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John Henry Martens Collection, 1920-1988 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: John Henry Martens Collection, 1920-1988

ID: COLL/349

Primary Creator: Martens, John Henry (1920-1987)

Extent: 2.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Author. The collection includes historical articles on a wide range of topics, (Frisians, Abraham Kuyper, Doleantie of 1886, the history of Netherlands, emigration from the Netherlands, immigrant reminiscing); plus manuscripts entitled "The Stony Path of the Huguenots," "The Terrible Princes," and "The Mission Northwest: Christianity in the West and North of Europe."

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[Series 1: Manuscripts],
[Series 2: Manuscripts and Historical Articles],
[Series 3: Historical Articles],

Series 1: Manuscripts
Box 1
Folder 1: "The Stony Path of the Huguenots of France" part I
Folder 2: "The Stony Path of the Huguenots of France" part II a
Folder 3: "The Stony Path of the Huguenots of France" part II b
Folder 4: "The Stony Path of the Huguenots of France" part III
Folder 5: "The Terrible Princess"
Folder 6: "The Mission Northwest: Christianity in the West and North of Europe" chapters I-V
Series 2: Manuscripts and Historical Articles
Box 2
Folder 1: "The Mission Northwest: Christianity in the West and North of Europe" chapters VI-X
Folder 2: "Abraham Kuiper (1837-1920) Dutch Theologian and Statesman"
Folder 3: "Adrift On the Waves: An Old Folk Story"
Folder 4: "Albertine Agnes: Frisian Princess of Orange-Nassau"
Folder 5: "The Anglo-Frisian Connection"
Folder 6: "Anna Maria Van Schuurman and the Labadists in Wieuwerd in the Netherlands"
Folder 7: "Ancient Christian Greenland"
Folder 8: "Ancient Christian Symbolism, Symbols, and Customs"
Folder 9: "Answers to a Poem"
Folder 10: "The Apostle Thomas and Saint Thomas: Christians of India"
Folder 11: "Architects of Freedom"
Folder 12: "Are Afghanistan's Pathans Really Historic Jews?"
Folder 13: "At Home with William of Orange and His Family"
Folder 14: "Bearers of Glad Tidings on the Trails of Europe from the Time of Paul"
Folder 15: "The Beginning of Christianity in Roman Britain: A Legend"
Folder 16: "The Belgian Revolt (1830)"
Folder 17: "A Bird Sang"
Folder 18: "The Bokkeryders and Patriotten in Limburgh"
Folder 19: "By East and By West"
Folder 20: "The Call of the Blue Jay"
Folder 21: "Calpurnius or a Gentile at the Manger"
Folder 22: "The Christian Church Not Defunct in the Baltic States"
Folder 23: "Christmas among the Planets"
Folder 24: "Conditions among Textile Workers of Leiden, the Netherlands, in the Seventeenth Century
Folder 25: "Contacts between the Christian West and China During the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries"
Folder 26: "Defeat of Nippon"
Folder 27: "Did You Look at Your Cat Today?"
Folder 28: "The Doleantie of 1886 or Genesis of the GNK (Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland)"
Folder 29: "Domela Nieuwenhuis and Awakening Working Class"
Folder 30: "Dream Before Christmas"
Folder 31: "The Dutch and Their Drainage Works in Holland, France, and England"
Folder 32: "The Dutch on the Hudson and in New Amsterdam"
Folder 33: "Dutch Shipwrights in Russia"
Series 3: Historical Articles
Box 3
Folder 1: "Early Emigration from the Netherlands"
Folder 2: "Economic Decline, Maladministration, and Tax Revolts Plague the Dutch Republic in the First Half of the Eighteenth Century"
Folder 3: "Ethiopian Perspective"
Folder 4: "The Falashas or Black Jews of Ethiopia"
Folder 5: "Father Sjoerd and his Friends"
Folder 6: "The First Dutch Navigation of the World by Oliver Van Noort, 1593-1601"
Folder 7: "Freedom and Peace Rode in Their Train-Episodes From the Liberation of Holland by the Canadian Army" --- April 1945
Folder 8: "The French Debacle at the Dutch 'Waterlinie' in December, 1672"
