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John Doedes De Jong Collection, 1924-1975

Collection Overview

Title: John Doedes De Jong Collection, 1924-1975

ID: COLL/047

Creator: De Jong, John Doedes (1902-1975)

Extent: 18.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister who served Protestant Reformed and Christian Reformed churches. Papers consist of sermons; radio messages; Heidelberg Catechism sermons in Dutch; addresses; correspondence; family letters; notes of K. Schilder; travel accounts; records of the Hull Protestant Reformed Church, 1951-1960; and of the Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1960-1961, Hull, Iowa.

Biographical Note

John Doedes De Jong was born in Hallum, Friesland, Netherlands on August 30, 1902.  In 1925 De Jong immigrated to the United States. In September of 1929 he graduated from the Protestant Reformed Seminary. Also in September of 1929, he married Marguerite De Vries. Together they had four children-Donald Warren, John David, Eunice Marie, and Marian Jane. He served the Protestant Reformed church communities of Doon, Iowa; Hudsonville, Michigan; Creston, Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Hull, Iowa.

Concerned over doctrinal and ecclesiastical tendencies in the Protestant Reformed Church, De Jong became a minister of the Christian Reformed Church in 1961.  De Jong went on to serve the Christian Reformed Church communities of Hull, Iowa and Lynden, Washington. De Jong retired in 1968. De Jong‘s passing was caused by a massive heart attack on August 20, 1975. He was survived by his wife, four children, and fifteen grandchildren.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Biographical Material - Addresses --- 1929-1968Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Certificate of Marriage --- September 23, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Diploma:  Classical --- September 18, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Diploma:  Theological School of the Protestant Reformed Church --- June 6, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Trip from the Netherlands, affidavit of support for Doedes De Jong family from Hallum --- 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Trip from the Netherlands, notebook, account in Dutch, with translation --- 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Trip to the Netherlands, notebook --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Trip to the Netherlands, handwritten accounts in Dutch and in English --- 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Trip to the Netherlands, typed account, mimeograph copy --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Trip to the Netherlands, handwritten account --- 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Trip to the Netherlands, preaching requests while in the Netherlands --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Trip to the Netherlands, observations on church life --- 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Address:  Adequately EquippedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Address:  Baccalaureate sermon --- 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Address:  Do you have the vision of Christ?Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Address:  Labor Union Question, and additional articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Address:  De Methode van Schrift onderzoek op onze Mannenvereenigingen.  Mimeograph copyAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Address:  The Secession of 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Address:  The Study of the ScripturesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Address:  To what extent are employers and employees organizations and business associations justifiable.  League of Men's Societies --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Address:  What can/should the church do?Add to your cart.
Series 2: Articles --- 1936-1963Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Antichrist, also The Motive of Idolatry, Netherlands decisions on Common GraceAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: A hopeless and entangling mess. Concordia --- March 27, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Man of God, series of sixAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Old Testament HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Published material AAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Published material BAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: De Stad van KainAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Baptism:  Infants and adopted children.  Papers. Also article in Presbyterian Guardian --- 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Belgic Confession, Arts 20-35.  Notes --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Bible Lessons.  Outlines on II Peter, Ephesians, John, II CorinthiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Call Letters from Clara City and Hills, Minnesota --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Christian Education:  Address at Hull, Iowa --- September 23, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Christian Education:  Articles AAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Christian Education:  Articles B --- 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Christian Education:  Commencement booklets --- 1950-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Christian Education:  Our calling with respect to the existing Christian schoolsAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Christian Education:  Christian school visitation reports --- Dec-36Add to your cart.
Folder 18Add to your cart.
Item 1: Church Visiting reports: Oak Harbor --- 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Item 2: Church Visiting reports: Mt. Vernon CRC --- 1963Add to your cart.
Series 3: Correspondence --- 1924-1975Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family letters on trip to the Netherlands --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Family --- 1946-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family --- 1959-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General --- 1924-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General --- 1927-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 6: General --- 1930-1934Add to your cart.
