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Simon Dekker Collection, 1877-1938

Collection Overview

Title: Simon Dekker Collection, 1877-1938

ID: COLL/054

Creator: Dekker, Simon (1854-1947)

Extent: 1.0 Box. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Prominent layman of the Christian Reformed Church in the Chicago area. The manuscripts are entitled "History of the Christian School at Roseland," "Model Constitution for Parental Christian Schools," "History of Roseland and Vicinity," and "Christian School Movement in Michigan, 1925-1926."

Biographical Note

Son of Arie H Dekker and Alice Schoon, Simon Dekker was born on February 21, 1854. Dekker married Antje De Jong. Together they had six children-Harry, Henry, Abram, Peter, Katie, and Alice. Dekker passed away on November 14, 1947 in Roseland, Illinois.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.25 cubic ft.

Acquisition Source: Gift of the Dekker family


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Autobiography of S. DekkerAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: History of the Christian School at Roseland --- 1953?Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Model Constitution for Parental Christian Schools, prepared by the Union of Christian SchoolsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Personal reminiscences of churches, schools, industries, stores, railroads, real estate, etc. --- 1877-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 5: History of Roseland, Chicago and Vicinity, (pages 1-50) --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 6: History of Roseland, Chicago and Vicinity, (pages 51-100) --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 7: History of Roseland, Chicago and Vicinity, (pages 101-150) --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: History of Roseland, Chicago and Vicinity, (pages 151-200) --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 9: History of Roseland, Chicago and Vicinity, (pages 201-250) --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 10: History of Roseland, Chicago and Vicinity, (pages 251-297) --- 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Diary entry, by Cornelius Dekker, son of Simon Dekker --- Sept. 1917-Feb.1918Add to your cart.