Over the past two years the Texas Historical
Foundation has increased the volume
and content of the HERITAGE from a
four-page newsletter tabloid to a professional
journal, expanded to contain historic
research, folklore, conservation
notes and restoration projects around the
Early in 1985 distribution of the HERITAGE
included, in addition to THF
membership, magazine stands and bookstores
in the Austin/San Antonio corridor.
With the advent of a growing audience
came letters heralding the HERITAGE
as an important educational resource
which stimulates public interest and participation.
Ironically, what also came
was a court order limiting the use of the
name TEXAS within the title of the magazine.
After legal advice and deliberation,
TEXAS was dropped in lieu of
Based on current figures, we can project
a continued effort to upgrade the literary
and graphic contents with a continued expansion
of membership contributions, donations
and support from a growing
In recognition of the 1986 sesquicentennial,
I am trying to compile a photographic
survey of outdoor sculpture in
Texas. Mr. Peter Flagg Maxson with the
National Register Office in Austin suggested
that a notice in the HERITAGE
might help in locating some pieces of
sculpture that I might otherwise overlook.
I always enjoy your Calendar of Events
section. Do you feel your readers would
respond to a short announcement requesting
information on outstanding or interesting
pieces of outdoor statuary?
This type of inventory has been done in
many different states, and I feel Texas is
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The Texas Parks and
The Texas Historical
are pleased to announce
an exciting new film
documenting the birth of
The Republic of Texas.
Please join with us
your generous help in
Texas a special 150th
P.O. Box 12243 Mail your tax-deductible donation
Austin, Texas 78711-2243 to the Texas Historical Foundation today!
Texas Historical Foundation. Heritage, Volume 2, Number 3, Summer 1985. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45444/. Accessed July 30, 2015.