The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 17, July 1913 - April, 1914

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Miss Eleanor Buckley, who, for some years has been calendaring
the Bexar archives at the University of Texas, has gone to the
University of Pennsylvania to continue study in history for the
doctorate. Mrs. Mattie Austin Hatcher has taken up Miss Buck-
ley's work in the archives.
Dr. Frederic Duncalf, for the past two years Adjunct Professor
of Medieval history at the University of Texas, has accepted a
similar position at the University of Illinois.
William Edward Dunn has been appointed instructor in Spanish
American history at the University of Texas. He will offer grad-
uate courses in early Texas history and in the history of the South-
west, and during the summers will direct the work of making tran-
scripts of historical documents in Mexican and other foreign ar-
chives.
The Brenhan Daily Press on September 1 issued a special in-
dustrial edition, which contains a "Chronological History of Bren-
ham" and the "Social History of Brenham," by Mrs. R. E. Penn-
ington, and the address delivered by Dr. Richard F. Brenham,
at Austin, on April 21, 1840, copied from the Austin City Gazette
May 13, 1840.
W. P. Zuber, perhaps the last survivor of those under the com-
mand of General Houston at San Jacinto, died at Austin, Sep-
tember 22, 1913. He was born in Twiggs county, Georgia, July
6, 1820. During the last few years he wrote his reminiscences and
planned to publish them under the title, "Eighty Years in Texas."
"Rev. R. H. Crozier, D. D., for twenty-one years pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church, of Palestine, Texas, passed away at
his home in that city, July 16th. .. . Dr. Crozier was born at
Coffeeville, Mississippi, January 28, 1836, and was educated at
Oxford University, being graduated in June, 1857. In April, 1861,
he was made captain of Company I, Thirty-third Mississippi Reg-
iment. . . . He was licensed to preach in April, 1873.
Besides being a strong preacher, he was known as an author." [The
titles of some of his books are "Araphel, or The Falling Stars of

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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 17, July 1913 - April, 1914. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101061/. Accessed November 28, 2014.