The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 71, July 1967 - April, 1968 Page: 152
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
contact field, especially in his role of coordinating the activities of the
Association with the plans for the Chisholm Trail Centennial. Wayne
Cutler, Frances Parker, and Barbara Cummings also have represented
the Association at meetings during the year.
Volume LXX was the largest published to date, totaling 728 pages.
Twenty-six articles, fifty book reviews, and eight book notes were
published the past year. More important, however, are the internal
changes dealing with the Quarterly that are not readily apparent.
Manuscripts submitted for publication are first read in the office
and are then sent to a member of the advisory editorial board or
some other knowledgeable reader for an evaluation. Sometimes a manu-
script is sent to two readers. We have received wonderful cooperation
and fine critiques from the commentators. If the article is sent back
to the author for revision or is rejected, a critique is sent with it.
Articles submitted are accepted on a competitive basis.
For articles accepted, all footnotes, statements, and quotations are
checked for accuracy, if the sources are available in Austin. This
process of review and check facilitates the production of a more
accurate and scholarly journal.
Several chapters joined the Junior Historians in the past year. A big
push will be made this coming year to bring a number of new chap-
ters into the Junior Historian movement. You can give us a hand here.
Plans are now underway to bring together subject articles from the
Junior Historian in small publications that both teachers and students
will use for the study of Texas history. We will keep you posted on the
progress of this project.
The Riding Line has proven to be a highly successful venture. Ken
Ragsdale is the workhorse on this project, but his attention to the
Chisholm Trail has interrupted issue number 3. Now he is working
on the newsletter again. So keep the information coming in.
HANDBOOK OF TEXAS
Work on the supplement to the Handbook of Texas proceeded rap-
idly this past year. Almost go per cent of the articles are written. A
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