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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 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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