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Title: Elmer Huizinga Collection, 1896-1993

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 2: Miscellaneous --- 1896-1993
Box 1
Folder 11: An itinerary (the Netherlands), writings --- [undated]
Folder 12: Program - 100 year celebration at the Geref. Kerk in Ulurm (1834-1934) --- 1934
Folder 13: Newspaper clipping:  "'n Kronkel in daarm" [no periodical title] --- [undated]
Folder 14: Genealogy - "Descendants of Hindrik Pieters" --- [1993?]
Folder 15: Three VCR tapes: "Elmer Huizinga Sr.'s Movies Made into Tapes" --- [undated]
Folder 16: Individual family members' identifications to correspond with scenes on the VCR tapes --- 1993
Folder 17: Sixteen poems (thirteen written in Dutch, two in Yankee Dutch and one in English) --- [undated]
Folder 18: Fifteen plays and skits for Ladies' Circle --- [undated]
Folder 19: VCR tape: Huizinga Reunion in Illinois --- 1983
Folder 20

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