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Klaas Kuiper Collection, 1893-1921

Collection Overview

Title: Klaas Kuiper Collection, 1893-1921

ID: COLL/155

Creator: Klaas Kuiper (1841-1921)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection includes bound class notes entitled "Geschiedenis der Philosophy" and "Historisch-Kritische Inleiding op het Oude Testament"; a letter to Abraham Kuyper; and a translation of an undated lecture entitled "The Preaching of the Word as to Content and Form," published in Avondsterren, Van Noord Book and Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan [1921].

Biographical Note

Klaas Kuiper was born in the village of Dwingelo in the province of Drenthe, Netherlands on June 15, 1841. He made his confession of faith at the age of 19. In 1871, he started his studies at the Theological School in Kampen, graduating in 1876. His first charge was at Oud Loosdrect, in the province of Utrecht. He served the congregation there until 1879 and served the congregations of Ferwerd, Friesland and Garrelsweer, Groningen.

In 1891, Kuiper immigrated to the United States to serve the First Church of Grand Haven, Michigan. He went on to serve the congregations of Second Roseland, Chicago, Illinois (1896-1911) and Niekerk, Michigan (1911-1919). He retired with emeritus status in 1919.

Kuiper also wrote articles for the De Wachter and Geref. Amerikaan. He also published a volume explaining the Compendium and Catechism. He served as president of the Synod in 1894 and trustee of Calvin College as well for many years. Klaas Kuiper passed away on March 8, 1921 in Holland, Michigan. He was father of Prof. B. K. Kuiper and Rev. R. B. Kuiper.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence: to Abraham Kuiper, from Chicago --- April 27, 1896Add to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence: to Anton, son --- December 17, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspondence: to family --- March 20, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Lecture: De Prediking des Woords naar Inhoud en Vorm, included in Avondsterren, Van Noord Book and Publishing Co. Grand Rapids.Also an English translation of the lecture --- 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Obituary card --- March 9, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Preaching record booklet --- 1893-1907Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Sermons: Manuscript of sermons published in Avondsterren; handwritten manuscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Sermons printed: 's Heilands Hemelvaart, Acts 1:9-11; Rechtvaardiging om niet, Romans 3:24Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bound manuscripts:Geschiedenis der Philosophie and Nederlandsche LetterkundAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: De Apostische Zegenbede --- 1879Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Kort Begrip met Toelichting en Verklaring --- [1908?]Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Rechtvaardiging om niet --- [1885-1891?]Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Toelichting en Verklaring --- [1902?]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Bound Manuscript: Historisch Kritische Inleiding op het Oude TestamentAdd to your cart.