The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 78, July 1974 - April, 1975

Affairs of the Association
The Constitution
ON OCTOBER 18, 1974, AT THE ASSOCIATION'S SEMI-ANNUAL MEETING
in Victoria, the Executive Council revised the Association's Constitu-
tion. The revised document is to be submitted to the general membership
for ratification at the annual meeting, March 7, 1975. The revision is pub-
lished below and its publication herein serves as the official notice of the
Executive Council's action.
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE TEXAS STATE
HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
ARTICLE I. NAME: This Society shall be called The Texas State
Historical Association.
ARTICLE II. OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the Association shall
be, in general, the promotion of historical studies; and, in particular, the
discovery, collection, preservation, and publication of historical material,
especially such as relates to Texas.
ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP: The Association shall consist of Mem-
bers, Fellows, Life Members, Sustaining Members, Patrons, Corporation
Members, Honorary Life Members, and such other types of membership
as the Executive Council shall from time to time establish.
(a) Members. All persons interested in the collection, preservation,
and publication of Texas history are invited to membership in
the Association. However, the Executive Council shall have the
authority to exclude from membership any person or persons ad-
judged to be undesirable.
(b) Fellows. Members who show, by published work, special aptitude
for historical investigation may be elected Fellows by the Execu-
tive Council. The number of Fellows shall not exceed sixty.
(c) Life Members, Sustaining Members, Patrons, and Corporation
Members. Such benefactors of the Association as shall pay into
its treasury at one time certain sums to be fixed by the Executive
Council, or shall present to the Association an equivalent in books,
manuscripts or other acceptable matter, shall be classed as Life

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