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Frederick Lodewyk Rutgers Collection, 1896-1897

Collection Overview

Title: Frederick Lodewyk Rutgers Collection, 1896-1897

ID: COLL/215

Creator: Rutgers, Frederick Lodewyk (1836-1917)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Minister of the Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland and professor of church polity at the Free University of Amsterdam. Bound class notes, entitled Kerkrecht, Volumes I and II, and Ethics.

Biographical Note

Frederick Rutgers was born in Breede, Netherlands on November 26, 1836. He earned his PhD from Leiden University in 1860.  In 1879 he became professor of church history and canon law at Free University of Amsterdam. He was appointed as rector, or member of the Executive Board, four times at Free University. He served at Free University until 1910. On March 19, 1917, Rutgers passed away in Amsterdam.

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: [General Materials]
Box 1
Folder 1: Kerkrecht, lecture notes - Volumes I and II
Folder 2: Ethics, lecture notes
Folder 3: Gereformeerd Kerkelijk Congres