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Jacob ter Meulen, b. 3 December 1884, at The Hague, Holland, a Dutch Mennonite, married to Wilhelmina Bosboom, studied history and was librarian of the Peace Palace at The Hague 1924-1952. He is particularly known for his publications on the Dutch Pacifist Hugo de Groot (Grotius), collaborating with P. J. J. Diermanse in publishing Bibliographie des écrits imprimés de Hugo Grotius (The Hague, 1950). He was one of the first Dutch pacifists and an active member of the Mennonite Peace Association (Arbeidsgroep tegen de Krijgsdienst). Jacob ter Meulen is the son of François Pieter ter Meulen (1843-1927) and Augusta Wijnaendts. François Pieter ter Meulen, after studying Latin and Greek, lived at The Hague and became a painter; he was an active president of the painters' association Pulchri Studio.


Hendrik ter Meulen (1841-1873) was an uncle of Jacob ter Meulen. He studied at the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary and served as pastor at Hoorn on the island of Texel 1865-1868 and at Rottevalle-Witveen 1868-1873. In the Doopsgezinde Bijdragen he published a paper, "Iets over de Gezangen bij de Doopsgezinden."

Jacob ter Meulen d. 12 August 1962.

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Groot, G. de. "Jacob ter Meulen." Doopsgezind Jaarboekje (1963): 15-17.

"Jacob ter Meulen."Jaarboek van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde te Leiden (1962-1963): 128-133. Reproduced in De Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde. "Afkomstig uit: Jaarboek van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde te Leiden 1962-1963, pag." Accessed 27 January 2006. <http://maatschappijdernederlandseletterkunde.nl/mnl/levens/62-63/meulen.htm>


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Meulen, Jacob ter (1884-1962)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 22 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Meulen,_Jacob_ter_(1884-1962)&oldid=108866.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Meulen, Jacob ter (1884-1962). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Meulen,_Jacob_ter_(1884-1962)&oldid=108866.




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