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Dirk H. Bratt and Family Collection

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Abstract

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Dirk H. Brat Papers

Correspondence - Dirk Brat

Correspondence - Dirk Brat

Correspondence - Family and Others

Correspondence

Correspondence, Documents, Newspaper Clippings



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Dirk H. Bratt and Family Collection, 1861-1977 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Dirk H. Bratt and Family Collection, 1861-1977

ID: COLL/022

Primary Creator: Bratt, Dirk H. (1877-1932)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Date Acquired: 00/00/1977

Subjects: Bratt, Dirk and Hattie Boeve Bratt Family, Ellsworth (Mich.) - Biography, Genealogy, Holland (Mich.) - Biography, South Olive Christian Reformed Church (South Olive, Mich.) - History

Abstract

Correspondence between relatives and friends in the USA and in the Netherlands, and the Dirk and Hattie (Boeve) Bratt family of Holland and Ellsworth, Michigan. Letters comment on daily routine and events in the community, church life, and farming; genealogical materials; business correspondence regarding land deals, crop development and sales; various legal documents, account books, log books, almanacs, journals, notes, essays, poems, newspaper clippings and pamphlets. A speech entitled "The History of the Christian Reformed Church in South Olive, Michigan," given at its twenty-fifth anniversary in 1910. There are also the minutes of the Men’s Society of the Atwood CRC, Atwood, Michigan, 1918, of which D. Bratt was the secretary.

Biographical Note

Son of Hero and Albertha (Gortworst) Bratt, Dirk H. Bratt was born 5 January 1877. Dirk married Egbertje (Hattie) Boeve. Together they had 12 children– Janna, Hendrick, Cornelia, Steven, William Stephen, Hero D., Egbert, Albertha D., Aaltje, Boy Dickson, Dorothy Ann, and [unknown] Bratt. They lived in Holland and Ellsworth, Michigan. Dirk passed away on 22 February 1932.

Subject/Index Terms

Bratt, Dirk and Hattie Boeve Bratt Family
Ellsworth (Mich.) - Biography
Genealogy
Holland (Mich.) - Biography
South Olive Christian Reformed Church (South Olive, Mich.) - History

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 3.0 cubic ft.

Acquisition Source: Gift of the Bratt family, 1977.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Dirk H. Brat Papers, 1886-1918],
[Series 2: Correspondence - Dirk Brat, 1861-1911],
[Series 3: Correspondence - Dirk Brat, 1912-1919],
[Series 4: Correspondence - Family and Others, 1920-1925],
[Series 5: Correspondence, 1925-1929],
[Series 6: Correspondence, Documents, Newspaper Clippings, 1930-1977],
[All]

