W. Raman



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A report of Mr. W. Raman, of Hattem in De Bazuin, Kampen, about the visit of Albertus C. Van Raalte on September 7. It was a joy to see Ds. Van Raalte and hear from him about the early struggles in the Afscheiding movement. Van Raalte also preached in the Hervormde Kerk. The writer was touched by Van Raalte's visit and his preaching.




In Dutch

Description of the document 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."

Digitizing the Van Raalte papers was supported by the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York. The project was done in partnership with Heritage Hall at Calvin University, which also digitized its Van Raalte collections.


De Bazuin

A Report of Mr. W. Raman in De Bazuin