JACK W. GUNN, "Ben McCulloch: A Big Captain,"' a member
of the faculty at Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi, took his
B.A. degree at Baylor University and continued graduate study at
the University of Texas, where he received M.A. and Ph.D. de-
grees. Gunn, whose academic experience also includes teaching
positions at Texas Western College and the University of Texas,
has concentrated his researches in early Texas history, with par-
ticular emphasis upon Rufus C. Burleson, the subject of his
doctoral dissertation, and Ben McCulloch.
JOHN WESLEY PAYNE, JR., "David F. Houston's Presidency of
Texas A. and M.," is an instructor in history at Arkansas State
Teachers College. He attended Texas Technological College, where
he received his B.A. degree, and completed his graduate work at
the University of Texas in 1953. Payne's article in the current issue
of the Quarterly returns to the subject of his doctoral dissertation,
which was a biography of David F. Houston.
KENNETH FRANKLIN NEIGHBOURS, "The Expedition of Major
Robert S. Neighbors to El Paso in 1849," received his B.A. and
M.A. degrees from Southern Methodist University and is at
present a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas. He has
lectured in history at Southern Methodist University and the
University of Texas, and, for some time, he has been a member
of the teaching staff at Allen Military Academy, Bryan, Texas.
ALBERT RUSSELL BUCHANAN, "George Washington Trahern:
Texan Cowboy Soldier from Mier to Buena Vista," Chairman of
the Department of Social Sciences at the University of California,
Santa Barbara College, attended Stanford University, where he
took his A.B., M.A., Ph.D. degrees. A member of several historical
associations, he was also on the editorial board of the Pacific His-
torical Review, 1946-1952, has contributed numerous articles to
various historical publications, and has published a military study
-The Navy's Air War, A Mission Completed.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 58, July 1954 - April, 1955. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101158/. Accessed September 3, 2014.