The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 41, July 1937 - April, 1938 Page: 122
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Southwestern Historical Quarterly
EXECUTIVE LUNCHEON, 12 M.-UNIVERSITY CAFETERIA
Garrison Hall, Room 1, 2 p. m.
Journey of Inspector General Pedro de Rivera, 1724-1728-Retta
Location of Early Spanish Missions and Presidio in Nacogdoches
County-R. B. Blake.
Panhandle Pueblo Ruins-Frank J. Studer.
Mr. Studer was not present and, in his absence, his paper was
The resolutions adopted were as follows:
I. WnIEREAS, The Big Bend of Texas is an area rich in archaeo-
logical interest and historical associations, and possesses rare scenic
WHEREAS, The Federal government has designated the Big Bend
region as suitable for a national park, and has selected 788,000
acres for park purpose; and
WHEREAS, The Mexican national government has set aside a
similar area across the Rio Grande in Chihuahua and Coahuila; and
WHEREAS, It is proposed that the two areas be combined into
an international peace park. Be it
Resolved, That the Texas State Historical Association endorses
the proposal and hereby respectfully memorializes the Legislature
of Texas to take the steps necessary to make the proposed Big Bend
National Park a reality.
II. WHEREAS, County and municipal public records constitute
a basic source for the study of the social, economic, and political
history of Texas; and
WHEREAS, A recent comprehensive survey of the courthouses and
city halls of Texas has revealed that these records have been and
are being destroyed by fire, water, and vermin; and that in many
depositories overcrowding and lack of proper facilities prevent
records that have been preserved from being readily accessible to
the public; and
WHEREAS, A State law provides that most non-current public
records may be deposited at the University of Texas Library or
the Texas State Library with the permission of the commissioners
courts and the respective public officials. Be it
Resolved, That county and local officials be urged to cooperate
with all agencies seeking to preserve the public achives of Texas,
and that, in so far as it is practicable, these records be deposited
in the University of Texas Library or the Texas State Library for
safe-keeping and the use of students.
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Periodical.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 41, July 1937 - April, 1938, periodical, 1938; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101103/m1/130/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.