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Southwestern Collection The East Texas Historical Association has honored Mary Kelley Scheer, associate professor of history at Lamar University, for excellence in educating the public about the history and culture of East Texas. Scheer, a Lamar faculty member since 2002, accepted the association's East Texas Educator of the Year Award Sept. 26 at its annual meeting in Nacogdoches. The honor, provided by the Ottis Lock Endowment, includes a plaque and a cash award. Scheer's teaching and research interests include Texas history, the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, women's history, and American social and reform movements. She is the author of The Foundations of Texan Philanthropy (Texas A&M University Press, 2004), the co-editor, with John Storey, of Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural History (University of North Texas Press, 2008) and is now working on a book titled "New Women Who Shaped Modern Texas" (Harlan-Davidson). 'The association is proud to honor Dr. Scheer for the dedication to her craft and her excellent record as an educator at one of East Texas's most important universities," said Scott Sosebee, executive director of the East Texas Historical Association. "Dr. Scheer's work on Texas women and philanthropy has brought to her national attention. Her http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southwestern Historical Quarterly Texas State Historical Association

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Southwestern Historical Quarterly , Volume 113 (3) – Jul 6, 2010

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The East Texas Historical Association has honored Mary Kelley Scheer, associate professor of history at Lamar University, for excellence in educating the public about the history and culture of East Texas. Scheer, a Lamar faculty member since 2002, accepted the association's East Texas Educator of the Year Award Sept. 26 at its annual meeting in Nacogdoches. The honor, provided by the Ottis Lock Endowment, includes a plaque and a cash award. Scheer's teaching and research interests include Texas history, the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, women's history, and American social and reform movements. She is the author of The Foundations of Texan Philanthropy (Texas A&M University Press, 2004), the co-editor, with John Storey, of Twentieth-Century Texas: A Social and Cultural History (University of North Texas Press, 2008) and is now working on a book titled "New Women Who Shaped Modern Texas" (Harlan-Davidson). 'The association is proud to honor Dr. Scheer for the dedication to her craft and her excellent record as an educator at one of East Texas's most important universities," said Scott Sosebee, executive director of the East Texas Historical Association. "Dr. Scheer's work on Texas women and philanthropy has brought to her national attention. Her

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