The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953

A Check List of theses aed Dissertatios
i -Cexas history
Produced i the DeparteMCt of Jistory of the
Uliersity of rexas
1893-1951
Compiled and edited by
H. BAILEY CARROLL and MILTON R. GUTSCH
[The following bibliography is the concluding section of the compila-
tion of theses and dissertations in Texas history produced in the De-
partment of History of the University of Texas from 1893 to z95z, the
first three sections of which appeared in the July and October, 1952,
and January, 1953, numbers of the Quarterly.]
ST. CLAIR, GLADYS ANNELLE - M.A., August, 1940 [376]
A History of Hopkins County, Texas. xiii+ 164 pp.
Illustrations: Robert Hargrave; Sunday school picnic on bluff of Sulphur River,
about igoo; the home of Jacob Gregg; tombstone of John Gregg, uncle of Josiah
Gregg; view of Gregg cemetery near Sulphur Bluff, Texas; grave of Mary Gregg,
second wife of John Gregg; two views of home of Diza Gregg St. Clair, built about
186o; Masonic lodge at Sulphur Bluff; Glasscock stagecoach, 1872; Cora Belle
Glasscock; Methodist church, school building, and post office in Sulphur Bluff,
1912; "Kodaking," a favorite Sunday afternoon sport about 1915 (four pictures);
cars of Sulphur Bluff, 1912; Carnation milk plant at Sulphur Springs; courthouse,
Sulphur Springs.
Maps: Hopkins County.
Tables: none
Contents: In five chapters, the thesis covers geography and natural resources of
Hopkins County; beginning of Hopkins County-Indians, land grants, first per-
manent settlements (Hargrave brothers, Sulphur Bluff, Robert Hargrave, Gregg
family, Jefferson highway, trading posts, Tarrant); life in the county before the
Civil War-pioneer life, post offices, productivity, relief problems, population,
slaves, amusements, early churches, schools, secret organizations; life in the county
during the Civil War and before lgoo-Civil War period, Reconstruction period,
transportation, population, banks, prosperity of Sulphur Springs, social and reli-
gious activities, schools; industrial development of Hopkins County from igoo to
1938-coal in Como, oil in Sulphur Bluff, raw products, pecans, industries. Appen-
dices contain letters from Mrs. Antoinette Hardwicke and from Mr. and Mrs. Eli
Hargrave about the Gregg family; muster rolls of Civil War companies; campaign
speech and address of E. P. Becton; and tributes to Sam J. King and Mrs. Lucy
Moore Holderness.
Tz94o/Sa22. Co. His., N. TEx., E. TEx., GEO., IND., C. W., N., REL., REc., AMus.,
ED., INDUS., OIL.

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