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Papers, 1866-2013


Scope and Contents

The Papers series contains documention related to Carroll Robbins Jones' research for her book, "She Shot Her Way to Success! How China's Empress Dowager Ci Xi Launched a Photographer's Trailblazing Career," about Carroll's mother, Mary Patricia O'Meara Robbins, and family records illuminating Patricia's childhood and professional life, as well as Carroll's upbringing and her marriage to Wilbur D. Jones, Jr. Historical documentation related to the O'Meara and Robbins families consists of the bulk of the materials.


  • Creation: 1866-2013


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 14.3 Linear Feet (Contains 7 document boxes, 12 oversize boxes, and 2 mapcase folders)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: French

From the Collection: Russian

From the Collection: German

From the Collection: Danish

From the Collection: Greek, Modern (1453-)

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository