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Gijsbert Haan Collection

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Title: Gijsbert Haan Collection, 1835-1964Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/416

Primary Creator: Haan, Gijsbert (1801-1874)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

Early leader of the Secession of the Christian Reformed Church from the Reformed Church in America, 1857. The collection includes photocopy and typescript copy of a manuscript, letters, transcribed documents issued by the mayor of Hilversum (the Netherlands) concerning the religious gatherings led by G. Haan, articles about him, and a pamphlet (with translation).

Biographical Note

Gijsbert Haan was born in the town of Hilversum, the Netherlands on January 3, 1801.  When he grew up he made a living by becoming his hometown's weaver. He was one of the initial leaders of the Secession, and attended one the early Synods of the Christian Reformed Church. He immigrated with his wife, Marretje Pos, to the United States. They settled in Grand Rapids, Michigan where they attend First Church. Haan was very involved member of the church and served as an elder of the Frist Church for several years.  He passed away on July 27, 1874.

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Folder 1: Letters (transcribed with translation) --- 1835, 1836Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Thoughts of the late Gijsbert Haan (photocopy with translation) --- 1850Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Stem van een belasterden --- 1871Add to your cart.
Folder 4: [Stem eens belasterden 1871]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Voice of one slandered [translation of stem . . ., 1871]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Manuscript of Gijsbert Haan (transcribed with translation)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Articles about Gijsbert Haan --- 1962-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Various pages of "Gedenkboek 1424 - Hilversum - 1924," mentioning Gijsbert Haan --- 1924Add to your cart.


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