H. BAILEY CARROLL
HE Twenty-third Annual Meeting of the Southern His-
torical Association which was held in Houston on No-
vember 7, 8, and 9, 1957, was judged by all to have been
eminently successful. Texan participation was in evidence from
beginning to end.
Dr. Ralph W. Steen, President of the Association, was the vice-
chairman of the committee on the program and had special charge
of the Association's sectional meeting on Saturday, November 9.
Frank Vandiver of Rice Institute also served on the program com-
The committee on local arrangements had as co-chairmen
William H. Masterson of Rice Institute and Edwin A. Miles of
the University of Houston. Also representing the University of
Houston were Charles A. Bacarisse, Jack A. Haddick, C. B. Ran-
som, and Corinne Comstock Weston, while Catherine Fischer
Drew, William H. Nelson, Edmund T. Peckham, and Edward H.
Phillips served from Rice Institute. Also on the committee were
Howard H. Bell of Texas Southern University and Evaline Peters
of the University of St. Thomas.
Barnes F. Lathrop, A. C. Krey, Joe B. Frantz, and Walter P.
Webb of the University of Texas, served as presiding officers and
chairmen of various group meetings. Herbert Gambrell of South-
ern Methodist University, also served as chairman. Texans pre-
senting papers and addresses were James L. Nichols, Stephen F.
Austin State College, "The Logistics of the Trans-Mississippi
Campaigns"; Roy S. Dunn, Texas Technological College, "The
Knights of the Golden Circle, 1834-1861"; Rupert N. Richardson,
Hardin-Simmons University, "The Overland Mail"; John Q. An-
derson, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, "Emerson
and the Southwest"; and Walter P. Webb, the University of Texas,
"Economic Progress of the South, 1930-1950."
The joint session of the Texas State Historical Association with
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101164/. Accessed September 18, 2014.