The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 543
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The Junior Historians of Cameron, under the splendid leader-
ship of Ada Margaret Smith, are planning to aid the Cameron
Herald in producing a centennial edition. Such a program of
assistance would be possible in many of the local chapters through-
out the state.
D. E. Kilgore, a splendid local historian of the Corpus Christi
area, reports progress on a projected history of Nueces County.
Kilgore assisted, also, with the Seventy-fifth Anniversary Edition
of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times which was issued on Jan-
The Bureau of Business Research of the University of Texas
has published a typescript volume of 95 pages by Arvid A. Ander-
son entitled An Economic Survey of Angleton, Brazoria County,
Texas. The work contains a historical introduction and a survey
of the physical characteristics of the area. There are also sections
on population, agriculture, mining and minerals, forestry, marine
products, trade, transportation, municipal services, churches, and
recreation. The last chapter contains an outlook for future indus-
trial development. The work is highly statistical containing sixty-
one tables and eight maps.
The Vermont Historical Society has thoughtfully forwarded to
the Association four half-century old post cards bearing Texas
scenes (the Alamo, the capitol, and the courthouse at New Braun-
fels) and various Texas cancellations.
Ernest R. Archambeau has succeeded Seymour V. Connor as
editor of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Review. Volume XXXI
for 1958 consists of a "History of the Manufacture of Barbed
Wire" edited by C. Boone McClure from a manuscript prepared
in 1913 by G. L. Meaker and L. C. Bailey. Appended are illus-
trations of barbed-wire patents from 1867 through 1894.
The University Supply and Equipment Company, Fort Worth
12, Texas, published Gregg County (Texas) History in 1957 and
Bell County History in 1958. Both are 9 x 12 inches and would
be classified as pictorial histories. Pioneer incidents, church his-
tory, organizations, and company and industrial developments
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