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Nicholas Vogelzang Collection

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The Salt Lake City Period

Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods

First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods

Correspondence: Church and Personal

Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities

SWIM Activities.  The Writer

Sermon Material

Family Letters

Family Mementos

Miscellaneous

Christ for Russia Material

Miscellaneous



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Title: Nicholas Vogelzang Collection, 1940-2004Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/318

Primary Creator: Vogelzang, Nicholas (1919-2006)

Extent: 7.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection details the ministry in Salt Lake City, Utah; Lansing, Illinois; Bellevue, Washington; work among the Native Americans and seafarers; outreach through Christ for Russia/International Theological Education Ministries (ITEM); correspondence; speaking engagements; sermon outlines; personal journal; poems; subject files: cremation, history of Ogden, Utah, CRC; family mementos; two issues of the periodical, Calvinism Now; and the Summer Workshop In Missions (SWIM) program.

Biographical Note

Nicholas Vogelzang was born in Holland, Michigan on February 13, 1919. Growing up he attended Christian schools. When World War II broke out, Vogelzang served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot. In 1948 he married, Katherine Ribbens. Vogelzang worked in his family's hardware store from 1947 to 1950. At the same time, he enrolled at Calvin College and Theological Seminary. He graduated from the Seminary in 1955. After graduation, Vogelzang accepted the call to become a Home Missionary in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served there until 1964 where he became pastor of First CRC in Lansing, Michigan. His other charges include Sheldon Iowa, 1970-76; Bellevue, Washington, 1976-81; and Newton, Iowa, 1981-84. Rev. Vogelzang reached retirement in 1984.

During retirement Rev. Vogelzang kept busy by organizing seminaries in parts of Russia and Eastern Europe. He also was involved with The World Home Bible League and Worldwide Christian School. Vogelzang was the founder of Summer Workshop in Missions (SWIM) program and International Theological Evangelical Ministries (Christ for Russia). On February 12, 2006 Nicholas Vogelzang passed away in Denver, Colorado.


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[Series 1: The Salt Lake City Period, 1955-1975],
[Series 2: Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods, 1957-1969],
[Series 3: First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods, 1957-1981],
[Series 4: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1958-1967],
[Series 5: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities, 1960-1961],
[Series 6: SWIM Activities.  The Writer, 1961-1984],
[Series 7: Sermon Material, 1959-1983],
[Series 8: Family Letters, 1960-1989],
[Series 9: Family Mementos, 1961-1977],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous, 1940-1993],
[Series 11: Christ for Russia Material, 1956-2002],
[Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1959-2004],
[All]

