SEYMOUR V. CONNOR, "The Evolution of County Government
in the Republic of Texas," is a Ph.D. candidate and a teaching
fellow in history at the University of Texas. He has published
articles in the Quarterly, the University of Texas Studies in Eng-
lish, and the Virginia Magazine of History.
ERNEST C. SHEARER, "The Carvajal Disturbances," is an asso-
ciate professor of history and chairman of Latin-American studies
at the University of Houston. Dr. Shearer is a director of the
Harris County Historical Society.
ROBERT RUTLAND, "The Beginnings of Texas Technological
College," has been assistant director of public information at the
Lubbock school. A native of Oklahoma and a graduate of the
University of Oklahoma and Cornell, Rutland is now working
on a Ph.D. degree in American history at Vanderbilt University.
C. RICHARD KING, "John Tarleton," first became interested in
the West Texas rancher when as editor of the student newspaper
at Tarleton College, he attempted to write an article on the
school's benefactor and found information either lacking or con-
tradictory. Since receiving his B.A. and M.A. at the University
of Oklahoma, King has served as publicity director of Mary
Hardin-Baylor College and instructor in English at Tarleton
State College. He is currently teaching journalism at East Texas
State Teachers College.
L. W. KEMP, "The Joseph H. D. Rogers Letters, II," is a fellow
of the Association. A former president, he is currently a member
of the executive council. He is president of the San Jacinto Mu-
seum of History Association. Mr. Kemp is now compiling a
history of the Texas Company, of which he is a retired official.
ROGER N. CONGER, "Journal of a Saddle Trip through Central
Texas in 1871," has published historical and archeological arti-
cles in the Dallas Archeological Society Bulletin and Hobbies
magazine; he is the author of Highlights of Waco History. A
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 55, July 1951 - April, 1952. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101139/. Accessed March 6, 2015.