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2010 Annual Meeting Highlights

The Texas State Historical Association

One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual Meeting

March 4-6, 2010

Dallas, Texas

Please register onsite at the Annual Meeting as pre-registration has closed.
We look forward to seeing you! 

Marriott Quorum in Dallas

Make plans now to attend the Texas State Historical Association's 2010 Annual Meeting. The 114th annual meeting will be held March 4-6, 2010 at the Marriott Quorum Hotel in Dallas, Texas located at 14901 Dallas Parkway, just south of Beltline Rd. at Dallas North Tollway.Directions and a map are available.

Special rates of $135 per night plus tax have been extended through February 24, 2010. Parking for the meeting will be complimentary. Book online: TSHA Room Block at Marriott Quorum Hotel or call (972) 661-2800 or Toll-free (800) 811-8664 and ask for the TSHA Annual Meeting.

With the help of J.P. Bryan, TSHA will revive the famous Live Auction on March 5th for some very special items. A preview is offered during the afternoon and the auction will begin at 5 pm. The Silent Auction of Tours and Texana, which includes private tours, rare books, maps, and objects, will run March 4th and 5th. The Auction Catalogue includes description for items in both the Live Auction and the Silent Auction.

Annual Meeting Programs with Registration Forms were mailed to members. Electronic registration is available by clicking on the "Sign Up Now" button at the top of the page. The TSHA Program Committee, under the leadership of Chair Ken Hafertepe, has constructed an excellent meeting program with an incredible group of sessions on all aspects of Texas History.

Joint sessions with the Texas Oral History Association, the Texas Folklore Society, the Society of Southwest Archivists, the Texas Catholic Historical Society, the Texas Baptist Historical Society, and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society are planned. Also scheduled are theHandbook of Texas workshop, the Quarterly and publications workshops, and the business meeting.

Begin the festivities at noon on Thursday, March 4 with the Women in Texas History Luncheon. The Liz Carpenter Award will be presented and a scholarly presentation on the subject of women in Texas History will follow.  On Thursday evening, the Presidential Reception will welcome Dianne Garrett Powell as the 2010-2011 TSHA President.

Start the day on Friday, March 5, at the Book Lovers' and Texana Collectors' Breakfast with a scholarly presentation by a noted historian. At noon, the Fellows Luncheon and Presentation of Awards will recognize accomplishments in the field of Texas History. In addition, the Webb SocietyAnnual Meeting will take place Friday afternoon. After the Friday afternoon sessions, join fellow TSHA members for the Presidential Banquet to honor 2009-2010 President Walter Buenger.

With the help of J.P. Bryan, TSHA will revive the famous Live Auction for some very special items. The Silent Auction of Tours and Texana, which includes private tours, rare books, maps, and objects, will run March 4th and 5th.

Rare books and recent publications by some of the region's leading publishers of history will be for sale in the exhibit hall throughout the meeting.