The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 57, July 1953 - April, 1954 Page: 505
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Check List of Theses, Dissertations in Texas History 505
Chapter I is devoted to poets-F. C. Montgomery, D. S. Peoples, Jeanette Tarbutton;
Chapter II to song writers-Marshall Yandell, Luther Melton; Chapter III to
newspapers-Rains County Leader, Emory Star; Chapter IV to newspaper and
magazine editors-Tom Hill, Sr., Earl Hill, Hilton Shepherd; journalists-Everett
Shepherd, Aubrey Dorn, E. M. Foster; religious writers-Lockett Adair, Bill Mills;
historians-Annie May Schrimsher, W. O. Hebisen, James Dorn, Emory Rains;
fiction writers-Elizabeth Hunter, Mrs. Katherine Mann. Appendix includes letters
to the author from many of the writers mentioned in the thesis.
T378.764/Ea7. No. 523. Co. His., E. TEX., O2TH C.
GRISSOM, PRESTON BRECKENRIDGE - M.A., June, 1933 
The Development of John Tarleton College. v+144 pp-
West Texas State College, Canyon, Texas
Illustrations: John Tarleton; first building at John Tarleton College; James F.
Cox; J. Thomas Davis; view of the campus, 1933.
Tables: financial development, 1917-1931; physical development, 1899-1931; cur-
ricula, 1931; entrance requirements; faculty development; trend in enrollment.
Contents: Six chapters discuss the founding of Stephenville College; John Tarle-
ton; establishment of John Tarleton College; the college presidents: W. H. Bruce;
E. E. Bramlette; Professor Martin; J. D. Sandefer; E. D. Jennings; Professor Nunn;
R. W. Rogers; James F. Cox. John Tarleton becomes branch of Agricultural and
Mechanical College of Texas; financial development; physical development;
academic development; changes in entrance requirements; faculty development;
changes in administration; trend in enrollment; development of the laboratories;
extra-curricular activities; typical of trend in education for twentieth century. Two
appendices give the will of John Tarleton and act of the Legislature of the State
of Texas which made John Tarleton College a branch of the Agricultural and
Mechanical College of Texas.
r37o/W52gri. ED., BIo.
GUTHRIE, JULIA ANN - M.A., 1952 
The Young Women's Christian Association of El Paso. lo8 pp.
Texas Western College, El Paso, Texas
Illustrations: the YWCA residence, 191o; Miss Theresa Schempp, business secre-
tary since 1921; Mrs. H. T. Bowie, second president; Mrs. Paul Heerman, president
of YWCA, 1914-1915; Harvey Hotel and parking lot; the Central YWCA, con-
structed in 1917; Mrs. John F. Graham, president of YWCA, 1936-1939; Mrs.
W. T. Mithoff, president of YWCA, 1943-1944; Mrs. C. M. Ainsworth, president
of YWCA, 1947-1950; Mrs. Robert R. Bowie, president of YWCA, 1932-1934; a
series of group pictures showing various "Y" activities.
Contents: This thesis is a sort of scrapbook on the activities of the El Paso
YWCA since about 19o9. Most of the material is taken from minutes of the
organization, newspaper stories, manuscripts, pamphlets issued by the YWCA,
and personal interviews. The Articles of Incorporation are included as an
appendix. Should be useful to anyone interested in the social history of El Paso.
117. Soc. His., Loc., 2OTH C.
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