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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
review section. Staff members Barbara Stockley and Winn Kalmon
have worked diligently in helping to put out a carefully edited journal.
And for seventy-four years Von Boeckmann-Jones Company has been
printing the Quarterly-quite an accomplishment. We are highly ap-
preciative of the talents and time of all who have assisted in making
the Quarterly what it is today.
The Editorial Advisory Board is a rotating one. Beginning with this
volume Professors Fl1ix D. AlmarAz, Jr. and Robert A. Calvert are
replacing Professors James Nichols and Lee Huddleston as members
of the Board.
Progress continues on Volume III of the Handbook of Texas. Much
of the copy is now in galley. Eldon Branda, assisted by Edgar Snead,
Crystal Ragsdale, and Melinda Wickman, is carefully reviewing the
last of the hundreds of articles that will make up this volume. The
long delays in publication of the third volume will be history before
too much longer, but Branda's meticulous demand for accuracy and
fine editing will remain evident as long as Volume III is used.
During the past year the Association published two fine books. The
French Legation in Texas, translated and edited by Professor Nancy
N. Barker, is an important reference work for the history of the
Republic and for the study of diplomatic relations between Texas and
France. The second volume of the two-volume study is scheduled for
release in the spring, 1972.
William C. Pool's Eugene C. Barker: Historian is the first full-scale
biography of the noted Texas scholar. Perhaps no other historian con-
tributed as much to the study of Texas history as did Barker through
his teaching, writings, and editing of the Quarterly. Pool's study is a
Ronnie C. Tyler's study of "Santiago Vidaurri and the Southern
Confederacy" is scheduled for release in 1972. Several other historians
have book manuscripts in various stages for the Association, and we
look forward to several excellent publications within the next two
THE JUNIOR HISTORIAN PROGRAM
Ken Ragsdale and Larry Perry have spent a very profitable year
promoting the Junior Historian movement in Texas. The cooperation
from teachers, from the educational service centers, and from the Texas
Education Agency, has been tremendous. Through the combined ef-
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