SPECIAL COLLECTIONS HOME PAGE
GO TO COLLECTION DETAIL
GO TO INDEX

GO TO BOTTOM OF SEGMENT

PIETER H.G. VERHOOG PAPERS
FOLDER LISTING


Box: 1 Fold: 1 K.W.L. Bezemer
September 19-30, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 ALS from K.W.L. Bezemer, Greenland historian, to Pieter Verhoog, dated 9/19/1953 (2 pages/1 sheet, in Dutch). Includes TMS by Bezemer (3 pages, in English) entitled, "The Fate of the Medieval Norse Colonists in Greenland," a critique of Verhoog's theory on the subject.

Box: 1 Fold: 1.1 W. Braaksma
March 15, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Pieter Verhoog from W. Braaksma, Sailing Ship Models, Nautical Research, Blackwood, New Jersey. Reference to Verhoog's book, "Guanahani Again."

Box: 1 Fold: 2 C.C. Busch
January 1 to December 2, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Pieter Verhoog from C.C. Busch, managing director of the West Indian Company, Ltd., dated 6/16/1953 (1 page, in English). Includes ink sketch by Busch: "...We made another expedition to Congo Cay without much success. The only thing we found was a face as per attached sketch. This face was in a cliff indicated on the small chart in the corner. Apart from that, we only found sweat, blood and tears and we went over the whole island..."

Includes 1 ALS reply from Verhoog, dated 7/2/1953 (1 page in English); and 1 ALS (7/2/1953) to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Jackson re the sketch of the face carving referred to in Busch's foregoing letter (2 pages/1 sheet, in English).

Other items include 3 sheets of autograph notes by Verhoog re the Congo Key; a travel brochure, "Welcome to Barbados"; and clippings re Barbados.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Jonkheir H.A. van Foreest
January 26, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 carbon copies of typed letter from Pieter Verhoog to Jonkheir H.A. van Foreest, dated 1/26/1951 (6 pages total, in English). References to theories on Columbus' landfall in America, and to theorists including Dr. Samuel Eliot Morison.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Robert H. Fuson
February 2, 1992

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Nell Weidenhammer, daughter of Pieter Verhoog, from Robert H. Fuson, University of South Florida, dated 2/2/1992(1 page, in Dutch). Includes xerox copy of article by Fuson entitled, "Caicos: Site of Columbus' Landfall" (in "The Professional Geographer," vol.XIII, no.2, March 1961).

Box: 1 Fold: 5 M.W. Heslinga
April 29 1953 to July 28, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains copies of 3 ALS from Pieter Verhoog to M.W. Heslinga, dating 4/29/1953, 5/26/1953, 7/28/1953 (4 pages/3 sheets total, in Dutch). Includes fragment of typed report from the Royal Netherlands Geographical Society by acting/deputy secretary J. Brummelkamp dated 1/16/1960; as well as another from a combined management and geographical commission, dated March 1961, (6 pages both reports, in Dutch).

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Clifford A. Kaye - Correspondence
December 4, 1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Clifford Kaye, U.S. Department of Labor, Geological Survey, to Pieter Verhoog, written from San Juan, Puerto Rico, dated 12/4/1950 (2 pages/1 sheet, in English). Reference to South American geology.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Clifford A. Kaye - Articles (Reprints)
1957-1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprints of articles by Clifford Kaye:

1. "The Effect of Solvent Motion on Limestone Solution," in "The Journal of Geology," vol.65, no.1, January 1957.

2. "Late Quaternary Sea-Level Change and Crustal Rise at Boston, Massachusetts, with Notes on the Autocompaction of Peat," in Geological Society of America Bulletin," v.75, February 1964.

3. "Magnetic Spherules, Colored Corundum, and Other Unusual Constituents of a Heavy Beach Sand, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts," in Geological Survey Research, 1965.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Clifford A. Kaye - Articles (Reprints)
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 copies of reprint for article written by Clifford A. Kaye, entitled, "Surficial Geology of the Kingston Quadrangle Rhode Island," in "Geological Survey Bulletin 1071-1," 1960. Each includes maps; one copy inscribed by Kaye to Verhoog and wife Johanna.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Clifford A. Kaye - Newsclipping
May 31, 1964

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copy of newsclipping re the geological work of Clifford Kaye re the Pleistocene and U.S. areas such as Long Island, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Ludovic Kennedy & Moira Shearer
May 12, 1952 to April 4, 1964

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Pieter Verhoog to British historian and author, Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy and wife, American ballerina, Moira Shearer, dated 4/12/1952 (2 pages/1 sheet, in English). Reference to receiving a copy of a book by Kennedy. Includes 1 b/w photograph of Kennedy and Shearer on board the R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, Holland-America Line. Also Dutch newsclipping re Kennedy, dated 4//4/1964.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 W.E. van Popta
October 1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from W.E. van Popta to Pieter Verhoog, dated 10/24/1966 (1 page, in Dutch), re enclosure of article by van Popta, entitled, "12 Oktober 1492 Landfall of Columbus," in "Quo Vadis," October 1966 (2 copies).

