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Abstract One business day required for collection retrieval – please contact archivist.The Rottschaefer family collection focuses mainly on Rev. Dr. Bernard Rottschaefer, his wife, Bernice Rottschaefer, and his sister, Dr. Margaret Rottschaefer. They served in India through the Arcot Mission from 1909 to the 1950s, doing construction of medical buildings and schools and helping heal the bodies and souls of those with leprosy. Bernard was actively involved in the...
Dates: 1919 - 2003
Abstract Hope College class of 1897 and class of 1900 at Western Theological Seminary. Received an honorary doctorate from Hope College in 1932. Licensed and ordained by the Classis of Holland in 1900. Served as a Reformed Church in America (RCA) pastor for Second Reformed Church of Jamestown, Michigan, 1900-1903; Bethany Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1903-1907; First Reformed Church of Chicago, Illinois, 1907-1909; First Reformed Church of Passaic, New Jersey, 1909-1915; First...
Dates: 1664 - 2004
Abstract Peter Braak was born in Ferwerd, the Netherlands, on October 15, 1871. After immigrating to the United States, he graduated from Hope College in 1899. In 1901, he graduated from Western Theological Seminary. The next year he was licensed by the Classis of Grand River (Grand Rapids, Michigan) and ordained by the Classis of Dakota. During his time as a pastor in the Reformed Church in America, he served several congregations and they included Hope Reformed Church of Westfield, North...
Dates: n.d., 1902-2001
Abstract RCA minister, missionary to India from 1926-1933, 1935-1966. The collection contains personal correspondence, sermons, articles, slides, photographs, and books about his time in India by De Bruin. The collection also contains several articles by wife Frances about the education of Indian women, draft and published copies of his book, Four Transitional Decades in India, sermons (some of which are not dated and cover a variety of subjects), articles by De Bruin,...
Dates: 1924 - 1985
Abstract Minister in the Reformed Church in America from 1887-1929, and associate editor of De Hope. The collection includes articles on the founding of Classis Holland, secession movements, the union of the Classis of Holland with the Reformed Church in America, character and condition of the pioneers, as well as Van Eyck’s Book and the Secession Movements. The collection also contains biographical information, three historical sketches on the history of Vriesland, the...
Dates: ca. 1900-1929
Abstract Hope College class 1876; attended New Brunswick Theological Seminary (1877-1878), McCormick Seminary (1878-1879), graduated from Rutgers College in 1894, and Central University, Kentucky, in 1905; served pastorates in Ebenezer Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan (1879-1882), First Reformed Church, Grand Haven, Michigan (1883-1886), and Third Reformed Church in Holland (1889-1894). He also served as a professor at Western Theological Seminary (1884-1888, 1894-1903) and Kentucky Theological...
Dates: 1882 - 2018
Abstract Dutch statesman, historian, and journalist. He was one of the leaders of the Reveil and an advocate of denominational education. Papers include four volumes of hand-copied letters to Elout, 1835-1876; two volumes of correspondence with Abraham Kuyper, 1864-1876; and writings and correspondence with friends, 1821-1876, including A. Baron Schimmelpenninck, R. Fruin. and Jacob Kapp van Coppello. Detailed...
Dates: 1821 - 1876
Abstract Rutgers College class of 1860, New Brunswick Theological Seminary class of 1863, Reformed Church in America (RCA) minister from 1864-1914, and editor of De Hope from 1884-1886. Materials include sermons, speeches, correspondence (with Albertus C. Van Raalte, between Adrian Zwemer and Enne J. Heeren, Jan Elsma, Rev. Leenhouts, from Samuel Zwemer, Classis of Wisconsin to General Synod), pastoral record books, call letters, photographs of John Karsten and his wife,...
Dates: 1861 - 1914
Abstract Also seen as Klyn or Klijn. Minister of the Reformed Church in America serving congregations at Graafschap, Michigan (1851-1852), Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Franklin, Wisconsin (1852-1853), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1853-1854), Second Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan (1954-1857) and First Reformed Church of Chicago, Illinois (1862-1868). He passed away on December 1, 1883. The collection contains a letter to Graafschap Christian Reformed Church in 1857 repenting of his leaving the...
Dates: 1839 - 1883
Abstract Minister of the RCA and professor at Western Theological Seminary, 1895-1904. Born in Zontkamp, the Netherlands, 1836. A.B. from Rutgers College, 1860, and New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1863; D.D. from Heidelberg University and Hope, 1890. Served the churches of Cuddebackville, New York, 1863-1866; First, Pella, Iowa, 1866-1884; Second, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1884-1895. The collection consists of bound volumes of class lectures in dogmatic theology, essays on theological topics,...
Dates: 1891 - 1902
- Language: Dutch; Flemish X