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Nicholas H. Beversluis Collection

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Title: Nicholas H. Beversluis Collection, 1900-1995Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/467

Primary Creator: Beversluis, Nicholas H. (1915-1998)

Extent: 2.95 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

Professor of education at Calvin College. The collection includes research notes; education course material; class notes; publications; correspondence; education department materials; critiques; Christian Schools International materials; master's thesis regarding Abraham Kuyper; doctoral dissertation detailing educational philosophy for the Christian Reformed Church; and materials regarding grandfather, Nicholaas Hendrik Beversluis (1850-1931).

Biographical Note

Nicholas Henry Beversluis was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on 10 June 1915.

Nicholas married Gertrude Van Hoff. He graduated from Calvin College in 1939. Nicholas became a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church in 1944. He had graduated from Western Theological Seminary in 1943 and from Columbia University in 1963. Together he and his wife had five children: Eric Henry, Gerda Tanet, Joel Diederik, Adrian Nicholas, and Marcus Gideon. Claudia Beversluis is his daughter-in-law and his granddaughters are Celia Lenger and Claire Beversluis. Carol Honderd, the wife of Professor Ralph Honderd, is his niece.

Nicholas held many different jobs-he served as a chaplain in the US Army in 1944 and in 1947 he was a Bible teacher at Grand Rapids Christian High School. In 1948 he served as the Bible teacher and principal of Eastern Christian High School; in 1959 he was the Bible instructor at Calvin College; in 1960 he was the principal of Eastern Christian High School; and in 1966 he was an associate professor of education at Calvin College. Beversluis retired in 1980 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and died 22 January 1998.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Education 203 course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Interim Censorship course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Philosophy of Education class notes --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Education 204 lectures --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Philosophy of Education class notes --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Education 304 course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Education 203 class notes --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Education 31 (Interim) course materialAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Plato course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Education 581 course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Education 301-303 course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Education course materials --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Class assignments --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Seminary course notes --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Christian Perspectives on Life Course material --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Research material: Critique on Philosophy of Christian Education by Jaarsma and DeBoer --- 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Research material: "Teacher Education in the Netherlands" --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Research material: English Teaching Syllabus by H. Zylstra --- 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Research material: "On Being," by H.E. Runner --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Research material: "The Curriculum in a Liberal Arts College" --- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Research material: "Calvinism and Education" --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Research material:  Abraham Kuiper --- 1950-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Research material: "Rehoboth" Christelijke Pedagogische Academie (Utrecht) --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Research material: De Identiteit Van de Christelijke Schoo --- 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Research material: Indrukken Van Het Amerikaanse Onderwijs --- 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Research material: Educational System in the Netherlands --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Research material: "Some Current Educational Ideals" --- 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Research material: Dutch Booklets "Ad Fontes" --- 1953, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Research material: The Proceedings of the Calvinist Philosophy Club --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Research material: Calvinism 301X --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Research material: "The Proposed Calvinistic College at Grand Rapids," by B. Kuiper --- 1903Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence --- 1950-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence and analysis re: Christian Liberal Arts Education (CLAE) --- 1965, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Education Interdepartmental Correspondence --- 1969-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence re: Ontario Christian Schools Credentials Committee --- 1975-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence re: NUCS Speaking Tour --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence re: Reformed Journal article --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Education Department material --- 1978-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Material re: Committee to Revise By-laws of NUCS --- 1969-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Material re: Jesus Christ Superstar Controversy --- 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Christian High School Philosophy of Education Report --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Curriculum Report - Eastern Christian School Association (New Jersey) --- 1954, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 12: High School/Junior College Curriculum Studies by R. Jellema --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Material re: CSI Task Force on Strategies in Christian Education --- 1982, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Critique of paper by Calvin Curriculum Study Committee --- 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Critiques of Peter P. DeBoer's papers and Gordon Spykman's address --- 1971-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Critique on panel by Christian High School Principals --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Critiques of N. Wolterstorff's lectures --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Critique of G. Vos's Old Testament Biblical Theology outline and paper by D. Oppewal --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Book, To Prod the Slumbering Giant (notations by N.H.B.) --- 1972Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Christian Philosophy of Education, 1971 [HERH LC368.B4]; reviews in De Wachter, 1972 and Christian Educators Journal --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Paper, "Toward a Theology of Education" --- 1980, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Paper, "In Their Father's House," 1982 and Spanish translation --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Pamphlet, The Virtue of Tolerance in the Liberal Arts Tradition (notations by N.H.B.) --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Reference journal articles by N.H.B. --- 1953-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Material re: ministerial status of N.H.B. --- 1944-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: MA Thesis, Abraham Kuyper and the Anti-Revolutionary Party --- 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters to the editor, 1970 --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Memorial Service for William H. Jellema (liturgy by N.H.B.) --- [1982]Add to your cart.
Folder 10: PhD Dissertation, A Biblical Approach to Educational Philosophy for the Christian Reformed Church --- 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Retirement Tribute to N.H.B. --- [1980]Add to your cart.
Box 6: Bible presented to N.H.B. on his ordination by Third Christian Reformed Church of Paterson, New JerseyAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Ds. L. G. C. Ledeboer en Zijne Gemeenten, 1900 [HERH BX9479.L4 B4 1900]Add to your cart.
Folder 2: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): In het Belang van het Christelijk Onderwijs --- 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 3: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Predikatie --- 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 4: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Klacht en Jubal, 1920 [HERH BX9479.B49 J6 1900]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Oude en Nieuwe Dingen: Zestal Predikatien --- 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 6: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Notebook --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Sermons (English), No. 20, 83, 190, 206; distributed by the Macedonia Mission Society of the Netherlands Reformed Congregations (Glen Rock, New Jersey) --- [undated]Add to your cart.
Folder 8: N.H. Beversluis (1850-1931): Clipping, Het Oosten --- 16 Juli 1931Add to your cart.

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