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Carlos Sanz - Correspondence
August 3, 1966 to December 1970

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Columbus scholar and editor Carlos Sanz to Pieter Verhoog, as follows: 5 TLS 8/3/1966, 9/5/1966, 10/12/1966, 2/14/1967, 11/11/1970; 1 ALS 12/18/1970; 1 signed Christmas card, 1970. Includes replies from Verhoog to Sanz: 10/18/1966, 3/6/1967, 3/15/1967. References to Verhoog's book on the Columbus landfall, entitled, "Guanahani Again" (Amsterdam: C. de Boer Jr., 1947). Also xerox copy of pictorial article showing Sanz's official donation to the National Library of Spain, maps dating from 1507 to 1516.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Carlos Sanz - Manuscripts
1973

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscripts by Carlos Sanz (in Spanish):

1. "La Gran Revolucion Cientifica Triunfante iniciada por Nicolas Copernico en el siglo XVI, reducida finalmente a su verdadero cauce," 3 pages.

2. "La Primitiva Historia de America: Partida por gala en dos?" 2 copies, 10 pages, with inscriptions by Sanz to Pieter Verhoog. Dated October 1973.



Box: 1 Fold: 14 Carlos Sanz - Article: "Hacia El Descubrimiento..."
1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains paper by Carlos Sanz, entitled, "Hacia El Descubrimiento del Verdadero Sentido de la Historia?" (1971)

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Carlos Sanz - Facsimile Transcription: "La Carta de Colon"
1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains transcription and editorial of facsimile of documents of Christopher Columbus (1499), by Carlos Sanz entitled, "La Carta de Colon," (1962). 2 copies.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Carlos Sanz - Article: "12 de Octubre de 1492"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 printed copies of article by Carlos Sanz re Columbus' landfall in America in 1492, entitled, "12 de Octubre de 1492."

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Carlos Sanz - Article: "En realidad, cuando se descubrio America?"
1971

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 reprints of article by Carlos Sanz entitled, "En realidad, cuando se descubrio America?"

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Carlos Sanz: Article - "El Mapa del Mundo"
1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprint of paper by Carlos Sanz, entitled, "El Mapa del Mundo," (1966).

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Carlos Sanz - Article: "Consecuencias del descubrimiento de America...
1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 reprints of paper by Carlos Sanz entitled, "Consecuencias del descubrimiento de America deducidas de la bibliografia y tomando como eje los descubrimientos geograficos," (1965)

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Carlos Sanz - Article: "Actitud del hombre ante lo desconocido..."
1973

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprint of paper by Carlos Sanz, entitled, "Actitud del hombre ante lo desconocido: origenes literarios de los descubrimientos geograficos," (1973).

Box: 1 Fold: 21 E.M. Shilstone
February 16, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to Pieter Verhoog from E.M. Shilstone, honorary secretary of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, dated 2/16/1953 (1 page, in English). Enclosed with pencil & ink sketches of two exhibits; 2 negatives and 3 b/w photographs. Reference also to colleague Neville Connell, director and secretary of the society.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 E.M. Shilstone
March 17, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Pieter Verhoog from E.M. Shilstone, dated 3/17/1953 (2 pages/2 sheets, in English). Enclosed with pencil sketch and 3 b/w photographs of exhibits of Indian relics at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 P.V.H. Weems
April 21, 1958 to May 2, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS from naval historian P.V.H. Weems to Pieter Verhoog, dated 4/21/1958 and 5/2/1958. Reference to Verhoog's article, entitled, "Columbus' Route through the Bahamas to Cuba in 1492," (typescript enclosed, 10 pages). Reference also to Edwin Link.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Pieter Verhoog: Curriculum Vitae
March 6, 1976-May 16, 1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains handwritten curriculum vitae by Pieter Verhoog (8 pages, in Dutch). Also includes memorial service notice, May 16, 1984.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Pieter Verhoog: Journal/Notebook
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notebook/journal, in Dutch.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Pieter Verhoog - Newsclippings
1953-1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings (in Dutch) re Pieter Verhoog.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Manuscript: re Barbados and Egyptian Winged Symbol
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog re "An Egyptian Symbol (Winged Disc) on a Round Arch in Cave of Barbados..." (in English and Dutch).

