History of the HGMS Annual
1948 to 2006
Art Smith and Scott Singleton collaborated to write a three-page summary
on The Downward Spiral and Rebirth of the
Houston Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show. The article was published
in the October 2006 issue of Mineral News. To read the article,
click on the Show History Summary button.
Also available is a listing of HGMS elected officers and
appointed positions from 1948 to 2007 plus high points from the
Singleton, 2006 HGMS President, studied
the HGMS archives quite extensively. His findings are serialized in
written for The Backbender's Gazette.
They are available here and in
the May, June, July, August, and September 2006 BBGs.
2: 1969-1977--Rise to Prominence
3: 1978-1989--On Top of the World
4: 1990-2000--Fall from Grace
5: 2001-2006--The Phoenix
Part 5 Graphs