A Check List of rheses and
Dissertations in Zexas fisto
Compiled and edited by CLAUDE ELLIOTT
[The following bibliography is a continuation of the check list
of theses and dissertations in Texas history produced in the Depart-
ment of History of eighteen Texas Graduate Schools and thirty-three
Graduate Schools outside of Texas from 1907-1952, the first four
sections of which appeared in the January, April, July, and October,
z954 numbers of the Quarterly.]
RAILSBACK, G. D. - M.A., August, 1940 
History of Stonewall County. ix+lo6 pp.
Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas
Maps: Stonewall County about 1888, showing various physical features, the loca-
tion of the principal ranch headquarters, and the location of the towns which were
Contents: Six chapters discuss geography; early explorations; the Indian and the
buffalo; settlement and growth of the county; the boom period; recent develop-
Co. His., Geo., 19th C., 2oth C.
RAINS, CLEO - M.S., August, 1940 
The Importance of Red River in the History of the Southwest.
North Texas State College, Denton, Texas
Contents: The data for this study were taken largely from primary sources. This
study is a historical treatment of the Red River Valley, beginning with the time
of the American Indian and continuing through a period of four hundred years of
advancement. The economic and social development of the frontier constitutes the
theme of the discourse. One part of the study deals with various boundary contro-
versies between Texas and Oklahoma and justifies the final decision which settled
these disputes. Another division discusses present construction work in the valley
and predicts a future of unparalleled advancement.
379N81/No. 375. Soc. His., Nay., Reg. His., igth C.
RAMPLEY, OLIVER COLEMAN - M.A., August, 1947 
Early Education in the Texas Panhandle. ii+63 pp.
West Texas State College, August, 1947
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 May 6, 2015.