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Manuscript: re Columbus Landfall (America)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript by Pieter Verhoog re Columbus' landfall in America (in English).

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Manuscript: "The Mower" by Jacobus van Looy (tranl. by Verhoog)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typescript English translation by Pieter Verhoog of "The Mower" by Jacobus van Looy.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Manuscript: re Native American Indians
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Pieter Verhoog re North American Native Indians, as well as South American Indians (in English).

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Manuscript: "To Gulf Ports"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog entitled, "To Gulf Ports" (9 pages, in English).

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Manuscript: "Driekwart eeuw groote stoomvaartlijn..."
1873-1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript by Pieter Verhoog celebrating 75 years of the Holland-America Line. Entitled, "Driekwart eeuw groote stoomvaartlijn de Holland-Amerika Lijn, 1873-1948," (in Dutch).

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Manuscript: re Ferdinand van Olmen
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog re Ferdinand van Olmen (in Dutch).

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Manuscript: re Francisco de Carbajal Conquistador
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog re Spanish soldier Francisco de Carbajal (1464-1548), in Dutch.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Manuscript: "Legendarische eilanden"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog entitled, "Legendarische eilanden."

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Manuscripts: "Naar Palos..." & "Sardana"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 autograph manuscripts by Pieter Verhoog entitled, "Naar Palos..." and "Sardana" (in Dutch).

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Manuscript: "Onze poes Miebet"
c.1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript signed by Pieter Verhoog, entitled, "Onze poes Miebet."

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Manuscript: "Op Zee en aan Wal"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autobiographical autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog entitled, "Op Zee en aan Wal: autobiografische notities van een koopvaardijlooplaan."

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Manuscript: Note
March 3, 1982

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph note in Dutch by Pieter Verhoog concerning the ensuing three folders of manuscripts. Roughly translated, the note indicates that he following are unpublished works.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Manuscript: re Francisco de Carbajal Conquistador
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog re Spanish soldier Francisco de Carbajal.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Manuscript: "Gezag en Coordinatie aan boord van koopvaardijschepen"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "Gezag en Coordinatie aan boord van koopvaardijschepen." Rough transcription: "commander and coordinator on board a merchant ship."

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Manuscript: "Jantje Lacht en Jantje Huilt"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph manuscript by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "Jantje Lacht en Jantje Huilt."

Box: 2 Fold: 17 Manuscript: "Wolken en Water"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains manuscript (autograph and typed) by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "Wolken en Water" (poems).

Box: 2 Fold: 18 Manuscript: "Wolken en Water"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph fragments of verse from Verhoog's preceding manuscript entitled, "Wolken en Water."

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Article: "Avonturen van de Zee"
1/5/1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprint of article by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "Avonturen van de Zee."

Box: 2 Fold: 20 Article: "Columbus Landed on Caicos"
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprint of article by Pieter Verhoog, in English, entitled, "Columbus Landed on Caicos." Includes autograph note by Verhoog.

Box: 2 Fold: 21 Article: "Columbus Landed on Caicos"
October 1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains issue of United States Naval Institute Proceedings containing article by Pieter Verhoog, in English, entitled, "Columbus Landed on Caicos."

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Article: "Columbus Landide op Caicos, 12 October 1492"
1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprint of article by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "Columbus Landide op Caicos, 12. October 1492."

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Article: "De Middleleeuwse Noorse..."/"Doom of the Medieval Norse..."
1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains reprint of article by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "De Middleleeuwse Noorse Nederzettingen in Zuid-Groenland en Hun Ondergang Ten Gevolge van Klimaatsverandering." Includes English title and summary: "The Doom of the Medieval Norse Colonies in South Greenland and the Cause of the Deterioration of the Climate There."

Box: 2 Fold: 24 Article: "De Zee"
March 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains issue of "De Blauwe Wimpel" (March 1953) which features an article by Pieter Verhoog, in Dutch, entitled, "De Zee."

NEXT SEGMENT
GO TO TOP OF SEGMENT

GO TO COLLECTION DETAIL
GO TO INDEX
GO TO SPECIAL COLLECTIONS HOME PAGE