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.
In This Issue of the Holland City News, an Article Printed On the Front Page Noted That Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte Had Died Sixty Years Ago
In this issue of the Holland City News, an article printed on the front page noted that Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte had died sixty years ago.
It Was Noted in Holland City News, that, "Dr. Van Raalte Passed Away Fifty Years Ago."
It was noted in a local paper, name not given, that "Dr. Van Raalte Passed Away Fifty Years Ago."
A Brief Biographical Sketch On the Life of Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte Was Published in Nieuw Nederlands Biografisch Woordenboek, pp. 771-72
Knipscheer and Henry ten Hoor
A brief biographical sketch on the life of Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte was published in Nieuw Nederlands Biografisch Woordenboek, pp. 771-72. The author was a Mr. Knipscheer. In the appended bibliographical note, the latest book listed was dated 1922.