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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
the coming of barbed wire; drift fences; blizzard of 1886; The Tascosa Pioneer,
official journal of Oldham, Hartley, Dallam, Sherman, Moore, Potter, Randall, Deaf
Smith, Parmer, and Castro counties; the town of Cheyenne, Texas (Magenta);
Hogtown; county seat moved to Vega; death of Tascosa.
Published: Maverick Town, the Story of Old Tascosa, University of Oklahoma
Press, 1946. Added epilogue, "Tascosa Today."
r370/W52mcca. Soc. His., Loc., Co. His., Ranch., i9th C., 2oth C.
MCDEARMON, RAY - M.A., August, 1936 [3511
Memoirs of J. K. Milam: Confederate Captain. vi+14o pp.
Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas
Contents: For the most part this thesis is an exact copy of the memoirs of J. K.
Milam, with a limited number of notes by the author. The thesis deals largely with
Confederate affairs outside of Texas.
AC8o5.T3/1936 No. 23. Mil., C.W.
MCDONNOLD, MATTIE - M.A., 1942 [3521
Sam Houston's Texas Administrations, 1836-1838, 1841-1844. i+ o14 pp.
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
Contents: The subject is introduced in the beginning chapter covering Sam Hous-
ton's early life and interest in the Southwest and Texas. The part played by Houston
in the Texas Revolution is covered in the second of five chapters. Chapter III con-
cerns Houston's role in launching the new Republic of Texas government, and his
handling of Texan foreign relations as president is covered in the fourth chapter.
The last chapter discusses the second administration of Houston and a short history
of the Texas Republic to the time of annexation by the United States. Considerable
space is given to the treatment of Indian and border problems of the Houston
administrations. The bibliography is not annotated.
378.76oKO/M146s. Bio., Pol., Tex. Rev., Dip., Annex., 19thC., Ind., Rep.
MCDONOUGH, MARY - M.A., August, 1946 [3531
St. Mary's Cathedral in Galveston with Special Reference to Her
Educational Contributions. ii+59 pp.
Sul Ross State College, Alpine, Texas
Illustrations: St. Mary's Cathedral; main altar, St. Mary's Cathedral; Yellow Fever
Heroes Monument; bronze tablet to Father Kirwin; Ursuline Convent; St. Mary's
University; St. Mary's Infirmary; St. Mary's Orphanage; Sacred Heart Academy;
St. Mary's Cathedral School.
Contents: Five chapters discuss the founding and service of St. Mary's; its location,
Galveston, Texas; a short history of early Galveston, Texas; the cathedral; its build-
ing; Bishop Odin, the first bishop of Galveston, 1847-1861; Father Timon; Claude
Marie Dubuis, second bishop, 1862-1881; Nicholas Aloysius Gallagher, third bishop,
1882-1918; Christopher Edward Byrne, fourth bishop, 1918- ; list of services;
description of St. Mary's; its buildings; St. Mary's educational services; Ursuline
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