The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 26, July 1922 - April, 1923 Page: 77

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Affairs of the Association

AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The Texas State Historical Association held its twenty-sixth
annual meeting Friday, April 21, in the main building of the
University of Texas. The program consisted of a paper by R. C.
Crane of Sweetwater on certain aspects of the history of west and
northwest Texas since 1845; a poem entitled, "San Jacinto," by
Albert Edmond Trombly of the French department of the Uni-
versity of Texas; a paper on the services of the Texas Rangers in
the Mexican War by W. P. Webb of the history department of the
University; and a discussion led by Dr. Alex Dienst of Temple on
various problems to be met in preparing and publishing a bibli-
ography of Texas.
Some of the notable gifts received by the association during the
year are a collection of documents by and concerning Samuel P.
Carson, first Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas, and a
photographic copy of a portrait of Carson presented by Samuel E.
Asbury of the Agricultural and Mechanical College; three volumes
of records of cattle marks and brands presented by the county
commissioners of Bell County through Dr. Dienst; and a number
of valuable manuscripts contributed by Mrs. W. P. Rote of San
Antonio, granddaughter of that John W. Smith who served Travis
as a courier from the Alamo, to whom these papers belonged.
Officers elected for the following year are Mrs. A. B. Looscan
of Houston, president; Dr. Alex Dienst, R. C. Crane, T. F. Har-
wood of Gonzales, and Colonel Andrew J. Houston of La Porte,
vice president; Professor Charles W. Ramsdell, corresponding sec-
retary and treasurer; and E. W. Winkler of Austin and Harbert
Davenport of Brownsville, members of the executive council. A
committee was appointed to devise plans for extending the mem-
bership and enlarging the work of the association, and Dr. Dienst
was made chairman of a committee to promote interest in a state
museum. Fourteen members of the association were elected; and
the treasurer made the following report:

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