The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 90
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
1950 to 1956, and president since 1956. Well known throughout
the state in educational and historical circles, he is a professor
and chairman of the history department at the Agricultural and
Mechanical College of Texas and the author of several standard
Re-elected vice-presidents were Merle (Mrs. J. Bruce) Duncan,
of Waco, professor of history at Baylor University; Fred R. Cotten,
Parker County historian and businessman from Weatherford; and
George P. Isbell, San Antonio businessman and Texana enthusiast,
long popular as the high sheriff of the Association's annual book
auction. Newly elected vice-president is Stuart McGregor, execu-
tive editor of the Dallas News and editor of the Texas Almanac
since its revival in 1925. Mr. McGregor is a graduate of the Uni-
versity of Texas and received the first Master of Journalism degree
granted by that institution in 1915.
Mrs. Coral H. Tullis, who has quietly and devotedly rendered
such vital and invaluable services to the Association for many
years, was re-elected corresponding secretary and treasurer.
Named in honor of Mrs. Hally Bryan Perry, honorary life
member of the Association and justly revered patron of Texas
history, the 1958 book auction was a memorable success. Although
the list contained relatively few select items, interest was high and
bidding was brisk. A final audit revealed an income of $1,oo5.6o,
one of the highest figures in the history of the book auction.
The Association extends its sincere appreciation to the contrib-
utors and the persons who worked on the auction. Without their
co-operation and support one of the highlights of the annual
meeting could not have been. The following list of contributors
is believed to be complete, but a few inadvertent omissions may
have occurred. Please notify the office if any contributor's name
has been omitted in order that proper and deserved acknowledg-
ment may be made.
The following persons contributed to the book auction:
Burwell Pope George F. Haugh
Harry H. Ransom Bessie Lee Fitzhugh
Miss Winnie Allen Mrs. R. T. Hamner
Louis Lenz Jack E. Hightower
Mrs. G. W. McKenna Herbert Fletcher
Herbert Gambrell C. F. Schmidt
Mrs. Sarah C. Gross Mrs. John Frederic Lentz
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