The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 396
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
the board, announced the election of the prominent San Antonio
civic and educational leader.
Mrs. Tobin was educated at the Whitis School and the Univer-
sity of Texas. She has received three awards from the San Antonio
Conservation Society for acquisition and restoration of old homes.
She served for nine years as a member of the Board of Regents
and was a member of the Committee of Seventy-five of the Univer-
sity of Texas. Mrs. Tobin is also chairman of the Governor's Man-
sion Board of Supervisors. She is chairman of the Board of the
San Antonio Symphony and Opera Society and of the Southwest
Conference of Foundations and Trusts, and is a past president of
both organizations. She is a member of the Executive Committee
of the Southwest Foundation for Research and Education. Mrs.
Tobin is a member of the Executive Committee of the National
Council of Metropolitan Opera, and a member of the Boards of
Trustees of the McNay Art Institute and the Texas Fine Arts
Association. She has received the annual award of the Texas Social
Workers' Association and the Theta Sigma Phi and Express and
Evening News annual awards for interest in music.
In the fall of 1958, Cut 'n Shoot, Texas, shared the national
prominence of its favorite athletic son, Roy Harris, and inquiries
concerning the picturesque place name ranged from the delight-
edly credulous to the frankly skeptical. The existence of the com-
munity can easily be confirmed, but the origin of the name is lost
in colorful legend and folklore. Association members who would
like to pursue the subject further will be interested in the com-
ments of Roy Edwards, staff writer of the Fort Worth Star-Tele-
gram, in an article published in that newspaper on July 27, 1958.
Something About Brown by T. R. Havins is a valuable recent
addition to the growing library of Texas county histories. In
Pauline Naylor's review of the study, which appeared in the
August 17, 1958, issue of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the re-
viewer declares that the writer has been much too modest and
suggests that the title could more appropriately have been Many
Things About Brown County. The point is well taken, for this
first connected history of Brown County is the product of more
than thirty years of research, and the authoritative presentation
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