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James Morton Smith

James Morton Smith, museum administrator, historian. Lieutenant United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Association State and Local History, Society Historians of Early American Republic.

Background

  • Smith, James Morton was born on May 28, 1919 in Bernie, Missouri, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Education, Southern Illinois University, 1941. Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1951.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Widener University, 1984.

    Career

    • Editor Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1955-1966. Professor history Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1966-1970, University Delaware, Newark, 1976-1990. Director State History Society Wisconsin, Madison, 1970-1976, Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur (Delaware) Museum, 1976-1984.

    Works

    • George Washington; a profile (American profiles)
    • ATTENTION: EX LIBRARY BOOK, BLACK MARKER THAT COVER THE WORDS OF THE LIBRARY, HARD COVER, SOME WEAR & TEAR ON BOOK COVER, OVERALL, still in very good reading condition, there are no missing pages, all pages are attached, no writing in the book OR on the book pages.

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museum, American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Association State and Local History, Society Historians of Early American Republic.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Hegler, January 5, 1945. Children: Melissa Jane, James Morton.
    • spouse: Kathryn Hegler
    • children: Melissa Jane Smith
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    Nationality
    • 1941
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1946
      University Oklahoma
    • 1951
      Cornell University
    • 1984
      Widener University
    • 1955 - 1966
      Editor Institute Early American History and Culture
      Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1966 - 1970
      professor, history Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1970 - 1976
      director, State History Society Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1976 - 1990
      professor, history Cornell University
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1976 - 1984
      director, State History Society Wisconsin
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