The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 88, July 1984 - April, 1985 Page: 120
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
tin; Randolph B. Campbell; Nancy B. Parker; Suzanne Hewitt-
Knorpp; Irvin M. May; and Ben H. Procter) are to be commended for
bringing together such an outstanding array of papers.
At the business meeting on Friday afternoon members elected Clif-
ton Caldwell, president; Archie P. McDonald, first vice-president; and
Ron C. Tyler, second vice-president. F61ix D. Almariz, Jr., Larry D.
Hill, and Robert H. Thonhoff were elected to the Executive Council.
At its meeting on Thursday morning, March 1, the Executive Council
named A. Frank Smith to complete the term of Lewis L. Gould, who
The staff is anticipating a great deal of excitement as manuscripts
arrive for the sesquicentennial volume that will begin with the July
1985 issue. All four issues of that volume, the eighty-ninth, will treat
topics for the period 182o-1845. It might very well be the best and
most interesting volume of the Quarterly ever published.
Our editorial board members-Keith L. Bryant, Jr., Don E. Carle-
ton, Fane Downs, Margaret S. Henson, and Terry G. Jordan-as well
as a number of other scholars, have served the Association well in re-
viewing the fifty or so manuscripts that we received during the past
year for possible publication in the Quarterly.
With this issue we have a new managing editor, George B. Ward.
Mary Jo Powell joined the staff in January of this year, replacing
David W. Timmons, who went to work for our typesetter. We wel-
come Mary Jo and George aboard. They join Mary Standifer and
Janice Pinney. Mary deserves special recognition. Her longevity on the
staff is only exceeded by that of the director. But more important,
she is an editor of unquestionable ability and her commitment to her
work is an attribute that all of us admire. Her careful attention to
detail and accuracy often draws praise from contributors.
THE JUNIOR HISTORIANS
Staff member David C. DeBoe continues to develop a bigger and
stronger Junior Historian program. Last month the young Texans
took five prizes at National History Day. Ohio beat us out this year,
but second place is still very good.
In cooperation with various institutions, the Association cospon-
sored twenty-three regional history fairs. Texas State History Day was
held in Austin on May 4-5, when the winners of the various regional
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