Leader of the Dutch immigration to western Michigan, 1847, founder of Holland,Michigan, and Hope College, minister of the RCA. Collection consists of family books, including the family Bible and several books from Van Raalte’s library; correspondence with Antonie Brummelkamp, Samuel Van Velzen, and others; essays; photographs of Van Raalte; a Sunday School roll book (1851-1855); and some material from D. B. K. Van Raalte relating to his father.
Repository citation: Western Theological Seminary, "W88-0118. Van Raalte, Albertus Christiaan (1811-1876). Papers, 1729-1928 (bulk 1838-1880). 2.00 linear ft." (2013). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 793.
August 8, 2013.