Summary: Donated six volumes covering the history of Texas, including a five-volume set by Louis J. Wortham. Louis J. Wortham was a legislator and journalist who was born about 1858. From 1909 to 1915 he represented Tarrant County in the House of the Texas Legislature. A son of the editor of the Sulphur Springs Gazette, he also became a newspaperman. He edited Current Issue, a weekly journal in Austin, worked on other papers as well, and was one of the founders of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He served as editor of the Star-Telegram until 1923. His five-volume History of Texas from Wilderness to Commonwealth was published in 1924.
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