As part of the year-long celebration to commemorate the 125th anniversaries of Calvin Theological Seminary and Calvin College, the Archives in Heritage Hall and Origins, the semi-annual publication of Heritage Hall, hosted the Thirteenth Biennial Conference ofthe Association for the Advancement of Dutch-American Studies on June 22 and 23, 2001, in the Gezon Center, on the campus of Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Titled "The Dutch Adapting in North America," the conference drew scholars from the United States and the Netherlands.
Subject matter included topics from the Netherlands, the United States and Canada. Participants included historians, archivists, a linguist, a theologian, a journalist, a physician, and a scientist. All but one of the participants provided manuscripts for this publication.
Aerial view of Calvin College. Source: Hekman Digital Archive
- The Dutch adaptation in North America - Introduction
- Early Hope College History as Reflected in the Correspondence of Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte to Rev. Philip Phelps Jr., 1857-1875
- The Story of Chicago Christian College (1931-1937)
- The Acculturation of Dutch Immigrants in the USA: A Linguist's View
- The Reception of the Liberation of 1944 in Christian Reformed Circles, 1944-1946
- Avant La Lettre: The Use of Dutch Immigrant Letters in Historical Research
- Klaas G. Feyma, Minnesota's Carpenter Correspondence
- Noordeloos on Two Continents
- Father Frencken's St. Joseph's Parish, Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Christiaan Verwayen and the Lost Disabdera Settlement
- The Third Generation and Dutch-American Studies