The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 98, July 1994 - April, 1995 Page: 654
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THE TEXAS STATE CAPITOL
SELECTED ESSAYS FROM THE
Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Through its majestic form and monumental style,
the Texas State Capitol (erected 1882-1888)
reflects the pride of Texas citizens in the culture
and government of their state. Now, as we cele-
brate the restoration of the century-old structure
and the completion of a stately new underground
wing, a team of specialists in architecture, decora-
tive arts, art history, landscape history, and labor
history helps us reflect on the history and signifi-
cance of the Capitol
and the American
practice of commemo-
rating democratic gov-
ernment in grand pub-
Each chapter in this
informative book cov-
ers a different facet of
the Capitol's history,
making it clear that
only through the dedi-
cated commitment of
our elected officials
was one of the finest
statehouses of the late
nineteenth century completed. The chapters are
selected from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly,
which won a certificate of commendation from
the American Association for State and Local
History for its Capitol centennial issue in 1988.
Number fourteen in the Fred H. and Ella Mae
Moore Texas History Reprint Series.
ISBN 0-87611-150-9. 6 x 9 in., 170 pp., 53
illustrations. Paper, $13.95
Member's price, $11.86
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 98, July 1994 - April, 1995, periodical, 1995; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101216/m1/724/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.