The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 58, July 1954 - April, 1955 Page: 489
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Check List of Theses, Dissertations in Texas History 489
ing; growth of the field. The thesis is largely a biography of Edgar B. Davis and
the United North and South Oil Company, and likewise considerable local county
Tx1948s/Ti47h. Oil, Geo., S. Tex., 19th C., 2oth C., Co. His., Bio.
TATE, R. C. - M.A., August, 1942 E5581
History of Zavala County, Texas. viii+ o13 pp.
Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos, Texas
Illustrations: Crystal City Methodist Church; Baptist Church; Catholic Church;
first drug store; first school house; first high school; harvesting onions; cutting
Maps: (1) Zavala County; (2) general map of Zavala County; (3) soil map of
Tables: acreage and extent of Zavala County soils; normal monthly, seasonal, and
annual temperature and precipitation at La Pryor; financial report; credits and
enrollment in Zavala County high schools; value of Crystal City school property;
bonded indebtedness; population trends; trends in scholastic population, 1910-1940;
distribution of teaching positions; statistics about school buildings; products of
Zavala and Dimmit counties; carload shipments from Crystal City; number and
value of livestock; population trends, 1860-1940; population trends reported by
sugar ration board, 1942.
Contents: Early political organization; religious and social development; civic
organizations; school history; farming; irrigation; Cross S Ranch; ranching; rail-
roads; newspapers; legends. Biographical information about Mrs. J. L. Adams, Mrs.
Kate Ottenhouse, George C. Herman, Miss Annie Swindall, Captain H. L. Howard,
and Teodoro Moncado.
Tx1942S/T187h. Pol., Rel., Soc. His., Ed., R.R.
TATUM, INEZ - M. A., 1938 [5591
Mexican Missions in Texas. vi+ 131 pp.
Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Contents: Chapter I gives the background in which is included the origin of the
race, the first religious orders, and the coming of the settlers. Chapter II describes
the Mexican in regard to his nature, his class, his problems, and his reasons for
coming to Texas. Chapter III tells of the establishment of mission work and the
establishing of churches. Chapter IV discusses missionary education-Mexican Bap-
tist Institute, Anglo-Mexican Institute, Mexican Baptist Theological Seminary, and
public schools. Chapter V lists the major fields of work in San Antonio, Rio
Grande City, San Marcos, Waco, Kerrville, Houston, Austin, Cameron, Rosebud,
Marlin, Victoria, Uvalde, Sonora, and San Angelo. Chapter VI gives brief sketches
of some of the missionaries: James Horatio Benson, Paul Carlyle and Ida Perle
Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Andrea R. Cavazos, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Delgado, Mr. and Mrs.
Martias C. Garcia, Ignacio Elizando Gonzales, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gonzales, and
many others. Chapter VII describes other denominations, Presbyterian and Meth-
odist work. Chapter VIII gives the conclusions of the author.
T378.764/Ta2m. Miss., Mex., Bio., Soc. His., Loc., St., 2oth C.
TATUM, W. BENTON - M.A., 1936 
A History of the Baptist Missionary Association of Texas. v+ 159 PP.
Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Tables: Baptist Missionary Association of Texas; report from missionaries, 1905;
report, 1908; receipts for state missions; missionaries and workers employed; days
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