Affairs of the Association
first number was published in January. It attempts to excel, in
appearance at least, its seniors, The Southwestern Political Science
Quarterly, The Texas Review, and The Southwestern Historical
An economic study of a typical ranching area on the Edwards
Plateau of Texas is the title of Bulletin 297 of the Texas Agricul-
tural Experiment Station. It is a comprehensive treatment of
the business of grazing in Texas. The volume contains 423 pages,
73 illustrations, and is equipped with an extensive bibliography.
In a letter to the Dallas News of February 26, 1923, Dr. Alex
Dienst sums up the information about Philip Nolan, and indi-
cates the sources where it may be found.
The Sam Houston Memorial Association was chartered March
16, 1923. Its purpose is to collect funds and to erect a monu-
ment to General Sam Houston in Harris County, Texas.
The Poetry Society of Texas has published its first annual,
A Book of the Year 19.2. It is edited by Hilton R. Greer,
Therese Lindsey, and William Russell Clark.
Deaths of prominent Texans: Allison Mayfield, chairman of
the Texas Railroad Commission, at Sherman, January 23, 1923;
Mrs. Laura C. Davidson, mother of Lynch Davidson, at Houston,
January 24, 1923; Dr. Joel Halbert Gambrell, prominent Baptist,
at El Paso, January 30, 1923; Judge Robert Morris Franklin, at
Galveston, February 21, 1923; Thomas Mitchel Campbell, ex-
Governor of Texas, at Galveston, April 1, 1923. A biographical
sketch of Governor Campbell, written by George M. Bailey, was
printed in the Houston Post, April 2, 1923.
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The twenty-seventh annual meeting of the Association will be
held at Austin in the Main Building of the University of Texas,
Thursday, May 10, at 3 o'clock p. m. A program will be mailed
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 26, July 1922 - April, 1923. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101084/. Accessed November 23, 2014.