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Gerrit Van Schelven Collection

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"Historische Schetsen uit het Koloniale Leven," [De Grondwet]

Articles, Misc.



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Title: Gerrit Van Schelven Collection, 1908-1990Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/438

Primary Creator: Van Schelven, Gerrit (1842-1927)

Extent: 2.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

The collection includes photocopied articles in De Grondwet, 1910-1915, with translations entitled "Historische Schetsen uit de Kolonialen/Historical Sketches from Colonial Life"; a series of twenty-two articles published in De Grondwet, March 24, 1908 - September 22, 1908, entitled "Wat Bracht U Hier?/ What Brought You Here?"; De Grondwet bibliography; and incomplete copies of the periodical De Grondwet.

Biographical Note

Justice of the peace; postmaster at Holland, Michigan; editor of the periodical De Grondwet; and historian.

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Series 1: "Historische Schetsen uit het Koloniale Leven," [De Grondwet]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Supporting Documents --- 1976-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Historische Schetsen uit het Koloniale Leven," [De Grondwet] - "Historical Sketches form Colonial Life," many translations by E.R. Post : Index and Listing of authorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Introduction and Part I [1] "Pioneer Recollections"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Part II [2] "Interesting School Reminiscences"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Part III [3] "Historical Sketch of Groningen"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Part IV [4] "Spirit of Early Leaders"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Part V [5] "Our First Settlement"Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Part VI [6] "The Immigrant of 1847"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Part VII [7] "How I Spent My Earliest Years" [Rieks Bouws]Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Part VIII [8] "The Settlement in Noordeloos, Michigan"Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Part IX [9] "My Recollections of Holland in 1852"Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Part X [10] "Drenthe's History to the Present"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Part XI [11] "The Rev. Martin Anne Ypma"Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Part XII [12] "Land and Sea Journey of the Zeelanders in 1847"Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Part XIII [13] "Reminiscences of Mrs. Anna C. Post" --- 1881, 1897, and 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Part XIV [14] "First Experiences of Fans Van Driele"Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Part XV [15] "Two Months of Very Early Pioneering"Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Part XVI [16], and Part XVII [17] "The Industrious Development of the Hollanders in Grand Rapids," "The Pilgrim Fathers of the West"Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Part XVIII [18] "The Dawn of Our Settlement"Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Part XIX [19], Part XX [20] "Historical Recollections of Mrs. Cornelia Schaddelee-Slag," "Johannes George Van Hees"Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Part XXI [21] "Holland Academy"Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Part XXII [22], Part XXIII [23] "Autobiography of Reijer van Zwaluwenburg," "Encounter with Panthers and Bears"Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Part XXIV [24], Part XXV [25] "From the Portfolio of One of the First Settlers," "Sketch of the Early Settlement of Ravenna, Michigan"Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Part XXVI [26], Part XXVII [27] "Early Church Life," "Fragment from the Journal of H. Van Eyck"Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Part XXVIII [28] "Studies in Dutch Character - The Will of God - The Kermis Sermon" --- 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Part XXIX [29], Part XXX [30] "Reminiscences from the Pioneer Life of 1847," "Noord Holland"Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Part XXXI [31], Part XXXII [32] "Process of Americanization," "Aim and Leadership of the First Immigration"Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Part XXXIII [33], Part XXXIV [34] "Pioneer Memories," "Albertus Christiaan Van Raalte"Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Part XXXV [35], Part XXXVI [36] "Cornelius Van Der Meulen," "Henry P. Scholte, Leader of the Holland Colony - Pella, Iowa"Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Part XXXVII [37], Part XXXVIII [38] "Rev. Seine Bolks," "The Pilgrim Fathers of the West"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Part XXXIX [39], Part XL [40] "The Emigration Itself and the Settlement Here," "Old Hokum, The Half Breed - A Reminiscence"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Part XLI [41], Part XLII [42] "Communication of Evert Zagers," "Report of a Visit to the Holland Colonies in Michigan and Wisconsin, by Rev. Issac N. Wyckoff, D.D. in" --- 1849Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Part