Affairs of the Association
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The annual meeting of the Texas State Historical Association
was held at the University of Texas Friday afternoon, May 8.
The officers elected for the ensuing year are: President, Judge
T. F. Harwood; vice-presidents, Dr. Alex. Dienst, Colonel A. J.
Houston, Judge George W. Tyler, and Professor J. L. Clark;
members of the executive council, Mr. E. W. Winkler and Professor
Jack Doty of Southern Methodist University.
Resolutions were adopted expressing the appreciation of the
Association to Mrs. Adele B. Looscan, of Houston, for her interest
and long service as president of the Association.
Resolutions of thanks were addressed to Mr. C. M. Caldwell for
his encouragement of the study of local history in the public schools
for the past two years.
Mr. Samuel E. Asbury read a paper entitled, "The History of
History in Texas." It was a semi-humorous sketch and character-
ization of the early writers on Texas history. Dr. Alex. Dienst
read selections from a number of original letters in his collection
of Texana, and Professor W. P. Webb read a paper on the his-
torical significance of the six-shooter in the development of the
Professor Charles W. Ramsdell presented his report as treasurer;
and Professor Tom P. Martin reported from the Committee on
Patrons the names of four members who have become patrons of
the Association. These are Mrs. Adele B. Looscan, Houston;
Judge R. L. Batts, Austin; Mrs. J. A. Walker, Brownwood, and
Judge T. F. Harwood, Gonzales.
The following members were elected: Miss Sue Moore, Cam-
eron, Texas; J. P. Hill, San Angelo; Rodman S. Cosby, Houston;
Miss Rowena Anderson, Arlington; Miss Jennie Lacy, Lufkin; W.
W. Woodson, Waco; Miss Elbertine Williams, Marfa; Mrs. H. C.
Pipkin, Amarillo; Miss Bess Hutchings, Fort Worth; Murray F.
Gill, Breckenridge; Miss Blanche McKie, Corsicana; Overton L.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117141/. Accessed May 25, 2015.