Austin History Center Association Presents "Love Story: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb"
Featuring Letters from Briscoe Center's Walter Prescott Webb Papers
Wed, April 25, 2012 • 7:00 PM • Austin Woman's Club, 708 San Antonio Street
(free parking in lot behind club)
Walter Prescott Webb and Terrell Maverick, 1962. Walter Prescott Webb Papers, Briscoe Center; di_02593.
In 1961, when Walter Prescott Webb fell in love with Terrell Maverick, she was 60 years old, the widow of U.S. congressman and San Antonio mayor Maury Maverick Sr. and a prominent and popular San Antonian in her own right. He was a distinguished 73-year-old professor of history at the University of Texas who was well-known for such books as The Texas Rangers and The Great Plains.
The Austin History Center Association invites you to follow the progress of their relationship through a selection of their letters, read by communication consultant Barbara Miller and retired Court of Appeals judge Bob Shannon.
Tickets: $10 at the door. To reserve tickets, call or email Austin History Center Association executive director Jeff Cohen, 974-7499, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by: Austin History Center Association