The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 79, July 1975 - April, 1976 Page: 124
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
meeting this fall. Members are urged to consider this matter seriously also
and to make practical suggestions on raising the endowment in order to
offset the drastic curtailment in the Association's activities.
INSTITUTE OF TEXAS STUDIES
Fifty junior and senior high school and community college teachers
attended the second Institute of Texas Studies cosponsored by the De-
partment of History at the University of Texas at Austin and the Asso-
ciation. The two-week all-day program provided history and social studies
teachers attending the Institute an interdisciplinary approach to the study
and teaching of the Texas culture from 1865-1970. Fifteen scholars from
eight institutions and the city of Canyon, Texas, lectured on the history,
economic development, resources, folklore, music, art, and architecture
of Texas. The lecturers included Francis E. Abernethy, Stanley A. Ar-
bingast, M. Wayne Bell, Norman D. Brown, Robert A. Calvert, Lewis L.
Gould, J. Evetts Haley, Bill C. Malone, Lionel V. Patenaude, Thomas L.
Philpott, Ben H. Procter, Jack B. Scroggs, and Ronnie Tyler.
Coming to Austin from distant as well as nearby places, the students
displayed a remarkable enthusiasm for the program. They have asked that
it be continued and that the University make similar offerings in the study
of American culture.
Over the past year the Quarterly's Editorial Advisory Board--Flix D.
Almariz, Jr., Alwyn Barr, Lewis L. Gould, Marilyn McAdams Sibley, and
Ronnie C. Tyler-and several outside readers critiqued a number of manu-
scripts submitted to us to consider for publication. Their appraisals were
most helpful and we appreciate the reader's advice and assistance. Robert
A. Calvert, book review editor, spent the past year teaching at the Uni-
versity of Texas at Austin. We became accustomed to having coffee each
morning with Bob and his wife, Marty, and will miss them both next
year. Bob is joining the history faculty at Texas A&M and will head the
Aggies' oral history program.
Quarterly staffers Barbara J. Stockley and Mary M. Standifer turned
in another year of fine performance. Their services to the journal are
The Association had planned to have both W. G. Kerr's Scottish Capi-
tal on the American Credit Frontier and The Diary of Jean Louis Ber-
landier, edited by Sheila M. Ohlendorf and translated by her and Josette
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