The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 117
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Texas history have unquestionably been proof of this as a legiti-
mate function of the University.
Some citation forms are still in use whose purpose is to conceal
the source of the reference except to those specially instructed in
deciphering the form used. The Quarterly has always followed
the policy of having citation forms be as clear and unmistakable
as possible-understandable to a high school senior. A citation
should mark a clear trail back to the original source; making a
citation is simply an exercise in intellectual honesty. Simplicity
and utility should be guideposts governing the choice of any par-
ticular citation form.
The following citation forms represent standardizations that
have been arrived at in Quarterly procedure over the years. The
use of these forms by prospective contributors to the Quarterly
will materially aid the work of the editorial staff.
CITATION FORMS USED IN THE SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY
(a) By one or more authors
iLlerena B. Friend, Sam Houston: The Great Designer (Austin, 1954),
2Joe B. Frantz and Julian E. Choate, Jr., The American Cowboy:
The Myth and the Reality (Norman, 1955), 129.
(b) No author given
1 Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1927 (Wash-
ington, 1928), 1oo.
(c) By an editor or compiler
1James K. Greer (ed.), A Texas Ranger and Frontiersman: The Days
of Buck Barry in Texas, 1845-19o6 (Dallas, 1932), 34-35-
2Oscar Haas (comp.), The First Protestant Church: Its History and
Its People, 1845-1955 (New Braunfels, 1955), 7-
(d) By a translator or editor of a work by another writer
xGustav Dresel (Max Freund, trans.), Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal:
Adventures in North America and Texas, 1837-1841 (Austin, 1954), 134.
2Will Tom Carpenter (Elton Miles, ed.), Lucky 7: A Cowman's Auto-
biography (Austin, 1957), 179.
(e) Having more than one volume
1Henderson Yoakum, History of Texas from its First Settlement in
1685 to its Annexation to the United States in 1846 (2 vols.; New York,
1856), II, 104.
2George P. Hammond and Agapito Rey, Don Juan de Ofiate, Colon-
izer of New Mexico, 1595-1628 (2 vols.; Albuquerque, 1953), I, 432.
(f) Document within a published volume
iReport of Colonel William G. Cooke to B. T. Archer, November 4,
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