Log In | Contact Us| View Cart (0)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

Henry E. Avink Collection



Biographical Note

Detailed Description

[General Materials]

Contact us about this collection

Henry E. Avink Collection, 1879-1943 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

Collection Overview

Title: Henry E. Avink Collection, 1879-1943Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/447

Primary Creator: Avink, Henry E. (1864-1943)

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


The collection includes a diary entitled First Book of Chronicles, 1879-1913, detailing Avink's experiences as a farmer at Blendon, Michigan, and Modesto, California; a diary entitled Second Book of Chronicles, 1913-1915, detailing his experiences at Butte City, California, and the organization of the Afton Christian Reformed Church at Afton, California; a diary, 1915-1943, detailing brief daily community and church events at the First Christian Reformed Church, Ripon, California; and information regarding early ministers in California, i.e., J. A. Vissia, F. W. Stuart, P. J. Hoekenga, J. De Jong, and N. De Vries.

Biographical Note

Henry E. Avink lived in Afton and Ripon, California, and in Blendon, Michigan. He came from the Netherlands with his parents Engbert Avink (aka Egbert Avinka) and Lamberdina Wassink Avink. He was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Afton. A farmer, he married Gerdiena Vruggink and died in Ripon, California, on 4 March 1943.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: [General Materials]],

Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box Vault: Microfilm reelsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Second Book of Chronicles --- 1913-1915Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Diary --- 1915-1943Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: First Book of Chronicles, pp. [iv]-100 --- 1879-1899Add to your cart.
Folder 2: First Book of Chronicles, pp. 101-200 --- 1899-1905Add to your cart.
Folder 3: First Book of Chronicles, pp.201-300 --- 1905-1908Add to your cart.
Folder 4: First Book of Chronicles, pp. 301-400 --- 1908-1910Add to your cart.
Folder 5: First Book of Chronicles, pp. 401-500 --- 1910-1913Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Second Book of Chronicles, pp. [ii]-100 --- 1913-1914Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Second Book of Chronicles, pp. 101-200 --- 1914-1915Add to your cart.

Page Generated in: 0.067 seconds (using 217 queries).
Using 2.7MB of memory. (Peak of 3.42MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign