The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 25, July 1921 - April, 1922

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly

will make it possible to complete the work in the near future will
;soon become available.
WILLIAM C. BINKLEY.
NEWS ITEMS
The Department of Historical Research in the Carnegie Insti-
tution of Washington is collecting the material for an edition, in
several volumes, of the Correspondence of Andrew Jackson, to be
edited by Professor John S. Bassett of Smith College, Jackson's
Biographer. All persons who possess letters of General Jackson
,or important letters to him, or who know where there are collec-
tions of his correspondence, or even single letters, would confer
a favor by writing to Dr. J. F. Jameson, director of the depart-
-ment named, 1140 Woodward Building, Washington, D. C.
The University of Texas has purchased the library of the late
Dr. Genaro Garcia of Mexico City. While it is rich in material
kon all Latin America, it contains the greatest collection of Mex-
icana to be found in the United States, being particularly strong
yin history, government, law, and literature. The appraisal of the
library and the negotiation of the purchase was conducted by Mr.
E. W. Winkler.
The Library of the University of Texas is indebted to Mrs.
R. H. Connerly of Austin for two autograph letters of Stephen F.
Austin, written to. Samuel M. Williams, dated May 8 and 23, 1832.
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The Texas State Historical Association held its twenty-fifth
annual meeting on April 21 at the University of Texas. The
president, Mrs. A. B. Looscan of HI-ouston, presided. The pro-
gram consisted of papers entitled "The First Teacher of European
Music in America," by Mrs. Lota M. Spell; "The Indians and the
Texas Public Lands, 1846-1859," by Professor Charles W. Rams-
dell; and "The Place and Function of Museums in the World of
Learning," by Professor J. E. Pearce.
In the business meeting, which followed the progr ;p, sixty-
three members and eight life members were elected to the Asso-

Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 25, July 1921 - April, 1922. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101082/. Accessed December 20, 2014.