EDWARD HAKE PHILLIPS, "The Texas Norther," graduated
from the University of Cincinnati and took advance degrees at
Harvard University. His articles have been published in The
Rice Institute Pamphlet and Agricultural History. Last spring at
the Association's annual meeting, he gave a paper on "The Texas
Norther." At present he is assistant professor of history at The
DAVID M. VIGNESS, "Indian Raids on the Lower Rio Grande,
1836-1837," graduate of the University of Texas, has been teaching
for the past several years at Schreiner Institute in Kerrville. In
September he will join the history department staff at Texas
Technological College in Lubbock. Vigness was a staff writer for
the Handbook of Texas and holds membership in a number of
OPHIA D. SMITH, "A Trip to Texas in 1855," a music teacher by
profession and training, developed an interest in history when
she married William E. Smith, now head of the history depart-
ment and dean of the graduate school at Miami University in
Oxford, Ohio. Her articles have appeared in numerous historical
journals, and in 1952 she was awarded first prize by the National
League of American Pen Women for her historical writing.
EARL W. FORNELL, "A Cargo of Camels in Galveston," took
the B.A. degree at the University of Minnesota and the M.A.
degree at Columbia University. At present he is completing his
doctoral work at The Rice Institute with the dissertation topic,
"Galveston and the Gulf Coast in the 185o's."
C. NORMAN GUICE, "Texas in 1804," a member of the depart-
ment of history at Wayne University in Detroit, took degrees in
history at Duke University and the University of California in
Berkeley. During 1941-1942 he held the W. M. Mills Traveling
Fellowship in International Affairs (from the University of Cali-
fornia) and spent time in Mexico working in the archives.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101162/. Accessed July 4, 2015.