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Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte chaired this annual meeting of the Council of Hope College. Twelve persons were present. Students were examined. Van Raalte was again elected president of the council. Two legacies were received. Gerrit Kollen was appointed to collect endowment interest for Hope College in the Classis of Wisconsin. Peter Moerdyk was appointed to collect in the Classes of Michigan and Illinois. The council was also in full session on the 26th.

Date

6-23-1872

City

Holland, Michigan

Notes

Transcription by Mary Otterness, 2004.

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 Council of Hope College

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