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Peter Pousma De Boer Collection

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Peter Pousma De Boer Collection, 1948-2001 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

By Ed Gerritsen, 2011

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Collection Overview

Title: Peter Pousma De Boer Collection, 1948-2001

ID: COLL/515

Primary Creator: De Boer, Peter Pousma

Extent: 3.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Professor of education at Calvin College. The collection includes correspondence, addresses, papers, articles, monographs, manuscripts, thesis regarding Frederick Manfred, class notes, course materials, and miscellaneous materials that detail education in Christian schools at every level of teaching and learning.

Biographical Note

(1929 - 2017)

Peter Pousma DeBoer was born in Paterson, NJ on December 22, 1929. DeBoer attended Calvin College, majoring history and minoring in English and political science. Once he graduated from Calvin in 1951, DeBoer went on to earn his M.A. in social studies from Montclair State College in New Jersey.  DeBoer began his teaching career at Sanborn Christian, teaching 7th and 8th grades as well as filling in as principal from time to time.  He went on to teach English, history, and directing the choir at Western Christian High School. By 1957, DeBoer accepted a position at Dordt College as an English instructor. During this time, he also working towards earning his second M.A. in English at the University of Iowa.

In the fall of 1962, DeBoer  became a faculty member of Calvin College's History department. He taught courses in Western Civilization and American History. President Spoelhof persuaded DeBoer to earn his Ph.D. in the field of philosophy and history of education. DeBoer enrolled at the University of Chicago and earned his Ph.D. in 1968.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 7 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Peter Pousma DeBoer


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence, 1962-1995],
[Series 2: Addresses, 1960-1992],
[Series 3: Papers, 1960-1982],
[Series 4: Articles, 1962-1988],
[Series 5: Monographs and Manuscripts, 1970-2001],
[Series 6: Class Notes, and Course Materials, 1948-1963],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous Materials, 1961-1997],
[All]

Series 5: Monographs and Manuscripts --- 1970-2001
Box 3
Folder 14: Manuscript: Encyclopedia of Education, "Protestant School Systems" --- 1970
Folder 15: Monograph: Readings for Christian Perspectives on Learning, 3rd ed. --- 1975
Folder 16: Manuscript: Teacher Education at Calvin College: The Early Years --- 1980
Folder 17: Monograph, Christian Vision in Education: the Growing Edge, edited --- 1980
Box 4
Folder 1: Shifts in Curricular Theory for Christian Education, [The Calvin College Monograph Series] [HERH LC533 .D4 1983] --- 1983
Folder 2: Manuscript: And Gladly Teach: Origins of Teacher Education at Calvin College, 1900-1930 --- [1991]
Folder 3: Annotated List of Chicago Tribune Editorials on Elementary and Secondary Education in the U.S., 1852-1971, 1992 [HERH LA219 .M33 1992]
Folder 4: Manuscript: Christian Studies Today: Educating Christian Teachers for Responsive Discipleship, [Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship] --- [1993]
Folder 5: Manuscript: Religious Higher Education in the US, "Reformed Colleges and Seminaries," (Chapter 5) --- 1995
Folder 6: Manuscript: Peaches and Other Stories about Growing Up in Prospect Park --- 1996
Folder 7: Monograph: Mission Nearly Impossible: Richard H. Pousma, the Rehoboth Hospital, and Controversy on the Indian Mission Field --- 2001
Folder 8: Manuscript: The Wisdom of Practice: Studies of Teaching in Christian Elementary and Middle Schools --- undated
Folder 9: Manuscript: This I Know: A Young Calvinist's Introduction to the Christian Life --- undated

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1962-1995],
[Series 2: Addresses, 1960-1992],
[Series 3: Papers, 1960-1982],
[Series 4: Articles, 1962-1988],
[Series 5: Monographs and Manuscripts, 1970-2001],
[Series 6: Class Notes, and Course Materials, 1948-1963],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous Materials, 1961-1997],
[All]


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