The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 77
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A Check List of Theses and Dissertations
number of Churches of Christ and membership by states of the United States,
Contents: Four chapters include early historical background of Church of Christ
-origin of reform movement, teachings of Alexander and Thomas Campbell,
union and disunion, doctrine based on New Testament; congregations of the
Church of Christ in Texas, 1836-1863-Old Liberty Church, Zion Church, and
decline in Texas Church of Christ activities; representative present-day congre-
gations in Texas-Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus
Christi, Antioch, Bowie, Brady, Georgetown; charitable and educational institu-
tions supported by church-Boles Orphan Home at Quinlan, Sunny Glen Orphan
Home near San Juan, Lockney Christian College, Gunter Bible College, South-
western Christian College, Sabinal Christian College, Thorp Springs Christian
College, Abilene Christian College. Appendix includes biographical sketches of
Mansil W. Matthews, Joseph Brice Wilmeth, Jesse P. Sewell, Mrs. Daisy
McQuigg, and Lynn D'Spain; Baptist deaconship of Collin McKinney; article on
G. Gates' visit to the Republic of Texas, 1842; church letters of Collin and
Elizabeth McKinney; and account of Dr. Joel Ponton's escape from Indians.
TI94z/B643. REL., REP., ST., 19TH C., 20TH C., ED.
BONNER, HELEN FRANCES - M.A., June, 1950 
Major John B. Jones: The Defender of the Texas Frontier. iv+146 pp.
Illustrations: Major John B. Jones; two views of home of Mrs. Ann Halliday
Anderson in Austin; three views of monument on Jones' grave in Oakland Cem-
etery in Austin.
Contents: Chapter I, the Jones family, traces the life of John B. Jones from his
birth in 1836 to the beginning of the Civil War. Chapter II deals with his rise
from lieutenant to major in the Confederate Army and his trips to Mexico and
Brazil after the Civil War. Chapter III, the Frontier Battalion, includes the Hor-
rell-Higgs feud, the Salt War at San Elizario in 1877, and the capture of Sam Bass.
His activities as adjutant general are covered in Chapter IV. The final chapter
tells of Jones' marriage to Mrs. Ann Halliday Anderson in 1879 and his death in
T95o/B643. BIo., TEX. RANG., C.W., FD., OUT., ST.
BOON, EFFIE MATTOX - M.A., August, 1937 
The History of Angelina County. vii+ -245 PP-
Maps: (1) Angelina County, Spanish and Mexican land grants; (2) Angelina
County, 1857; (3) Angelina County, railroads and sawmill towns, 1887-1934;
(4) Angelina County, railroads and highways.
Contents: Six chapters include topography and geography; early development
and social life; lumbering in Angelina County; recent developments-reforesta-
tion, timber experiments, highways, pipelines, agriculture; cultural development-
education, newspapers, churches, clubs; railroad centers of county-Zavalla, Hunt-
ington, Burke, Lufkin. Appendices include Spanish and Mexican land titles, muster
roll of Company D, 7th Texas Cavalry, Confederate Army; county officers, 1846-
1934; population of Angelina County, 1850-1930; school reports of 1882 and 1932.
T937/B644. Co. His., E. TEx., LUM., GEO., ED., REL., R. R.
BOOZIER, JESSE BERYL - M.A., August, 1942 [4o]
The History of Indianola, Texas. iv+ 138 pp.
Illustrations: Indianola, Main Street, looking east; Indianola, Main Street, looking
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