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Robert P. Swierenga Collection

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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

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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


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]

Series 6: Dutch Material
Box 29
folders 1-11 see Series 4
Folder 12-13: Agriculture, 1795-1940
Box 36
Folder 1: Agriculture Material
Folder 2: Argentina Data Files --- undated
Folder 3: Immigration to Argentina --- 1888-1910, undated
Folder 4: Argentina --- undated
Folder 5: Argentina and Brazil settlement --- undated
Folder 6: Argentina Ship Passenger Lists --- 1882-1926, undated
Folder 7-8: Catholic Emigration
Box 37
Folder 1-5: Census documents, 200 --- 1840, 1899
Folder 6: Chicago
Box 38
Folder 1-6: Chicago
Folder 7: Drenthe --- 1870-1920
Folder 8: Economics Material
Box 39
Folder 1: Economic Statistics --- undated
Folder 2-3: Emigration --- 1846-1851
Folder 4-5: Emigration statistics --- 1901-1920
Folder 6: Factory statistics --- 1859
Folder 7-8: Holland
Folder 9: Immigration to Canada --- undated
Box 40
Folder 1-2: Research Material - Dutch Immigration to Canada --- 1952, 1954, 1958, 1961 1971, undated
Folder 3: International Migration Statistics --- 1820-1880, undated
Folder 4: Immigrants/U.S. Ship Lists --- 1820-1880, undated
Folder 5: Immigrants to Latin America --- 1835-1880 and 1881-1908, undated
Folder 6: Migration Data
Box 41
Folder 1-2: Migration Data
Folder 3: Netherlands statistics --- 1902
Folder 4: Post WWII Dutch Emigration --- 1950-2011
Folder 5: Population statistics --- 1878-1920
Folder 6: Province population statistics --- 1890-1920
Box 42
Folder 1: Population Statistics --- undated
Folder 2: Population statistics by province --- 1900's
Folder 3: Professions/ trades of emigrants --- 1901-1920
Folder 4: Roman Catholic Immigration to America --- undated
Folder 5: Social structure --- 1900s
Folder 6: South Africa and Suriname --- 1937, undated
Folder 7: Zeeuws-Vlaanderen to Brazil --- undated
Box 43
Folder 1: AADAS Conference Material --- 2005
Folder 2: Speech at AADAS Conference Chicago's Groninger Hoek --- 1987
Folder 3: Agricultural History Society Material --- 1995-1998
Folder 4: Agricultural Regions, Types of Soil and Products, The Netherlands
Folder 5: Agricultural Statistics for Province of Groningen --- 1870
Folder 6: Arnold Hoving (Timothy Christian School) --- undated
Folder 7: "Banner" Notices --- 1911-1926, undated
Folder 8: 25th Anniversary of Barnabas Foundation Reminiscing, Dennis Hoekstra --- 2000
Folder 9-10: Belgians in America --- undated
Box 44
Folder 1: Benik Van Duitschen Bloed-Dutch Emigrants in West Michigan --- 1945-1965, undated
Folder 2: Bonne Iwema Hauling Company --- 1926, undated
Folder 3: Calvinist leaders in Netherlands --- 1820-1930
Folder 4-6: History of Chicago Christian College --- 1932-1937
Folder 7: Chicago Helping Hand Mission --- undated
Box 45
Folder 1: Chicago Jewish Mission (Nathanael Institute) --- undated
Folder 2: Chicago Letters and Memoirs --- undated
Folder 3: Chicago and Suburban Ash and Scavenger Association --- undated
Folder 4: Chicago Statistics --- undated
Folder 5-7: Miscellaneous Chicago Material --- undated
Box 46
Folder 1: Croniek --- 1986
Folder 2: Data on Belgians in Indiana --- 1850-1900
Folder 3: De Uittocht --- 1973
Folder 4: Membership Lists of Drenthe Presbyterian Church --- 1851-1886
Folder 5: Dutch Garbage Men in Chicago --- undated
Folder 6-7: Dutch Immigrant Murderers --- undated
Box 47
Folder 1: Dutch Immigrant Murderers --- undated
Folder 2: History of Ebenezer Christian School Chicago --- undated
Folder 3: History of Englewood Christian School --- undated
Folder 4-6: Economic development in the Netherlands --- 1845-1914
Folder 7: 1930 Census: Foreign Born White Families --- undated
Folder 8: Original Forest Cover in Iowa --- undated
Box 48
Folder 1-2: The Garbage Industry --- undated
Folder 3: Economic Geography Reports for Groningen and Overijssel 1913, 1916 (in Dutch) --- undated
Folder 4: Geographical Dictionary of Netherlands --- undated
