Southwestern HIistorical Quarterly
a sketch of the Trueheart family and an historical introduction,
both showing evidence of industrious research; and the Diary is
edited with a wealth of collateral quotations from statements of
other prisoners. The introductions and the notes are the very
excellent work of Mr. Frederick C. Chabot. The volume runs to
344 pages, including a careful index.
Saga of a Frontier Seaport, by Coleman McCampbell (The South-
West Press, Dallas) is a series of journalistic sketches developing
the history of Corpus Christi, Texas, from 1845 to 1923. The
author acknowledges his indebtedness to J. Frank Dobie's A
Vaquero of the Brush Country for inspiration.
Dictionary of American Biography, Volume XIII (Charles
Scribners Sons), has come from the press. It extends alpha-
betically from Anson Mills to Richard James Oglesby. A more
extended notice will appear in the October QUARTERLY.
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The annual meeting of the Association was held at Austin, April
20-21. The following papers were read:
The Santa Fe Expedition, I-I. Bailey Carroll.
Glimpses into the Life of James Stephen Hogg, W. F. Garner.
Georgia's Contribution to the Republic of Texas, T. B. Rice.
Sam Houston's Conspiracy of 1860, W. P. Webb.
A Book Collector's Story from One of Them, E. L. Shettles.
Fort McKavett, Texas, Col. M. L. Crimmins.
"Lost" Documents, S. E. Asbury.
Talk, R. C. Crane.
Army of Occupation at Corpus Christi, 1845, Truman O'Quinn.
Silent Years in Texas History, C. E. Castafieda.
The: Texas Historical Survey, J. Evetts Haley.
The business meeting adopted the following resolution concerning
the program of the American Legion to build a museum on the
campus of the University of Texas:
"That the Texas State Historical Association endorse and com-
mend the endeavor of the American Legion to erect and establish a
memorial museum of history and natural history on the University
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117143/. Accessed August 27, 2015.