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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

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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, 1830-2013Add to your cart.

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


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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 8: Research Articles and PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 66Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Absentee Ownership" --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6: American Historical Association Report for 1931 --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: "Archival Materials and Manuscripts in the Netherlands on Immigration to the United States" --- 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "Behavioralism in Historical Research" --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 9: "Behavioralism in Historical Research" and "Social Science History" and Related Correspondence --- 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "Belgians in the United States" by Kristine Smets --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "Beschowing der Kadastrale Vitkomsten in Noord Holland" --- 1841Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "Beschrijving van de Nederlanden" --- 1830Add to your cart.
Box 67Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Bibliotheek voor Sociale en Bedrijfs Weteshaapen" --- 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Bijdragen tot de Statistiek van Nederland" --- 1904Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Book Burning is Not the Answer" --- 1966-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "Browning Ferris Industries: A Corporate Profile" --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Case Study if the Bankruptcy of Chicago Christian High School in 1937" --- 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "Catholic and Protestant Emigration from the Netherlands" --- 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "The Causes of Dutch Emigration to America, 1866 Account" --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "The Church and Dutch Reformed Colonization in Argentina" --- 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 9: "The Christian Historian; The University and Student Unrest" --- 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "CLIO with Numbers" --- 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "Computers and American History" --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 12: American History Journal Article: Computers and American History: The Impact of the New Generation --- 1974, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: "Computer and Historical Research in the USA" --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 14: "Contributions to General Statistics of the Netherlands" --- 1876Add to your cart.
Folder 15: "Corn Belt" --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 16: "The Delayed Transition from Folk to Labor Migration: The Netherlands, 1880-1920" --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 17: "De Demografische Ontwikkeling van Nederland" --- 1978Add to your cart.
Box 68Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Weekly Newspaper: Denederlander --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: "Decisions, Decisions: Turning Points in the Founding of Holland." --- 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Dijluusn van Vrogger." --- 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "Drenth as Economical-Geographical Region in Past and Today" --- 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 5-9: "Dutch" --- 1977-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 10-11: History of Dutch agriculture --- 1900'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Dutch agricultural laborers --- 1900'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 13-16: "The Dutch in America," --- 1979-1981, 1985-1987, 1989-1991, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Thesis and Other Articles on Dutch/American Culture by Susanne Sinke --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 69Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Research Material, Article: A Dutch American Family History --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: "A Dutch Carpenter's 'American Letter' from New York in 1849" --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Dutch Chicago --- 2002-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 4-7: Publication of Dutch Chicago --- 2002-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "Dutch Immigrant Demography, 1820-1880" --- 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 9: PH. D Dissertation, "Dutch Immigrant Letters- Forums for Shifting Identities" K. Dehaan --- 1998Add to your cart.
Box 70Add to your cart.
Folder 1-3: "A Dutch Immigrant's View of Frontier Iowa" --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "Dutch Immigration Historiography" --- 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Dutch Immigration in the Nineteenth Century, 1820-1877 A Quantitative Overview" --- 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "Dutch International Migration Satistics, 1820-1880: An Analysis of Linked Multinational Non-war Files" --- 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 7-8: "Dutch Jewish Immigration and Religious Life in the Nineteenth Century" --- 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Various articles on Dutch sociological issues --- ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: "Dutch Transnational Migration, 1880-1920." --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: "The Dutch Transplanting in Michigan and the Midwest" --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "Emigration to the United States of North America" --- ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 13-14: "The Ethnic Voter and the First Lincoln Election" --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Thesis: "Ethnicity in the Reformed Tradition - Dutch Calvinist Immigrants in Canada" --- 1946-1960Add to your cart.
Box 71Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Ethnocultural Political Analysis" --- 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Exodus Netherlands, Promised Land America" --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3-4: "The Families of Sipke (Samuel) Hoekstra and Bartha (Bertha) Dijk," by Ralph Allen Hoekstra, 2010; West Side Christian School (Grand Rapids, MI): Marie Hoekstra's class --- 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "The Fort Dodge Clam Club, 1855-1856" --- 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "Goedereede en Ouer Flakkee Island" --- 1896Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Grand Rapids Work, the Furniture of Berkey and Gay Furniture Co." --- 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "Great is Thy Faithfulness: the Autobiography of William Ploeg" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: "Het Bestuderen van de Nederlandse Emigratie naar de Verejig de Staten" --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "Het Nederlandse Volk in Zijn Woongebied" --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Phillip Vogel "The Holland, Nebraska Locality" --- 1956Add to your cart.
Box 72Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Hope Cemetery (Highland, Indiana), Schoon Cemetery (Munster, Indiana), North Township (Lake County, Indiana)" --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "The Huizenga Story" and "The Huizenga Family" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: "The Illinois Observer" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Pamphlet, "Income and Wealth Inequity in Amsterdam, 1585-1805"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Paper by R. Swierenga "International Record Linkage of Dutch Immigrants to the U.S. in 19th Century" --- 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6-8: Iowa Letters --- 1998-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 9-10: Jews in Chicago --- 1870-1988Add to your cart.
