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W88-0208. Constitutions. Records, n.d., 1815-1968. 0.75 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0208

Various editions of the constitutions of the RCA, including: n.d., 1815, 1834, 1840, 1874, 1876, 1879, 1895, 1901 (2 copies), 1912 (Dutch), 1916, 1918 (Dutch), 1920, 1932, 1939, 1943, 1945, 1951, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1964-1968.

Dates: n.d.; 1815 - 1968

W88-0301. Board of World Missions. Records, 1857-1980. 4.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0301
Abstract The Board of Foreign Missions (later, World Missions) was organized by the General Synod in 1832. The board was under the direction of the RCA but was also under the authority of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. David Abeel led the first mission of the RCA to the island of Borneo in the Dutch East Indies in 1836. Missions also sprouted in four primary target areas: Japan, India, China, and Arabia. In 1857, the board broke away from its ties with the American...
Dates: 1857 - 1980

W88-0545. Classis of Wisconsin. Records, 1854-1942. 2.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0545

Organized in 1855. Seven volumes of minutes and photocopies (1854-1868, 1877-1923), committee reports, roll calls and other records. (Dutch and English)

Dates: 1854 - 1942

W88-0601. Illinois, Berwyn. First Reformed Church. Records, 1853-1953. 2.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0601
Abstract Started by Dutch settlers as the First Reformed Church of Chicago, this still-active Berwyn, Illinois, church recorded its minutes in Dutch until 1929. The collection consists mainly of consistory minutes from 1853 to 1938 and a 1953 100th anniversary booklet. It also contains certificates for baptism, confirmation, and other church functions, as well as correspondence and a report. Most documents are in Dutch. ...
Dates: 1853 - 1953

W88-0604. Illinois, Chicago. First Reformed Church of Gano. Records, 1891-1966. 1.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0604
Abstract Merged with Trinity to form United Church in 1972. Maintains a scholarship fund at Western Theological Seminary. This collection consists of correspondence; consistory records, 1891-1966; Board of Trustees minutes, 1925-1945; minutes of the Ladies Aid Society, 1897-1902; and minutes of the Sunday School, 1924-1933. Clippings on the history of the church are affixed in the minute books. Detailed Collection...
Dates: 1891 - 1966

W88-0616. Michigan, Holland. Ebenezer Reformed Church. Records, 1866-2003. 9.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0616
Abstract Ebenezer Reformed Church of Holland, Michigan, was started in 1866, with formal organization taking place in 1867. The records include consistory minutes, member, marriage and baptismal records, Mission Society records, Sunday school records, financial records, bulletins and newsletters entitled Ebenezer Echoes. Many early minutes and records are in the Dutch language. Detailed...
Dates: 1866 - 2003

W88-0617. Michigan, Holland. Seventh Reformed Church (1924-1948). Records, 1924-1948. 1.00 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0617

Formed as the “Dutch Church” of Holland in response to other area congregations moving to English-only services, it lasted less than 25 years, as the Dutch speaking congregation moved to other churches or passed away. Only one pastor, Rev. Paul Van Eerden, served the entire time. Collection includes membership records, consistory minutes (mostly in Dutch), 1924-1948, the Psalm book for the church organ (Dutch) and the church’s pulpit Bible (English).

Dates: 1924 - 1948

W88-0622. Michigan, Zeeland. Vriesland Reformed Church. Records, 1848-1984. 1.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0622
Abstract Founded in Vriesland, the Netherlands, in 1846; relocated in what is now Zeeland, Michigan (1847). The records consist of consistory and congregational minutes, member records, history and the sermon by Rev. R. Schaap celebrating their 100th anniversary. Most of the records are in Dutch and translations are included. Also, the January 8, 1979 to December 13, 1982 records include minutes of elders meetings, as well as consistory and congregational meetings. The history, done by Rev. De...
Dates: 1848 - 1984

W88-0929. Voor den Zondag (For the Sunday). 1895-1902, 1914-1915. 0.50 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0929

Dutch devotion pamphlets.

Dates: 1895 - 1902; 1914 - 1915

W88-0011.50. Boer, Henry K. (1845-1919). Papers, 1873-1992. 0.25 linear ft.

Identifier: W88-0011.50
Abstract Student at the Holland Academy, Hope College class of 1870, Western Theological Seminary class of 1873, ordained in Reformed Church of America by Classis of Grand River in 1873. Resident of Drenthe, Michigan. Materials include biographical information, correspondence to Rev. H. K. Boer, letters of call, letters of condolence upon Henry K. Boer’s death in 1919, and an unidentified photographic postcard. ...
Dates: 1873 - 1992