Log In | Contact Us| View Cart (0)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

Frederick ten Hoor Collection

Overview

Abstract

Biographical Note

Detailed Description

Correspondence, Writings, and Poems

Publications Containing Poems and Articles by Frederick ten Hoor, Arranged Chronologically

Miscellaneous



Contact us about this collection

Frederick ten Hoor Collection, 1855-1973 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

Collection Overview

Title: Frederick ten Hoor Collection, 1855-1973Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/255

Primary Creator: ten Hoor, Frederick (1893-1980)

Extent: 2.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Poet, and plant manager at V'Soske Rug Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The collection includes: autobiography, genealogy, correspondence (including two letters from Robert Frost, 1922-1923), unpublished short stories, published and unpublished poems, translations of Frisian poems written by Elizabeth Eijbers, articles, novel manuscript, plus clippings and book reviews related to Marten M. ten Hoor, Dean of Fine Arts at the University of Alabama.

Biographical Note

Born at Franeker, Friesland, in the Netherlands in 1893 of Foppe and Elizabeth ten Hoor, Frederick came to Grand Rapids in 1895 when his father became pastor of the Oakdale Park Christian Reformed Church.  He attended local Christian day-schools and Calvin College.

After serving in World War I and realizing he could never make a living writing poetry, which he had begun to do when he was 19 years old, he took employment with a shirt company, and later, in the City Engineer's office in Grand Rapids.  In 1935 he became associated with a rug manufacturing company, where he remained until his retirement in 1973.

He spent his retirement years at his country residence overlooking Perch Lake.  In 1980, he died of a heart attack, leaving his widow, Marie Louserse, 2 sons and a daughter.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, Writings, and Poems, 1855-1973],
[Series 2: Publications Containing Poems and Articles by Frederick ten Hoor, Arranged Chronologically, 1919-1959],
[Series 3: Miscellaneous, 1859-1964],
[All]

Series 2: Publications Containing Poems and Articles by Frederick ten Hoor, Arranged Chronologically --- 1919-1959Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Religion and Culture, (article) --- 1919Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Forge --- 1928-1929Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Midland --- 1928-1931Add to your cart.
Item 4: Poetry --- 1930-1936Add to your cart.
Item 5: Palms --- 1930-1937Add to your cart.
Item 6: The Lyric --- 1933Add to your cart.
Item 7: Better Verse --- 1933-1935Add to your cart.
Item 8: Adamant --- 1934Add to your cart.
Item 9: The Decimal --- 1934Add to your cart.
Item 10: Frontier and Midland --- 1934-1937Add to your cart.
Item 11: Poem of the Month --- 1935Add to your cart.
Item 12: New Michigan Verse --- 1940Add to your cart.
Item 13: Kaleidograph --- 1944Add to your cart.
Item 14: Scimitar and Song --- 1944Add to your cart.
Item 15: Voices --- 1945-1963Add to your cart.
Item 16: Journal of Parapsychology (articles) --- Sept. 1948, Sept. 1946Add to your cart.
Item 17: Frisian News Items --- 1959Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, Writings, and Poems, 1855-1973],
[Series 2: Publications Containing Poems and Articles by Frederick ten Hoor, Arranged Chronologically, 1919-1959],
[Series 3: Miscellaneous, 1859-1964],
[All]


Page Generated in: 0.13 seconds (using 219 queries).
Using 3.15MB of memory. (Peak of 3.87MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign