The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 27, July 1923 - April, 1924 Page: 335
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Key of Marshall gives an account of the yellow fever epidemic in
Marshall and Shreveport in the fall of 1873.
On December 12, 1923, Mrs. Mary Couts Burnett of Fort Worth,
by declaration of trust, gave to Texas Christian University prop-
erty valued at four million dollars, and a cash gift of $150,000 for
a library building.
In a letter to Dallas News of January 7, 1924, Mrs. French
Davis states that Lancaster, Texas, was founded by A. Bledsoe,
and named after his birthplace in Kentucky.
Publication of the "Personal Reminiscences of Senator Charles
A. Culberson of Texas" began in the Dallas News of December 2,
1923, and will appear each Sunday until thirty-two installments
have been published.
Captain Thomas Goddard Frothingham published a paper in
the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, LVI,
173-208, entitled "The Crisis of the Civil War-Antietam." Gen-
eral McClellan is given the credit for meeting this crisis.
The Panhandle Plains Historical Society held its annual meet-
ing at the West Texas State Teachers College, February 16, 1924.
More than a hundred members and guests were present. Mr. T. F.
Turner of Amarillo was elected president, and Mrs. T. V. Reeves,
Mr. C. M. Caldwell of Abilene has given $100 to be distributed
in prizes by the History Department of the University of Texas
for the best essays in local history written by high school students
of Texas. The Dallas News will print the prize-winning essays
and in addition will give $5 to each of the winners of prizes offered
by Mr. Caldwell. Mr. Tucker Royall of Palestine has given $50
to be awarded as prizes to students in Palestine and Anderson
Deaths of prominent Texans: Eugene C. Bartholomew, city
official, at Austin, October 27, 1923; B. K. Benson, author and
educator, at Austin, February 6, 1924; Dr. Hardy C. Black, physi-
cian, at Waco, February 17, 1924; M. Eleanor Brackenridge, ad-
vocate of woman suffrage and prohibition, at San Antonio, Feb-
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