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W. H. Van Leeuwen Collection

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Title: W. H. Van Leeuwen Collection, 1845-1927

ID: COLL/296

Primary Creator: Van Leeuwen, W. H. (1807-1882)

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church and earliest instructor of ministerial students for the Church. The collection includes: pamphlets; and three bound manuscripts entitled, "Annotatien of verklaringen en oplossingen van sommige moeijelijke en merkwaardige plaatsen der Heilige Schrift," "Natuurraal en inleiding op de dogmatiek," and "Tekst-tafels van al de lijdens en feeststoffen."

Biographical Note

Rev. W.H. Van Leeuwen (Wilehelmus Hein) born 22 October 1807 married Maria, Catherina, Francisca Benrath in 20 March 1832.

He was Principal of Public Schools at Amsterdam, Kingdom of the Netherlands.  While attending to these duties, he devoted his spare time in the study for the ministry:  graduated in 1845, in English, French, Latin, German, Hebrew, Greek and Holland Languages, and took his first charge that year at Woerden, North Brabant, Netherlands.  From there he went to Den Helder, North Holland and remained there for 12 years; from there he went to Werkendam, North Brabant and in 1863 accepted the fourth call at Grand Rapids, Michigan, to the then known Ware Hollandsche Gereformeerde Gemeente (now known as the Christian Reformed Church).

From thence he went to Patterson, N.J. and then accepted a call to Collendoorn (East Saugatuck), Michigan.  He died at Grand Rapids, Michigan on 8 October 1882.


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Series 1: Bound Volumes
Box 1
Folder 1: Annotatien of Verklaringen en Oplossing --- 1845-1875, 1882
Folder 2: Wee!  Wee!  De Groote Stad Babylon --- 1849
Folder 3: Ter Gedachtenis bij Mijne Plegtige Intrede --- 1859
Folder 4: Intree-leerrede, Gehouden in de True Dutch Reformed Church --- 1863
Folder 5: Leerrede in de Classicale Vergadering te Zeeland, Michigan --- 1863
Folder 6: Het Schip van Kerk en Staat --- 1864
Folder 7: De Dwaze Bouwer --- 1866
Folder 8: Tekst-tafels van al de Lijdens en Feest Stoffen --- 1867
Folder 9: De Wijze Bouwer --- 1871
Folder 10: Dit Boek (four subjects in one volume) --- 1880, 1881
Folder 11: De Geestelijke Geneeskonst, Bevattende Raad Tegen den Dood …, 1927 [HERH BT732.5.L448 --- 1927]


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