The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 79, July 1975 - April, 1976 Page: 462
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The 1977 annual meeting of the Association will be held in Dallas,
Recent accessions at the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University
include the papers, 191 1-1964, of W. G. DeLoach, who kept a daily diary
for more than fifty years while he lived in North and West Texas; the
papers, 1950-1975, of state representative Elmer Tarbox; and original book
manuscripts from southwestern historians Seymour V. Connor, Odie B.
Faulk, Donald E. Green, Robert S. Weddle, and psychologist A. Donald
The Southwest Collection is continuing to microfilm the voluminous
records of the Fort Worth and Denver and affiliated railroads. Other acces-
sions obtained via microfilm include the records of the Southwestern Com-
press and Warehouse Association, minute books of the Abilene, Kermit,
Monahans, and Fort Stockton Chambers of Commerce, and the San Angelo
Board of City Development, and various items documenting the history of
Dyess and Goodfellow Air Force Bases.
The Latin American Collection of the University of Texas at Austin has
been officially designated as the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Col-
lection in honor of the recently retired head librarian for the Collection
(March, i942, until August 31, 1975). During these years she has also
been a professor in both the department of history and the graduate school
of library sciences. She will continue to teach in the department of history.
Professor Benson authored, edited, and translated numerous books and
articles on Mexican history and Latin American librarianship. She has been
one of the prime movers in the Latin American Cooperative Acquisitions
Program and in the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library
Materials. Anyone who has gone into the Latin American Collection with
only a vague notion of what he wanted remembers with pleasure the Ben-
son treatment. In my case she always started out shaking her head as if
Here’s what’s next.
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