The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 60, July 1956 - April, 1957 Page: 556
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Robert Howe Fletcher, Jr., compiler of Genealogical Sketch of
Certain of the American Descendants of Mathew Talbot, Gen-
tleman, has contributed a copy to the library of the Barker
Texas History Center. Certain of the descendants of Talbot came
to Texas-to Rusk, Houston, and other areas within the state.
The San Jacinto Museum of History Association has pub-
lished a charming and attractive pamphlet of twelve pages on
"Camels in Texas." The occasion for the pamphlet was the receipt
of a camel collar by the San Jacinto Museum contributed by the
Sidney Sherman Chapter, Galveston, of the Daughters of the
Republic of Texas. The text is by Gerry Doyle who also did the
design assisted by LeRoy Barfuss.
The Panhandle Plains Historical Review for 1956 has been
slanted toward Texas museums by the editor, Dr. Seymour V.
Connor. Carl E. Guthe lists, with explanations, fifty-two operat-
ing museums in Texas. There are articles on the West Texas
Museum at Texas Technological College and the Panhandle
Plains Historical Museum at West Texas State College. William
H. Leckie has a study on the Red River War of 1874-1875-
Vice President of the Association Dr. Ralph Steen of Texas
A & M College has arranged for a joint session of the Texas State
Historical Association with the Southern Historical Association
on Saturday morning, November 9, 1957, at the Rice Hotel in
Houston. Suggestions concerning topics and persons to present
papers will be appreciated both by Dr. Steen and the Associa-
With the Southern Historical Association's coming to Texas
for its annual meeting in 1957, a real opportunity is presented
to Texas historians and citizens to meet and mingle with many
who have distinguished themselves in the field of Southern history.
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the Sons of the
Republic of Texas have adopted the following meaningful seven-
point program for 1957:
Here’s what’s next.
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