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Fall 11-8-2013

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The Joint Archives Quarterly

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The Joint Archives of Holland


This year marks the twenty-fifth year since the founding of the Joint Archives of Holland (JAH) as a cooperative program at Hope College. Since then, the staff, comprised of dozens of students, dedicated volunteers, a secretary, and professionally trained archivists, have collected, processed, preserved and given access to thousands of feet of archival resources to countless researchers around the world. Prior to the 1988 founding of the JAH, over three decades of archival work by volunteers and part-time staff had been done at Hope College, Western Theological Seminary, the Netherlands Museum and City of Holland, to pave the way for its creation.


The Joint Archives of Holland, Hope College, Janet Mulder, Elton Bruins, Gerrit J. ten Zythoff, Western Theological Seminary, Herman J. Ridder, Beardslee Library, Barbara Lampen, John P. Luidens, Peter T. Moerdyk, Gerrit Van Schelven, Netherlands Museum, Archives Council of Hope College, Edward Whittaker, Morrette Rider, Andrew Vander Zee, Van Zoeren Library, Herbert Brinks, Norman Kansfield, Willard Wichers, Lou Hallacy, Herrick Public Library, Cook Center for Theological Research, Reid Van Sluys, David Jensen, Jack Nyenhuis, Paul Smith, Joint Archives Council, Holland Historical Trust, Jessie Dalman, Jon Huisken, Donald Bruggink, Norman Donkersloot, Larry J. Wagenaar, Robert Swierenga, Craig Wrigt, Jenifer Smith Holman, Joint Archives Advisory Council, Lori Trethewey, Geoffrey D. Reynolds, Reformed Church in America, A.C. Van Raalte Institute, Henri Theil, Eleonore Theil, Theil Research Center, Van Wylen Library, Digital Commons