The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 77, July 1973 - April, 1974 Page: 401
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The University also has been microfilming recently the civil archives of the
state of Durango. Besides archives which the University has filmed itself,
copies of many other collections have been purchased, to the end of making
the University a leading center for southwestern historical research.
Llerena B. Friend, who has been a flat failure as a retired person because
she seems to turn out twice as much work as any of us working people, is
the author of two recent articles: "The University Takes Novel Form" in
the Alcalde (May, 1973), and "Herbert Eugene Bolton and the Texas
State Library" in Texas Libraries (Spring, 1973). The first describes fic-
tional accounts of life at the University of Texas, Austin, while the second
examines Bolton's relationship with the State Library through his corre-
spondence with Ernest Winkler.
The Earl R. Davis Award for outstanding contributions to Texas Con-
federate History is being sponsored by friends of the late Earl R. Davis,
printer and newspaperman. The contributions may take the form of writing,
speeches, teaching, research, restoration, marking, and gifts to public de-
positories, and the award (a certificate and a full-sized, gold-mounted
presentation saber) will be presented biennially during the reunion of Hoods
Texas Brigade Association, with the first presentation to be made on April
20, I974. Names of nominees should be sent to the Earl R. Davis Award
Selection Committee, P. O. Box 1684, Waco, Texas 76703.
Professor Henry A. Bullock, whose A History of Negro Education in the
South won the Bancroft prize for scholarly publication in American history
in 1968, died in Houston this past February 8. Born in Tarboro, North
Carolina, on May 2, 19o6, Bullock received a B.A. in social sciences and
Latin classics from Virginia Union University in 1928; an M.A. in sociology
and comparative psychology from the University of Michigan in 1929; and
a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Michigan in 1942. Among
other places, he taught nineteen years at Prairie View A&M College (1930
to I949), where he was head of the department of sociology; and for four-
teen years at Texas Southern University (1950 to 1964), where he was head
of the sociology department and chairman of the division of social sciences.
Bullock became the first black professor appointed to the faculty of Arts
and Sciences at the University of Texas, Austin, when he accepted a joint
appointment as professor of history and professor of sociology from the
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