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Texas A&M University
Library Receives Donation
Chan Driscoll of Midland was one of the
donors of the two millionth volume, "A
Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados,
Nieves, St. Christophers and Jamaica" ( Hans
Sloane, M.D.) to the Texas A&M Library.
Driscoll, who was president of the Friends
of the Sterling C. Evans Library at the
university from 1975-76 and again in 197778,
also contributed the one millionth
volume to the library. That book was "Prose
and Poetry of the Livestock Industry."
A member of the advisory board of Texas
A&M University Press, Driscoll is a former
member of the Texas Historical Foundation
Board of Directors.
Texans Featured in Exhibit
From Governor Ann Richards taking
her inaugural walk up Congress Avenue,
by Carol Hoff ' ARemembered
by a general
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and Winston T. Pink, a black cowboy and
rodeo star since the age of eight, to Antonio
Diaz, one of a new generation of
Chicano activists who this year helped
force six oil companies to move their tank
farm operations out of a minority neighborhood
- the vast range of people who
constitute Texas in the 1990s is shown in
"Faces of Texas, Images of Diversity," a
new photographic exhibit at the Center for
American History at the University of
Texas in Austin.
The exhibition is on display at the Center
through September 30, 1993. The Center
is located in Sid Richardson Hall Unit 2,
adjacent to the Lyndon B. Johnson Library
and Museum. Public hours are 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Department of Museum
Studies Created at Baylor
Baylor University's Museum Studies
program has been
elevated to departI
-nl ^ t4 , ment status, and
"* A CM the newly created
-A. I Department of
Museum Studies is
only the second of
its kind in the
is in the development
?~^IF'. J offering a master's
degree in museum
studies and will be
:k $9.95 the only one of its
kind, offering both
ESS PIONEER: undergraduate and
iUSTIN OF TEXAS graduate
ver $13.95 graduate degrees.
The master's dexas
- a unique
high school. gree program is to
begin during the
additional. fall semester.
ax. ,The Baylor
*der by phone
Co. Dept. H Studies will be
'5225 chaired by Calvin
Foundation Awards Grants
During April Board Meeting
At its spring meeting in the beautiful,
quaint Hill Country town of Fredericksburg,
April 23-24, the Texas Historical Foundation
Board of Directors awarded three
* The Republic of Texas Museum in
Austin. The Daughters of the Republic of
Texas received a grant for remodeling and
reconstruction of existing former office
and storage spaces into gallery areas for the
exhibition of guns, weapons, and related
items from the museum collection. The
Museum, because of space and security
considerations, had been forced to place
its outstanding collection of early 19th
and 20th century firearms in storage. The
THF grant will mean that now the firearm
collection will be available for public
* The Texas Forestry Museum in
Lufkin. The Museum was granted funds
to develop a pilot project to gather information
and compile a database of basic
facts pertaining to historic and currently
operating mills in East Texas. A concerted
effort to collect data during the summer
and fall of 1993, and continued efforts by
volunteers, is expected to result in a large
database of information that is rapidly
being lost that can now be shared by
regional entities and preserved for future
* Moore-Hancock Farmstead in Austin.
Mike and Karen Collins, who won a
THF Preservation Award in 1992 for their
restoration of three buildings in the
Rosedale neighborhood of Austin, (see
story, HERITAGE, Spring 1991), received
a grant to contract with an archaeologist
to classify the artifacts they have collected
at the site into appropriate analytical categories.
The collection will be permanently
curated at the Texas Archeological Research
Center at the University of Texas
and will be available for study by students
The Texas Historical Foundation Board
of Directors will have their next meeting in
Austin on July 23-24.
22 HERITAGE * SUMMER 1993
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