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John H. Schaal Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

Detailed Description

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 2: Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees --- 1933-1991Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Boards of Trustees,  Exam of Seminary students --- Jun-33Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Calvin Christian Retirement Home, Chaplaincy --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Children's Bible Hour Minutes and Material.  Board of Directors --- 1974-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Christian Reformed Conference Grounds.  Summer program --- 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Christian Reformed Ministers Fund.  Member of Executive Committee --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Church Order Committee member.  Reporter --- 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Gospel Recordings Retreat, Notes --- June 19-22, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Gospel Recordings: Thought for recordingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Hospital Chaplaincy Service, Inc. Pastors Breakfast --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Layworkers Place in ecclesiastical structure.  Notes and reports --- 1963-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Hospital Chaplaincy: Articles, communications --- 1972-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Lord's Day Alliance, 97th Annual meeting --- 1986Add to your cart.
Item 2: Sunday magazine --- 1982-1990Add to your cart.
(incomplete)
Folder 13: Lord's Day Alliance, served on various committees --- 1983-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Lord's Day Alliance.  Winston-Salem Semi-Annual meeting --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Project Philip of World Home Bible League. Letters answered --- 1975-1981, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Victory Farms Rehabilitation-International.  Informational brochure --- 1977Add 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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