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Robert P. Swierenga Collection

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Abstract

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Research Correspondence

Emigration Records

Passenger Lists

Recordings, Conference, Scrapbook

Dutch Material

Books

Research Articles and Papers

Papers

Jewish Material

Books and Reviews

Lecture Notes

Conferences

Course Material

Newsletters

Miscellaneous

Photographs

Video Tapes



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Robert P. Swierenga Collection, 1830-2013 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

By Kip Odell, 2001; Ed Gerritsen, 2013

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Collection Overview

Title: Robert P. Swierenga Collection, 1830-2013

ID: COLL/404

Primary Creator: Swierenga, Robert P. (1935-)

Extent: 46.75 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Albertus Christiaan Van Raalte Research Professor at the A. C. Van Raalte Institute, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1996-present; professor of history emeritus, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1968-1996; assistant professor at Calvin College, 1965-1968; and a writer and editor of books and articles in the field of Dutch-American studies. The collection includes correspondence; research materials detailing ship passenger lists; Dutch immigrant and emigration statistical records; published materials detailing Canadian emigration and Dutch Jewry in the North American Diaspora; lecture notes; conference materials; recordings; photographs; and personal records. [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

As of 2013, this material is still being actively collected.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Accruals: Further accruals expected

Alternate Extent Statement: 95 Boxes

Acquisition Source: Robert P. Swierenga

Other Note: Acc. No.  00.39, 03.45, 04.54, 05.34, 06.49, 07.51, 07.59, 08.03, 08.60, 10.18, 10.30, 11.17, 12.05, 13.10, 13.20


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Research Correspondence],
[Series 3: Emigration Records],
[Series 4: Passenger Lists],
[Series 5: Recordings, Conference, Scrapbook, 1968-1981],
[Series 6: Dutch Material],
[Series 7: Books],
[Series 8: Research Articles and Papers],
[Series 9: Papers],
[Series 10: Jewish Material],
[Series 11: Books and Reviews],
[Series 12: Lecture Notes],
[Series 13: Conferences],
[Series 14: Course Material],
[Series 15: Newsletters],
[Series 16: Miscellaneous],
[Series 17: Photographs],
[Series 18: Video Tapes],
[All]

Series 1: Correspondence
Box 1
Folder 1: Inventory
Folder 2: Correspondence and Related Materials re Center of Hope and Other Failed Christian Reformed Church Fund Raising Projects --- 1977-1978
Folder 3-5: Computers and Comparative History --- 1970-1975
Folder 6: Computers and Comparative History --- undated
Folder 7-8: Dutch Genealogy
Folder 9-16: Dutch Project --- 1968-1976
Folder 17-18: Fides Et Historia --- 1985-1988
Folder 19-21: Genealogical --- 1985-1991
Box 2
Folder 1-4: Greenwood Press --- 1972, 1974-1976
Folder 5-10: Iowa State University Press --- 1965-1970
Folder 11-12: Iowa Land Record Collection --- 1968, 1970, 1987
Folder 13-16: James C. Malin --- 1973, 1981-1986
Folder 17: Kent State University and Hope College Correspondence --- 1997-1999
Folder 18: Miscellaneous (originals and stamps in vault) --- 1970-1993
Folder 19: Paul M. Thyer (RESTRICTED) --- 1991-1992
Access Restriction: RESTRICTED
Folder 20: Personal Papers --- 1965-1998
Box 3
Folder 1-25: Recommendations (RESTRICTED) --- 1969-1996
Access Restriction: RESTRICTED
Folder 26-28: Rutgers University Press --- 1982-1988
Folder 29-31: Yda Saueressig --- 1977
Box 4
Folder 1-13: Correspondence --- 1959 - Oct. 1967
Box 5
Folder 1-15: Correspondence --- Nov 1967 - Sep 1970
Box 6
Folder 1-13: Correspondence --- Oct 1970 - Dec 1972
Box 7
Folder 1-15: Correspondence --- Jan 1973 - September 1975
Box 8
Folder 1-15: Correspondence --- Oct 1975 -Sep 1977
Box 9
Folder 1-14: Correspondence --- Oct 1977 - Oct 1979
Box 10
Folder 1-12: Correspondence --- Nov 1979 - Feb 1982
Box 11
Folder 1-11: Correspondence --- Mar 1982 - Dec 1983
Box 12
Folder 1-11: Correspondence --- Jan 1984 - Mar 1986
Box 13
Folder 1-10: Correspondence --- Apr 1986 - Dec 1987
Box 14
Folder 1-13: Correspondence --- Jan 1988 - Dec 1989
Box 15
Folder 1-12: Correspondence --- Jan 1990 - Dec 1991
Box 16
Folder 1-14: Correspondence --- Jan 1992 - Feb 1994
Box 17
Folder 1-11: Correspondence --- Mar 1994 - Dec 1995
Box 18
Folder 1-6: Correspondence --- 1996
Folder 7: Correspondence --- Undated
Folder 8-10: Correspondence --- 1997
Box 19
Folder 1-2: Correspondence --- 1998
Folder 3: Articles for "Ethnic Forum" --- 1983
Folder 4-7: Correspondence --- 1999
Folder 8-10: Correspondence --- 2000
Box 20
Folder 1-3: Correspondence --- 2000
Folder 4-7: Correspondence --- 2001
Folder 8-9: Correspondence --- 2002
Box 21
Folder 1-7: Correspondence --- 2002-2004
Box 22
Folder 1-2: Correspondence --- 2004
Folder 3-6: Correspondence --- 2005
Folder 7-10: Correspondence --- 2006
Folder 11: Correspondence, including --- Jan-Jun 2007
Item 1: letter from Larry VanderLeest re: manuscript with introduction by Robert Swierenga; --- 2010
Item 2: letter from Gerry Gerrits re: thank you for "Annual Report"; --- 2006
Item 3: e-mail re: Netherlands Reformed Group Visit to Hope College, CRC 150th Anniversary, research questions, Van Raalte Institute, Sheboygan Conference, Archives grant proposal, Moerdyk memoir --- 2007
Folder 12: Correspondence --- 2007
including: e-mail re: research questions, AADS Conference, Origins, and Garbio by Larry Vanderleest
Box 23
Folder 1-5: Correspondence --- 2008-2012

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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Research Correspondence],
[Series 3: Emigration Records],
[Series 4: Passenger Lists],
[Series 5: Recordings, Conference, Scrapbook, 1968-1981],
[Series 6: Dutch Material],
[Series 7: Books],
[Series 8: Research Articles and Papers],
[Series 9: Papers],
[Series 10: Jewish Material],
[Series 11: Books and Reviews],
[Series 12: Lecture Notes],
[Series 13: Conferences],
[Series 14: Course Material],
[Series 15: Newsletters],
[Series 16: Miscellaneous],
[Series 17: Photographs],
[Series 18: Video Tapes],
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