear ft.

Identifier: H14-1856
Abstract Descendent of Rev. Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte. The collection contains correspondence that includes a letter and envelope to Dr. Van Raalte, Union College, Holland, Michigan, from Culemborg, Netherlands, November 8, 1868; letter from A. C. Van Raalte to daughter Christina, April 1875; letter from A. C. Van Raalte to Mrs. W. B. Gilmore, October 29, 1875; letter dated May 12, 1912; letter from G. J. Diekema to Dear Aunt Chris, September 29, 1929. Documents include a document concerning...
Dates: 1859 - 1929

H15-1853. VandenBrink, Mike. Papers, ca. 1850. 1 folder.

Identifier: H15-1853

The collection contains the written will of local Dutch immigrants R. Bouws ( -1851) and J. Poppe and English translation by Harm "Will" Bouws. (V)

Dates: ca. 1850

H15-1895. De Smit, Cornelius (ca. 1820- ). Book, 1979. 1 folder.

Identifier: H15-1895
Abstract The collection contains digital and hard copy versions the 1979 English transcript of a book written in Dutch by Cornelius de Smit in 1881. The book was translated by E. R. Post and D. F. VanFliet, perhaps instructors at Grand Valley State University. Cornelius was an alderman and farmer in Wissenkerke, the Netherlands. He traveled to the U.S. and wrote his impressions during a three month stay, and then returned to the Netherlands with the information. His grandson is reported to have...
Dates: 1979

H15-1888.10. Unknown. Papers, 1906. 1 folder.

Identifier: H15-1888.10

Dutch language letter from an unknown resident of the Kanawha, Iowa, area, dated February 5, 1906. The letter has been translated into English. (U)

Dates: 1906

H15-1890.20. Oost, B. Papers, 1905. 1 folder.

Identifier: H15-1890.20

Correspondence from B. Oost in Assen, the Netherlands, to unknown cousins in America, 1905, describing news of the family living in Deventer, Amsterdam, Emen, and sailing with peat from Schoonoord to Assen. Family references to Uncle Hendrik and Aunt Nina, cousin Bernardus, Cousin Marretje, Willem and Hillegien, Daniel, and Jan Oost, Shipper [in] Assen, Ship ‘Eben Haezer’ [Ebenezer]. The original letter is in Dutch and has been translated into English. (O)

Dates: 1905

H16-1924. Van Nuis, Cornelis. Papers, 1902. 1 folder.

Identifier: H16-1924

The collection contains a Boer Benefit Concert program, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on February 25, 1902. The program includes music and lyrics to patriotic songs, both in Dutch and English. (V)

Dates: 1902

H16-1683.15. Keppel, Teunis. Papers, 1862. 1 folder.

Identifier: H16-1683.15

Early settler to Holland, Michigan. The collection includes photocopies of original Dutch language and English translations of four letters written by soldiers from Holland (Jacob de Bos, Chariamus Van den Lak, Otto J. Doesburg, S. B. Walker, ?Kerjij?) stationed at Eiland Beaufort, South Carolina, to Teunis Keppel, January 16, 1862. The original letters are located at the Holland Museum and Research Library. (K and Digital)

Dates: 1862