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Bertus Frederick Polman Collection

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Bertus Frederick Polman Collection, 1972-1981 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: Bertus Frederick Polman Collection, 1972-1981

ID: COLL/196

Primary Creator: Polman, Bertus Frederick (1945-2013)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

Professor of music at Redeemer College, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, and Calvin College. The collection includes a thesis entitled "Church Music and Liturgy in the Christian Reformed Church of North America," plus the correspondence relating to the research of the dissertation.

Biographical Note

Bertus Frederick Polman served as professor of music at Calvin College and chair of the Music Department. He attended Dordt College earning his BA in 1968. He went on to earn his MA and PhD in musicology at the University of Minnesota. He served as a professor of music at Redeemer College in Ancaster, Ontario.

Professor Polman offered courses in music theory, music history, music literature and worship, as well as Canadian Native studies. His research focus and specialty was in Christian hymnody. He also was a talented organist, playing at Bethel Christian Reformed Church. He also contributed to journals such as The Hymn and Reformed Worship. He was co-editor of the Psalter Hymnal Handbook, and was involved with the preparations for Songs for Life and Sing! A New Creation publications. Professor Polman died on July 1, 2013 leaving behind his wife, Betty, 3 children, and grandchildren.


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Folder 1: Dissertation (Doctoral Thesis) Correspondence
Folder 2: Doctoral Thesis: Church Music and Liturgy in the CRC of North America --- 1981
Folder 3: Doctoral Thesis: Church Music and Liturgy in the CRC of North America (1981) --- 1981
Folder 4: Hymn Tune Arrangements by Bert Polman (A-B)
Folder 5: Hymn Tune Arrangements by Bert Polman (C-H)
Folder 6: Hymn Tune Arrangements by Bert Polman (I-O)
Folder 7: Hymn Tune Arrangements by Bert Polman (R-Z)
Folder 8: Songs Classified by Use and Occasion

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