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H97-1301. Michigan, Holland. Pillar Church. Records, 1847-2003. 12.75 linear ft. PARTIALLY RESTRICTED

Identifier: H97-1301
Abstract Holland’s first church congregation of the Dutch Reformed Church. Served by Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte (1849-1867). Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America (RCA) as First Reformed Church of Holland and Pillar Church (1849-1884) and later the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) (1884-present). Records include consistory, Deacons, Ladies Aid Society, Ladies Auxiliary, Men’s Society and Philathea Society minutes; Accounting, administrative, baptismal, dismission, transfer, and other...
Dates: 1847 - 2003

H97-1250.50. De Hope (The Hope). 1865-1933; bulk, 1888.

Identifier: H97-1250.50
Abstract Amalgamated with the J. Binnekant’s De Verzamelaar (The Collector) in 1865, this weekly religious newspaper published by Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Microfilm 1865-1933. Editors included John H. Karsten (1884-1886) and Christian Vander Veen (1871-1873). (Dutch) Bound Separately: 1879, 7 Jan. (v.13, no.12) - 1879, 24 Dec. (v.14. no.11) 1880, 28 Jan. (v.14, no.15) - 1880, 29 Dec. (v.15, no.12) 1881, 12 Jan. (v.15, no.13) - 1881,...
Dates: 1865 - 1933; Majority of material found in 1888

H97-1477.80. Bruins/Hope College Pamphlet Collection.

Identifier: H97-1477.80

Pamphlets collected by Dr. Elton J. Bruins and the Joint Archives of Holland that concern local and Michigan history and Hope College students and staff. Note author, title and suffix (in parentheses) for access.

Dates: undated

H98-1340. First Reformed Church of Muskegon. Records, 1888-1985. 9.50 linear ft.

Identifier: H98-1340
Abstract The First Reformed Church of Muskegon had its origins in the Sunday gatherings of the early Dutch settlers to the area in the 1850s. The oldest reformed church in Muskegon, this RCA congregation was organized on June 22, 1859, after official meetings for a church organization by the Rev. P. J. Oggel and Elder J. Mieras, appointed by the Classis of Holland, Michigan. An early election disruption of Consistorymen in 1862 was serious enough to call upon the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte to...
Dates: 1888 - 1985

H89.0330.40. De Grondwet (The Constitution). Newspaper, 1871-1938.

Identifier: H89-0330.40
Abstract Founded in 1860 by Jan Roost as publisher and M. Hoogesteger as editor, this Republican sympathetic, weekly newspaper was published in Holland, Michigan, and in Chicago, Illinois. Microfilm: 1871-1938. (Dutch) (microfilm cabinet). Selected English language translations are also available for 1881 and are located at H03-1516.50, as well as an index to key events concerning early settlers at Holland, Michigan, by Albert Hyma. Certain years are available digitally at: ...
Dates: 1871 - 1938

Hope/VRI Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: H88-0390

The Joint Archives of Holland maintains a comprehensive pamphlet collection. Note author, title and suffix (in parentheses) for access.

Dates: undated

Royal Family of the Netherlands. Papers, 1933-[ongoing].

Identifier: H88-0082.10
Abstract Collection includes materials (some in Dutch) about important events in the lives of Royal Family members since 1936. The bulk of the collection relates to the visits of Royal Family members to the United States, Western Michigan, and Hope College starting in 1941. The collection also includes materials on the Netherlands-American Bicentennial of 1982. Materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, and compact disc (CD) recording recorded in Holland,...
Dates: 1933-[ongoing]

Vennema, Ame (1857-1925). Papers, 1900-1974 (bulk 1900-1925).

Identifier: H88-0187
Abstract Hope College class of 1879; minister of the RCA; president of Hope College, 1911-1918. Collection includes articles, biographical materials, correspondence, addresses, expense accounts, and biography. Also includes memories written by Ame W.B. Vennema Sr. (1823-1901). Correspondents include E. D. Dimnent, and his wife Henrietta. Family Bible is in the Van Wylen Library Rare Book Collection. Detailed...
Dates: 1900 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1925

W02-1266. Michigan, Coopersville. Coopersville Reformed Church. Records, 1854-1992. 10.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W02-1266
Abstract Coopersville Reformed Church (also went by the names Polkton and Eastmanville) was organized in 1854, but dates its history to 1846. Ministers included Rev. Jacob VanderMeulen and Rev. James Huysoon. Collection includes a complete set of bulletins from 1970-1992 and the minutes of the consistory dating back to 1854 (some of the early minutes were destroyed by fire), but the collection is complete from 1914-1984; church directories published between 1957 and 2001, including several...
Dates: 1854 - 1992

W02-1278. De Jong, Jerome B. (1920-2002). Papers, 1860-1997. 3.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W02-1278
Abstract Hope College Class of 1941; Western Theological Seminary Class of 1944; attended Union Theological Seminary, New York University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1954, and Northwestern College. He served as pastor in Reformed Churches in Lodi, New Jersey, Paterson, New Jersey, Chicago, Illinois, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and South Holland, Illinois. He also served on a number of committees of the RCA: Board of Education, Central Youth Committee, Synod’s Christian Action Commission, Synod’s...
Dates: 1860 - 1997