The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 50, July 1946 - April, 1947

Stuart McGregor, "The Texas Almanac, 1857-1873," is a long-
time member of the editorial staff of the Dallas News and editor
of the Texas Almanac. A careful student of Texas history, he
has been a member of the Texas State Historical Association
for many years and a fellow since 1944.
LeRoy P. Graf, "Colonizing Projects in Texas South of the
Nueces," received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1942, doing his
dissertation on the economic history of the Lower Rio. Grande
Valley, 1820-1875. He is at present in the history department
at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Claude Elliott, "Union Sentiment in Texas," is professor of
history, registrar, and dean of graduate studies at Southwest
Texas State College, San Marcos. He is also a vice-president
of the Association and a frequent contributor to the Quarterly.
Harbert Davenport, "Geographic Notes on Spanish Texas:
El Orcoquisac and Los Horconsitos," distinguished Texas law-
yer and president of the Association from 1939 to 1942, in a
recent letter supplied the following information:
Though I was born at Eastland, Texas, October 19, 1882, and had various
boyhood residences in western Coryell County and at Cisco, Breckenridge,
Austin, Hewitt (near Waco), Sweetwater, and Rusk, I began my law prac-
tice July 4, 1908, at Anahuac, in Chambers County, removing thence to
Brownsville in September, 1912. My historical researches began at Ana-
huac, and my notes on the Spanish geography of the lower Trinity date
from my Anahuac period, though written substantially in their present
form in 1926.
Katharine S. Evahs, "A Note on Chambersia," is a grand-
daughter of Thomas Jefferson Chambers, and at present is a
deputy clerk in the United States District Court at Galveston,
where she may be addressed at 2523 Avenue O. She is prepar-
ing a collection of Texana for preservation and display at the
San Jacinto Museum of History.
Alonzo Wasson, "G. B. Dealey and the Preservation of Texas
History," served as the Austin representative of the Dallas
News for many years. He is widely known throughout the
state for his interpretations of Texas political affairs for the

Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 50, July 1946 - April, 1947. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. Accessed October 31, 2014.