The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 84, July 1980 - April, 1981 Page: 126
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
cil member who resigns or dies. The council elected Edward Clark, a
long-time supporter of the Association and former ambassador to Aus-
tralia, to fill the unexpired two-year term of Jenkins.
Beginning in 1981 each new executive council member will be
elected for a four-year term and will serve a maximum of only one
consecutive term. Elections are held each year at the business session
of the annual meeting. The nominations committee presents a slate of
candidates. Nominations may be made from the floor during the
business session; however, if possible, individuals wishing to nominate
an Association member to the council should submit the name to a
member of the nominations committee well ahead of time. The nomi-
nations committee for 1980-1981 includes Ernest Wallace, chairman;
Archie P. McDonald; William C. Pool; Ron C. Tyler, and Marjorie L.
The 1980 Coral H. Tullis Award of $6oo for the most important
book published in the field of Texas history during the past year went
to T. Lindsay Baker for The First Polish Americans: Silesian Settle-
ments in Texas. Baker is curator of science and technology at the Pan-
handle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon.
The H. Bailey Carroll Award for 1980, in the amount of $400 for the
best article in Volume 83 of the Quarterly, was won by Charles H.
Harris, III, and Louis R. Sadler for their article "The 1911 Reyes
Conspiracy: The Texas Side," published in the April issue. Both Har-
ris and Sadler are members of the Department of History, New Mexico
State University at Las Cruces.
The Leadership Award of $1,ooo for 1980 was presented to Dr. Julia
Kathryn Garrett of Fort Worth. Dr. Garrett studied under Herbert E.
Bolton at Berkeley, taking her Ph.D. in 1934. She taught Texas history
for many years in the public schools in Fort Worth, where she spon-
sored Junior Historian chapters at Central High School and Arlington
Heights High School. She has written extensively on Texas and, among
her many publications, Green Flag Over Texas is, perhaps, the most
widely known and studied. By her life's work, Dr. Garrett truly em-
bodies the ideals which the leadership Award honors.
During the past year the Association placed a copy of William C.
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