The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 21, July 1917 - April, 1918 Page: 104
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
A Californian in South America is the title of a 59-page
pamphlet, edited by Dr. Herbert I. Priestley of the University
of California, just published in Berkeley. It deals with the jour-
ney of Dr. Charles E. Chapman of South America as the dele-
gate of the University of California to the- Congress of Bibliog-
raphy and History at Buenos Aires in July, 1916. The pamphlet
is composed of twelve documents, comprising the speeches and
articles of Dr. Chapman in South America, the propaganda for
an Hispanic American historical review, and articles on Jos6
Toribio Medina and South American archives.
Mr. Ingham S. Roberts has reprinted in the Houston Chron-
icle, March 2, 1917, an article published by his grandfather, of
the same name, in Hanford's Texas Register, 1877. It is en-
titled, "What was gained and what was lost by Independence and
Annexation of Texas."
The Houston Post of April 21, 1917, publishes a brief note on
the family of Captain R. J. Calder, and gives some account of
a pamphlet now in the possession of Captain Calder's daughter,
Mrs. Joseph C. Williams, which describes how Captain Calder
carried the news of the battle of San Jacinto. to President Burnet
on Galveston Island.
The Senate of Texas on April 27 accepted, with appropriate
ceremonies, a portrait of General John A. Wharton. It was a
gift from the survivors of Terry's Texas Rangers.
Dr. Herbert E. Bolton, Professor of American History at the
University of California,, has been appointed by President Butler
of Columbia University a member of a committee of three to
nominate candidates for the Loubat Prizes to be awarded by
Columbia University at the Commencement in 1913. These
prizes are of I-he value respectively of one thousand dollars and
four hundred dollars. They are to be awarded for the two best
works printed and published in the English language, since July
1, 1913, on the Hlistory, Geography, Archaeology, Ethnology, Phil-
ology, or Numismatics of North America. Professor Paul Van
Dyke, of Princeton University, and Professor William Milligan
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