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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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Collection Overview

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],
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Series 4: Correspondence: Church and Personal --- 1958-1967Add to your cart.
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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.
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Folder 8: Correspondence, personal --- 1965-1967Add 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],
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