The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 39, July 1935 - April, 1936

Affairs of the Association

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JOINT MEETING OF THE TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIA-
TION AND THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY HISTORICAL
ASSOCIATION
GENERAL INFORMATION
The Thirty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Texas State Historical Asso-
ciation and the Twenty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley
Historical Association will be held in Austin, Texas, April 15, 16, 17,
and 18, 1936, upon the invitation of the University of Texas.
REGISTRATION HEADQUARTERS
The Mississippi Valley Association headquarters will be located at the
Driskill Hotel. Members will find the registration table on the mezzanine
floor. According to the rules of the Association, a registration fee of
fifty cents will be charged.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
The University of Texas will tender a complimentary luncheon to the
members of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association on Thursday,
April 16, in the Union Building, University of Texas Campus. Admis-
sion will be by ticket, which may be secured at the registration table.
Annual Dinner, Thursday, April 16, 6:30 o'clock, Crystal Ball Room,
Driskill Hotel. Tickets, $1.00.
Joint Dinner of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and the
Texas State Historical Association, Friday, April 17, 7:30 o'clock, Crystal
Ball Room, Driskill Hotel. Tickets, $1.00.
After the Joint Dinner of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association
and the Texas State Historical Association on Friday evening, a recep-
tion will be held at the Governor's Mansion.
Instead of a formal meeting for Friday morning, a trip to San Antonio
has been planned. The members of the Association will leave Austin
promptly at 8:00 o'clock and drive to San Antonio, where local busses
will be used for a sight-seeing trip around the Mission Loop, to the
Alamo, and to the old Governor's Palace. After the sight-seeing trip, a
subscription luncheon and the business meeting will be held at the Orig-
inal Mexican Restaurant. This arrangement will allow ample time for

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