The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 60, July 1956 - April, 1957 Page: 411
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ommended that the Texas Library and Historical Commission
"explore the possibilities of finding appropriate space for the
archives section either in the Capitol Building (which has the
advantage of being a central and much visited location), or in
joint facilities with the Texas History Center at the University
of Texas." Valuable statistics and historical data are included in
Texas is far behind other states in the housing of its priceless
state archives, state documents, and treasures.
Mrs. Collin Hilliard, a graduate student at Eastern New
Mexico University, is engaged in a research project that will be
of wide interest to Association members, many of whom are
doubtlessly in positions to make valuable contributions to the
undertaking. As the subject of her master's thesis, Mrs. Hilliard
has chosen the works of J. Evetts Haley, a member of the Asso-
ciation's Executive Council. Any suggestions to Mrs. Hilliard
from members regarding methodology employed by Mr. Haley
will be greatly appreciated. Particularly useful and helpful would
be anecdotal material relating to Mr. Haley's productive career
as a Texas historian. A wealth of historical data lies dormant in
the memories of a countless number of Texans who have been
associated with Mr. Haley during the period of his historical
writing thus far. For such persons, Mrs. Hilliard's project provides
a singularly happy occasion to be of real service to Texas historiog-
raphy. Address all communications to Mrs. Collin Hilliard, 604
South Main Avenue, Portales, New Mexico.
At the meeting of the San Antonio Historical Association on
September 21, 1956, Dr. Donald Everett presented a paper by
George Paschal, Jr., on "The History of the Tuberculosis Problem
in San Antonio."
Association member and Junior Historian sponsor Frank H.
Dugan of Edinburg has been appointed to the Texas Committee
for the Overland Mail Service Celebration. Dugan is working on
a plan to have minted a commemorative half-dollar honoring
the centennial of the first overland mail. He offers the suggestion
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