The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 94, July 1990 - April, 1991 Page: 602
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
It is many months away, but already we're making plans and looking
forward to the 1992 TSHA annual meeting, which will be held in Aus-
tin at the Hyatt Regency, February 27-29, 1992. Plan to be there and
bring a friend.
The beginning of 1991 finds the Handbook revision project with an
exceptionally experienced crew. Ron Tyler continues as editor-in-chief,
and managing editor Doug Barnett oversees the project on a daily
basis. Roy Barkley, in his eighth year as Senior Editor, oversees the out-
side review of manuscripts, the copyediting of all manuscripts, and the
production of the Handbook bibliography. Nancy Baker Jones continues
as associate editor for research and is responsible for coordinating the
Handbook's research efforts and for overseeing the factual verification
of all manuscripts. Jerry Palmer, in her third year as assistant editor,
handles much of the project's copyediting work and also coordinates
production of the Handbook newsletter, Hotline. Assistant Editor Mark
Odintz, also in his third year with the project, is responsible for coordi-
nating the Handbook's extensive research and writing program in local
history. Rachel Jenkins, who has previously worked with the project as
both a research assistant and research associate, has been promoted to
assistant editor and assists the managing editor with topic development
and fundraising activities.
The Handbook's research associate staff is responsible for preparing a
large number of articles related to local history and to selected topical
areas. Vivian Smyrl continues, in her third year as a research associate
for local history, to prepare entries related to Central Texas. Diana
Kleiner and Chris Long, veterans of the Handbook's research assistant
staff, have moved to full-time research associate positions in local his-
tory this year; Diana is preparing entries related to South Central
Texas, and Chris is researching East Texas. They are joined by John
Leffler, who has recently completed a doctoral dissertation in history
for the University of Texas history department and will be responsible
for preparing entries related to South Texas. Some of John's work on
the Spanish-American War was published last June by the Hayes Histori-
cal Journal in an article entitled "The Paradox of Patriotism: Texans in
the Spanish-American War." Our staff also includes a number of full-
time positions focused on specific topical areas. Kendall Curlee-Good-
man-Strauss returns for a third year of research on topics related to the
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