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Adrian Zwemer

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At this meeting of the School Board meeting of the Holland Academy, Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte but Dr. Philip Phelps Jr. was not. It was during the summer of this year that Phelps obtained the charter of Hope College from the State of Michigan. The main purpose of the meeting was to permit the treasurer to borrow money at interest to pay some debts that had to be dealt with immediately.

Date

6-27-1865

City

Holland, Michigan

Notes

Description of the document and reference to The Joint Archives of Holland by Dr. Elton J. Bruins.

About the collection:

Elton J. Bruins, long-time professor in the Department of Religion at Hope College, spent years collecting documents by and about Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of Holland, Michigan and early patron of Hope College. Documents were gathered from dozens of public and private collections, making a nearly exhaustive collection of Van Raalte's writings and reflections. It is these documents that make up the "Van Raalte Papers."

Source

The original documents are held in The Joint Archives of Holland.

Rights

This digitized material is intended for personal research/study only. The original documents may not be reproduced for commercial use in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission in writing from The Joint Archives of Holland.

Meeting Minutes of the School Board Meeting of the Holland Academy

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