Affairs of the Association
By vote of the executive council the annual dues were in-
creased to $7.50. The Quarterly as always will be sent free to all
members. Comparable increases were voted, raising life member-
ship to $150, sustaining membership to $375, and patrons to $750.
The 1962 book auction was named in honor of Frank Caldwell,
a life member of the Association and a Texana collector extra-
ordinary, who died on January 28, 1962. The Caldwell Collection
of Texana, which has been compared with those of Vandale and
Streeter, is now in the possession of the University of Texas
Library where it adds immensely to an already outstanding Texas
On the basis of his extensive services to the Association and
to Texas history, it was quite fitting that the 1962 book auction
should have been named in honor of Frank Caldwell. The auc-
tion proved to be quite successful, with receipts totaling $1,1oo.
To the contributors and the many persons who worked on the
auction, the Association extends sincere appreciation. Without
their co-operation and support the auction could not have been.
The following list of contributors is believed to be complete, but
a few inadvertent omissions may have occurred. Please notify the
office if any contributor's name has been omitted in order that
acknowledgment may be made.
The following persons contributed to the book auction:
Loyd LeBlanc, Jr.
Thomas W. Streeter
Texas Memorial Museum
Walter E. Long
George Prothro Smiley
Joseph L. Clark
A. Garland Adair
James M. Day
Mrs. E. E. Sheffield
W. M. Morrison
Banner Printing Co.
Anton J. Frank
St. John C. Garwood
C. K. Chamberlain
Mrs. Harriett Leary
R. C. Lawler
Escal F. Duke
Glenn O. Wilson
Northwestern State College
C. L. Sonnichsen
George P. Isbell
The Naylor Company
Clara Mae Leutwyler
Mrs. Thomas F. Bush
Frank H. Dugan
D. E. Kilgore
Bessie May Weibling
Rena M. Green
Mrs. Claude Elliott
George F. Haugh
Joe B. Frantz
Mrs. Dave Finkelstein
James M. Cotten
J. W. Petty, Jr.
Pat Ireland Nixon
Helen H. Rugeley
E. L. Connally
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101196/. Accessed December 4, 2013.