STEPHEN B. OATES, "John S. "Rip" Ford: Prudent Cavalryman,
C.S.A.," received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University
of Texas, where he is now a research associate. He is the author
of a number of published articles on the Civil War period and of
a forthcoming book on Confederate Cavalry in the Trans-Missis-
sippi. He is presently working on a documentary history of Texas
in the Confederacy.
FREDERICK W. RATHJEN, "Physiography of the Texas Pan-
handle," is a member of the history department at West Texas
State College in Canyon, Texas. He received the B.A. degree from
the University of Texas in 1950 and the M.A. degree in 1956.
Rathjen holds membership in Phi Alpha Theta, national honorary
fraternity, and wrote his master's thesis on Schleicher County,
C. RICHARD KING, "Horace Greeley in Texas," received the B.A.
and M.A. degrees at the University of Oklahoma. He has served
as publicity director of Mary Hardin-Baylor College and instruc-
tor in English at Tarleton State College. Currently he is an assist-
ant professor of Journalism at the University of Texas.
THOMAS L. MILLER, "Texas Land Grants to Veterans of the
Revolution and Signers of the Declaration of Independence," is
at present a member of the history department at the Agricul-
tural and Mechanical College of Texas. His doctoral dissertation
completed at the University of Texas in 1956 was on the subject
of Bounty Land Grants of Texas, 1835-1888.
CHARLES MCCOOL SNYDER, JR., "New Jersey Pioneers in Texas,"
professor of history in the State University of New York, Teachers
College, Oswego, New York, received his Ph.D. in 1949 from the
University of Pennsylvania. His The Jackson Heritage in Penn-
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 64, July 1960 - April, 1961. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101190/. Accessed July 3, 2015.