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Marten Hendrik Woudstra Collection

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Marten Hendrik Woudstra Collection, 1952-1991 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: Marten Hendrik Woudstra Collection, 1952-1991Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/346

Primary Creator: Woudstra, Marten Hendrik (1922-1991)

Extent: 6.75 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church and professor of Old Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary. The collection includes: lectures; addresses; notebooks; correspondence; photographs; thesis; and class notes on the Arabic language, Bible school, Ethiopian language, Old and New Testaments.

Biographical Note

Marten Hendrik Woudstra was born on July 23, 1922 in Bergum, Friesland, Netherlands. Growing up in the Netherlands, Woudstra attended Gereformeerd Gymnasium in Leeuwarden. He went to Theologische Hogeschool van de Gereformeerde Kerken in Kampen, where he earned his diploma in 1946. By 1947 Woudstra decided to immigrate to the United States, where he attended Westminster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania. He went on to study at Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Languages in 1952. In November of 1953 Woudstra was ordained at the Third CRC of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

In 1955 Woudstra was called upon by the Synod to teach Old Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary. Woudstra received the opportunity to teach at the Reformed Theological College in Geelong, Australia on two different occasions. He also delivered speeches at the Institut Farel in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Not only was Woudstra known as a scholar and minister, but also as an avid writer. He wrote numerous articles for a variety of magazines like the Banner, de Wachter, and Calvin Theological Journal. He also served as the editor for the Church and Nation as well as Reformed Review and The Guardian. He made contributions to Baker's Dictionary of Theology and The Encyclopedia of Christianity. Woudstra was involved in Bible translation, including for the New International Version of the Bible.

Woudstra retired as emeritus professor in 1985. On October 3, 1991 Marten Hendrik Woudstra passed away. He was never married, but was survived by two sisters.


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[Series 1: Annual Notebooks, 1973-1989],
[Series 2: Classroom Notebooks],
[Series 3: Correspondence, 1952-1991],
[Series 4: Papers Alphabetically Arranged],
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[Series 6: Photographs],
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Series 3: Correspondence --- 1952-1991Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General correspondence --- 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 2: General correspondence --- 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: General correspondence --- 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General correspondence --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Family correspondence --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence --- 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence --- 1959Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence --- 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence --- 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Family correspondence --- 1957-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence --- 1963Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence --- 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Family correspondence --- 1963-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence --- 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence --- 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence --- 1972Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family correspondence --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Family correspondence --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence --- 1976Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Correspondence --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Family correspondence --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence --- 1980Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Correspondence --- 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence --- 1985Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family correspondence --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence --- 1987Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General correspondence --- 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Family correspondence --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family correspondence --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General correspondence --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General correspondence --- 1989Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General correspondence --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: General correspondence --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family correspondence --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Final correspondence and papers --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Personal papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Genealogical recordAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: "In Dedication of 30 Years," StromataAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: Annual Notebooks, 1973-1989],
[Series 2: Classroom Notebooks],
[Series 3: Correspondence, 1952-1991],
[Series 4: Papers Alphabetically Arranged],
[Series 5: Publications, Final Items],
[Series 6: Photographs],
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