Series 1: The Salt Lake City Period --- 1955-1975Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Calvin College; hymn book compilation --- 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Classical diploma --- 15 October 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Summer Work in Salt Lake City --- 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Call to Salt Lake City; Orientation --- 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bulletins of Salt Lake City Christian Reformed Church --- 1957 and 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Bulletins of Salt Lake City Christian Reformed Church --- 1961 and 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Consistory correspondence --- 1956-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence --- 1955-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, notes, board minutes --- 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 10: History of Immanuel Christian Reformed Church. --- 1961-1975Add to your cart.
Series 2: Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods --- 1957-1969Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Reports to Board of Home Missions and other material --- 1957-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Reports to Board of Home Missions --- 1956-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Resume of Board of Home Missions --- 1957-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: First Lansing Christian Reformed Church Period: Communications and Reports --- 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 5: First Lansing Period: Correspondence and notes --- 1965-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: First Lansing Period: Correspondence and notes --- 1965-1969Add to your cart.
Series 3: First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods --- 1957-1981Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lansing Christian School Member of the Education Committee - minutes and notes --- 1964-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Lansing Period: Prayer in Space Campaign initiated by Vogelzang; notes and press releases --- 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Call to Faith Christian Reformed Church of Pella, IA --- Nov. 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sheldon, IA period: member of committee on capital punishment --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bellevue, WA period: correspondence and reports --- 1976-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Bellevue, WA period: correspondence and reports --- 1976-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bellevue, WA period: The Enumclaw Experience --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Home Mission Tours --- 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Home Mission Tour --- 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Home Mission Tour --- 1960Add to your cart.
Series 4: Correspondence: Church and Personal --- 1958-1967Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, general --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence while in VA Hospital --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence with Home Missions, with additional notes --- 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, personal --- April 1960-Jan 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, general --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, personal --- March 1962-Dec 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, church --- May 1962-Dec 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, personal --- 1965-1967Add to your cart.
Series 5: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities --- 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, personal --- March 1965-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, personal --- 1982-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Public Speaker: Annual Passion Week Services at Prospect Park, Holland, MI --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Public Speaker: Forest Homes Youth Camp --- Aug. 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Public Speaker: Lecture Notes --- 1961-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Public Speaker: Mount Hermon, CA --- 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: SWIM Activities --- 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 8: SWIM Activities --- 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Series 6: SWIM Activities.  The Writer --- 1961-1984Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: SWIM Activities --- 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: SWIM Activities --- 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Work among Indians: Intermountain Christian School --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Work among Indians: Indian Committee of Utah; minutes, communications --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Work among Seafarers: Pacific Northwest --- 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Writer: anecdotes --- 1981, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: The Writer: articlesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: In The Way --- 1958Add to your cart.
Item 2: In Bellone --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Writer: Church Chatter; brief articles --- 1981-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: The Writer: Daily Manna meditations --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Writer: Mormans --- 1960, 1979, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The Writer: notes on cults and seminar --- 1978Add to your cart.
Series 7: Sermon Material --- 1959-1983Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sermon outlines --- 1959-1983Add to your cart.
Series 8: Family Letters --- 1960-1989Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Letters from father --- June 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Letters from father --- Feb 1961- Nov 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letters from father --- July 1962- Dec 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letters from father --- Dec 1962- Sept. 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letters from father --- May 1963- Jan 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Letters from children --- 1989Add to your cart.
Series 9: Family Mementos --- 1961-1977Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family mementos --- March 1966- Oct. 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Family mementos --- Oct. 1967- Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family mementos --- 1970-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Family mementos --- 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Family mementos --- Oct 1961- Oct 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Father Vogelzang's story --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Father Vogelzang's death --- May 23, 1966Add to your cart.
Series 10: Miscellaneous --- 1940-1993Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Writer for Spires --- 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Christian Writers Conference --- 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Family pictures --- 1940-1955, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Commencement program --- 1955Add to your cart.
Item 3: Letter --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Booklet: Two Worlds of MercyStory of an immigrant --- 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Why Return from Niengame? by K. D. Dykstra; an account of return from a concentration camp --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 6: A Last Will and Testament --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letter to Mevrouw Coenen, Haarlem, Nederland --- Jan. 9, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Christ for Russia, press reports --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Christian Indian, Denver Christian Center; reports --- 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Christian Labor reforms, reports, papers --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Curriculum Vitae --- 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newton, Iowa, period of service; papers --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Poems --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Poetry (most poems) --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Prayers in notebook --- 1990-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Weekly calendar --- 1990Add to your cart.
