Affairs of the Association
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The Texas State Historical Association held its fortieth annual
meeting at Austin, on April 23-24, 1937. At the two afternoon
sessions six papers were read, and at the dinner on Friday evening
Mr. L. W. Kemp reviewed the work done by the Historical Com-
mittee of the Texas Centennial Commission.
Two meetings of the Council discussed plans for broadening
the work of the Association; elected L. W. Kemp a Fellow of
the Association; provided for the creation of Honorary Fellows;
adopted resolutions urging the passage by the Legislature of the
legislation necessary to the creation of the Big Bend International
Park; urged custodians of county archives to transfer historical
records to the Texas State Library or to the Library of the
University of Texas; and accepted the resignation of Professor
E. C. Barker as managing editor of The Southwestern Historical
Quarterly. Professors R. L. Biesele, Charles W. Hackett, and
Walter P. Webb were nominated editors, with Professor Hackett
to serve as managing editor.
The printed program of the fortieth annual meeting of the
Texas State Historical Association follows:
FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2 P. M.
Garrison Hall, Room 1
Historic Survey of Indians of Texas-Mildred Pickle Mayhall.
Amusements in the Republic of Texas-William R. Hogan.
Local Archives of Texas and Their Use for Historic Research-
The Founding of Presidio, Texas-Carlos E. Castafieda.
DINNER-DRISKILL HOTEL,, 7 P. M.
President W. E. Wrather Presiding
Address, L. W. Kemp
SATURDAY, APRIL 24
Exhibit of Texana in University of Texas Library.
Visitors to Archives, Garcia Library and Texas Collection will
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 41, July 1937 - April, 1938. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101103/. Accessed May 4, 2015.