XLIII [43], Part XLIV [44], Part XLV [45] "Memories," "A Glance Back Over Fifty Years," "A Good Catch"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Part XLVI [46], Part XLVII [47] "Letter Written by J.A. Beukenhorst," "Letter Written by A. Hallerdijk"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Part XLVIII [48], Part XLIX [49], Part L [50] "Letter by H. Hartgerink," "Letter from R. Sleijster," "Letter Written by G.J. Kroon"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Part LI [51], Part LII [52] "Letter Written by Hendrik Barendrecht," "Letter Written by Rev. Van Raalte"Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Part LIII [53], Part LIV [54] "Letter Written by DS. C. VanderMeulen," "New Amsterdam and the Holland Emigration of 1847"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Part LV [55], Part LVI [56] "Experiences of Jan W. Bosman," "Brief Life Sketch of Roelof Brinks" --- JanAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Part LVII [57], Part LVIII [58], Part LIX [59] "Anne De Vree's My Experiences," "Experiences of Adriaan Hage," "Board of Domestic Missions, R.C.A., and the Holland Colonies"Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Part LX [60], Part LXI [61], Part LXII [62], Part LXIII [63] "Then and Now," "Journey and Arrival of Van Den Bosch," "Out of Another Box," "Experiences of Hendrik Freriks"Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Part LXIV [64], Part LXV [65] "Hope College," "G.E. Boer: The Theological School of the Holland Christian Reformed Church in America"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Part LXVI [66], Part LXVII [67] "Western Theological Seminary," "Our History"Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Part LXVIII [68], Part LXIX [69] "Brief History of Hendrik Willems Dam and Lummigje Dam - Nee Kruis," "'The Day of Small Things' - the Holland Postoffice"Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Part LXX [70], Part LXXI [71] "Biography of Rev. G. Van Der Meulen," "The First Concert in Holland"Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Part LXXII [72], Part LXXIII [73] "How the 'Father of the Colony' Won the Affection of Chief Sassowan," "What God Wrought"Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Part LXXIV [74], Part LXXV [75], Part LXXVI [76], Part LXXVII [77] "From Soetermeer to Soetermeer," "Graafschap's Monument," "The Boy of the Colonial Period" "Experiences of Geert S. De Witt"Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Part LXXVIII [78], Part LXXIX [79], Part LXXX [80] "What Made Our Settlement a Success," "The Zeelanders Among the Graafschapers," "The Immigrant Fathers"Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Part LXXXI [81], Part LXXXII [82], Part LXXXIII [83] "Lessons from Colonial Life and Times," "The Leaders of the Immigration," "Van Vleck Hall"Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Part LXXXIV [84], Part LXXXV [85] "Transportation in Colonial Days," "Varia"Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Part LXXXVI [86], Part LXXXVII [87] "Dutch Emigration and Colonization of 1847," "The Meetings of the People"Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Part LXXXVIII [88], Part LXXXIX [89], Part XC [90] "Hollanders and Their Interests in Foreign Missions," "Travel Account of Hessel O. Yntema," "Biography of Albertus Christiaan Van Raalte"Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Part XCI [91], Part XCII [92], Part XCIII [93] "Address of Hon. Warner van Norden, of New York," "Early Experiences," "Biography of Rev. Cornelius Van der Meulen"Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Part XCIV [94], Part XCV [95], Part XCVI [96] "A Noted Guest," "Cause of the Success of Our Colonization," "Excerpt - Versteeg in His Book 'De Pelgrim Fathers of the West'"Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Part XCVII [97], part XCVIII [98], Part XCIX [99] "Recollections of an Early Netherlands to North America - J.D. Werkman," "Immigration from Holland and Its Causes"Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Part C [100], Part CI [101], Part CII [102] "Address by Rev. Jacob Van der Meulen," "Influence of the Dutch on the World," "Wouter Kronemeyer's Story"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Part CIII [103], Part CIV [104], Part CV [105] "Address Delivered by Rev. G.D. DeJong," "Early Reminiscences of E.J. Harrington," "To the Faithful in the USA"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Part CVI [106], Part CVII [107] "The First Revival," "Memories of Colonial Life"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Part CVIII [108], Part CIX [109], Part CX [110] "Hollanders in Michigan During the Civil War," "Sketch of Zeeland's History," "Memories: Adriaan Pleune, Sr." --- 1861-1865Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Part CXI [111], CXII [112], CXIII [113] "The Influence of the Netherlands Upon the United States," "Our Nearest Neighbors," "Graafschap and Overisel"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Part CXIV [114], Part CXV [115] "The Journey to America: Rev. A. Zwemer," "Prior to Departure"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Part CXVI [116] "Rev. Albertus Christiaan Van Raalte, D.D."Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Part CXVII [117], Part CXVIII [118], Part CXIX [119] "Address," "Holland Semi-Centennial," "Colonial Virtues"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Part CXX [120], Part CXXI [121] "Murder of an Indian," "In Memoriam"Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Part CXXII [122] "Our Neighbors" (continued Part CXVII [117])Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Part CXXIII [123], Part CXXIV [124], Part CXXV [125] "Emigration," "Veertig Jaar," "What Might Have Been"Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Part CXXVI [126], Part CXXVII [127], Part CXVIII [128] "The Pioneer Clearing," "Welcome Address," "The Theological School of the Christian Reformed Denomination"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Part CXXIX [129], Part CXXX [130], Part CXXXI [131] "Recollections by J. Elenbaas," "Hollanders in Grand Rapids, Michigan," "Departure and Arrival"Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Part CXXXII [132], Part CXXXIII [133] "First Impressions and Experiences," "Travel Accounts and Observations of Hendrik Van Eyck"Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Part CXXXIV [134], Part CXXXV [135], part CXXXVI [136] "The Second Revival," "Henry Kremers' Memories of the Beginning of Drenthe," "Jannes Van De Luyster, the Founder of Zeeland"Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Part CXXXVII [137], Part CXXXVIII [138], Part CXXIX [139] "Influence of the Dutch Colonization of 1847 Upon Foreign Missions," "The Dutch in Singapore," "the Hollander in America"Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Part CXL [140], Part CXLI [141], Part CXLII [142] "Travel Account of J.H. Stegink," "Leaders of the Colonization," "Present Day Calling"Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Part CXLIII [143], Part CXLIV [144], Part CXLV [145] "Comparison Between the Past and Present," "Emigration and Early Struggles," "My Countrymen in Retrospect"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Part CXLVI [146], Part CXLVII [147] "The Visit of Dr. M. Cohen Stuart in," "Arrival and First Impressions" --- 1873Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Part CXLVIII [148] "The Rural Colony in" --- 1847-1849Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Part CXLIX [149] "Our Benefactors"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Part CL [150], Part CLI [151] "Duty and Responsibility of the Descendants," "The Reformed Church in America and the Affiliation in of the Dutch Immigrants Under the Leadership of Rev. A.C. Van Raalte" --- 1850Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Part CLII [152], Part CLIII [153] "Letters of 1847," "Document Bearing Upon the Ecclesiastical Union"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Part CLIV [154], Part CLV [155] "Comparison Between the Present and the Past," "Origin and Early Development of the Christian Reformed Church in North America"Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Part CLVI [156], Part CLVII [157] "Hollanders in Grand Rapids, Michigan," "Zeeland as Township and Village"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Part CLVIII [158], Part CLIX [159], Part CLX [160] "The Influence of the Netherlands Upon the US," "Old Colony Days in Holland," "Netherlands Day"Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Part CLXI [161], Part CLXII [162], "Colonial Rivalry," "The Burning of Holland" --- October 9, 1871Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Part CLXIII [163], Part CLXIV [164], Part CLXV [165] "The Hollander in America," "The Reasons the Colonies in this Area Suceeded," "From the Old Files"Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Part CLXVI [166], Part CLXVII [167], Part CLXVIII [168] "The First Settler's Story," "The Influence of the Dutch Emigration of 1847 on Foreign Missions," "The Past and the Present Compared"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Part CLXIX [169], Part CLXX [170], Part CLXXI [171] "Reminiscences of C. Zwaluwenberg," "Additional Data of the Early Settlement of Zeeland and Holland Townships," "Primitive Colonial Government"Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Part CLWWII [172] "Classis Holland and Life Together - What Preceded the Secession of 1857"Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Part CLXXIII [173], part CLWWIV [174], Part CLXXV [175] "Holland in America,"  "The Process of Americanization," "Wakazoo, Chief of the Ottawa's - A Legend"Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Part CLXXVI [176] "Historical Sketch of Holland City and Colony, Delivered on the Fourth of July of the Centennial Year" --- 1876Add to your cart.
Series 2: Articles, Misc.Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Wat Bracht U Hier?" [De Grondwet; "What Brought You Here?" translated by E.R. Post: Volume I, Articles I - XII --- 1908]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Wat Bracht U Hier?" [De Grondwet; "What Brought You Here?" translated by E.R. Post: Volume II, Articles XIII - XXII --- 1908]Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Listing of the articles in De Grondwet written by GVS --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2-3: De Grondwet - articles written by GVS --- 20 Dec. 1910 - 26 Dec. 1911Add to your cart.

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