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At a later time in his life, Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte wrote a history of pre-Secession of 1834 period. There is no indication in the document regarding the date he produced this manuscript. His account contains a considerable amount of personal history as he remembered it at a later date.
The original documents are held in the Albertus C. Van Raalte Collection (M300) or the Dirk B.K. Van Raalte Collection (M301) in Heritage Hall, Hekman Library, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI. The Van Raalte material in Heritage Hall has since been reorganized.
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Van Raalte, Albertus C. and Kennedy, Cornelia, "A. C. Van Raalte's History of 1834" (1834). Van Raalte Papers: 1830-1839. 20.