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Hope College class of 1887; Western Theological Seminary class of 1891. Missionary to Japan of the Reformed Church in America (RCA), 1891‑1923, professor of Bible and missions at Hope College, 1923‑1926, professor at Western Theological Seminary, 1926‑1939, vice-president of the General Synod, 1911. Correspondence with W. Murray Walton about newspaper evangelism in Japan, 1927‑1938, comments on the RCA‑Christian Reformed Church polemical writings of the 19th century; readings from patristic literature bearing upon the millennial expectation; lectures, writings, and pamphlets on infant baptism, Revelation of St. John, class lectures on apologetic, ethics, and Old Testament History, lecture on “The Union of 1850,” and “The responsibility of the Reformed Church in America towards missionary work in Japan”; “Christian Endeavor Home for Seamen at Nagasaki” (scrapbook). Bound notes of class lectures on various subjects; materials relating to his work in newspaper evangelism in Japan, Japanese literature on “Shinto”; bulletins and minutes of the Council of Missions Cooperating with the Church of Christ in Japan, 1893‑1907; lecture, “Let Us Remember,” a history of Western Theological Seminary, 1935, and twelve of his books.


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