Folder 5: Gereformeede Kerk of Middelstrum (Drs. B. Debeig) --- undated
Folder 6: In Memoriam, Gerhardus Sprenger --- 1967
Folder 7: Gruoninga --- 1969
Folder 8-10: H.P. Scholte Land Deeds, Marion County --- undated
Box 49
Folder 1-3: H.P. Scholte Land Deeds, Marion County --- undated
Folder 4: Handboek Pastorale Sociologie --- 1953
Folder 5: Haulage Contracts and Street Statistics --- undated
Folder 6: Historia Agriculturae
Folder 7: Historical Atlas of the Netherlands 1815-1931 (in Dutch) --- undated
Folder 8: Huizenga Family History/Waste Management --- undated
Folder 9: Family of P. Huizenga Senior --- undated
Folder 10-12: International Migration --- 1974-1976
Box 50
Folder 1: Iowa Letters --- undated
Folder 2-3: IRM Corporation Court Proceedings --- 1998-2001
Folder 4-7: IRM Corporation Material --- 1982-2001
Folder 7: Knickerbocker Male Chorus --- undated
Folder 8: Land ownership --- 1983-1988
Box 51
Folder 1: Landverhuizing Reports
Folder 2-3: Letters of Recommendation --- 1995-2003
Folder 4: Mobility Data- Hofstee, Zeeland, North Holland
Folder 5: Moody Bible Institute Chicago --- undated
Folder 6: Nederland Handboek Der Aardrijkskunde --- 1915
Folder 7: Netherlands Census (in Dutch) --- 1869
Folder 8: Netherlands Municipality Files --- 1830-1878, undated
Folder 9: Obituary written for J.W. Schulte Nordholt and related material --- 1996
Box 52
Folder 1: Oudorp voters lists --- 1850-1851
Folder 2: Palos Heights Mosque Controversy and Other Political Subjects --- undated
Folder 3-4: Pella, IA; Probate Court Records --- undated
Folder 5-7: Population Statistics
Box 53
Folder 1-2: Population Statistics
Folder 3: Writings on the Reformation --- 1950s-1970s
Folder 4: History of Roseland Christian School --- undated
Folder 5: History of Roseland and South Holland, Illinois --- undated
Box 54
Folder 1-6: Roseland Mutual Aid Society Members
Box 55
Folder 1: The Roseland (Chicago) Mutual Aid Society --- undated
Folder 2: Reflections on Roseland, Chicago --- undated
Folder 3: Reflections on South Holland, Illinois --- undated
Folder 4: Social Statistics for the Netherlands, 19th century
Folder 5: Social Statistics for the Province of Drenthe --- 1844
Folder 6: Social related statistics for province of Groningen --- 1900's
Folder 7-8: Sipke Hoekstra's murder --- 2009-2010
Box 56
Folder 1: SSHA Panel on Frederick Jackson Turner- Baltimore --- 1993
Folder 2-4: Tax assessment documents for Goedereede --- 1853-1871
Folder 5: Jacob Teune Affair 1941 Chicago --- undated
Folder 6: Eighth U.S. Census Data --- 1860, undated
Folder 7: Indiana Census Lists --- undated
Folder 8: Eleventh U.S. Census Data --- 1890, undated
Folder 9: Census of Iowa --- 1880
Folder 10: Tenth U.S. Census Data --- 1880, undated
Folder 11: U.S. Immigration documents --- 1870, 1887, 1911
Box 57
Folder 1: Vandermolen Truck Farmers --- 1920's, undated
Folder 2: VanderMolen Family/VanderMolen Disposal Company --- undated
Folder 3: Correspondence with Louis Y. Van Dyke (Dort College) --- 1995
Folder 4-15: Van Hinte Materials - Correspondence --- 1977-1989, 1992, 1999-2000
Folder 16-17: Van Hinte Materials --- 1980-1981, 1985-1986
Folder 18-19: Van Hinte Materials --- undated
Folder 20-21: Verslag- Groningen
Box 58
Folder 1-2: Jaarlijksch Verslag- Gelderland
Folder 3-4: Verslag- Landbouw
Folder 5: Verslag- Limburg
Folder 6: Verslag- Overijssel
Box 59
Folder 1: Verslag- Province Noordbrabant
Folder 2: Verslag- Provincie Drenth
Folder 3-4: Verslagen Landverhuizers Data
Box 60
Folder 1: Verslagen Landverhuizers Data
Folder 2: Verslagen- Noord Holland
Folder 3: Verslagen- Utrecht
Folder 4: Verslagen- Zeeland, Overissel, Groningen
Folder 5: Verslagen- Zuid Holland
Box 61
Folder 1-3: Verslagen- Friesland
Folder 4-5: Verslagen- Zeeland
Box 62
Folder 1: Various Waste Haulers --- undated
Folder 2: re: The Wezeman Case --- 1935-1937, undated
Folder 3: Wisch- Scenario --- 1983-1850, 1982
Folder 4: The Zelf Help (Self Help) Burial Society, Chicago --- undated
Folder 5: Zielenverbrijzelaars en Zondelozen --- 1988

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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