de Halve Maen
Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America
Since 1922, the Holland Society of New York has published
the quarterly journal de Halve Maen. It serves as
a vehicle for new research illuminating the Dutch
contribution to American history, and includes essays
on various aspects of New Netherland material culture,
such as agriculture, architecture, silversmithing,
and the decorative arts.
The glossy magazine is edited by noted New Netherland scholar Dr. David William Voorhees,
editor of the Flatbush Church Records and of the Papers of Jacob Leisler. Dr. Voorhees strives
to present the broadest and latest
research in New Netherland studies by the foremost European
and American experts.
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Table of Contents:
Vol. 88, No. 4, Winter 2015
the relationship between New Netherland and Curaçao,1645–1664
by Martijn Heijink
The Search for Dongan’s Pond:
The 1684 Indian Deed to Governor Dongan and Solution to a Centuries-old Geographical Mystery
by Marc B. Fried
Sail Amsterdam 2015 and the Half Moon by Andrew A. Hendricks
Here and There in New Netherland Studies
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