The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 28, July 1924 - April, 1925 Page: 86
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
services and functions of the amateur historian; Professor Charles
W. Ramsdell discussed the contraband cotton trade during the
Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi area; and Professor W. P.
Webb made a report on the local history contest among Texas
high school students financed by Mr. C. M. Caldwell and the
Dallas News. Reports were received from the committee on the
organization of local and county historical societies, showing con-
siderable progress during the year. On the motion of Dr. Alex.
Dienst of Temple the State Board of Education was petitioned
to take steps to inaugurate the study of Texas history in the high
schools of the state. A resolution was passed commending the
work of the Texas Historical and Landmarks Association and of
the Association of the Daughters and Descendants of the Heroes
and Pioneers of the Republic of Texas for their work for the
preservation of the old Spanish government palace at San Antonio.
A new type of membership was established in the Texas State
Historical Association to be known as that of Patrons. This class
is to be composed of members who pay into the endowment fund
of the Association one hundred dollars and more.
All officers were re-elected: Mrs. A. B. Looscan, president;
Dr. Alex Dienst, Judge George B. Tyler, Mr. T. F. Harwood,
and Colonel A. J. Houston, vice-presidents; Professor Charles W.
Ramsdell, corresponding secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Mattie
Austin Hatcher and Miss Adina de Zavala members of the execu-
The following new members of the Association were elected:
W. W. Allison, Lampasas, Texas; Judge Joseph H. Aynesworth,
Wichita Falls, Texas; E. B. Bowie, Baltimore, Maryland; Mrs.
Grace E. Bradley, Austin, Texas; W. F. Garner, Nacogdoches,
Texas; Mrs. J. W. Hill, San Angelo, Texas; J. Marvin Hunter,
Bandera, Texas; Lloyd Hutchins, Grandview, Texas; C. C. Jeff-
ries, Winkler, Texas; M. P. Kennedy, HIuntsville, Texas; Dr.
Robert H. Milwee, Dallas, Texas; Miss Dorothy Renick, Waco,
Texas; Mr. Grady S. St. Clair, San Marcos, Texas; J. S. Daview,
Fort Worth, Texas; Frank M. Stewart, Austin, Texas; Mrs. M.
Sutherland, Corpus Christi, Texas; W. E. Wrather, Dallas,
Texas; E. De Golyer, New York, New York; Dir. Thomas P.
Martin, Austin, Texas; Frank J. Wren, Fort Worth, Texas; C.
K. Lee, Fort Worth, Texas; P. T. Lomax, Fort Worth, Texas;
Miss Fannie Ratchford, Austin, Texas.
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