Texas Heritage, Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 1985

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ON THE COVER
Women waged a 20-year battle so young women
like this student could attend a state school for
women. They won and now Texas Woman's University
in Denton is the nation's largest woman's
college. When the doors opened in 1903, three
women became the first to serve on a Texas college
board of regents. They were Helen Stoddard,
Eleanor Brackenridge, and Birdie Johnson.
Photo courtesy of Texas Women's University,
Denton.
BOOK PROFILE
7 The Trail Drivers of Texas
The Loblolly Book: Water Witching,
Wild Hog Hunting, Home
Remedies, Grandma's Moral Tales,
and other Affairs of Plain Texas
Living.

Texas Tears and Texas Sunshine:
Voices of Frontier Women

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HISTORY
Cowboy Poetry by James McNutt
The cowboy poetry of Chittenden and Whipple
belongs to a lively tradition which has carried
on in the West for over a hundred years.

THE CORNERSTONE
12 Preservation news from around
the state
FEATURE
14 Woman in Texas History by Mary
Beth Rogers
Texas has been the proving ground for powerful
and influential women for more than 100
years.
CONSERVATION
18 The Conservator's Art by John
Peterson
A closer look at the new materials lab at the
Texas Memorial Museum.

TEXAS HERITAGE
VOLUME 2 NUMBER 2
Texas Heritage magazine is published
quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation,
P.O. Box 12243, Austin, Texas
78711, Copyright October 1983.
The opinions expressed by contributing
authors do not necessarily reflect
those of the Texas Historical Foundation.
The Texas Historical Foundation
is a private non-profit organization
supported by membership dues, contributions
and grants.
Unsolicited articles not exceeding
2,000 words will be accepted for review.
All articles pertaining to Texas'
heritage, culture and preservation activities
and issues will be given highest
priority. Deadlines for articles are two
months preceding publication date
(Publication dates: February 1, April
1, July 1, and November 1). Advertising
rates and deadlines can be found
on page 6.
EDITORIAL STAFF
Editor in Chief: J.P. Bryan, Jr.
Editor: Tanya Fain
Assistant Editor and Circulation:
Mark Trowbridge
Production and Art Director:
Elizabeth Vair
Advertising Manager: Kelly Denison
Contributing Writers:
Ms. Mary Beth Rogers
Mr. James C. McNutt
Mr. John Peterson

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Texas Historical Foundation. Texas Heritage, Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 1985. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46809/. Accessed October 31, 2014.