The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 110
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Vice-Presidents: Claude Elliott, Paul Adams, Ralph Steen, and
Merle (Mrs. J. Bruce) Duncan
Executive Council: (Fellows) Joseph Schmitz (1955)
(Members) J. Evetts Haley (1957)
Corresponding Secretary and Treasurer: Mrs. Coral H. Tullis.
Herbert Gambrell, professor of history at Southern Methodist
University and director of the Hall of State, was elected to his
second term as president. Well known to Texana collectors and
Texas history students throughout the state for his editing, his
textbook writing, and his excellent biographies of Mirabeau B.
Lamar and Anson Jones, he served as a vice-president of the
Association for nineteen years before being elected to the pres-
idency in 1951. The Association is looking forward to the new
year with him as president.
Claude Elliott, dean of the graduate school and acting head
of the history department at Southwest Texas State Teachers Col-
lege; Paul Adams, San Antonio businessman and Texana collec-
tor; Ralph Steen, history textbook writer and professor of history
at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas; and Merle
(Mrs. J. Bruce) Duncan, formerly a professor of history at
Baylor University, were re-elected vice-presidents.
Dr. Joseph Schmitz, former president of the San Antonio His-
torical Association and professor of history at St. Mary's Univer-
sity, was re-elected as one of the fellows' representatives on the
executive council. J. Evetts Haley, Texas writer, rancher, and
president of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, was re-
elected members' representative on the executive council.
Mrs. Coral H. Tullis, whose efficient and essential services
through the years have contributed a great deal to the welfare
of the Association, continues as corresponding-secretary and
W. J. Battle, professor emeritus of classical languages at the
University of Texas, and Joe B. Frantz, assistant professor of
history at the University, were elected fellows of the Association.
Professor Battle, who wrote the concise history of the University
in the April, 1951, Quarterly, has made an important contribu-
tion to the social history of the state in his recent publication of
The Story of All Saints Chapel: Austin, Texas, goo-1950o, the
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