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Touched with a Sunset: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb: A Love Story

Touched with a Sunset: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb: A Love Story Portrait ofTerrell Maverick. Maury Maverick Sr. Papers, di_0532g, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin. Touched with a Sunset: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb A Love Story Edited by Betty Hannstein Adams* excerpts from the courtship correspondence between Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb ran in theJuly 2009 and the October 2009 issues of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. She was the widow of Maury Maverick Sr., U.S. congressman and mayor of San Antonio, and Walter Prescott Webb was a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and a recent widower. Longtime acquaintances, they developed a friendship in late i960 that turned into a love affair in 1961. They regularly exchanged letters, as she lived in San Antonio and he in Austin, and both traveled separately. This set of letters begins with Terrell visiting New York City with her friend, Elma Dill Spencer (referred to in the letters as EDRS). Webb is in Austin, getting his affairs in order and looking for a place for him and Terrell to live after their marriage. Upon her return to Texas, they continue to look for a place to live, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southwestern Historical Quarterly Texas State Historical Association

Touched with a Sunset: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb: A Love Story

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Portrait ofTerrell Maverick. Maury Maverick Sr. Papers, di_0532g, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the University of Texas at Austin. Touched with a Sunset: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb A Love Story Edited by Betty Hannstein Adams* excerpts from the courtship correspondence between Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb ran in theJuly 2009 and the October 2009 issues of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. She was the widow of Maury Maverick Sr., U.S. congressman and mayor of San Antonio, and Walter Prescott Webb was a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and a recent widower. Longtime acquaintances, they developed a friendship in late i960 that turned into a love affair in 1961. They regularly exchanged letters, as she lived in San Antonio and he in Austin, and both traveled separately. This set of letters begins with Terrell visiting New York City with her friend, Elma Dill Spencer (referred to in the letters as EDRS). Webb is in Austin, getting his affairs in order and looking for a place for him and Terrell to live after their marriage. Upon her return to Texas, they continue to look for a place to live,

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Southwestern Historical QuarterlyTexas State Historical Association

Published: Jul 6, 2010

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