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Geert (Gerrit) Egberts Boer Collection

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Geert (Gerrit) Egberts Boer Collection, 1784-1917 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: Geert (Gerrit) Egberts Boer Collection, 1784-1917

ID: COLL/375

Primary Creator: Boer, Geert (Gerrit) Egberts (1832-1904)

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

Docent of Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary (1876-1902), minister in the Christian Reformed Church, and professor at Calvin Theological Seminary. The collection includes correspondence, call letters, telegrams, certificates, diploma, citizenship paper, pamphlets, land deed, marriage announcement, meditation book, and two notebooks (autobiography).

Biographical Note

Geert or Gerrit Engberts Boer was born 1 March 1832 in Roderwolde, Drenthe, Netherlands. Gerrit's parents were farmers. Gerrit received his training at the Theological University at Kampen and received his diploma in 1865. Gerrit was ordained in 1865. Gerrit married Jetsche Holtrop and had eight children. Gerrit served as a Christian Reformed Church minister. He also worked as part of the faculty at Calvin Theological Seminary from 1876 until 1902 when he retired. Gerrit died 26 March 1904 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Series 1: [General Materials]
Box 1
Folder 1: Biographical information
Folder 2: Land deed, 1784
Folder 3: Kampen Theologische School - diploma --- 1865
Folder 4: Call letter - Sappermeer --- 1865
Folder 5: Marriage announcement --- 1865
Folder 6: Congregational Attestation - Kampen --- 1865
Folder 7: Call letter - Niezijl --- 1867
Folder 8: Answer to call letter --- 1873
Folder 9: Change of residence certificate --- 1873
Folder 10: Telegram --- 1873
Folder 11: Letter to Grand Rapids consistory --- undated
Folder 12: Call letter - Chicago --- 1876
Folder 13: Citizenship paper --- 1890
Folder 14: Notebooks - Levensschets --- 1893
Folder 15: Textkritiek --- 1900?
Folder 16: Commerce Street Church - anniversary booklet --- 1907
Folder 17: De Theologische School en Calvin College --- 1910
Folder 18: Theological School and Calvin College - Souvenir Program --- 1917
Folder 19: Haverman, Johan, Christelijke gebeden en dankzeggingen. Amsterdam, B. Koene --- 1820
Folder 20: De Gordel der Waarheid --- 1876
Folder 21: Jezus' Schapen --- 1884
Folder 22: De Opleiding van de Toekomstigen Evangeliedienaar --- 1876

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