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Robert P. Swierenga Collection

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Abstract

Administrative Information

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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, 1830-2013

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 9: Papers
Box 77
Folder 4: "By the Sweat of our Brow: Economic Aspects of the Dutch Immigration of Michigan" --- 1997
Folder 5: "Calvinists in the Second City" --- 1994
Folder 6: "Catholic Emigration from the Southern Provinces of the Netherlands…" --- 1982
Folder 7: "Catholic and Protestant Emigration from the Netherlands…" --- 1984
Folder 8: "Chicago's Groninger Hoek: The Origins and Development of the Dutch Colony…" --- 1989
Folder 9: "Decisions, Decisions: Turning Points in the Founding of Holland" --- 1997
Folder 10: Calvin Theological Journal --- 1986-1988
Folder 11: "Dutch-American Historical Research: A Behavioral Perspective" --- 1977
Folder 12: "Dutch Immigration to Michigan and the Middle West" --- 1998
Folder 13: "Dutch International Labor Migration to the United States, 1835-1880" --- 1979
Folder 14: "Dutch Labor Migration to North American in the Nineteenth Century" --- 1980
Folder 15: "Dutch Patterns of Migration to the U.S. in the Mid-Nineteenth Century" --- 1986
Folder 16: "The Dutch Transplanting in the Upper Middle West" --- 1990
Folder 17: "Holland (Michigan) Consultation on CRC History" --- May 2001
Folder 18: "The Homestead Law in Iowa Politics and the Press, 1855-1862" --- 1961
Folder 19: "The Immigrant Impact on the American Church in the Nineteenth Century" --- 1978
Folder 20: "International Labor Migration in the 19th and 20th Centuries" --- 1978
Folder 21: Jews First, Dutch Second, Americans Third" --- 1989
Folder 22: "The Little White Church: Religion in Rural America" --- 1997
Folder 23-24: "Local-Cosmopolitan Theory and Immigrant Religion" --- 1979
Box 78
Folder 1: "A Paradise that Never Was: Dutch Immigrants in Argentina" --- 1998
Folder 2: "Pieter Gayl: Crusader Against the Abuse of History" --- 1961
Folder 3: "Public Support for Non-Public Schools: A Study of Opinion…" --- 1961
Folder 4: "A Sketch of Robert and Grace Swierenga's Life in Chicago" --- 1987
Folder 5: "1834-Netherlands Church Secession and the Dutch Experience" --- 1997
Folder 6: "1857-Secession Again: Origins of the Christian Reformed Church" --- 1997

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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