The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 57, July 1953 - April, 1954

Contributors
CLAUDE ELLIOTT, "A Check List of Theses and Dissertations
in Texas History, 1907-1952," is a professor of history and Dean
of the Graduate School at Southwest Texas State College at San
Marcos. He received his master's and doctor's degrees at the
University of Texas, writing on the history of the Southern
Pacific Railroad in Texas and the life of James W. Throckmorton.
He is president and fellow of the Association and has had articles
published in numerous historical periodicals.
CHARLES C. CUMBERLAND, "Border Raids in the Lower Rio
Grande Valley, 1915," is a native of Kingsville, Texas, where he
received his bachelor's and master's degrees at the Texas College
of Arts and Industries. He received his doctor's degree from the
University of Texas, studying Latin American history with
emphasis on Mexico. Now an assistant professor of history at
Rutgers University, Dr. Cumberland has written for historical
publications throughout the country, and his book entitled
Mexican Revolution: Genesis under Madero was published in
1952 by the University of Texas Press.
DAVID M. VIGNESS, "Relations of the Republic of Texas and
the Republic of the Rio Grande," writes with the authority of
several years of research in the field of his subject. An Association
member, Vigness received his Ph.D. degree from the University
of Texas in 1951, when he became associated with Schreiner Insti-
tute at Kerrville, Texas. While at the University Vigness was
elected to Phi Alpha Theta (National Honorary History Society),
Sigma Delta Pi (National Honorary Spanish Society), and Pi
Sigma Alpha (National Honorary Political Science Society). In
addition to the Texas State Historical Association, Vigness is also
a member of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and the
Valley Historical Society.
HENRY B. DIELMANN, "Dr. Ferdinand Herff, Pioneer Physician
and Surgeon," an Association member and prominent San An-
tonio attorney, was educated in Texas and at the Institute of

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