The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958 Page: 168
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Beatrice Mackey Doughtie, 3449 Peachtree Road, N. E., C-2,
Atlanta 5, Georgia, has contributed a copy of her book, The
Mackeys (Variously Spelled) and Allied Families, to the Associa-
tion. Mention is made therein to many of the name who removed
to Texas before 1860. Thanks and appreciation are extended to
Andrew Forest Muir, 946 Cortlandt Street, Houston 8, Texas,
has recently had two, articles published on relatively unknown
early residents of Texas:
"Isaac B. Desha, Fact and Fancy" in Filson Club History
Quarterly, XXX (October, 1956), 319-323. Desha was the noto-
rious son of Governor Joseph Desha of Kentucky and was in
Austin's Colony in 1828.
"William P. Johnson, Southern Proletarian and Unionist" in
Tennessee Historical Quarterly, XV (December, 1956), 330-338.
Johnson was the older brother of President Andrew Johnson and
lived in Columbia, Brazoria County, from 1858 to his death
Dr. W. M. W. Splawn, President of the University of Texas
from 1924 to 1927, has completed a two-volume manuscript on
"The University of Texas: Its Origin and Growth to 1928." In-
cluded in this manuscript are Dr. Splawn's memoirs during his
presidency at the University. The original copy has been pre-
sented to Dr. Logan Wilson, President of the University, under
whose instigation the project was carried on. A bound carbon
copy has been placed in the Archives Collection at the Barker
Texas History Center.
On October 12, 1956, a meeting was held at Sam Houston
State Teachers College to perfect organization of the Sam Houston
Memorial Association. The purpose of the association is to assist
jointly with the college in the further development of the Sam
Houston Shrine. The officers of the association, chosen at the
Roderick J. Watts of Houston, President
Sam Acheson of Dallas, Vice President
Ed Kilman of Houston, Vice President
Mac Woodward of Huntsville, Treasurer
Mrs. Grace Longine of Huntsville, Curator-Director.
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