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Barend Klass Kuiper Collection

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Biographical Note

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Sermons and Letters

Letters

Articles

Articles and Varia

Varia

Notebooks of Student Days, Bundled Notes, Excerpts

Manuscripts, Album, Martin Luther Book

Bound Manuscripts



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Title: Barend Klass Kuiper Collection, 1855-1961Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/152

Primary Creator: Barend Klass Kuiper (1877-1961)

Extent: 19.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Professor of historical theology at Calvin Theological Seminary and editor of Christian Journal and De Wachter. The collection includes family and personal correspondence and documents (correspondents include H. Bavinck, B. J. Bennink, Ralph Janssen, B. Van Dellen, J. G. Vanden Bosch, and Klaire Kuiper); manuscripts of B. K. Kuiper's publications and articles written for The Banner; sections of a diary covering the years 1927-1930; and bound manuscripts containing class notes.

Biographical Note

Son of Rev. K. Kuiper, Barend Klass Kuiper was born in the Netherlands on July 16, 1877. At the age of 14, Kuiper’s father accepted the call from the Frist Church of Grand Haven, Michigan. The Kuiper family travelled across the Atlantic to immigrate to the United States. Kuiper enrolled at the University of Chicago where he graduated with a B.A. degree in 1900.

After graduation, Kuiper was offered a teaching position by the Synod in the literary department of the Calvin Theological Seminary. In 1903, he was granted a leave of absence to continue his education. He continued his studies at the Free University of Amsterdam until 1907. He returned to Calvin as a History Professor, serving the school until 1918. In 1926, he accepted the position of Professor of Church History at the Seminary.   

From 1918 to 1922, Kuiper served as the editor of the De Watcher. Kuiper suffered from diabetes and was hospitalized. Barend Klass Kuiper passed away on July 21, 1961. His wife, Cornelia (Van Zanten), and their son, K. V. Kuiper, survived him.

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[Series 1: Sermons and Letters, 1855-1900],
[Series 2: Letters, 1900-1960],
[Series 3: Articles, 1903-1957],
[Series 4: Articles and Varia, 1912-1961],
[Series 5: Varia, 1919-1959],
[Series 6: Notebooks of Student Days, Bundled Notes, Excerpts],
[Series 7: Manuscripts, Album, Martin Luther Book],
[Series 8: Bound Manuscripts, 1877-1905],
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Series 3: Articles --- 1903-1957Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: An Aerial View of the Christian Reformed Church History.Add to your cart.
Handwritten copy
Folder 2: Beknopte Schets der Geschiedenis de Christian Reformed Church in Noord America.  Handwritten copy and printed copy in De Wachter --- October 1953-December 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Calvin College, Free Masonry in De Wachter --- January 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Een Christelijke Universiteit --- 1954Add to your cart.
handwritten copy
Folder 5: Committee for Preservation of Religious Liberty in Education, The School Amendment, three drafts --- 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Individual Communion Cup, The Banner --- January-July 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Junior Colleges, for The Banner --- 1943Add to your cart.
handwritten copy
Folder 8: Knollcrest --- 1957Add to your cart.
handwritten copy
Folder 9: Movie Attendance --- 1951Add to your cart.
handwritten copy
Folder 10: Onze Moelijkheden --- 1920sAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Orthodoxy and Christianity, in Calvin College Chimes, delivered as a lecture --- 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Our Position, The Banner --- January-June 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Our Problem, The Banner --- October 1911-April 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Our Task, The Banner --- May 1913-June 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 15: The Proposed Calvinistic College at Grand Rapids, brochure --- 1903Add to your cart.
handwritten copy
Folder 16: Rejoining the NAE? --- 1952Add to your cart.
handwritten
Folder 17: Sounding the Alert, second draftAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Three footnotes to the Calvin Jubilee Pageant --- 1951Add to your cart.
two drafts, handwritten

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Sermons and Letters, 1855-1900],
[Series 2: Letters, 1900-1960],
[Series 3: Articles, 1903-1957],
[Series 4: Articles and Varia, 1912-1961],
[Series 5: Varia, 1919-1959],
[Series 6: Notebooks of Student Days, Bundled Notes, Excerpts],
[Series 7: Manuscripts, Album, Martin Luther Book],
[Series 8: Bound Manuscripts, 1877-1905],
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