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Yske C. Spyksma Collection

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Yske C. Spyksma Collection, 1939-1973 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: Yske C. Spyksma Collection, 1939-1973

ID: COLL/241

Primary Creator: Spyksma, Yske C. (1891-1978)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Employee of Lunham & Reeve, a shipping company in New York; an amateur ship historian; and secretary-treasurer of the Committee in the East on Historical Documents of the Christian Reformed Church (Eastern Historical Committee). The collection includes clippings and correspondence detailing emigration, immigration, and genealogy; and a series of articles published in De Wachter entitled "Van Schepen ter Zee."

Biographical Note

Yske Spyksma was born on July 20, 1981 and he died on September 24, 1976 in Wyckoff, New Jersey. His wife, Cornelia Van Dyk preceded him in death.

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Series 1: [General Materials]
Box 1
Folder 1: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- December 1952 - November 1953
Folder 2: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - October, 1954
Folder 3: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - November, 1955
Folder 4: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - November, 1956
Folder 5: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - November, 1957
Folder 6: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - December, 1958
Folder 7: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- February - December, 1959
Folder 8: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- March - November, 1960
Folder 9: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- February - November, 1961
Folder 10: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- February - November, 1962
Folder 11: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - November, 1963
Folder 12: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - December, 1964
Folder 13: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - December, 1965
Folder 14: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - December, 1966
Folder 15: "Van Schepen ter Zee" --- January - April, 1967
Folder 16: "Dutch Settlement in New Jersey" --- 1973
Folder 17: "Concerning Ships at Sea," De Wachter, translated --- October 27, 1964 and December 2, 1952
Folder 18: Jonas Michaelius - Martin Annes Ypma --- [1953]
Folder 19: World War II clippings --- 1939-1940
Folder 20: Oostermeer, Heeg, Rinsemageest, Oosterlittens, Minnertsga, Edens, Wolvega, Driesum - Friesland clippings --- 1952
Folder 21: De Pelgrim Vaders van het Westen - D. Versteeg [handwritten copy]
Folder 22: Correspondence --- 1952-1957
Box Vault: Book one: Van Schepen ter Zee, 1952-1954 (microfilmed) --- 1966

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