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HERBERT GAMBRELL, "The Eugene C. Barker Texas History
Center," is a vice-president of the Texas State Historical Associa-
tion, director of the Dallas Historical Society, and professor of
history at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Gambrell has writ-
ten biographies of two presidents of the Republic of Texas-
Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, Troubadour and Crusader and
Anson Jones, the Last President of Texas-and co-authored A
Political and Social History of Texas. Historical articles by him
have appeared in Reader's Digest and the Southwest Review.
EUGENE C. BARKER, "To Whom Credit is Due," has become
recognized, through a half century's collection and preservation
of facts, as Texas' outstanding historian. Dr. Barker, a distin-
guished professor of history at the University of Texas, first came
to the University as a freshman in 1895; four years later, he
became a tutor in history. Twenty-five years of research went into
his definitive biography of the founder of Texas, The Life of
Stephen F. Austin. Among his other works are Mexico and Texas,
Readings in Texas History, The Father of Texas, and Growth of
a Nation. He edited The Austin Papers, 1765-1836, and was a
co-editor of eight volumes of The Writings of Sam Houston. For
twenty-seven years he was editor of the Southwestern Historical
Roy C. LEDBETTER, "Frank Reaugh-Painter of Longhorn Cat-
tle," is an attorney for the Magnolia Petroleum Company and a
trustee of the Frank Reaugh Collection of paintings. A graduate
of the University of Texas, Mr. Ledbetter has been president of
the Bar Association of Dallas and a member of the House of
Delegates of the American Bar Association. From 1938 to 1945
he taught in the evening Law School of Southern Methodist
University. He is a former editor of Dallas Bar Speaks.
E. W. WINKLER, "The Vandale Collection of Texana," is
bibliographer in the University of Texas Library. One of the
greatest living authorities on Texas books, he edited Check List
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