The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963 Page: 484
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
relating to Texas history include: "Historiography of the Spanish
Southwest: Retrospect and Prospect," by France V. Scholes;
"Quanah Parker, Indian Judge," by William T. Hagan; "Im-
perial Perspectives on the Borderlands," by Howard F. Cline;
and "The Santa Fe Conference and the Writing of Western His-
tory," by Ray A. Billington.
Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles has recently published
Wendish Language Printing in Texas by Jack D. Rittenhouse.
This small but extremely attractive item of Texana concerns the
search for and location of the set of special Wendish type used
in publishing the early Giddings Volksblatt. Included are a pic-
ture of John Andrew Proske, America's only Wendish printer,
and a verse set in Wendish type.
W. M. Morrison of Waco has recently reprinted in limited
editions two rare items of Civil War Texana, A Brief and Con-
densed History of Parsons' Texas Cavalry Brigade, and Ralph J.
Smith, Reminiscences of the Civil War and Other Sketches.
Water, Oil, Sand and Sky: A History of Ward County, Texas
has been recently edited by members of the Texas Permian His-
torical Society and published by the Monahans Junior Chamber
of Commerce. This series of essays on the West Texas county is
another excellent example of what can be done by an active,
energetic local historical society.
Texas Military History, the quarterly journal of the National
Guard Association of Texas, contains the following articles in the
May, 1962, issue: "Organization and Training of the Texas
Militia, 1870-1897," by Christian G. Nelson; "Sources for Mili-
tary History in the Texas State Archives," by James M. Day; and
"Military Events in 'Texas During the Civil War, 1861-1865," by
Allen W. Jones, reprinted from the Southwestern Historical
Quarterly. The "Report of the Adjutant General, 1886," by W.
H. King, is reprinted as a historical document basic to the mili-
tary history of Texas.
From B. J. Mertz, Columbus, Ohio, a former resident of
Hallettsville, has come a copy of the magazine portion of The
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963, periodical, 1963; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101196/m1/520/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.