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from Vanderbilt University, and Theoharis has an A.M. from the
University of Chicago.
Other changes in the department include the promotion of
Lloyd C. Taylor to an associate professorship and of Haskell Mon-
roe to an assistant professorship and associate membership on the
graduate faculty. An article by Taylor, "Tila Meade Valentine:
The FFV's Reformer," appeared in the January, 1962, issue of
the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Monroe pre-
sented a paper at the meeting of the Louisiana Historical Asso-
ciation in April, 1962, and received a $1,500 grant from the
American Council of Learned Societies to continue research on
"The Formation of the Government of the Confederate States of
John T. Duncan has returned to the staff after a leave of ab-
sence during which he did research connected with historic monu-
ments and markers for the Texas State Historical Survey Com-
mittee and the Texas State Building Commission.
The Texas Civil War Centennial Commission presented awards
of merit, for significant contributions to the preservation of the
authentic story of 'Texas' role in the Civil War, 1861-1865, to the
following persons and organizations: Texas State Historical Asso-
ciation, for reprinting The Great Hanging at Gainesville; H. G.
Corbin and Hank Bieciuk, co-authors of Texas Confederate Coun-
ty Notes & Private Scrip; Martin Hardwick Hall and Edwin
Adams Davis, co-editors, and Stagecoach Press, for publication of
an edited reprint of Theophilus Noel, A Campaign From Santa
Fe To The Mississippi; Stephen B. Oates, author of Confederate
Cavalry West of The River; Mary Lasswell, editor of Rags and
Hope; Allan C. Ashcraft, author of Texas In The Civil War; The
Steck Company, for reprinting Nicholas A. Davis, The Campaign
From Texas To Maryland; W. M. Morrison, for reprinting X. B.
Debray, A Sketch of the History of Debray's (26th) Texas Cavalry;
and Helen Julia Hoskins Rugeley, editor of the Batchelor-Turner
In September Carl Hertzog of El Paso published a reprint of
W. W. Mills, Forty Years at El Paso 1858-1898, edited by Rex W.
Strickland and beautifully illustrated by Tom Lea. Strickland,
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 August 29, 2014.