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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, 1830-2013Add 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],
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Series 16: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 92Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Classis Lake Erie - Board of Trustees --- 1977, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Classis Lake Erie - Correspondence --- 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Classis Lake Erie - The Lodge Issue --- 1968-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 22-23: Classis Lake Erie - Reports --- 1976-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Classis Lake Erie - Reports --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: RESTRICTED  Classis Lake Erie - Recommendations- --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Access Restriction: RESTRICTED
Folder 26: Grant Proposals - ACCS Fellowship --- 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Grant Proposals - Dutch Jewish Immigrations --- 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Grant Proposals - Fulbright-Hans Program in the Netherlands --- 1974-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Grant Proposals - Fulbright Grant, Netherlands --- 1983-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Grant Proposals - Dutch in Chicago --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Grant Proposals - Netherlands, Research Travel and Conference Paper --- 1977-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Kent State University Copyright Committee --- 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 33: "Manual for Computer Assisted Research in History" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Miscellaneous --- n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Ohio Data Archives - Minutes --- 1973-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 36-37: Ohio Data Archives - Correspondence --- 1973-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Ohio Data Archives - --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Social Science History - Letterhead --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Social Science History - Progress Report --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Social Science History - Schedules --- 1975-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Material from speeches and lectures, including: speech at Malone College on Marvin Zahniser's paper "Moral Aspects of American Diplomacy", 1981;  Panel- discussion of In My Father's House are Many Mansions at the SSHA meeting, 1986; comments at OAH, 1986; speech at Great Lakes History Conference on "The Roles of Religious Colleges," 1980; "Town vs. Countryside in Georgia Politics and Public Policy" at the Organization of American Historians Meetings, 1977; and comments at Conference of the Western History Association --- 1973Add to your cart.
Box 93Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Material from speeches and lectures, including: "Historians and Computers: Has the Love Affair Gone Sour?" nd; speech at Faculty Colloquium, nd; "Quantitative Historical Data and the Archivist" given to Ohio Society of Archivists, 1973; "Computerized Research in History: A Survey and Evaluation" given at the 25th National Conference of the Association for Computing Machinery, 1970; "Ethnicity in Historical Perspective" given at the Second Annual Iowa Humanists Summer Symposium, 1975; Discussion led at PROBE Workshop III "Can I be Me and Still Earn a Living?" 1975; Various documents re: "Christian Perspectives on the Constitution" at the Conference on Faith and History, 1986; Comments for IVCF Faculty Conference, 1995; and "The Virginia Military Tract" given at Ohio Academy of History --- 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Book by E.W. Hofstee: Population Increase in the Netherlands --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Paper: "Dutch Immigrants of Southern California and the Dairy Industry" --- 1920-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Photocopied letters sent by Sipke Hoekstra, 1904-1911, with translations --- 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Blue books1953-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Research Material, Chicago Century of Progress --- 1933, undatedAdd to your cart.

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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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