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History educator

Jacobus Wilhelmus Smit, Dutch, American History educator. American Council Learned Socs. fellow, 1971-1972; J.P. Getty scholar, 1986-1987. Member Nederlands Historisch Genootschap, Société Paul-Louis Courier, Dutch Royal Academy.

Background

Smit, Jacobus Wilhelmus was born on August 25, 1930 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Son of Johan and Gijsbertha (Willemse) Smit.

Education

Bachelor, Utrecht University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Utrecht University, 1958.

Career

Co-director History Institute, Utrecht, 1960-1965. Queen Wilhelmina professor history, language and literature of Low Countries Columbia University, New York City, since 1965. Consultant State University of New York, Old Westbury, Long Island, since 1970.

Visiting professor University Antwerp, 1990.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fruin en de partijen tijdens de Republiek, 1958. Contributing author: Britain and The Netherlands, I, 1960, III, 1968, Early Modern Revolution, 1970. Editor: Brandt's History of the Reformation in The Netherlands, 1979, History in Art in Art in History, History in Art, 1991.

Membership

Member Nederlands Historisch Genootschap, Société Paul-Louis Courier, Dutch Royal Academy.

Connections

Married Pamela Spence Richards, June 2, 1969. Children: Guy, Marijke. Children by previous marriage: Valentijn, Michiel.

father:
Johan Smit

mother:
Gijsbertha (Willemse) Smit

spouse:
Pamela Spence Richards

children:
Guy Smit

Marijke Smit