Gerry Segger Heritage Collection

Gerry Segger passport photo

Vision
The Gerry Segger Heritage Collection is a research centre that collects historical materials related to the Dutch-Canadian experience as well as materials associated with the traditions of Reformed Christianity in Canada (including German Reformed). 

If you would like more information about the Heritage Collection, or would like to donate material, email heritagecollection@kingsu.ca

The Gerry Segger Heritage Collection was made possible through a legacy gift by the Heritage Collection's name sake, Mr. Gerry Segger.

Mission
The Heritage Collection will serve the public by acquiring, preserving, and sharing its materials with present and future generations.

Scope of holdings
The Gerry Segger Heritage Collection is a substantial collection of published materials, personal papers, and other archival materials that bear witness primarily to the Dutch-Canadian experience and the Reformed tradition in Canada. King’s has secured a major gift to fund the creation of this Heritage Collection.

The archive seeks to acquire materials such as:

  • Archival materials (personal papers, letters, diaries, photographs, business records, etc.) pertaining to the Dutch-Canadian experience broadly understood.
  • Archival materials related to the traditions of Reformed Christianity in Canada (churches, community groups, cultural organizations, etc.).
  • Oral histories from members of these communities.
  • Books, journals, periodicals, documentary films, and other secondary materials relating to the collection parameters.
  • Rare or out-of-print Dutch-language or German-language books relating to the collection parameters.

Ownership of records
Records donated, bequeathed, or otherwise deposited are the property of The King’s University. The King’s University will develop and implement regulations concerning the use and daily operations of the Gerry Segger Heritage Collection.

Draft Copy of Archives Policy 

If you would like more information about the Heritage Collection, or would like to donate material, email heritagecollection@kingsu.ca

The Gerry Segger Heritage Collection was made possible through a legacy gift by the Heritage Collection's name sake, Mr. Gerry Segger.