MINNIE MEARS, "The Three Forts in Coryell County," a long-
time resident and member of the Texas Centennial committee
for Coryell County in 1936, is presently writing a book on the
history and folklore of the Gatesville area.
LEON MITCHELL, JR., "Camp Groce: Confederate Military
Prison," teaches history at Eastern Hills High School in Fort
Worth. His master's thesis topic was Union prisoners of war in
the Confederate Trans-Mississippi, and his article on Camp Ford
appeared in the July, 1962, Quarterly.
J. E. ERICSON, "Delegates to the Texas Constitutional Conven-
tion in 1875: A Reappraisal," is assistant professor of government
at Stephen F. Austin State College.
COOPER K. RAGAN, "The Diary of George W. O'Brien, 1863,"
is a prominent Houston lawyer, a past president of the Houston
Civil War Roundtable, and a member of the Executive Council
of the Association.
MOLLIE MOORE GODBOLD, "Comanche and the Hardin Gang,"
a former resident of Comanche, interviewed many of the par-
ticipants and observers of the events which she recounts and
made use of newspapers which no longer exist, since the early
editions of the Comanche Chief were later destroyed by fire.
B. C. THARP, "TEXAS by E. J. Palmer," is professor emeritus of
botany at the University of Texas.
WILLIAM C. POOL, "James Taylor: Master Teacher: A Memo-
rial," is professor of history at Southwest Texas State College.
RUPERT N. RICHARDSON, "Walter Prescott Webb: A Tribute,"
is president emeritus and professor of history at Hardin-Simmons
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 67, July 1963 - April, 1964. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101197/. Accessed December 18, 2014.