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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The Annual Meeting of the Association will be held in Waco on Febru-
ary 28-March 2 at the Civic Center. Fourteen sessions, covering such di-
verse topics as the history of medical practice, the secession era, and the lit-
erary scene, are planned for the meeting. The Richard T. Fleming and
Walter E. Long Memorial Auction of Texana will be on Friday afternoon,
March I. Members are urged to send in Texana for this event.
United States Urban History will be the topic for the Ninth Annual Wal-
ter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures, to be held March 28, I974, at the
University of Texas, Arlington. The program will include papers by Pro-
fessors Bruce Ambacher, Richard Miller, and Robert Oaks of the UTA
faculty. The evening lecture will be presented by Richard C. Wade, distin-
guished Professor of History, Graduate Center, City University of New
The I974 lectures have been scheduled in coordination with the South-
western Social Sciences Association meeting in Dallas, and transportation
from Dallas to Arlington will be available for the evening lecture. Those
wishing further information should contact The Webb Lecture Committee,
Department of History, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
The R. D. Warden Collection of Western Americana has been purchased
by the University of Texas, San Antonio. Containing 8,Ioo volumes, the
collection is divided into Northwest Americana and Montana, Southwest
Americana, and General Western Americana. The books will be available
to students when the library opens on the main campus in 1974. Warden, a
retired Montana newspaperman, began his western library twenty years ago.
For the past ten years the University of Texas, El Paso, has been acquir-
ing copies of northern and central Mexican archival material. Scheduled
for completion this past summer was a project to microfilm the records of
the city council (ayuntamiento) of Chihuahua, from 171o to the present.
This is an important project because of the significant role Chihuahua has
played both in the history of the El Paso area and in the history of Mexico.
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