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Pierson G. Boermans Collection

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Biographical Note

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Pierson G. Boermans Collection, 1890-2002 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

By Ed Gerritsen, 2010; Richard Harms, 2012

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Collection Overview

Title: Pierson G. Boermans Collection, 1890-2002Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/511

Primary Creator: Boermans, Pierson G.

Extent: 1.35 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Date Acquired: 00/00/2010

Abstract

Calvin graduate, and graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; and employee of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (PPG). The collection includes high school and college yearbooks; notebooks of business trips to Japan, Europe, and Australia; his dissertation, diplomas, degrees, and honors; photographs; retirement materials; and histories of PPG and of Calvin College.

Biographical Note

(1914 - 1951)

Pierson was born in Michigan in 1914 as was his sister Vera in 1911.

Pierson G. Boermans's mother was Minnie and his father was Jacob Boermans. His parents were born in the Netherlands. Pierson graduated from Calvin College with a BA in 1937; he also attended Indiana University. He worked at Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company. He died 30 August 1951.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Ann Boermans, 2010


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: [General Materials]],
[Series 2: Photographs],
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Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Grand Rapids Christian High School yearbook, The Memoir --- 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Dried plant collection --- 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Grand Rapids Christian High School yearbook, The Memoir --- 1930 and 1931Add to your cart.
Item 2: Commencement program of Grand Rapids Christian High School --- 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Calvin College Prism --- 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Calvin College Prism --- 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Calvin College Prism --- 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Calvin College Prism --- 1937Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: A Study of the Reaction between Phenylenediamines and Dibasic Acids: o-Phenylenemalonamide, PhD dissertation --- 1940Add to your cart.
Item 2: Reprint "o-Phenylenemalonamide" by R. L. Shriner and P. G. Boermans (Journal of the American Society, 1994)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Notebook on business trip to Japan --- 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence/notes re: business trip to Japan --- 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Photographs of trip to Japan --- 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Seventy-five Years of Colorful History: PPG Coatings and Resins Division, 75th anniversary book --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Notebook on business trips to Europe --- 1975-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Notebook on business trips to Australia and Japan --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Diplomas, degrees, and honorsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Baldwin Street Christian Junior High School Report, Grade 7 --- [1926]Add to your cart.
Item 2: Grade 8 diploma from Baldwin Christian --- 1927Add to your cart.
Item 3: Grade 9 diploma from Baldwin Christian --- 1928Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article from The Grand Rapids Herald --- [1936?]Add to your cart.
Item 5: Calvin College commencement announcement --- 1937Add to your cart.
Item 6: Calvin College and Seminary Bachelor of Arts diploma --- 1937Add to your cart.
Item 7: Engineering Defense Training Course Certificate --- 1941Add to your cart.
Item 8: Indiana University commencement program --- 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Remembering Who We Are: The Heritage Class of Calvin College, booklet (p. 77, Pierson Boermans short autobiography) --- 2002Add to your cart.
Item 2: "Heritage Class Chapel Service" program --- 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Photograph John Van Valen, [PGB maternal grandfather]; ca. --- 1890Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Boermans, Pierson G. (also in box 3 folder 5) --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2-3: Retirement, correspondence --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Retirement, Scrapbook pages - correspondence --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Retirement, Scrapbook of Boermans's career --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous correspondence --- 1944-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Grand Rapids Christian High School diploma --- 1931Add to your cart.

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