Gordon Van Wylen served as president of Hope College from 1972 through 1987. He was author of a textbook on thermodynamics, and active in Christian organizations and churches. This collection, an adjunct to the Van Wylen papers in the Office of the President collection, offers materials preceding his presidency and following his retirement, including correspondence, reports, addresses, and documents regarding Van Wylen’s support of the Resthaven and Freedom Village elderly care facilities and his architectural vision for Hope College included in an oral history conducted by Jacob Nyenhuis in 2006.
Repository citation: Hope College, "H90-1064. Van Wylen, Gordon (1920-2020). Papers, 1934-2020. 3.00 linear ft. PARTIALLY RESTRICTED" (2013). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 801.
August 12, 2013.