The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 51, July 1947 - April, 1948 Page: 72
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Junior Historian prizes-is to be transferred to the Handbook
The Handbook Fund
The Handbook Fund was created by transfers during the past
two years of a total of $3,500 from the Rockefeller Fund in
accordance with specifications made by the Rockefeller Founda-
The money from this fund has been used to employ persons
to work on the Handbook of Texas.
During the next two and a half years a total of $7,500 will
be paid into this fund from the general Rockefeller appropria-
tion to the Association.
The Publication Fund
The Publication Fund was originally made up of the Post
Fund, which was actually a Trust and Agency Fund, plus the
money which was returned by persons paid for writing Handbook
articles. The Post Fund has been transferred to Trust and Agency
Funds, but no other withdrawal has been made except for
the purchase of bonds. A total of $41,925.20 has been added to
the Publication Fund during the past year. Of this amount
$33,300 has been invested in government bonds. The fund has
a present cash balance in the bank of $9,168.27.
Trust and Agency Funds
The Trust and Agency Funds of the Association are made up
of various funds deposited with the Association for expenditure
for designated purposes.
The Bedichek Fund, originally $5,150, has $750 remaining.
The Borden Company Fund, originally $2,ooo, has been com-
pletely expended since the Auditor's report was made.
The DuPont Fund, originally $5,000, has $2,916.75 left.
The Post Fund, originally $4,000, has $2,903.50 remaining.
These funds, which are not considered in accounting the
general financial worth of the Association, will be totally ex-
pended when the work for which they were deposited has been
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