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Gerard Bouma Collection, 1943-1952

Collection Overview

Title: Gerard Bouma Collection, 1943-1952

ID: COLL/475

Creator: Bouma, Gerard (1922-)

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection includes: pamphlets (The Canadian Scene, 1951; They Had Seven Months, 1946); periodicals (Kijk, 1945; Signaal, 1943-1944; Nederland Vecht, 1945; Vrij Nederland, 1945; Trouw, 1943-1945; Oranje Bulletin, 1944; Het Dagelijks Nieuws, 1945; Nederland in den Oorlog, 1944-1945; Calvinist Contact, 1952); a proclamation announcing liberation of the Netherlands; material on a theological controversy (Klaas Schilder), 1944; and Dutch underground newsletters, 1945, from the greater Gereformeerde community in the Netherlands.

Biographical Note

Gerard Bouma was born 24 March 1922 in Zwolle, OveriJest, Natherlands. Gerard attended the Kampen Theological School to get his degree in 1950. He was ordained as a Christian Reformed Minister in 1951. Gerard served the Church at Capelle a/d Ijssel, Netherlands from 1951 to 1952. He served the Essex CRC, Ontario, Canada, from 1952 to 1958. From 1958 to 1972 he served London CRC, Ontario, Canada. Gerard served East Paris CRC in Grand Rapids, Michigan, until his retirement in 1985. Gerard's parents were Dr. Cornelis Bouma and Leentje VanderVeen. His wife was Margeret Loos and together they had four children-Mieka, Martin, Keith and Joanne.

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Material re Theological Controversy - Article 31 (Schilder) --- 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Copies of Het Dagelijks Nieuws --- April-May 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 3: News magazine, Kijk --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Copy of Nederland in Den Oorlog --- April - August 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Copy of Nederland in Den Oorlog --- September 1944 - August 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Copies of Nederland Vecht --- January and July 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Magazine, Ons Vrije Nederland --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Copies of Oranje-Bulletin --- September - October, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Copies of German Magazine, Signaal (in Dutch) --- 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Copies of Trouw --- 1943-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Copies of Vrij Nederland --- February - August 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Dutch Underground Newsletters --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Proclamation Announcing Liberation of Netherlands --- May 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Booklet: They Had Seven Months, (German Destruction of the Railroads) --- [1946?]Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Booklet for Immigrants: The Canadian Scene --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Copies of Calvinist Contact --- April and June 1952Add to your cart.