The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 76, July 1972 - April, 1973 Page: 80
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The Association will hold its semi-annual meeting in Abilene, Texas,
on October 28, 1972. The meeting will feature old forts in Texas, with
morning speakers State Archeologist Curtis Tunnell, Dessamae Lor-
raine of the Parks and Wildlife Department, and Earl Green, and
with Willard B. Robinson (whose article on courthouses appeared
in a recent Quarterly) as luncheon speaker. During the afternoon
members will tour old Fort Phantom Hill. The Association's regular
annual meeting will be held in Austin on March 8-10, 1973, using
the facilities of both the Stephen F. Austin Hotel and the newly reno-
vated Driskill Hotel.
The Collectors' Institute will hold its fifth annual meeting on
November 18, 1972, at the Academic Center of the University of
Texas, Austin. Special collections will be the theme of the meeting,
with the focus on the U.T.'s Smithers Photographic Collection of Big
Bend area pictures. Morning panel speakers will include photographer
W. D. Smithers and other authorities on the Big Bend. H. Allen Smith
will be the luncheon speaker.
The first annual statewide Texas Folklife Festival will be held on
the grounds of the Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio from
5 to 11 P.M., September 7-8, and i to io P.M., September 9-1o, 1972.
Twenty-six ethnic groups will show their traditional activities-each
with its special dress, food, dance, arts and crafts, music, storytelling,
games, and contests. For information write Texas Folklife Festival,
Institute of Texan Cultures, P.O. Box 1226, San Antonio 78294.
As a part of a summer-long commemoration of the founding of
Yellowstone as a National Park, the Department of History at Colorado
State University will host a conference on the twentieth-century West.
There will be sessions concerning conservation, recreation, archives,
art, Indians, tourism, and local history. Feature speakers are Robert
Utley, chief historian of the National Parks, and F. R. Carpenter,
director of the Grazing Service during the New Deal. It will take
place August to to 2o, 1972, on the campus at Fort Collins. Ac-
commodations are available at the university; for more information
write Dan Tyler, Department of History, Colorado State University,
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521.
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