The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 129
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tucky, Lexington, Kentucky, is compiling for publication the
papers of Henry Clay. Letters to and by Clay, other materials of
which Clay was the author, and particularly significant items
about him will be included in the study, which is being under-
taken through the research facilities of the University of Ken-
tucky in cooperation with the National Historical Publications
Commission. Any Association member who has documents or
information about Clay is asked to contact the inquirer direct.
A new addition to the Texas Memorial Museum at the Uni-
versity of Texas is a volume of documents bearing forty-one auto-
graphs of the fifty-nine signers of the Texas Declaration of In-
Two Association members took part in the presentation of the
documents, which had been compiled by a third member. Patron
and honorary life member Karl Hoblitzelle of Dallas officially
presented the documents to Governor Allan Shivers, who, as
honorary chairman of the 'Texas Heritage Foundation, in turn
transferred the gift to the museum. The autographs, mainly on
handwritten legal documents and business papers, were assem-
bled after a state and nation-wide search for almost twenty-five
years by Association member Charles F. Heartman of New
Orleans, formerly of New Braunfels.
The Gulf Coast Lumberman is publishing a series of articles
on the early days of the lumbering industry. The February, 1952,
issue contained "The Early Sawmills of Texas-First Lumberman
Carried Rifle With His Saw," by Al J. Brown; an account of
John Richardson Harris' sawmill at Harrisburg, 1830-1836, writ-
ten by Andrew Forest Muir and entitled "First Steam Sawmill
Has Gear Trouble," was printed in the March, 1952, number.
At the twelfth annual banquet of the San Antonio Historical
Association, held in the Pereaux Room of the St. Anthony Hotel
on January 18, 1952, the retiring president, Henry B. Dielmann,
presented a paper on "Dr. Ferdinand Herff-Pioneer Physician
and Surgeon." At the meeting an award of merit from the Amer-
ican Association for State and Local History was presented to
the Pioneer Flour Mills of San Antonio.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953, periodical, 1953; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101145/m1/149/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.