The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958 Page: 538
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
to be a single place listed which does not have a valid claim to
consideration and designation. San Antonio was the queen city
of missions in all Spanish America and remains a city of distinc-
tion to the twentieth century.
The Association joins with Mr. Utley in urging members of
the Association and interested Texans to write to him the facts
concerning any historical site in Texas which should be given con-
sideration as warranting national recognition. Here is opportunity
for a real service to the historic past of the state.
A portrait of Mrs. Hally Bryan Perry, great-niece of Stephen
F. Austin and honorary life member of the Association, was un-
veiled on November 2, 1957, at the University of Texas. The
painting, by Wayman Adams of Austin, hangs in the James
Stephen Hogg Room of the Eugene C. Barker Texas History
Mrs. Perry, who died in 1955 (see Quarterly for January, 1956),
was closely identified with the work of the Association, having
assisted in bringing the Stephen F. Austin papers to the Univer-
sity of Texas.
Dr. Edward Wallace, who normally keeps a New England ad-
dress for what he calls his permanent place of residence, has
spent much of his time in the last decade in Texas. He is also
extremely fond of historical subjects of a Texan character. For the
winter of 1957, Dr. Wallace is back in Texas again doing some
history teaching at Pan American College at Edinburg, but more
particularly, trying to get all available material for a possible book
about "The Great Western"-sometimes called "The Heroine of
Martha and Earl W. Fornell have an article entitled "A Century
of German Songs in Texas" in the American-German Review for
October, 1957. The interest of German immigrants to Texas in
literature, drama, and music made a real cultural contribution to
the history of Texas. Activities in Galveston, New Braunfels,
Austin, and within the Texas "hill country" are related by the
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