Mrs. H. D. Post



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An article in the Holland City News, entitled, "The Van Raalte Colony and Its Influence on Holland at the Present Time," by Mrs. H. D. Post, of Holland, (widow of Henry D. Post). Contains references to A. C. Van Raalte. Also, "His wife was a noble helpmate worthy of a place in history along with him. The remembrance of home and kindred often intruded itself, and Mrs. Van Raalte often spoke of the trial of leaving early, and still well remembered friends, but she always added, 'It is the Lord."




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."


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


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.

An Article in the Holland City News, Entitled,