Texas Western Press of the University of Texas at El Paso was founded in 1952 by Carl Hertzog, internationally renowned typographer, book designer, and printer. The distinctive Hertzog colophon and his incomparable touches continued to appear in Texas Western Press publications until his death in 1984. The mission of Texas Western Press is the publication of books on the history and cultures of the American Southwest, particularly historical and biographical works about West Texas, New Mexico, northern Mexico, and the U.S. borderlands. The Press also publishes selected books in the areas of regional art, photography, Native American studies, geography, demographics, border issues, politics, and natural history.
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University of Texas at El Paso
Texas Western Press
500 W. University Avenue
El Paso, TX 79968-0633
Carmen P. Tavarez
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