The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958 Page: 166
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
"Notes on Early Steamboating on the Rio Grande," XLIX;
"Geographic Notes on Spanish Texas: El Orcoquisac and Los
Davenport became president of the Texas State Historical Asso-
ciation in 1939 and served through 1941. He aided hundreds of
students of Texas history and taught Texas history as a visiting
professor in the University of Texas.
Probably his most celebrated legal case was that dealing with
Padre Island. Texas historical enterprise has lost an eminent con-
tributor; the state has lost an outstanding citizen.
Professor Robert A. Law at the University of Texas has pre-
sented to the Association a collection of papers read before the
Fortnightly Club. The collection includes printed works and
manuscripts. The papers were assembled for the semicentennial
celebration of the founding of the Club held recently on the
T. C. Richardson, the "Rambling Longhorn" of Texas jour-
nalism, died on November 19, 1956. An Association member of
long standing, he was associate editor of the Farmer-Stockman
Magazine at the time of his death. Although his work was con-
cerned primarily with West Texas, he was well known for his
contributions to the improvement of agriculture and rural com-
munities throughout the state.
The East Tennessee Historical Society Publications (No. 28)
for 1956 contains two articles of interest to Texas history: (1)
Stanley J. Folmsbee and Anna Grace Catron, "The Early Career
of David Crockett," and (2) Sarah Brown McNiell, "Andrew
Jackson and Texas Affairs, 1819-1836."
Mrs. Evelyn Hornsby Mims, Association member of Fort
Worth, recently wrote to the Association commenting on the
marked contrast between the housing of the Texas State Archives
and similar collections in other states. During the past summer,
Mrs. Mims had the pleasure of doing historical research in the
Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Indiana State
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