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Herman Ganzevoort Collection, 1975-[2003]

Collection Overview

Title: Herman Ganzevoort Collection, 1975-[2003]

ID: COLL/090

Creator: Herman Ganzevoort (1942-2014)

Extent: 1.0 Box. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Professor of history at University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The collection includes a thesis, entitled Dutch Immigration to Canada, 1892-1940, doctoral thesis, University of Toronto, 1975; an article published in Canadian Ethnic Studies, "Canada the Last Illusion," 1979; and twenty microfilm reels called the Ganzevoort Canadian Immigration Project. The microfilm reels detail backup immigrant documents, i.e., Toronto, Ontario; Canadian origins; Hamilton, Ontario; Holland Marsh, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; societies, agents and problems; NVL-ECH-SLN; Winnipeg, Manitoba; general information; and an inventory list of microfilm reels regarding Stichting Landverhuizing Nederland (SLN). [See also M. Boekelman Coll. 437.]

Biographical Note

Herman Ganzevoort, PhD (University of Toronto), MA (Wayne State University), AB (Calvin College), specialized in Aboriginal, ethnic, and immigration history, Canadian history, and religious history. His research focused on Canadian immigration and Dutch immigration. Ganzevoort was born in the Netherlands on December 23, 1942. He was married to Karen Fry, and together they had 2 sons. Ganzevoort passed away in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on September 11, 2014.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.50 cubic ft.

Acquisition Source: Gift of H. Ganzevoort

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Collection --- 1975-2003Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Canada: the Last Illusion," article from The Ethnic Voice: Eyewitness AccountAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Inventory list of microfilm reels (at Roosevelt Study Center) re Stichting Landverhuizing Nederland (SLN) – Brazil, United States, but predominantly Canada, 1890-1960 --- [2003]Add to your cart.
Item 1: Volume 1: Bound manuscript: Dutch Immigration to Canada,1892-1940.  Dissertation, Department of History, University of Toronto --- 1975Add to your cart.
Item 2: Volume 2: Bound manuscript: Dutch Immigration to Canada, 1892-1940.  Dissertation, Department of History, University of Toronto --- 1975Add to your cart.
Series 2: Reels - Back up documents called the Canadian Immigration Project [20 microfilm reels]Add to your cart.
Vault 1Add to your cart.
Box 1: TorontoAdd to your cart.
Box 2: Canadian OriginsAdd to your cart.
Box 3-4: HamiltonAdd to your cart.
Box 5-6: Holland MarshAdd to your cart.
Box 7: MontrealAdd to your cart.
Box 8: SocietiesAdd to your cart.
Box 9-10: Agents and problemsAdd to your cart.
Box 11-14: NVL-ECH-SLNAdd to your cart.
Box 15-18: WinnipegAdd to your cart.
Box 19-20: General InformationAdd to your cart.