Folder 9: "The Galatians, Our Cousins"
Folder 10: "A Great Surprise: The Raid on Chatham in the Medway (1667)"
Folder 11: "Gregory I The Great's (c. 540-604) Mission to Kent in 596 AD and the Beginnings of Christians in England"
Folder 12: "Guido Gazelle, the Flemish Lyricist"
Folder 13: "Holland and the Hollanders in the Seventeenth Century as Seen by Travelers and Visitors From Abroad"
Folder 14: "Holland's Liberation: Children Jubilant to Find Their Canadian Fathers"
Folder 15: "The Huguenot Cross and its Origin"
Folder 16: "Huguenots in Acadia (Nova Scotia) in the Seventeenth Century"
Folder 17: "Immigrant Remembers: First Christmas in a New Country"
Folder 18: "In the Spirit of St. Patrick"
Folder 19: "It Was Spring and We Remember"
Folder 20: "Jan Anthony Van Riebreck (1618-1677) Founder of Capetown, South Africa"
Folder 21: "Johan Maurits Van Nassau in Franeker, Friesland"
Folder 22: "Johan Maurits Van Nassau-Siegen and the Dutch in Brazil"
Folder 23: "John of Monte Corvino, Missionary Without Peer"
Folder 24: "Johan Rudolf Thornbeke and the Dutch Constitution of 1848"
Folder 25: "Know Your Neighbor in the Global World"
Folder 26: "The Language Issue in the Rise of Christianity"
Folder 27: "Louis De Geer: Seventeenth Century Dutch-Swedish Arms Manufacturer and the 'Krupp' of His Age"
Folder 28: "Lutheran, Reformed, Anabaptist, Catholic: Four Approaches to Church Reform"
Folder 29: "Meeting at the Manger: Meeting on the Mountain"
Folder 30: "Menno Simons: Leader of Anabaptists"
Folder 31: "Menno Simons (1496-1561)"
Folder 32: "Mission Post Colonia Claudia"
Folder 33: "Moments with St. Boniface"
Box 4
Folder 1: "The Monk of Wittenberg"
Folder 2: "Monuments of Christianity"
Folder 3: "Moravian Church: A BrotherhoodCOur Brothers"
Folder 4: "Murder of the Innocents and the Roman From Frisia in 28 AD"
Folder 5: "Nestorian Christianity in Ancient China, 632-845"
Folder 6: "North American Economy Outdistancing the European Economic Community"
Folder 7: "Old-Time and Not So Old Seating Arrangements in Church"
Folder 8: "On the Threshold of a New Century: Christmas Eve 1999"
Folder 9: "Peter Jan Brugman, A Man of Peace"
Folder 10: "Peter Stuyvesant (1610-1672)"
Folder 11: "Pieter Jelles Troelstra: Dutch Socialist Politician"
Folder 12: "Pre-Columbian Contacts Between the Americas and the Old World"
Folder 13: "The Pugacher Revolt"
Folder 14: "The Reformation, the Pope, and Poland"
Folder 15: "The Reformed Church of Paris in c. 1620 and the Synod of Dordrecht 1618-1619"
Folder 16: "Robert Burns: Bard of Scotland"
Folder 17: "St. Francis of Assisi and the Mongol Khan"
Folder 18: "St. Boniface and the Abbot of Salzburg"
Folder 19: "St. Patrick Son of Britain, Patron Saint of Ireland"
Folder 20: "Scanning the Horizon: Islam and Christian Missions"
Folder 21: "Some Manifestations of Christianity in Action from c. 1650 to the Present"
Folder 22: "The Storm: Old Frisian Folk Tales"
Folder 23: " . . . Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Dead and Buried . . . "
Folder 24: "The Synod and Confession Reformed and Mennonite Church: Gatherings in Dordrecht"
Folder 25: "Tear or Two On Christmas Day"
Folder 26: "Tercentenary of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes"
Folder 27: "Titus Brandsma, 1881-1942"
Folder 28: "Ulrum, October 10-13, 1834"
Folder 29: "Visiting the Falls: Chateau Bryand in Canada"
Folder 30: "War and Resistance, 1939-1945"
Folder 31: "Who Were the First Missionaries Bringing the Gospel to the Netherlands?"
Folder 32: "Why Was Stalin Not Prepared to Meet the German Attack and Invasion of June 22, 1941?"
Folder 33: "Willem Bilderdyk, 1756-1831, The Eternal Exile"
Folder 34: "Women in Nineteenth Century Holland"
Folder 35: "Word of Thanks by Jean Claude, Refugee Huguenot Preacher to People of Holland"
Folder 36: "The Year of Liberation"
Folder 37: Making Waves --- 1988

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