The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929

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Thomas Franklin Harwood, President of the Texas State His-
torical Association, died at his home in Gonzales, Texas, Febru-
ary 7, 1929, at the age of seventy-one. "Judge" HI-arwood, as he
was called because of his eminence as a lawyer, had devoted years
of unselfish labor to the collection of a valuable library w ere
books and manuscripts on Texas and the Southwest were g ren
an honored place; had presented to the Library of the Unix r-
sity of Texas through the Association the splendid collection k0f
the Amasa Turner Papers and other documents of great histori-
cal value; he had contributed to, THE QUARTERLY articles replete
with information garnered from his long residence in Texas; and -
had labored unselfishly for the upbuilding of the Association and
for the support of historical study in the Southwest. The Texas
State Historical Association has suffered an irreparable loss in
the death of Judge Harwood, and the members of the Executive
Council of the Association herewith express to his bereaved family
their own personal sorrow and their deepest and sincerest

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