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Elmer Huizinga Collection



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Title: Elmer Huizinga Collection, 1896-1993Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/125

Primary Creator: Elmer Huizinga (1901-1984)

Extent: 1.0 Box

Arrangement: Folder level description


Agent of Zelf Hulp Burial Fund Society or Self Help Life Assurance Society, at Chicago, and life insurance salesman. The collection includes family correspondence; videocassette tapes; genealogy; a Zelf Hulp membership document; and a collection of poems and skits used in Ladies’ Circle.

Biographical Note

Elmer Huizinga was born in the Netherlands on December 27, 1901. Huizinga and his wife, Margaret, lived in Chicago, Illinois. He was life insurance salesman. He died on July 1, 1984.

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[Series 1: Correspondence, 1923-1968],
[Series 2: Miscellaneous, 1896-1993],

Series 1: Correspondence --- 1923-1968Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence.  Ulfert Huizinga, Grietje Van Straten and other members of the family --- 1923 - 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence --- 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence --- 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence from Hendrik and family --- 1926-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence from Barbara --- 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence from Arientje (Trijntje) and Annie Kooistra --- 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence from Fred (Freerk) --- 1923-1926Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence from Wiegers family --- 1926-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence from Co and family --- 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence and six miscellaneous items --- 1926-1968Add to your cart.
Series 2: Miscellaneous --- 1896-1993Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 11: An itinerary (the Netherlands), writings --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Program - 100 year celebration at the Geref. Kerk in Ulurm (1834-1934) --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Newspaper clipping:  "'n Kronkel in daarm" [no periodical title] --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Genealogy - "Descendants of Hindrik Pieters" --- [1993?]Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Three VCR tapes: "Elmer Huizinga Sr.'s Movies Made into Tapes" --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Individual family members' identifications to correspond with scenes on the VCR tapes --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Sixteen poems (thirteen written in Dutch, two in Yankee Dutch and one in English) --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Fifteen plays and skits for Ladies' Circle --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 19: VCR tape: Huizinga Reunion in Illinois --- 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 20Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Correspondence, 1923-1968],
[Series 2: Miscellaneous, 1896-1993],

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