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John H. Schaal Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

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Biographical Material

Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees

Evangelism and Miscellaneous

Reformed Bible College Material

Sermonic Material

Sunday School Material

Addenda and Miscellaneous Material



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John H. Schaal Collection, 1928-1991 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: John H. Schaal Collection, 1928-1991Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/218

Primary Creator: John Hamburg Schaal (1908-2002)

Extent: 15.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church, academic dean of the Reformed Bible College, and editor of Sunday School Papers. The collection includes: sermons, Sunday School Committee minutes, correspondence, reports, lecture notes, outlines for Bible studies, Young Calvinist articles, class notes, programs, brochures, pamphlets, and an interview with J. H. Brinks relating the beginning of the Reformed Bible Institute. [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

Biographical Note

John Hamburg Schaal was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on April 28, 1908.  Schaal attended Calvin College, graduated with his B.A. in 1930, and went on to Calvin Seminary graduating in1933. Schaal’s first call came from his hometown, Kalamazoo’s Milwood congregation. He served there from 1933 until 1943 when he accepted the call from Second Fremont. Schaal’s gift of being a great educator and writer led him to be the denomination’s editor of the Sunday school papers and material.

He was the editor and pastor of Second CRC until 1948 when he agreed to be the Bible instructor at the Reformed Bible Institute. In 1972, he was appointed as the Academic Dean at the Reformed Bible College. Only a year later Schaal entered emeritus status. At the age of 94, John Schaal died on September 24, 2002. His wife, Grace (Workman), preceded him in death. His son Wendell and five grandchildren survived Schaal.


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[Sub-Series 1: Biographical Material, 1928-1989],
[Sub-Series 2: Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees, 1933-1991],
[Sub-Series 3: Evangelism and Miscellaneous, 1934-1989],
[Sub-Series 4: Reformed Bible College Material, 1939-1989],
[Sub-Series 5: Sermonic Material, 1933-1984],
[Sub-Series 6: Sunday School Material, 1946-1972],
[Sub-Series 7: Addenda and Miscellaneous Material, 1946-1975],
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Sub-Series 1: Biographical Material --- 1928-1989Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Appointment to Army Chaplaincy and papers --- 1939-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Bulletins: MementosAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Certificate for outstanding educators of America --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Call Letters and correspondence --- 1933-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Call Letters and correspondence --- 1945-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Call Letters and correspondence --- 1950-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Classical Diploma --- September 12, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Conference and Rally Programs --- 1950-1962Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Dedication of Schaal Residence Hall at RBC --- January 15, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Farewell from RBC, press reports --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Fifty-fifth Anniversary --- 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Fifty years in the ministry.  Letters and Bulletins --- 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Income Tax Returns --- 1943-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Income Tax Returns --- 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Kalamazoo Letters.  Reports of Classis in The Banner --- 1940-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters --- 1946-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Letters: Correspondence with Stanley Baxter --- 1970Add to your cart.
Item 2: Letters: Correspondence with Harry Boer --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Letters to men in the Service --- 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Life in the Service, The Banner, press clippings --- 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Meyer, Frank, press clippings on his death --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Mother: poems and articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: National Social Directory, biography, p. 589 --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Prayer Breakfast mementos --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Prayer Breakfast mementos --- 1973, 1980, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Prayer Breakfast mementos --- 1974, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Presbyterian Church Bulletins --- 1941Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Press clippings and bulletins --- 1930'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Press clippings and Scrap book --- 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Press clippings --- 1955-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Reflections on Milwood CRCAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Retirement felicitations --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Second CRC, Fremont, MI, 75 years --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Son Wendall, press clipping --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Period: American Drama, U of Chicago.  Notes --- 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Student Period: Christian Unity.  Notes and term paper for CH 353 --- Summer 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Student Period: Communications with U of Chicago on Doctor of Philosophy Degree --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Student Period: Early Christian Intellectualism.  Notes for CH 319Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Student Period: Ethiek I, Dr. V. Hepp, mimeographed notes (page one missing) --- June 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Student Period: Ethiek II, Dr. V. Hepp, mimeographed notes --- 1928-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Student Period: Gerard de Brogne, 898-959.  Paper from U. of Chicago --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Student Period: History 324.  Notes and book reports --- 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Influence of the Dutch on Religious Toleration.  Summer term --- 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Student Period: Luke, the Historian.  Book Review papersAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Student Period: New Testament later writings, NT 371 --- Summer 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Student Period: Notes on Christian Conception of God --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Student Period: Notes on OT Exegesis, Isaiah 52 and 53Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Student Period: Notes on OT Exegesis.  Papers --- 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Student Period: Philosophy of Religions, Wieman.  Book Reports --- 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Student Period: Practical Theology 315 --- Summer 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Student Period: Reformation on the ContinentAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Period: Religious Toleration in American HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Student Period: Saint Furse (c. 570-650) His Life and Influence; term paper for C398 --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Student Period: Schedule of Exams --- 1931-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Student Period: Seminary Junior Class request for preaching in Presbyterian Church --- 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Student Period: Seminary Class reunion --- 1933, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Student Period: Study of Luke courseAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Student Period: Study of TheologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Student Period: Words Kurios and Christos.  Term paper on problems in OTAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Student Period: Zoological Drawings --- 1929-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Tenth Anniversary of Milwood --- 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Trip to Europe --- 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Trust Fund PlansAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Who's Who in the Midwest, 12th Ed. Page with biographyAdd to your cart.

Browse by Sub-Series:

[Sub-Series 1: Biographical Material, 1928-1989],
[Sub-Series 2: Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees, 1933-1991],
[Sub-Series 3: Evangelism and Miscellaneous, 1934-1989],
[Sub-Series 4: Reformed Bible College Material, 1939-1989],
[Sub-Series 5: Sermonic Material, 1933-1984],
[Sub-Series 6: Sunday School Material, 1946-1972],
[Sub-Series 7: Addenda and Miscellaneous Material, 1946-1975],
[All]


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