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Bert P. Bos Collection, 1954-1971

Collection Overview

Title: Bert P. Bos Collection, 1954-1971

ID: COLL/009

Creator: Bos, Bert P. (1905-1988)

Extent: 1.0 Box. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Director of certification at Calvin College. The collection includes correspondence; surveys; and proposals regarding the teaching, certifying, and placing of prospective teachers.

Biographical Note

Bert P. Bos born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1905. Attending college as an undergrad in New Jersey, Bos received his master’s and doctoral degrees from New York University.  Bos taught in public school until 1946 and then moved to Holland, MI where he was hired as superintendent of Christian schools.

In 1961 Bos served as the Director of Certification at Calvin. After 10 years as a Calvin staff member, Bos retired in 1971. He was married to Annette Wolkotten. Their children are Faith and E. Charles Nussdorfer, and Marcy and David Vanderwel.  He died in 1988.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.50 cubic ft.

Acquisition Source: Gift of B.P. Bos

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Department of Education ReportsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Denver Christian School Survey --- 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Department of Education:  Reports, papers --- 1961-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Department of Education:  Reports, papers --- 1965-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Department of Education:  Reports, papers --- 1968-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Elementary kit --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Field services of education department --- 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 7: National Association of Christian Schools material and correspondence --- 1965, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Prospective graduates of Calvin College --- 1962-1970Add to your cart.