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Jacob H. Bosscher Collection

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Rehoboth Mission Experience



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Title: Jacob H. Bosscher Collection, 1909-1966

ID: COLL/312

Primary Creator: Bosscher, Jacob H. (1887-1974)

Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Administrator for the Indian Mission Field in New Mexico. Correspondence, reports, minutes, articles, school records, newspaper clippings, and a transcribed interview dealing with mission activities in the American Southwest; a historical sketch of the Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church; and a bound manuscript entitled, "Memoirs," describing his early life near Lucas, Michigan, and his mission activities.

Biographical Note

Jacob H. Bosscher was born in Michigan on 22 March 1887.

His parents were Hidde Jacob Bosscher and Bregtje Sevinga. His father was born in the Netherlands and his mother was born in Holland. Jacob H. Bosscher married Nellie Lucas. Jacob H. Bosscher was the administrator for the Indian Mission Field in New Mexico. He died in Jenison, Michigan, in 1974. His siblings were Tertje, Menke, and Johannes.


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Series 1: Rehoboth Mission Experience
Box 1
Folder 1: Autobiography: Memoir by Jacob H. Bosscher
Folder 2: Personal items --- 1915-1968
Folder 3: Elections as New Mexico State Senator --- 1924
Folder 4: Radio addresses and speeches --- 1939-1946
Folder 5: Rehoboth Mission articles and papers --- 1920-1957
Folder 6: Rehoboth Mission press clippings --- 1909-1950
Folder 7: Retirement --- 1952
Folder 8
Item 1: Rehoboth student photos --- n.d.
Item 2: Staff photo --- 1921
Item 3: Rehoboth staff --- 1905-1937
Item 4: Students --- 1920, 1931
Folder 9-11: Correspondence and reports --- 1917-1946, 1965-1974
Folder 12: Navajo Indians: Family Life, by J. W. Brink --- n.d.
Folder 13: Navajo Children Attend School: report --- 1954
Folder 14: Navajo Indians: Introduction to the Navaho by E. Z. Vogt and C. Kuckhohn --- c.1953
Folder 15: Rehoboth Cabinet minutes --- 1932-1937
Folder 16: Rehoboth Mission progress report
Folder 17: Rehoboth Mission Quarter-Centennial event, addresses and correspondence --- 1921
Folder 18: Rehoboth Semi-Centennial of the Christian Reformed Church in Rehoboth --- 1956
Folder 19: Rehoboth Semi-Centennial of Indian Mission work --- 1946
Box 2
Folder 1-3: Rehoboth superintendent reports --- Dec 1908 - April 1952
Folder 4: Semi-Centennial of Southwest Bible and Missionary Conference brochure --- 1903 -1953
Folder 5: Southwest Bible & Missionary Conference resolution --- 1953
Folder 6: Interview about J.C. Morgan and Assimilation --- 1972
Folder 7: High school at Rehoboth --- 1941-1945
Folder 8: Recitations --- n.d.
Folder 9: Rehoboth anniversary booklets --- 1946, 1956
Folder 10: Rehoboth Mission Local Conference minutes --- 1918-1930

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