Series 1: Dirk H. Brat Papers --- 1886-1918
Box 1
Folder 1: The Genealogy of Annie Brat and Cornelius Van den Heuvel.  Reports of Hero and Uncle John
Folder 2-3: Notes of Dirk Brat
Folder 4: Essays of Dirk Brat
Folder 5
Item 1: Minutes of SS Convention --- 16-Oct-12
Item 2: History of South Olive CRC --- 26-Mar-05
Folder 6: Journal of Dick Brat
Folder 7: Newspaper clippings, poems
Folder 8: Newspaper clippings
Folder 9-10: Pamphlets
Folder 11
Item 1: Time and Account books --- 1896
Item 2: Bijbelsche Almanac --- 1886
Item 3: Expense Account --- 1901
Series 2: Correspondence - Dirk Brat --- 1861-1911
Box 2
Folder 1: Correspondence -Civil War letter --- 1861-1879
Folder 2: Correspondence -Dutch letters to Hero Brat --- 1880-1889
Folder 3: Correspondence-W. Brat, Elsje --- 1890-1894
Folder 4: Correspondence --- Jan.-Sept. 1895
Folder 5: Correspondence --- Oct.-Dec. 1895
Folder 6: Correspondence --- Jan.-May 1896
Folder 7: Correspondence --- June-Dec. 1896
Folder 8: Correspondence --- 1897
Folder 9: Correspondence --- Jan.-May 1898
Folder 10: Correspondence --- June-Dec. 1898
Folder 11-17: Correspondence --- 1899-1905
Folder 18: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1906
Folder 19: Correspondence --- April-Dec. 1906
Folder 20-22: Correspondence --- 1907-1909
Folder 23: Correspondence --- Jan.-May 1910
Folder 24: Correspondence --- June-Dec. 1910
Folder 25: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1911
Folder 26: Correspondence --- April-June 1911
Folder 27: Correspondence --- July-Aug. 1911
Folder 28: Correspondence --- Sept.-Dec. 1911
Series 3: Correspondence - Dirk Brat --- 1912-1919
Box 3
Folder 1: Correspondence --- Jan.-July 1912
Folder 2: Correspondence --- Aug.-Dec. 1912
Folder 3: Correspondence --- Jan.-July 1913
Folder 4: Correspondence --- Aug.-Dec. 1913
Folder 5: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1914
Folder 6: Correspondence --- April-Dec. 1914
Folder 7: Correspondence --- Jan.-June 1915
Folder 8: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1915
Folder 9: Correspondence --- 1916
Folder 10: Correspondence --- Jan.-Feb. 1917
Folder 11: Correspondence --- March-June 1917
Folder 12: Correspondence --- July-Sept. 1917
Folder 13: Correspondence --- Oct.-Dec. 1917
Folder 14: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1918
Folder 15: Correspondence --- April-June 1918
Folder 16: Correspondence --- July-Sept. 1918
Folder 17: Correspondence --- Oct.-Dec. 1918
Folder 18: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1919
Folder 19: Correspondence --- April-June 1919
Folder 20: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1919
Series 4: Correspondence - Family and Others --- 1920-1925
Box 4
Folder 1: Correspondence --- Jan.-June 1920
Folder 2: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1920
Folder 3: Correspondence --- Jan.-June 1921
Folder 4: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1921
Folder 5: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1921
Folder 6: Correspondence --- Jan.-Feb. 1922
Folder 7: Correspondence --- March-June 1922
Folder 8: Correspondence --- Nov.-Dec. 1922
Folder 9: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1923
Folder 10: Correspondence --- April-June 1923
Folder 11: Correspondence --- July-Oct. 1923
Folder 12: Correspondence --- Nov.-Dec. 1923
Folder 13: Correspondence --- Jan.-Feb. 1924
Folder 14: Correspondence --- March-May 1924
Folder 15: Correspondence --- June-Dec. 1924
Folder 16: Correspondence --- Jan.-Feb. 1925
Folder 17: Correspondence --- March-May 1925
Folder 18: Correspondence --- June-July 1925
Series 5: Correspondence --- 1925-1929
Box 5
Folder 1: Correspondence --- Aug.-Sept. 1925
Folder 2: Correspondence --- Oct.-Nov. 1925
Folder 3: Correspondence --- Dec-25
Folder 4: Correspondence --- Jan.-Feb. 1926
Folder 5: Correspondence --- March-April 1926
Folder 6: Correspondence --- May-June 1926
Folder 7: Correspondence --- July-Aug. 1926
Folder 8: Correspondence --- Sept.-Oct. 1926
Folder 9: Correspondence --- Nov.-Dec. 1926
Folder 10: Correspondence --- Jan-27
Folder 11: Correspondence --- Feb.-March 1927
Folder 12: Correspondence --- April-June 1927
Folder 13: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1927
Folder 14: Correspondence --- Jan.-Feb. 1928
Folder 15: Correspondence --- March-May 1928
Folder 16: Correspondence --- June-Aug. 1928
Folder 17: Correspondence --- Sept.-Oct. 1928
Folder 18: Correspondence --- Nov.-Dec. 1928
Folder 19: Correspondence --- Jan.-May 1929
Folder 20: Correspondence --- June-Aug. 1929
Folder 21: Correspondence, --- Sept.-Dec. 1929
Series 6: Correspondence, Documents, Newspaper Clippings --- 1930-1977
Box 6
Folder 1: Correspondence --- Jan.-June 1930
Folder 2: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1930
Folder 3: Correspondence --- Jan.-June 1931
Folder 4: Correspondence --- July-Dec. 1931
Folder 5: Correspondence --- Jan.-March 1932
Folder 6: Correspondence --- April-Dec. 1932
Folder 7-9: Correspondence --- 1933-1935
Folder 10: Correspondence --- 1936-1937
Folder 11: Correspondence --- 1938-1939
Folder 12: Correspondence --- 1940-1941
Folder 13-17: Correspondence --- 1942-1946
Folder 18: Correspondence --- 1947-1949
Folder 19: Correspondence --- 1950-1951
Folder 20: Correspondence --- 1952-1955
Folder 21: Correspondence --- 1956-1957
Folder 22: Correspondence --- 1958-1977
Folder 23: Undated Letters and fragments
Folder 24: Legal Documents
Folder 25: Receipts --- prior to 1903
Folder 26: Newspaper clippings

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Dirk H. Brat Papers, 1886-1918],
[Series 2: Correspondence - Dirk Brat, 1861-1911],
[Series 3: Correspondence - Dirk Brat, 1912-1919],
[Series 4: Correspondence - Family and Others, 1920-1925],
[Series 5: Correspondence, 1925-1929],
[Series 6: Correspondence, Documents, Newspaper Clippings, 1930-1977],
[All]


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