SEYMOUR V. CONNOR, "A Preliminary Guide to the Archives
of Texas," former archivist of the Texas State Archives, is now
archivist of the newly created Southwest Collection at Texas Tech-
nological College in Lubbock. Dr. Connor graduated from the
University of Texas and did his doctoral dissertation on the Peters
Colony in Texas. Several of his articles have appeared in the
Quarterly, and he was a staff writer for the Handbook of Texas.
LEWIS HANKE, "Materials for Research on Texas History in
European Archives and Libraries," is distinguished professor of
history and director of the Institute of Latin American Studies at
the University of Texas. Professor Hanke has served as the director
of the Hispanic Foundation of the Library of Congress, United
States Representative on the Inter-American Cultural Council,
and is a member of the United States National Commission for
UNESCO. He is widely known for his published works in the
field of Latin American history and is the present editor of the
Hispanic American Review.
H. M. HENDERSON, "A Critical Analysis of the San Jacinto
Campaign," is a retired army officer living in San Antonio. Colonel
Henderson is a student of military history, and a number of his
studies have been published. His accounts of the "Magee-Gutidr-
rez Expedition" and "The Surveyor's Fight" have appeared in the
Quarterly. Colonel Henderson is a past president of the San An-
tonio Historical Association.
EUGENE O. PORTER, "Railroad Enterprises in the Republic of
Texas," took his doctoral degree at Ohio State University and is
now professor of history at Texas Western College in El Paso.
Dr. Porter's writings have appeared in several learned journals
including The Historian of Phi Alpha Theta national honorary
history fraternity, Indiana Magazine of History, and the Ohio
State Archeological and Historical Quarterly.
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 September 30, 2014.