The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 57, July 1953 - April, 1954 Page: 264
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
ographic clubs in Copenhagen, Buenos Aires, Stockholm, and Los
Angeles. He has contributed to European and American period-
icals in the fields of librarianship, bibliography, literary criticism,
and Ohio Valley history. Taking degrees from the University of
North Carolina, the University of Chicago, and the University of
Michigan, Thompson wrote his doctoral dissertation on Wilhelm
Waiblinger's interpretation of Italy. In collaboration with his
wife he published The Kentucky Novel in 1953 and Waiblinger
ARTHUR BECKWITH, "Texas Letter from John Hemphill to his
Brother, James, in Tennessee," is a native of England. He studied
engineering at Middlesbrough Technical College and came to the
United States soon after graduating to work as an engineer until
i933, when he began farming in the Rio Grande Valley. He is
retired president of Beckwith Iron Works of Chicago and now
raises citrus fruits, cotton, and cattle on his Weslaco farm. A col-
lector of nineteenth-century postage stamps and early documents,
Beckwith is interested in the development of Texas history to its
fullest and the careful preservation of records for the future.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 57, July 1953 - April, 1954, periodical, 1954; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101152/m1/314/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.