MARGARET BIERSCHWALE, "Mason County, Texas, 1845-1870,"
born in Mason, Texas, received her B.A. at Randolph Macon and
her M.A. and B.S. in library service at Columbia University. For
several years she was head of the English Department at John
Tarleton College and was later librarian there. At present she is
librarian at Southwestern University. Her particular interest is
the history of her own community, and the paper published here
is the result of many years of research.
Jo YOUNG, "The Battle of Sabine Pass," is a January graduate
of The University of Texas. The present paper is an expansion
of the one he read at the annual meeting of the Association last
year. He is now engaged in graduate study at The University
COMER CLAY, "The Colorado River Raft," was born in Abi-
lene, Texas. He received his B.A. from Abilene Christian College
and his M.A. and Ph.D. from The University of Texas, the latter
in 1948. His doctoral dissertation was titled "The Lower Colo-
rado River Authority; A Study in Politics and Public Adminis-
tration." At present he is on the faculty of Texas Christian
CHARLES SCHREINER, III, "The Background and Development
of Brahman Cattle in Texas," is of the third generation of the
Schreiners of Kerrville. He attended Texas Military Institute in
San Antonio, graduating in 1944. He received his B.A. from The
University of Texas in 1947. His interest in cattle is traditional
with the Schreiner family.
M. L. CRIMMINS, "Freeman's Report on the Eighth Military
Department," is a retired army colonel well-known for his writ-
ings on military history.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 52, July 1948 - April, 1949. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101121/. Accessed October 20, 2014.