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Roderick H. Jellema Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

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Biographical

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Other Correspondence

Material for Books and Conferences

Lectures and Sermons

Articles and News Clippings

Interviews, Poems, Commentary, Lecture, and Article



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Roderick H. Jellema Collection, 1945-2007 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

By Ed Gerritsen, January 2011

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Collection Overview

Title: Roderick H. Jellema Collection, 1945-2007Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/513

Primary Creator: Jellema, Roderick H.

Extent: 4.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Date Acquired: 00/00/1995

Abstract

Calvin graduate, professor of literature at the University of Maryland, and a poet. The collection includes correspondence, material for books and conferences, lectures and sermons, articles and news clippings, and poems. His poetry incorporates, but is not limited to, West Michigan; Frisian/Dutch and Calvinist roots; Lake Michigan; family losses; Washington, DC area; world of academia; other cultures; and mystery; imaged through Christian themes and motifs. [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

Biographical Note

Roderick H. Jellema (born 11 August 1927, the son of John Frank Jellema and Elizabeth Marian Den Hartigh) grew up in Holland and Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He graduated from Calvin College in 1951 and earned a PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 1962. In 1956, he began teaching introductory literature and composition courses in the English Department of the University of Maryland. He spent 35 years at the university as a professor of literature and was the founding director of its creative writing program. An award-winning poet, Jellema's work is in a number of anthologies and periodicals, he has published five volumes of his own work and three volume of poetry translated from Frisian. He became Professor of English Emeritus in 1991.

Jellema was married to Matrona Thelma Moe Van Zee; they had three children: John Frank (1955-1975), David Moe, and Michael.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 8 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Roderick H. Jellema, 1995


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Biographical, 1979-1991],
[Series 2: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1949-1996],
[Series 3: Other Correspondence, 1951-1992],
[Series 4: Material for Books and Conferences, 1968-1974],
[Series 5: Lectures and Sermons, 1963-1975],
[Series 6: Articles and News Clippings, 1945-1994],
[Series 7: Interviews, Poems, Commentary, Lecture, and Article, 1953-2007],
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Series 2: Miscellaneous Correspondence --- 1949-1996Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence and material re: awarding of the "Piter Jellis Award" --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1972Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1988Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Miscellaneous correspondence --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Miscellaneous correspondence --- undatedAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Biographical, 1979-1991],
[Series 2: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1949-1996],
[Series 3: Other Correspondence, 1951-1992],
[Series 4: Material for Books and Conferences, 1968-1974],
[Series 5: Lectures and Sermons, 1963-1975],
[Series 6: Articles and News Clippings, 1945-1994],
[Series 7: Interviews, Poems, Commentary, Lecture, and Article, 1953-2007],
[All]


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