Month: June 2021

Learning to be Dutch Reformed (Origins Vol. 39, No. 1)

Learning to be Dutch Reformed (Origins Vol. 39, No. 1)

The spring 2021 issue of Origins: Historical Magazine of The Archives (vol. 39, no. 1) is being printed and mailed and soon will be in mailboxes. It focuses on education, broadly defined. Included in this blog post, below, is a link to a free essay […]

Dutch Heritage – From a Novel to an Archive II

Dutch Heritage – From a Novel to an Archive II

The previous blog post by John Meyer told the story of his growing interest in Dutch American history, culture, and language. This post continues his story, focusing on his work on the Van Raalte collections of Heritage Hall. A Dutch pastor, Van Raalte led the […]

Dutch Heritage – From a Novel to an Archive

Dutch Heritage – From a Novel to an Archive

You never know where a story is going to take you. One that I read as a child led me to a digitization project in the Heritage Hall Archives at Calvin University. Now I am working on the collections associated with Albertus C. Van Raalte, […]