The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 60, July 1956 - April, 1957 Page: 410
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Solo-"Song of the Brazos," Mrs. Seawillow Allen, Boling
Music-Angleton High School Band
Vocal Quartette-Alvin Group-Mrs. E. C. Mason, Manvel
"Utah" Carl and Son Carl, Jr.-Texas Songs, Galveston
Visit to U.S.S. Grouse at New Harbor Basin in Freeport
Mrs. Louise Brown Baker of Waco, who was born on August
21, 1856, near Anderson, Texas, was honored by the Baylor Line
(July-August, 1956) as the oldest living graduate of Baylor Uni-
versity. After attending Baylor Female College at Independence
for one year, Mrs. Baker enrolled in Waco University in 1872.
In 1875, a year after her graduation, Mrs. Baker was married to
John W. Baker and returned to the Waco area to make her
permanent home. Her recollections of Baylor and the Waco area
are rich in historic interest and value, and many of her rem-
iniscences have been tape recorded for preservation by Mr. Roger
Conger of the Heritage Society of Waco.
A four-page insert containing pictures of Oran Milo Roberts,
Dudley G. Wooten, John H. Reagan, and David Franklin
Houston inadvertently was not picked up and inserted in the
October "Texas Collection" at page 308 where biographical
sketches were given. The oversight is here corrected with the
insertion of the pictures for the record.
The Association office has received two surveys made by the
Texas Research League for the Texas Library and Historical
Commission. One publication is the Texas State Library, An
Evaluation of its Services, and a supplementary volume gives a
statistical report on the Attitudes of Texas Adults toward Public
Libraries. The League's evaluation of the Texas State Library
included such services as Legislative Reference, Centralized Rec-
ords Management Service, the State Archives, Library Extension
Service, General Loan and Reference Service, and Service to the
Particular attention was focused on the Texas State Archives,
recently located in the basement of the State Highway Building
where working space was woefully inadequate. The survey rec-
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