The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 60, July 1956 - April, 1957 Page: 552
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Dr. Seymour V. Connor, of the Southwest Collection of Texas
Technological College, has announced the establishment of a
memorial fund to honor the memory of Louis Wiltz Kemp.
Donors should send contributions directly to Dr. Connor.
Rex Strickland has written from Texas Western College, out
at the far Texas corner of El Paso, concerning interesting historical
developments in that area. About the middle of December it is
expected that John Denny's Century of Free Masonry at El Paso
will come from the press. This is to be the first volume of the
Texas Western College's studies in regional history. Plans are
being developed to follow this initial publication with Morgan
Broaddus' Bench and Bar of El Paso. The format for the new
series has been worked out by Carl Hertzog, master designer and
a member of the Association's executive council. Samuel Dale
Myers, Jr., will lend his assistance to the new series in an editorial
Mirabeau B. Lamar Week was celebrated in Texas during the
week of October 14-2o, 1956. Through the efforts of the Texas
Heritage Foundation, Inc., and its director A. Garland Adair,
the following Lamar Day Program was held on October 17 in
the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol:
CALL TO ORDER, Hon. Jack Dillard, Executive Assistant to Governor
Allan Shivers, presiding.
READING OF OFFICIAL PROCLAMATION, Dorman Winfrey, Associate Edi-
tor, Junior Historian Magazine.
INVOCATION, Dr. Edmund Heinsohn, minister, University Methodist
Church, Austin, and member, Texas State Library and Historical
PROGRAM CHAIRMAN, A. Garland Adair, Curator of History of the
Texas Memorial Museum; and Executive Director of the Texas Her-
"LAMAR, THE EDITOR," Nancy McMeans, Editor, The Daily Texan,
introduced by Olin E. Hinkle, Associate Professor of Journalism,
The University of Texas.
"LAMAR, THE HERO OF EDUCATION," T. H. Shelby, Dean Emeritus,
Division of Extension, The University of Texas.
"LAMAR, THE HISTORIAN," H. Bailey Carroll, Chairman of Central
Committee for Hall of Remembrance for Heroes and Heroines of
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