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Effie Weidenaar Collection, 1939-1978

Collection Overview

Title: Effie Weidenaar Collection, 1939-1978

ID: COLL/324

Creator: Weidenaar, Effie (1892-1986)

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Homemaker, businesswoman, traveler. Married Dirk Weidenaar (1888-1939). After his death she returned to Grand Rapids and engaged in business ventures. She attended Calvin College and graduated in 1951. Many travel experiences were also recorded.

Biographical Note

Effie Weidenaar née Kuiper was born on April 23, 1892 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  She married Dirk Weidenaar on December 20, 1914. A year later they had a son named,  Reynold Henry.  Dirk passed away in 1939 and Reynold passed in 1985. Effie died on March 15, 1986 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Memoirs
Box 1
Folder 1-17: Memoirs of Mrs. Effie Weidenaar
Folder 18-19: Copies of Memoirs