Folder 7: General --- 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 8: General --- 1939-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 9: General --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: General --- 1946Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General --- 1953-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 2: General; mimeographed --- 1958-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: General --- 1960-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General --- 1970-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Round Robins --- 1955-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6-7: Various issues in the PRC.  Personal --- 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Creston PRC Testimonial for Servicemen --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Family Visiting: Questions and ThoughtsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Frisian Service:  Order of worship, sermon, and prayerAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Hull Protestant Reformed Church and Christian Reformed Church --- 1951-1961Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hull PRC:  Articles of IncorporationAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Hull PRC:  Commemoration Sermon on the 25th --- 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Hull PRC:  Correspondence --- 1951-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Hull PRC:  Court dismissal of equity case --- 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Hull PRC:  Correspondence on Union with the CRC --- 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Hull PRC:  Hoekstra Appeal --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Hull PRC:  Hoekstra and De Jong Case --- 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Hull PRC:  Hoekstra Case --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Hull PRC:  Property of Hull and Edgerton.  Legal opinion --- 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Hull PRC and CRC:  Reunion papers and correspondence --- 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Hull PRC:  Sietstra Appeal --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Hull PRC:  Van Mannen Appeal --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Hull CRC:  Bulletin of Hope --- June 25, 1961; July 30 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hull CRC:  Call letters and correspondence --- 1960Add to your cart.
Series 5: Protestant Reformed Church --- 1934-1967Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Index of Sermons:  Early arrangement according to calendarAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Index of Sermons:  Texts and themesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Index of Standard BearerAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Lynden II CRC:  Installation --- August 25, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Lynden II CRC:  Record of calls made and sick visits --- 1962-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Lynden II CRC:  Reaction to De Jong's preaching, an evaluationAdd to your cart.
Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Magazines:  Special issues of Concordia --- 1952Add to your cart.
Item 2: Magazines:  Special issues of De Reformatie --- February 1950Add to your cart.
Item 3: Magazines:  Special issues of Kerkblad --- October 1951, May 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Military papers:  Registered and Exempted --- 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Classical reports --- 1939-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Committee on Canadian Reformed Churches.  Report and correspondence --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Committee on Correspondence with Canadian Reformed Churches --- January 7, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Committee for Correspondence with Foreign Churches. Letters and reports --- 1949, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Conference of PRC and CRC.  Report --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Covenant.  Notes on Professor SchilderAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Declaration of Principles.  Publications --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Declaration of Principles; Schilder on Declarations.  De Reformatie --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Documents of Classis --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Documents of Classis --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Documents of Classis --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Documents of Classis, letters --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Documents of Consistory of First church --- 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Documents of Classis --- 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Documents of Classis, letters --- 1957Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Form for baptism, letter --- 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Fuller case --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Holwerda matter.  (Holwerda, Kok, De Jong) --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Immigration reports.  Correspondence --- 1948-49Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Copies of letters to Holwerda and SchilderAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Ophof case --- 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Ophof case --- 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Questions on worship, baptism, Canons of DordtAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Reports on Home Missions --- 1942-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Statistics --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Synodical reports --- 1934-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Synodical reports.  Statistics, facing the facts. --- 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Three points; Articles and papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Young Peoples Federation material --- 1942-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 15: PRC - CRC Documents of 1960-1961Add to your cart.
Series 6: General Subject --- 1936-1966Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Radio Messages on Lynden Hour --- 1963-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Revelation 20 and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Sermons for Reading Service.  Classis West of PRC --- 1950, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sermons:  Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 1-9 DutchAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Sermons:  Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 10-18 DutchAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Sermons:  Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 19-31 DutchAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Sermons:  Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 32-36 DutchAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Sermons:  Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 37-52 DutchAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Radio Sermons, mimeographed and printedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Radio Sermons, mimeographedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Story, never printed rough draft in Dutch --- 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Worship services, praise selections, special prayers --- 1961-1965Add to your cart.
Series 7: SermonsAdd to your cart.
Box 9: Heidelberg Catechism Sermons in booklets.  Lord's Day 1 - 12Add to your cart.
Box 10: Heidelberg Catechism Sermons in booklets.  Lord's Day 12 - 26/27Add to your cart.
Box 11: Heidelberg Catechism Sermons in booklets.  Lord's Day 26/27 - 41Add to your cart.
Box 12: Heidelberg Catechism Sermons in booklets.  Lord's Day 41 - 52 and 1 -14Add to your cart.
Box 13: Heidelberg Catechism Sermons in booklets.  Lord's Day 15-52.  Genesis-Psalm 23Add to your cart.
Box 14: Sermon booklets, Psalm 23 - Luke 12Add to your cart.
Box 15: Sermon booklets, Luke 13 - Titus 2Add to your cart.
Box 16: Sermon booklets, Hebrews - Revelation 5Add to your cart.
Box 17: Sermon booklets,  Revelation 5 - 22Add to your cart.
Series 8: Sovereign Grace Radio Messages --- 1945-1953Add to your cart.
Box 18: Authors:  John D. De Jong, et al.  Printed messages and typed messagesAdd to your cart.