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Pierson G. Boermans Collection



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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, 1890-2002

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


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],

Series 2: Photographs
Box 2
Folder 4: Trip to Japan --- 1967
Folder 10: Van Valen, John [PGB maternal grandfather]; ca. --- 1890
Box 3
Folder 1: Boermans, Pierson G. (also in box 3 folder 5) --- undated

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