The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 110
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
is a long, laborious, and involved process ordinarily overlooked
by the average reader of a periodical.
Elizabeth Bethel is the compiler of War Department Collec-
tion of Confederate Records (Preliminary Inventory, No. 1o1)
which has just been released by the National Archives under the
date of 1957. Students of the Confederate phase of Texas history
will be interested in the following entries: "Records of hospitals
in Texas (p. 59), Records of the Department of Texas and the
Trans-Mississippi Department (p. 176), Records of Texas troops
(p. 207), Records of commands in Texas (p. 217), and Records
relating to Texas (p. 262)."
The Forest History Foundation has been rendering yeoman
service in collecting the basic historical materials having to do
with the forest history of America. Oral sources are not being
overlooked. The Forest History Newsletter (Winter, 1958) makes
a record of interviews at Diboll, Lufkin, and other Texas points.
The editors of the Dictionary of American Biography have
announced a supplementary volume in the series covering per-
sons historically important who died during the five year period,
1936-1940. Below are listed the names of the persons from this
area who are included in the new volume:
Amos L. Beaty William Sidney Graves
lawyer and oil executive army officer
Albert Sidney Burleson Edward M. House
congressman, cabinet officer presidential adviser
Joseph Stephen Cullinan Murdo Mackenzie
oil man and corporation cattleman
executive Charles W. Macune
Hazie David LeFevre, Box 945, Eden, Texas, has long been
interested in the preservation of the history of Concho County.
Recently Mrs. LeFevre has been going through files of the news-
papers published in the county. Some of the research is now being
put into typed form and certainly should prove to be of real value
to all future researchers.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959, periodical, 1959; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101173/m1/132/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.