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Jean Phyllis Black papers

Identifier: MSS 9474

Scope and Contents

A collection of Jean Phyllis Black's research notes and transcriptions of research sources (historical correspondence, newspaper articles, etc.) related to the monograph she was composing on the diplomatic relationships of the European powers concerning the question of the political reorganization of the Italian peninsula from 1846-1849. Dated approximately 1920 to 1930.


  • approximately 1920-1930


Language of Materials

Materials are in English, with some French, Italian, and German.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Jean Phyllis Black was a scholar of European history. During the 1920s, she spent years collecting sources for the monograph she intended to write about the diplomatic relationships between European powers regarding the controversy of the reunification of the Italian Peninsula. She lived in Italy and Austria as she was researching, and traveled around Western Europe, but her permanent residence beyond that time is unknown.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)


Arranged in original order.

Custodial History

Donated, likely by Janet Long, to Special Collections in 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Janet Long; 2015.


Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Megan Hall Thompson; March 2021.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States