The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 64, July 1960 - April, 1961 Page: 425
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sylvania was published in 1959 by the Pennsylvania Historical
and Museum Commission.
MERLE MEARS DUNCAN, "An 1864 Letter to Mrs. Rufus C. Bur-
leson," is known to all members of the Association for her great
interest in Texas and for her capable, efficient administration as
president of the Association, the position which she now holds.
Since 1944 she has been active in the formulation of Association
policy, serving on the executive council and as vice-president. She
has recently retired as professor of history and international rela-
tions at Baylor University where her work in the fields of history
and education has long been noted for its high excellence.
GIBB GILCHRIST, "A President's Special Train Stops in Wills
Point," is the chancellor emeritus of the Agricultural and Mechan-
ical College of Texas. He received the Bachelor of Science in Civil
Engineering degree in 1909 from the University of Texas and has
been awarded many honors in the fields of engineering and edu-
GEORGE F. HAUGH, "The Texas Navy at New York," has been a
member of the Association for more than a decade. A native of
Atlanta, Georgia, the writer now lives in New York, where he con-
tinues his primary historical researches on the Texas Navy, pri-
vateering, and Texas during the Confederacy.
NAN THOMPSON LEDBETTER, "Three Generations of Texas
Topographers," received the B.A. and M.A. degrees from the
University of Texas. Mrs. Ledbetter has taught English and mathe-
matics in Oklahoma, Louisiana, Hawaii, Alabama, and Texas.
Her special fields of interest are Southwestern history and folklore
and the Texas Revolution, with particular reference to the Cen-
tral Texas area.
JAY W. SHARP, "The Maps of the Stephen F. Austin Collection
in the Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center," is a former grad-
uate student of the University of Texas, and at present is employed
as a technical writer by the R. G. Le Tourneau Company.
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