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William Harry Jellema Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

Detailed Description

Biographical Material

Preparatory Years, University of Michigan

Early Calvin College Period

Indiana University Period

The Harvard University Semester

Late Calvin College Period

Hope College, 1944; Fuller Seminary, 1954-1958

Haverford College Experience

Grand Valley State College Period

Philosophy Department, Calvin College

Philosophy Department, Calvin College

Philosophy Department, Indiana University

Bibliographies

Correspondence

Notes re: Various Subjects

Papers

Published Articles

Speaking Engagements

Special Reports

Calvin Foundation Activities; Junior College Studies

Grand Rapids Christian High Board; Christian Labor Association (CLA) Contacts

Resource Material: Abstracts and Articles Reprinted

Resource Material: Educational Bulletins, Curriculum

Resource Material: Brochures

Publications

Publications, Bound Copies

Books with Notations

Resource Material, Brochures, Reprints

Books, Brochures, Reprints:  A - E

Books, Brochures:  E - W

Published Articles; Resource Material

Grand Valley State College, Philosophy Department Material

Grand Valley State College, Philosophy 101

Grand Valley State College, Preliminary Drafts of the Blue Book

Grand Valley State College Blue Books

Grand Valley State College, Lectures on Ethics

Artifacts

Family Correspondence and Genealogy



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Collection Overview

Title: William Harry Jellema Collection, 1868-1982Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/135

Primary Creator: William Harry Jellema (1893-1982)

Extent: 63.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Philosophy professor at Calvin College and at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan. This extensive collection includes lectures; articles; pamphlets; reports; correspondence; a study entitled “The Curriculum in a Liberal Arts College”; an interview detailing  memories of the Christian Reformed Church, its ministers, and the Dutch community; gown, cap, and two hoods; family correspondence and genealogy materials; compact discs; and sound recordings. [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

Biographical Note

William Harry Jellema was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 10, 1893. Jellema attended Calvin College and graduated in 1914. He went on to earn his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. In 1920, Jellema returned to Calvin, not as a student, but as a professor of philosophy. Jellema served Calvin until 1936 when he accepted a faculty position at Indiana University. While at Indiana University, Jellema served as head of the university’s philosophy department until 1947. Jellema returned once again to Calvin College to teach philosophy, and did so until his “first” retirement in 1963.

A former student of Jellema, Alvin Plantinga once said, “By far, he was the greatest teacher of philosophy I’ve ever encountered and probably the greatest teacher of anything I’ve ever encountered.” Inspired by Jellema, Plantinga also became a philosophy professor at Calvin.

Although “retired,” Jellema accepted an offer from Grand Valley State Colleges to set up the new state school’s philosophy department. Jellema served GVSC until his official retirement in 1975. At the age of 89, the philosophy professor of fifty-five years, William Harry Jellema, passed away at Butterworth Hospital on May 16, 1982. His wife, Frances, preceded him in death, but five of his children survived him: Dirk, Jon, Gay, Mary, and Trudy.


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[Series 1: Biographical Material, 1910-1980],
[Series 2: Preparatory Years, University of Michigan, 1914-1922],
[Series 3: Early Calvin College Period, 1920-1948],
[Series 4: Indiana University Period, 1937-1953],
[Series 5: The Harvard University Semester, 1938-1939],
[Series 6: Late Calvin College Period, 1948-1963],
[Series 7: Hope College, 1944; Fuller Seminary, 1954-1958],
[Series 8: Haverford College Experience, 1960-1962],
[Series 9: Grand Valley State College Period, 1963-1974],
[Series 10: Philosophy Department, Calvin College, 1928-1959],
[Series 11: Philosophy Department, Calvin College, 1928-1959],
[Series 12: Philosophy Department, Indiana University, 1936-1966],
[Series 13: Bibliographies, 1938-1949],
[Series 14: Correspondence, 1920-1975],
[Series 15: Notes re: Various Subjects, 1923-1974],
[Series 16: Papers, 1917-1962],
[Series 17: Published Articles, 1921-1967],
[Series 18: Speaking Engagements, 1920-1965],
[Series 19: Special Reports, 1926-1969],
[Series 20: Calvin Foundation Activities; Junior College Studies, 1949-1959],
[Series 21: Grand Rapids Christian High Board; Christian Labor Association (CLA) Contacts, 1932-1963],
[Series 22: Resource Material: Abstracts and Articles Reprinted],
[Series 23: Resource Material: Educational Bulletins, Curriculum],
[Series 24: Resource Material: Brochures],
[Series 25: Publications],
[Series 26: Publications, Bound Copies],
[Series 27: Books with Notations],
[Series 28: Resource Material, Brochures, Reprints],
[Series 29: Books, Brochures, Reprints:  A - E],
[Series 30: Books, Brochures:  E - W],
[Series 31: Published Articles; Resource Material],
[Series 32: Grand Valley State College, Philosophy Department Material, 1967-1969],
[Series 33: Grand Valley State College, Philosophy 101, 1963-1977],
[Series 34: Grand Valley State College, Preliminary Drafts of the Blue Book, 1970-1977],
[Series 35: Grand Valley State College Blue Books, 1967-1973],
[Series 36: Grand Valley State College, Lectures on Ethics],
[Series 37: Artifacts],
[Series 38: Family Correspondence and Genealogy, 1868-1982],
[All]

