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Henry Ahuis Collection



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Title: Henry Ahuis Collection, 1899-1950Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/415

Primary Creator: Ahuis, Henry (1865-1946)

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection includes letters of call, correspondence, sermons (Dutch), pamphlets, marriage licenses, credentials of ordination, a seminary notebook, and German-language newspapers.

Biographical Note

Henry Ahuis was born in Georgsdorf Kries, Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany, on 10 January 1865. He attended school in his native village for his early education. He attended Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary and received his diploma in 1899. He was ordained into the Christian Reformed Church in 1899. He served churches in Hull, North Dakota; Bunde, Minnesota; Ackley, Iowa; Parkersburg, Iowa; Ridott, Illinois; and Vesper, Wisconsin. He did missionary work in Custer and Ackley, Iowa. In 1902 he married Jennie Ensing of Fremont, Michigan.  Henry died on 24 July 1946 in Fremont, Michigan, survived by his wife, one daughter and her husband, and one granddaughter.

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Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Seminary notebookAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Marriage license/credentials of ordinationAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Letters of call --- 1899-1905Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letters of call --- 1906-1915Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letters of call --- 1916-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Sermons and sermon notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: German-language newspapersAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: PamphletsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: PamphletsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence (biographical information sent to Henry Beets) --- 1901Add to your cart.
Series 2: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Photograph-Richard and Lena BodeAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Photograph-Rev. Henry BodeAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Photograph-Rev. and Mrs. Henry John Plesscher and familyAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Photograph-Classis Ostfriesland, Parkersburg, Iowa --- 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Photograph-Ackley, Iowa Church (50th anniversary)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Photograph-Rev. L. P. BrinkAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Photograph-Abraham KuyperAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Photographs (2)-Grundy CollegeAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Photographs (2)-Unidentified (male groups)Add to your cart.

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