The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 41, July 1937 - April, 1938 Page: 119
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Book Reviews and Notes
of centuries of Spanish influence upon the original Americans,
adding a dash of ultra-modern structural planning to set up the
picture for the 1937 international show." The exposition "expects
to achieve even greater accomplishments than the Texas Centennial
Exposition of 1936." To do so, in attendance, it must reach a
figure above 7,000,000 visitors.
R. L. B.
The Texas State Historical Association has received The Win-
nebago-Horican Basin, A Type Study in Western History, by
Joseph Schafer, from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
This is Vol. IV of the Wisconsin Domesday Book, a series of
general studies having for their object the "intensive investigation
of type areas." The first volume was entitled, Four Wisconsin
Counties, Prairie and Forest, and the second, The Wisconsin
C. H. T.
A volume entitled T'he Ninetieth Anniversary of the State
University of Iowa has been received from the University of Iowa
at Iowa City. As the title indicates, this is an account of the
celebration attendant upon the ninetieth anniversary of the found-
ing of the university.
C. H. T.
The Association has received as a gift from the author, Sam P.
Ridings, The Chisholm Trail. This book is a study of the route
known as the Chisholm Trail and distinguishes clearly between
the Chisum and the Chisholm, trails. The first was named for
John Chisum and was the route followed by John Chisum and
Charles Goodnight when they took their herds across the Texas
desert to Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River and on into
New Mexico. The second was named for Jesse Chisholm and had
as its destination shipping points in Kansas.
In the process of tracing the route of the Chisholm trail, Mr.
Ridings relates stories of many incidents of frontier life and gives
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