About the history of ProParte and its predecessors.
ProParte was founded on 11 January 2017 as a merger of the Association of Professors (HOLEC) and the Association of Spouses and Partners of Professors (VROLEC) at Leiden University, both of which were previously independent organisations.
Read more about the history of these associations (in Dutch):
- Handwritten text from the archive, relating to the foundation of HOLEC
- Handwritten text from the archive relating to the foundation of HOLEC (typewritten version)
- Handwritten document with names of HOLEC directors
- Letter to members of HOLEC about the merger with VROLEC
- Letter to ProParte members relating to the foundation of ProParte
- Booklet about VROLEC: A century of Wives of Leiden Professors