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John A. Bolt Collection, 1925-1992

Collection Overview

Title: John A. Bolt Collection, 1925-1992

ID: COLL/376

Creator: Bolt, John A.

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Calvin College student in the late 1920s. Notes taken in courses given by William Harry Jellema, philosophy; John Van Haitsma, biology; Henry Van Zyl, education; and papers prepared for the Plato Club and Jellema's philosophy course.

Biographical Note

John A. Bolt was born 4 May 1905 in Prinsburg, MN. He was a Calvin College graduate in 1929. He was married to Edna J. Vermeulen on 19 October 1958; their children were Robert and Betty. He was a chemist and he also worked as the Director of Research for the American Oil Company.  He died on 18 May 1992.

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Miscellaneous --- 1925-1992
Box 1
Folder 1: Autobiography and biography
Folder 2: Personal: clippings, miscellaneous --- 1979-1992
Folder 3: Family history
Folder 4: Personal: Education --- 1925-1930
Folder 5: Personal: Standard Oil Company --- 1930-1967
Folder 6: Class notes: History of the Teaching of Arithmetic - J. Broene --- 1928-1929
Folder 7: Class notes: History of Education - Henry Van Zyl
Folder 8: Class notes: Biology - John Van Haitsma
Folder 9: Class notes: Introduction to the Bible - Emo Van Halsema --- 1925-1926
Folder 10: Class notes: History of Philosophy - W. H. Jellema
Folder 11: Plato Club paper: Relation of the Good, Justice, and Happiness --- 1928-1929
Folder 12: Plato's Doctrine of Reality and difficulties of the doctrine
Folder 13: Commencement programs - Theological School and Calvin College --- 1928, 1929, 1930
Folder 14: Patents - US Patent Office