Series 6: Late Calvin College Period --- 1948-1963Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Philosophy Department courses offered --- 1948-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Perspectives (203) lecture notes --- 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Perspectives (202) lecture notes --- 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Perspectives (202) lecture notes --- 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Perspectives (202) outline --- 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Perspectives (202) handwritten and typed notes --- 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Perspectives (202) handwritten and typed notes --- 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Perspectives (202) typed outline --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Perspectives (202S) typed notes of lectures by M. O. --- Summer 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Perspectives (201, 202, 203) exams --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 11: History of Philosophy, Ancient (204) early Greek philosophers, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: History of Philosophy (204) typed notes --- 1948-1949?Add to your cart.
Folder 13: History of Philosophy (204) transcribed notes from tape of lecture two of summer course, by R. Verhulst --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Curriculum in a Liberal Arts College correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: History of Philosophy, Medieval (301) lecture notes --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 2: History of Philosophy, Medieval (301) mimeographed material and handwritten notes --- 1952-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: History of Philosophy, Medieval (301b) requirementsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: History of Philosophy, Medieval (301) lecture notes --- 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 5: History of Philosophy, Medieval (301) lecture notes including material from previous lectures --- 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 6: History of Philosophy, Medieval, mimeographed material and additional notes --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 7: History of Philosophy, Modern, notes on Locke --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: History of Philosophy, Modern, typed notes using Fuller as the text --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: History of Philosophy, Modern, mimeographed material and notes from previous years --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Elementary Ethics (205) transcribed notes of lectures --- Summer of 1959Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Philosophy of Science (303) mimeographed material for the course --- 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Ethics (305) class notes and additional material --- 1947-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Ethics (305) notes --- 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Ethics (305) lecture notes --- 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Ethics (305) lecture notes --- 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Ethics (305) lecture notes --- 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Ethics (305) lecture notes --- 1955-1956, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Ethics, marriage course: The Ethics of Marriage, handwritten notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Thomas Aquinas (306) notes --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Kant (351) Critique of Pure Reason, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Thomism (352) assignment and notes --- 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Hegel (366) student papers, blue books, notes --- 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Contemporary Philosophy (362) sketch of more important points, notes --- 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Metaphysics (364) handwritten and typed notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Kant (365) class notes --- May-59Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Philosophy Department, examinations --- 1948-1963Add to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lectures --- September 24 - October 15, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Lectures --- October 15-31, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Lectures --- November 5-26, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Lectures --- November 28 - December 17, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Lectures --- December 19, 1962 - February 22, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Lectures --- February 27 - March 15, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Lectures --- March 20 - April 15, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Lectures --- April 17-26, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Lectures --- May 1-13, 1963Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Biographical Material, 1910-1980],
[Series 2: Preparatory Years, University of Michigan, 1914-1922],
[Series 3: Early Calvin College Period, 1920-1948],
[Series 4: Indiana University Period, 1937-1953],
[Series 5: The Harvard University Semester, 1938-1939],
[Series 6: Late Calvin College Period, 1948-1963],
[Series 7: Hope College, 1944; Fuller Seminary, 1954-1958],
[Series 8: Haverford College Experience, 1960-1962],
[Series 9: Grand Valley State College Period, 1963-1974],
[Series 10: Philosophy Department, Calvin College, 1928-1959],
[Series 11: Philosophy Department, Calvin College, 1928-1959],
[Series 12: Philosophy Department, Indiana University, 1936-1966],
[Series 13: Bibliographies, 1938-1949],
[Series 14: Correspondence, 1920-1975],
[Series 15: Notes re: Various Subjects, 1923-1974],
[Series 16: Papers, 1917-1962],
[Series 17: Published Articles, 1921-1967],
[Series 18: Speaking Engagements, 1920-1965],
[Series 19: Special Reports, 1926-1969],
[Series 20: Calvin Foundation Activities; Junior College Studies, 1949-1959],
[Series 21: Grand Rapids Christian High Board; Christian Labor Association (CLA) Contacts, 1932-1963],
[Series 22: Resource Material: Abstracts and Articles Reprinted],
[Series 23: Resource Material: Educational Bulletins, Curriculum],
[Series 24: Resource Material: Brochures],
[Series 25: Publications],
[Series 26: Publications, Bound Copies],
[Series 27: Books with Notations],
[Series 28: Resource Material, Brochures, Reprints],
[Series 29: Books, Brochures, Reprints:  A - E],
[Series 30: Books, Brochures:  E - W],
[Series 31: Published Articles; Resource Material],
[Series 32: Grand Valley State College, Philosophy Department Material, 1967-1969],
[Series 33: Grand Valley State College, Philosophy 101, 1963-1977],
[Series 34: Grand Valley State College, Preliminary Drafts of the Blue Book, 1970-1977],
[Series 35: Grand Valley State College Blue Books, 1967-1973],
[Series 36: Grand Valley State College, Lectures on Ethics],
[Series 37: Artifacts],
[Series 38: Family Correspondence and Genealogy, 1868-1982],
[All]


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