Box 73Add to your cart.
Folder 1-2: Jews in Chicago --- 1852-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "The Journey Across: Dutch Trans-Atlantic Emigrant Passage to the United States, 1820-1880" --- 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 4: JWB Magazine Article: "The Dutch Rabbi of NYC" --- 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Kaart Kerkelijk Nederland" --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Kanton Bergum --- November 18, 1882Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Kinship Networks in the Migration Process" --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "Land Speculation and its Impact on American Economic Growth and Welfare…" --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 9: "Land Speculation 'Profits' Reconsidered: Central Iowa as a Test Case" --- 1966, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Local-Cosmopolitan Theory and Immgrant Religion" --- 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "The Low Countries" --- 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "Nederlandsche Staats-Courant" --- 1849Add to your cart.
Folder 13: "Netherlanders in American" --- 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 14: New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch and Related Documents --- 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Paper: "News from the Dutch Colony of Pella" and Related Correspondence --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Nieuwsblad van Friesland --- April 11, 1888Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Nieuwsblad van Friesland --- April 18, 1888Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Nieuwsblad van Friesland --- February 3, 1892Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Nieuwsblad van Friesland --- March 9, 1892Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Nieuwsblad van Friesland --- March 30, 1892Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Nieuwsblad van Friesland --- October 12, 1892Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Niewe Adversensieblad --- April 4, 1888Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Niewe Adversensieblad --- January 16, 1889Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Niewe Adversensieblad --- February 27, 1889Add to your cart.
Folder 25: "The Odious Tax Title" --- 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Paper: "Odyssey of Woe"Add to your cart.
Folder 27: "Odeyssey of Woe: The Journey of the Immigration Ship April…" --- 1994Add to your cart.
Box 74Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Odyssey of Woe" and related research materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Pamphlet: Official Pictures of a Century of Progress Exposition --- 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 3-4: Translation of "Oude Nedezetters" (Zeeland Settlers) --- 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Overseas Migration - A Mirror of Dutch Culture" written for "De Gids" --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "Patterns of Ethnicity in a Minnesota County 1880-1905" --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Photocopy Receipts --- 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "A Place of Refuge" --- 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 9: "Population since the Industrial Revolution: The Case of England and Wales" --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Postcards depicting Jewish religious observancesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: "Protestant Immigration and Ethnicity in America" and "Jan Van Meckelenburg" and "Peter Stuyvesant" --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence Re: Publication of "Religion & American Society" --- 1986-1994Add to your cart.
Box 75Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Quantification and the Use of Local Resources in the study of Urban History." --- UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: History 201, "Quantification in History." --- UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Map - RCA or CRC Affiliation of Pre-1857 Emigrants, Netherlands --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Reformed Journal articles and related material on John Calvin --- 1965-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Synodical Committee Report re: Relations between Classis Illinois and League of Reformed Men's Societies --- 1935, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Published Articles - "Religion and Immigration Behavior: The Dutch Experience" --- 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "Religion and Immigration Patterns" --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Thesis: Role of Ethno-Religious Organizations in the Assimilation Process of Dutch Christian Reformed and Catholic Immigrants in South West OntarioAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Articles on rural-urban issuesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Published Articles - "Samuel Myer Isaacs: The Dutch Rabbi of New York City (1-3)" --- 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "Samuel R. Hays" --- 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "The Settlement at Roseland, Illinois" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: "Social Statistics and Historical Research: A Symbosis" --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 14: "Socio-Economic Patterns of Migration from the Netherlands in the Nineteenth Century" --- 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 15: "Statistisch Overzigt" --- 1856-1857Add to your cart.
Folder 16: "Statistische Bescheiden Voor het Konin Grijk der Nederlanden Bevolking,"1865-1869Add to your cart.
Box 76Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Statistische Bescheiden Voor het Konin Grijk der Nederlanden Bevolking" --- 1870-1875Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "The Story of Englewood" --- 1835-1923, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Peoria, Iowa: A Story of Two Cultures, 1853-1984. --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "Studying Dutch Emmigration to the USA: New Methods and Concerts" --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Published Articles - "The Tax Buyer as a Frontier Investor Type" --- 1968-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "Tenant Farming in Iowa, 1860-1900" --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Copies of Zeeland Historical Society magazine Timeline --- 1995-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Newsclippings Re: Timothy/Cicero School Issue --- 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 9-10: "Towards the 'New Rural History: A Review Essay" --- 1973-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Transparencies of Land Owner Maps 19th Century --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: "Twenty Years in the History of Amsterdam" --- 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 13: "Unholy Mess" (The IRM Debacle) --- 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: USDA Publication Farm Population and Rural Life 1936 --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 77Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "The West Side Dutch in Chicago", 2001 and "The Groninger Hoek" --- 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "The Western Land Business: The Story of Easley and Willingham, Speculators" --- 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Paper Presentation at World Conference on Records and Association Correspondence --- 1980Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[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]


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