The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 88, July 1984 - April, 1985 Page: 298
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The Association will hold its eighty-ninth annual meeting at the
Hilton in Fort Worth, February 28-March 2. The Program Commit-
tee, chaired by Ben H. Procter, has planned twenty-seven sessions for
this year's conference, which promises to be an invigorating and alto-
gether delightful gathering of old friends and new. Also meeting with
us in Fort Worth will be twelve other learned societies and organiza-
tions. Speakers at this year's meeting are Governor Price Daniel (Fri-
day luncheon), Association president Clifton Caldwell (Friday eve-
ning), and Melvin Kranzberg, professor of the history of technology at
Georgia Institute of Technology (Saturday luncheon). Our meeting, as
always, is open to the public, so encourage your friends to join us as
we explore Texas's past and present in one of the state's friendliest
towns. We look forward to seeing you soon.
"Texas and the Mexican War" is the theme of the twentieth annual
Walter Prescott Webb Lectures, which will be given March 14 at the
University of Texas at Arlington. Speakers for this year's program
are Charles C. Colley, UT, Arlington, "The Jefferson Peak Journal of
1846: The Personal Narrative of a Volunteer"; Wayne Cutler, editor
of the James K. Polk Papers, "President Polk's New England Tour:
North for Union"; Miguel Soto, Universidad Nacional Aut6noma de
M6xico, "The Monarchist Conspiracy and the Mexican War"; and
John S. D. Eisenhower, "President Polk and His Generals." The lec-
tures will be presented in the morning and in the evening in Univer-
sity Hall, room o8. For further information contact Dr. Sandra L.
Myres, Department of History, Box 19529, UTA Station, Arlington
The West Texas Historical Association will hold its annual meet-
ing March 22-23 at the Kiva Inn in Abilene. For further information
contact Dr. B. W. Aston, Department of History, Hardin-Simmons
University, Abilene 79698.
On June 16, the Barker Texas History Center of the University of
Texas at Austin acquired the archives of the Armadillo World Head-
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