Hope College

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Collection includes materials (some in Dutch) about important events in the lives of Royal Family members since 1936. The bulk of the collection relates to the visits of Royal Family members to the United States, Western Michigan, and Hope College starting in 1941. The collection also includes materials on the Netherlands-American Bicentennial of 1982. Materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, and compact disc (CD) recording recorded in Holland, Michigan, in honor of Queen Juliana’s birthday in 1952. The recording includes Holland mayor Harry Harrington, Holland High School Band Director, Arthur C. Hill, and the Holland High School March Band (Dutch/English; original recording is located at the Holland Museum Archives and Library).


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