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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James K. Greer Narrative, 1860-1861



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Greer, James K.
Title: James K. Greer narrative
Dates: 1860-1861
Abstract: James Kimmins Greer, author and historian, was an early graduate of the University of Texas, earning a bachelors (1918), masters (1922), and doctorate degree (1927). The narrative concerns political issues in Louisiana from the election of 1860 to secession of 1861.
OCLC No.: 961118825
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

James Kimmins Greer, author and historian, was an early graduate of the University of Texas, earning a bachelors (1918), masters (1922), and doctorate degree (1927). He taught at Texas Women's University, at Howard in Birmingham, Alabama, and at Hardin-Simmons University until his retirement in 1959. He is the author or editor of several works, including Buck Barry, Texas Ranger and Frontiersman, Colonel Jack Hays in the Frontier Southwest, and Louisiana politics, 1845-1861, which may have also been used for Greer's 1927 University of Texas thesis.

Sources:

James K. Greer interview (1994), Texas Tech University Library

James K. Greer on OCLC WorldCat

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Scope and Contents

The James K. Greer Narrative, 1860-1861, is comprised of one volume of historical narrative, pertaining to political issues of Louisiana and the election of 1860, political issues in Louisiana from 1860 to the assembling of the secession convention, and political affairs in Louisiana from January to April 1861.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Greer, James K.
Subjects
Secession--Southern States.
Places
Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
Texas. Convention (1861)

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Related Material

See also Greer (James) Oral History

See also Greer, James K. interview, 1994 at the Texas Tech University Libraries in Lubbock, Texas.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James K. Greer Narrative, 1860-1861, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff, ca. 1928.

Subsequent revisions were made by Jessi Fishman, August 2016.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2R6 Political issues of Louisiana and the election of 1860
Political issues in Louisiana from 1860 to Secession
Political affairs in Louisiana, January 23 - April 15, 1861

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