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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 6: Sunday School Material --- 1946-1972Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Activities and papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Articles and papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Committee Meetings --- January 17, 1963-November 6, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Convention programs --- 1946-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Convention programs --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence and ReportsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Sunday School Editor for Bible Guide and Bible Truth --- 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sunday School editorials in The Key --- 1969-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sunday School Feed my Sheep.  Booklet with articles, draft, correspondence, finished copy --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Sunday School Lesson Plans --- 1962-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Sunday School: Midwest Association, Vol. 1 no. 2- Vol. 14 no. 1Add to your cart.
(incomplete)
Folder 13: Sunday School Association minutes.  Constitution of the Association, convention program --- 1971Add 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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