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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 47, July 1943 - April, 1944

The Committee of the Association which is handling the
Grants-in-aid from the Rockefeller funds has determined upon
the following general regulations as a guide in the making
of grants. Also included herein are statements which will be
of value to those who contemplate making application for a
1. This grant to the Association is a part of a general
program being carried on by the Rockefeller Foundation for
the encouragement of study on the Great Plains. This grant
grew out of Conferences on the Great Plains held in New York
City and at Lincoln, Nebraska. Other organizations have
charge of grants in the Northern Plains, while the Texas State
Historical Association is charged with administrative super-
vision in the Great Plains area of Texas and in the Southwest.
2. These funds are not to be used to initiate any study. To
be given consideration a project should be at least half finished.
Work in more advanced stages will be given additional con-
sideration. This grant was made to the Association with the
understanding that it would be used mainly to give free time
from ordinary duties to those who needed small additional aids
in order to get a manuscript into final form for publication.
3. Priority will be given to studies dealing with the Plains
aspect of Texas History and next to Plains studies in the
4. Next, priority will be given to studies dealing with the
modern period of Texas History.
5. According to the terms of the grant to the Association,
aid is to be given the Junior Historian work of the Association.
6. An applicant should make a clear statement of what he
proposes to do, the contribution to knowledge involved, the time
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 47, July 1943 - April, 1944. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. Accessed May 4, 2016.

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