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Geerhardus Vos Collection

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Title: Geerhardus Vos Collection, 1886-2005

ID: COLL/319

Primary Creator: Vos, Geerhardus (1862-1949)

Extent: 5.0 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Professor at Calvin Theological Seminary and Princeton Theological Seminary. The collection includes: inaugural addresses of 1888 (and translation, 2005), and 1894, sermons, addresses, correspondence with Abraham Kuyper, plus bound manuscripts of mimeographed class notes on systematic theology, dogmatics, the teaching of the Epistle to the Hebrews, biblical theology of the Old and New Testament. In Dutch and English.

Biographical Note

Geerhardus Vos was born in Heerenveen, Friesland, the Netherlands on March 14, 1862. In 1881 Vos and his parents immigrated to the United States. Vos attended Calvin Theological Seminary, graduating in 1883. He also studied at Princeton Seminary for two years of graduate work. Vos continued his studies abroad, in Berlin, Germany for a year. In 1888 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Strassburg.

Vos returned to the United States and accepted a faculty position at Calvin Seminary. He served diligently as a professor at the Seminary until 1893. In 1893 he was appointed as the Professor of Biblical Theology at Princeton Seminary. He remained at the Seminary until his retirement in 1932.

Vos passed away on August 13, 1949. His wife, Catherine née Smith, preceded him in death.


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Series 1: [General Materials]
Box 1
Folder 1: Notes, "The Atonement," by Vos --- 1917-1918
Folder 2: Notebooks, "Stellingen over de Doop"
Folder 3: Letter of Appointment --- 1886
Folder 4: Conference Messages, Sundays --- 1902-1914
Folder 5: Correspondence with Abraham Kuiper (copy 1) --- 1886-1897
Folder 6: Correspondence with Abraham Kuiper (copy 2) --- 1886-1897
Folder 7: Correspondence --- 1886-1892
Folder 8: Notes, "De Incarnatie," by Vos
Folder 9: De Verbondsleer in De Gereformeerde Theologie [HERH BT761.V6] --- 1891
Folder 10: Rede van Prof. G. Vos, Ph.D. bij het aanvaarden van zijn Professoraat in de Thelogie aan de Thelologische School te Grand Rapids, Mich., den 29 Aug., 1888.  Overgeschreven door J.B. Hoekstra.  Pella, Iowa, 7 Mei. --- 1889
Folder 11: Address by Vos on acceptance of his position as Professor of Theology at the theological school in Grand Rapids, Michigan on August 29, 1888 [Translation by Edm. Van der Maas] and backup documents --- 2005
Folder 12: Inaugural Address: "The Idea of Biblical Theology as a Science and as a Theological Discipline" --- 1894
Folder 13: Notes, "Pauline Eschatology" by Vos --- 1917-1918
Box 2
Folder 1: Notebook, "The Pauline Teaching in Survey"
Folder 2: The Escatological Aspect of the Pauline Conception of the Spirit
Folder 3: Notebook, "Eschatology of the Old Testament"
Folder 4: Paper, "Some Remarks on Escatology", Syllabus, Notes
Folder 5: Booklet, Eschatology of the Psalter
Folder 6: Notebook, "Evangelien-Harmonie" and "Rede Van"
Folder 7: Notebook, "Fourth Gospel" H.H. Meeter's Notes on Vos' Lectures, pt. 1
Folder 8: Notebook, "Fourth Gospel" H.H. Meeter's Notes on Vos' Lectures, pt. 2
Folder 9: Notes, "The Teaching of the Epistle to the Hebrews,", notes --- 1916-1917
Folder 10: The Teaching of the Epistle to the Hebrews --- 1944
Folder 11: Old and New Testament Biblical Theology [BS511.V62] --- 1934
Box 3
Folder 1: "Hellenistic Greek Grammar" by Vos.
Folder 2: Notes, "Doctrine on the Holy Spirit," (Dutch) --- 1917
Folder 3: Geschiedenis der Idolatrie --- 1895
Folder 4: Notes, "Isaiah 53 & Galatians 4:21 - 6:18"
Folder 5: Paper, "Reformed Doctrine for the Literary Classes of the Theological School" --- 1912-1915
Folder 6: Notes, "Doctrinal Exposition of the Epistle to the Romans" --- 1917-1918
Folder 7: Notes, "Sanctification and Ecclesiology" --- undated
Folder 8: Sermons --- 1902-1914
Folder 9: De Geestelijke Opstanding der Geloovigen [HERH BS2695.V6]
Box 4
Folder 1: Notes, "Theologie Naturalis" (Dutch) from Princeton Seminary
Folder 2: Systematische Theologie by Vos (Copy 1 of 5)
Folder 3: Systematische Theologie by Vos (Copy 2 of 5)
Folder 4: Systematische Theologie by Vos (Copy 3 of 5)
Box 5
Folder 1: Systematische Theologie by Vos (Copy 4 of 5)
Folder 2: Systematische Theologie by Vos (Copy 5 of 5)
Folder 3: Biblical Theology of the Old Testament by Vos (Copy 1 of 3)
Folder 4: Biblical Theology of the Old Testament by Vos (Copy 2 of 3)
Box 6
Folder 1: Biblical Theology of the Old Testament by Vos (Copy 3 of 3)
Folder 2: Biblical Theology of the New Testament by Vos (Copy 1 of 3)
Folder 3: Biblical Theology of the New Testament by Vos (Copy 2 of 3)
Folder 4: Biblical Theology of the New Testament by Vos (Copy 3 of 3)
Box 7
Folder 1: Dogmatiek by Vos Deel 1
Folder 2: Dogmatiek by Vos Deel 2
Folder 3: Notes, Dogmatiek by Vos
Folder 4: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 1
Box 8
Folder 1: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 2
Folder 2: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 3
Folder 3: Thesis (Arabic), Die Kämpfe und Streitigkeiten zwischen den Banù 'Umajja und den Banù Hāšim (title and footnotes, German) --- 1888
Box 9
Folder 1: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 1-2 Theologie Anthropologie
Folder 2: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 3 Christologie
Box 10
Folder 1: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 4 Soteriologie
Folder 2: Dogmatiek by Vos Vol 5 Ecclesiologie Med. Grat. Eschatologie
Folder 3: Notes, "Notes on Bible History. New Testament."
Folder 4: Zeis en Garve by Vos (hand written notes)

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