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Harm Henry Meeter Collection

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Calvin Seminary Courses.  Student Notebooks

Calvin Seminary Courses, 1909-1911; Princeton University Courses; 1912-1914.  Student Notebooks

Princeton Seminary Student Notebooks, 1912-1914; Free University Student Notebooks, 1915-1916.  University of Chicago

Publications: Background Material

Sermons

Correspondence

Calvin College Period

Varia



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Title: Harm Henry Meeter Collection, 1909-1982Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/168

Primary Creator: Harm Henry Meeter (1886-1963)

Extent: 17.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church and Professor of Bible at Calvin College. Correspondence, sermons, lectures, course outlines, topic files, periodicals, commitee minutes and reports. Class notes taken while a student at Calvin Theological Seminary, 1909-1911, primarily student notes of Professor L. Berkhof's lectures. Princeton Theological Seminary student notebooks of the lectures of Professor J. Gresham Machen, Geerhardus Vos, Benjamin B. Warfield, and others, 1912-1914. Material in connection with H.H. Meeter's ministry at Neland Avenue Christian Reformed Church, 1917-1926. Correspondents include: F.W. Grosheide, C. van Gelderen, J. L. den Houting, H. H. Kuyper, Catherine Kuyper, and H. G. Stoker.

Biographical Note

Born April 29, 1886, in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Meeter received his elementary education in the public and Evangelical Lutheran schools of Lansing, Illinois.  After graduating from Calvin College and Seminary in 1911, he did post-graduate work at Princeton Seminary.

Of two fellowships offered him at Princeton, he chose the one that allowed him three years of study at the Free University in Amsterdam, from which he graduated in 1916, the first American cum laude with a doctorate in Theology from that institution.  His dissertation was titled: "The Heavenly High Priesthood of Christ: an Exegetical Study."

In January 1917, he was ordained as the first minister of the Neland Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids.  While at Neland, he served on the Board of Trustees of Calvin College and Seminary, on the board of the Grand Rapids Christian High School, on various synodical committees, and as chairman for several years of the Publication Committee of the Christian Reformed Church.

In 1926, Dr. Meeter began his illustrious career of teaching at Calvin College, serving there until 1956.  He was the sole teacher of Bible at Calvin until 1946.  He wrote two books, The Fundamental Principle of Calvinism and Calvinism, an Interpretation of Its Basic Ideas.  The latter book was translated into the Dutch, Japanese, and Korean languages.

Retiring in 1953, Dr. Meeter lived until July 19, 1963 and was survived by his wife, Jennie, and son, Hugh.


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[Series 1: Calvin Seminary Courses.  Student Notebooks, 1909-1911],
[Series 2: Calvin Seminary Courses, 1909-1911; Princeton University Courses; 1912-1914.  Student Notebooks],
[Series 3: Princeton Seminary Student Notebooks, 1912-1914; Free University Student Notebooks, 1915-1916.  University of Chicago],
[Series 4: Publications: Background Material],
[Series 5: Sermons, 1917 - 1924],
[Series 6: Correspondence, 1911 - 1958],
[Series 7: Calvin College Period, 1926 - 1969],
[Series 8: Varia, 1918-1982],
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Series 3: Princeton Seminary Student Notebooks, 1912-1914; Free University Student Notebooks, 1915-1916.  University of ChicagoAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pauline Eschatology, Dr. G. VosAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Person of Christ, Dr. WarfieldAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Teaching of Epistle to the Hebrews, Dr. G. VosAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Amos.  Free University, Dr. Van GelderenAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Areopagus Rede.  Free UniversityAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Ethieks: Dutch lecture notes.  Mimeographed (NN)Add to your cart.
Item 7: Homiletics, (NN)Add to your cart.
Item 8: Kerkrecht.  A.A. Kuyper, Vol. 1Add to your cart.
Item 9: Kerkrecht.  A.A. Kupyer, Vol. 2Add to your cart.
Item 10: Kerkrecht.  A.A. Kupyer, Vol. 3Add to your cart.
Item 11: Kerkrecht.  A.A. Kuyper, Vol. 4Add to your cart.
Item 12: New Testament Exegesis, Professor GrosheideAdd to your cart.
Item 13: New Testament Exegesis, Romans 8Add to your cart.
Item 14: New Testament Exegesis, Professor Van GelderenAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Old Testament Exegesis, Professor Van GelderenAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Notebook I: Conversations with Dr. Bavinck and othersAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Notebook II: Notes on readingsAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Notebook III: Notes on Bavinck's DogmaticsAdd to your cart.
Item 19: Notebook IV: Notes on readingsAdd to your cart.
Item 20: Notebook V: OutlinesAdd to your cart.
Item 21: University of Chicago: Notebook on course on EssayAdd to your cart.
Item 22: University of Chicago: Notebook on readingsAdd to your cart.
Item 23: Manual of forms --- 1912Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Calvin Seminary Courses.  Student Notebooks, 1909-1911],
[Series 2: Calvin Seminary Courses, 1909-1911; Princeton University Courses; 1912-1914.  Student Notebooks],
[Series 3: Princeton Seminary Student Notebooks, 1912-1914; Free University Student Notebooks, 1915-1916.  University of Chicago],
[Series 4: Publications: Background Material],
[Series 5: Sermons, 1917 - 1924],
[Series 6: Correspondence, 1911 - 1958],
[Series 7: Calvin College Period, 1926 - 1969],
[Series 8: Varia, 1918-1982],
[All]


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