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Shirley Jean Black Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M112

Overview

Shirley Jean Black (1935-1996) was a professor at Texas A&M University. Her discipline was modern European history and French history. The collection includes her research about Napoleon III and the French intervention in Mexico and 19th century French diplomatic history.

Dates

  • Other: 1700-1900

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English, French and Spanish.

Biographical / Historical

Shirley Jean Black was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 20, 1935. She received her B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in 1967 and her Ph.D. in history in 1974. She was a professor at Texas A&M University. Her discipline was modern European and French history. She conducted research on Napoleon III and the French intervention in Mexico as well as 19th century French diplomatic history. Black died in 1996.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (6 record boxes)

Scope and Contents

The collection includes research conducted by Shirley Black centering on Napoleon III and the French intervention in Mexico as well as 19th century French diplomatic history.

Arrangement

The collection is partially arranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Brison Gooch, 2002.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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