Minister of the Reformed Church in America (RCA); received an A.B. degree from Hope College (1926), Th.B. degree from Western Theological Seminary (1929), and D.D. from Hope College (1937); licensed by the Classis Wisconsin (1929); ordained by the Classis of Albany (New York) (1929); served as a pastor at Westerlo, New York, and Clarksville, New York (1929-1939), Williston Park, New York (1939-1948); served as a field secretary for the Particular Synod of New York for the RCA (1948-1964). Collection includes biographical information, student papers written while attending Western Theological Seminary, 1926-1929; materials produced by Neevel when he served as field secretary of the Synod of New York, 1948-1964; Church Herald articles, 1948-1960, and photographs of his wife, Cornelia Nettinga Neevel (Hope College Class of 1927), at Hope College Preparatory School (1921) and Holland Junior High School (n.d.), and programs for the Hope College Girl’s Glee Club (ca. 1927) and B Natural Chorus (n.d.).
Repository citation: Western Theological Seminary, "W88-0084. Neevel, Alvin J. (1899-1965). Papers, 1921-1972. 0.25 linear ft." (2013). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 597.
June 17, 2013.