This particular work is not widely known or may have limited information available, it doesn’t appear in the overview of his extensive list of publications. It is a typescript with handwritten additions, and it is located in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library) in The Hague, under number NL 94 B 1018. It is available for researchers to consult.
Willem Frederik Geijl (Geyl) was a Dutch historian and politician who lived from 1863 to 1930. He was a member of the Liberal Party and served as a Member of Parliament from 1897 to 1918. Geijl was also a professor of history at the University of Amsterdam from 1900 to 1928.
Geijl was born in Dordrecht, Netherlands, on January 26, 1863. (see birth certificate above) Son of Arie Geijl and Alida Charlotte Albertine van Erp Taalman Kip Brother of Pieter Catharinus Arie Geijl (another even more famous Dutch historian) and Ada Charlotte Albertine Geijl. He studied history at the University of Amsterdam, where he graduated in 1886.
In 1900, Geijl was appointed as a professor of history at the University of Amsterdam. He held this position until his retirement in 1928.
Geijl died in Amsterdam on February 10, 1930. He was 67 years old.
Geijl’s unpublished transcript “Emigration from the Netherlands”
Geijl’s unpublished transcript “Emigration from the Netherlands” is a study of the history of emigration from the Netherlands. The transcript covers the period from the 16th century to the 20th century. Geijl examines the factors that led to emigration from the Netherlands, including economic hardship, religious persecution, and political instability. He also discusses the impact of emigration on the Netherlands, both economically and culturally.
Here are some of the key points that Geijl makes in his transcript:
- Emigration from the Netherlands has been a long-standing phenomenon, with the first major wave of emigration occurring in the 16th century.
- The factors that have led to emigration from the Netherlands have varied over time, but have included economic hardship, religious persecution, and political instability.
- Emigration has had a significant impact on the Netherlands, both economically and culturally.
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