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