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Dan Flores Papers

Identifier: SWWC-044

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one typescript of a speech, and copies of two articles published by the author. It has been arranged into the following series: 1. Speech, and 2. Published Articles. Dates range from 1989-1991. The speech, entitled “Texans and the Land”, was given by Flores at the Texas State Historical Association meeting in 1991. The two articles include “The Plains and the Painters,” a page proof as it was to appear in the Journal of American Culture, Summer 1991, vol. 14, no.2. The second article, “The Ecology of the Red River in 1806,” is a reprint originally published in Southwestern Historical Quarterly, and is signed by the author. This article won the Carroll Award from the Texas State Historical Association and the Billington Prize from the Western Historical Association.


  • 1989-1991


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research

Conditions Governing Use

Materials from the Wittliff Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user assumes responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish, and abiding by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical Notes

Dan Flores was born in 1948 in Vivian, Louisiana, and earned his PhD in History from Texas A & M University in 1978. He is a scholar of Environmental History of the American West. Flores taught in the History Department at Texas Tech University from 1978-1992, and since 1992 at the University of Montana at Missoula.


3 folders

.10 Linear Feet

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Metadata Rights Declarations

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This collection includes one typescript of a speech, and copies of two articles published by Dan Flores.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use:

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dan Flores, 1991.

Guide to the Dan Flores Papers
Amanda Oates
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2010: Finding aid revised by Alan Schaefer.
  • 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Susannah Broyles.

Repository Details

Part of the The Wittliff Collections Repository

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