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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.
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,

Sponsored by: Austin History Center Association