CLAUDE ELLIOTT, "The Freedman's Bureau in Texas," is the
author of Leathercoat, a biography of Governor James W.
Throckmorton, and an authority on the Civil War and Recon-
struction period in the state. He has contributed articles and
book reviews to the Quarterly, the Georgia Historical Quarterly,
the Southwestern Social Science Quarterly, and the Journal of
Southern History. A vice-president, fellow, and life member of
the Association, he is dean of the graduate school and acting
head of the history department of Southwest Texas State College.
HARRY MCCORRY HENDERSON, "The Surveyors Fight," is pres-
ident of the San Antonio Historical Association. A retired army
officer who saw extensive service in both world wars, Colonel
Henderson has contributed articles on Texas military history to
ANDREW FOREST MUIR, "The Municipality of Harrisburg, 1835-
1836," is a native of Houston and a graduate of Rice Institute
and the University of Texas. Currently a member of the faculty
of Daniel Baker College, Muir has taught in Austin and in
Hawaii and has had historical articles published in the Quarterly
and other historical journals.
T. R. HAVINS, "The Passing of the Longhorn," is chairman
of the division of social sciences and professor of American his-
tory at Howard Payne College. A graduate of the University of
Texas, he wrote both his master's thesis and his doctoral disserta-
tion in the field of Texas history. Havins has had articles on
Brown County, cattle, and Texas frontier activities published in
the Quarterly and in the Year Book of the West Texas Historical
H. BAILEY CARROLL and MILTON R. GUTSCH, "A Check List
of Theses and Dissertations in Texas History Produced in the
Department of History of the University of Texas, 1893-1951,"
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101145/. Accessed July 13, 2014.