Series 11: Christ for Russia Material --- 1956-2002Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Agenda --- 1990-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Agenda --- 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Agenda --- 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Budget --- 1991-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Communications --- 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Communications with Cities for Christ Worldwide --- 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Confession of Cyrillus Lukaris; evaluation --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence with Rev. Csaba of the John Calvin Hungarian Pres. Church --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence with Stephen Karpenio Ukrainian Baptist Union --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence with Wm. D. Ribbens --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence with Dr. R. Venema --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence with Rev. J. Wesselink --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Minutes; Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Christ for Russia correspondence --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Christ for Russia correspondence --- August, 1997 - January, 1998Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Christ for Russia; executive board minutes --- 1995-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Minutes, Christ for Russia, Inc. --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Original letters --- August 14, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Prospective teaching staff for Ukraine Seminary, Christ for UkraineAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Guidelines for fiscal responsibilities --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Salt Lake City Organization of S.L.C. Christian Reformed Church --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Salt Lake City Christian School Yearbook --- 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Background information on Christ for Russia/I.T.E.M. --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Newsbriefs for Christ for Russia --- May, 1991 - October, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 10: News articles; March, 1992 - June/July --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Russian translation of the Catechism --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newsletter:  Christ for Russia/Ukraine (several missing issues) --- 1994-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Papers/sermons --- November, 1988 - February, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Newsletter:  NewsITEMs; November, 1998 - Summer --- 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Newsletter:  Gorter Ukraine Update; January, 1999 - Summer --- 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 16: International Theological Education Ministries (I.T.E.M.) correspondence --- May, 1993 - July, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 17: International Theological Education Ministries (I.T.E.M.) information --- January, 1997 - August, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Christ for Russia/Ukraine pictures --- 1997Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Christ for Russia --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Christ for Russia papers --- 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Christ for Russia --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Christ for Russia --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Christ for Russia --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Christ for Russia expenses --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Christ for Russia June trip to N. W. --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Christ for Russia correspondence with Sergei Karpenco --- 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Christ for Russia cooperation for the Ukraine Seminary --- 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Series 12: Miscellaneous --- 1959-2004Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: David Ludwick, Saint Louis --- 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Paden --- 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Piet Van Dijk/Hattem --- 1994-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Den Dulk --- 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Cyril Lucaris, Denver --- 1992-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Amway; Grand Rapids Press --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Balance sheet --- November, 1991 - December, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Denver minutes --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Jos Colijn --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 10: James Bultman --- 1993-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Finance reports, L. Coppes --- 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Coppes --- 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Leo Peters --- December, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hillcrest Endorse --- May, 1991 - July, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Catechism art --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Reformed Christian Ministries; November/December --- 1994 - March, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 17: St. Louis minutes --- 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Van Groningen, Gerard --- 1992-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Oosterhoff, Freda --- May, 1992 - August, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Ukraine committee --- January, 1995 - January, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 21: St. Louis board --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Seven, Ray --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Sutter, Tom --- 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Prigodich, Raymond P. --- August, 1990 - January, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Multiethnic Conference Committee --- 1992Add to your cart.
Item 1: Christian Indian; vol. LXXIV, no. 2 --- March/April, 1992Add to your cart.
Item 2: Christian Indian vol. LXXIV, no. 3 --- May/June, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Vander Steen, Dirk --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Ukrainian trip --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Calvinism! Now! --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Donetsk seminary pictures --- 1995Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal journal --- 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Poems written for his wife Kay --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Poetry by Nicholas Vogelzang --- 1990-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Material on Mormonism --- 1998-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence --- 1960-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Nicholas Vogelzang writing on cremation --- 1997-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence re cremation --- 1998-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Copy of a book:  Cremation - Is It Christian? --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Copy of a book:  What About Cremation? --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Magazine:  Calvinism Now; vol. 1, no. 1 (May 1995) - vol. 2, no. 4; missing some issues --- October 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: History of the Summer Workshop in Missions (SWIM) program (includes issues of Missionary Monthly and The Young Calvinist) --- 1960-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Sermons at Hillcrest CRC - --- April, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Installation of Nicholas Vogelzang at First CRC; Lansing, IL - --- February, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Reflections by Nicholas Vogelzang --- 2001-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 15: History of the Ogden, Utah CRC --- 1959Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: The Salt Lake City Period, 1955-1975],
[Series 2: Salt Lake City, Utah and Lansing, Illinois Periods, 1957-1969],
[Series 3: First Lansing and Bellevue, Washington Periods, 1957-1981],
[Series 4: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1958-1967],
[Series 5: Correspondence: Church and Personal, 1965-1984.  Public Speaker. SWIM Activities, 1960-1961],
[Series 6: SWIM Activities.  The Writer, 1961-1984],
[Series 7: Sermon Material, 1959-1983],
[Series 8: Family Letters, 1960-1989],
[Series 9: Family Mementos, 1961-1977],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous, 1940-1993],
[Series 11: Christ for Russia Material, 1956-2002],
[Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1959-2004],
[All]


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