RALPH W. JONES, "The First Roots of the University of Texas
Medical Branch at Galveston," completed his dissertation on the
history of Southwestern University, 1873-1949, in January, 196o0,
at the University of Texas. He is presently a member of the faculty
at the University of Alabama.
PHILIP D. JORDAN, "J. Tolmer-Spurious Traveler," is a pro-
fessor of history at the University of Minnesota.
PAUL DOUGLAS CASDORPH, "The Bogus Texas Delegation to the
186o Republican National Convention," received his M.A. degree
in history from the University of Texas in August, 1961, after com-
pleting a thesis on Texas Delegations to Republican National
SAM WOOLFORD, "The Burr G. Duval Diary," is the author of
The San Antonio Story, Alamo Survey, numerous magazine articles
and a weekly newspaper column of historical research, "Wool-
ford's Tales." He is a member of the board of directors of the
Witte Museum, San Antonio, past president of the Southwest
Archeological Society and a former city editor of the San Antonio
B. C. THARP, "Mary S. Young's Journal of Botanical Explora-
tions in Trans-Pecos Texas, August-September, 1914," is professor
emeritus of botany at the University of Texas.
CHESTER V. KIELMAN, "Mary S. Young's Journal of Botanical
Explorations in Trans-Pecos Texas, August-September, 1914," is
the recently appointed archivist of the University of Texas Library.
JAMES M. DAY, "The Map Collection of the Texas State Ar-
chives, 1846-1865," is director of the Archives Division of the
Texas State Library.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 65, July 1961 - April, 1962. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101195/. Accessed October 24, 2014.