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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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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 3: Evangelism and Miscellaneous --- 1934-1989Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Christian Education Material, Brochure, and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Evangelism Conference Material.  Methods and Programs --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Evangelism Conference Notes.  Bethel, Paterson --- 1958Add to your cart.
Item 2: California Classis --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Evangelism Conferences, notes --- 1970, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Evangelism Conference Material --- October 21-23, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Evangelism: Indigenous Mission Policy.  Rev. J.L. Schaver --- 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Evangelism: Report on Inspection Committee, Indian Mission Field --- 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Evangelism: Visitation --- 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Submitted Material: My Trip to Israel, compiled by Doris Morlan.  For possible use in S.S. magazines --- 1982, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Submitted Material: Vision in Movement.  A Biography, by Dorothy Koert.  Acknowledgement of Schaals --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Submitted Material: Why do they call it Good News? (1) by J.J. Lamberts.  Mimeographed copyAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Submitted Material: Why do they call it Good News? (2 and 3) by J.J. Lamberts.  Mimeographed copyAdd 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],
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