The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 542
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Contents: In four chapters, the thesis discusses the background, setting, the cli-
max of the struggle, and the outcome of the Archive War.
Tx939/Yz. POL., REP.
YARBROUGH, YANCY PARKER - M.A., August, 1936 
The Life and Career of Edward Burleson (1798-1851). iv+ xII pp.
Contents: Thesis, in six chapters, includes Edward Burleson's early life-settle-
ment in Texas, early Indian fights; Burleson's part in the Texas Revolution-
campaigns of 1885 and 1836; border warfare with Indians-establishment of militia,
the Cordova Rebellion, the battle of Brushy, fights with the Cherokee, Comanche
uprising and battle of Plum Creek; Burleson's career as statesman-early councils
of Texas, campaign, election, and service as vice-president of Repubhc, campaign
for presidency; Burleson's last years-settlement on San Marcos River, last services
to Texas; and a summary of Burleson's career. Appendix contains eulogies of
Tz936/Y2. Bio., IND., REV., POL., REP.
YELDERMAN, PAULINE - M.A., August, 1938 
The Jaybird Democratic Association of Ford Bend County. vii g123
Contents: Thesis, in four chapters, presents early history and geographical fea-
tures of Fort Bend County; political conditions prior to 1889-election of 1869,
negro and white officeholders, finances, charges of corruption and favoritism, Rose-
bud Club, Young Men's Democratic Club, assassination, new line-up of whites, the
Jaybirds and the Woodpeckers, election of 1888, politics, fight, troops in Richmond,
reorganization of government; formation of the Jaybird Democratic Association-
results of desire to perpetuate control, James D. Davis-Charles M. Ferguson suits,
mass meetings, constitution and by-laws, membership rolls; activities of the asso-
ciation, 18go-1988-the membership, the adoption, abolition, and revival of the
Jaybird primary, the spirit and practice in regard to rotation in office, and the
present-day sentiment. Appendices include elected officials of Fort Bend County
from 1869 to 1888; report of County Judge D. R. Peareson to the commissioners
court, 19o8, showing mismanagement of permanent school fund, 1878-1889; con-
stitution of the Young Men's Democratic Club of Fort Bend County; report in
reference to abolition of the Jaybird primary; and report in reference to the
revival of the Jaybird primary.
Tx938/Y36. POL., FD., Co. His., S. TEx., E. TEx., N.
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