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Gerrit Klaas Hemkes Collection



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Title: Gerrit Klaas Hemkes Collection, 1868-1915

ID: COLL/099

Primary Creator: Gerrit Klaas Hemkes (1838-1920)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Subjects: Beuker, H. (Henricus), 1834-1900, Calvin Theological Seminary, Vriesland Christian Reformed Church (Vriesland, Mich.)


Professor of theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. The collection includes address given at Calvin Seminary for the opening of the school year, 1905; a translation of a historical account written in Dutch and published in Het Jaarboekje of 1908, entitled "A Short Historical Account of What Happened at the Christian Reformed Church in Vriesland, Michigan"; three bound manuscripts of H. Beuker's class lectures; and pamphlets.

Biographical Note

Born May 6, 1838, at Hallum, Province of Friesland. Graduated from Kampen in 1865.

Served churches in De Leek, December 1865 - May 1874; Stads-Musselkanaal, 1874; Bunde, Oostfriesland, Germany, 1974-1877; Vriesland, Michigan, 1877-1884; Assistant Professor at Calvin Seminary, 1883; Professor of Church History, 1884. Emeritated in 1905. Died December 4, 1920.

Served for four years as Editor of De Wachter and for forty years as one of the editors of The Yearbook.

His first wife was Aagie Andree, nine children. She died in 1896. His second wife was Maria Gezon (widow of Dr. Wm. Van Putten). His third wife was the widow of Rev. H. Van Hoogen.

Subject/Index Terms

Beuker, H. (Henricus), 1834-1900
Calvin Theological Seminary
Vriesland Christian Reformed Church (Vriesland, Mich.)

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[Series 1: Bound Manuscripts and Papers, 1905-1907],

Series 1: Bound Manuscripts and Papers --- 1905-1907
Box 1
Item 1: Christelijke Ethiek
Item 2: Inleiding op het N.T.
Item 3: Homiletiek
Item 4: Symboliek
Item 5: Geschiedenis der Idololatrie
Folder 1: Address, opening of school year at Calvin Seminary --- September 7, 1905
Folder 2: Historical account of what happened at the CRC at Vriesland, MI --- 1907
Folder 3: Poem and sundry items
Folder 4: Toespraak Bijde Opening van de Nieuwen Cursus --- September 1905
Box 2
Folder 1: Het Kerkelijk Striven --- 1868
Folder 2: Zendingsboekje --- 1877
Folder 3: De Beoefening der Propaedeutische Wetenschapen --- 1884
Folder 4: Christus Meer dan Salomo --- 1885
Folder 5: De Kinderdoop uit God --- 1886
[HERH BV813.H41 1886]
Folder 6: Adventism --- 1888
Folder 7: Hoe Velen Onzer Vaderen Kerstfeest (2 editions) --- 1889, 1891
Folder 8: "Dupliek op de Brieven," De Wachter --- 1894
(photocopy with translation, 1980)
Folder 9: De Vijf Boeken van Mozes --- [1895?]
Folder 10: Biography, "A Dangerous Sea Trip" --- 1915
(translation only)
Folder 11: Een Gevaarvolle Zeetocht --- [undated]
Folder 12: Onder of Boven: Kinderdoop is Bijbelsch --- [undated]
[HERH BV813.H4]
Folder 13: Symboliek van G. Hemkes --- [undated]
Folder 14: Kort Overgicht van de Homiletiek --- [undated]
Folder 15: Het Rechtsbestaan der Holl. Chr. Geref. Kerk in Amerika --- [1893?]
[HERH BX6815.H4]
Folder 16: Kort Overzicht van de Presbyterische en Un ited-Presbyterische Kerken in America --- undated

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