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Title

  • Main Title Backwoods to Border
  • Added Title Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number 18
  • Series Title Publications of the Texas Folklore Society

Creator

  • Editor: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: General Editor and Author, A Buffalo Hunter and His Song
  • Author: Texas Folklore Society
    Creator Type: Organization

Contributor

  • Editor: Boatright, Mody C.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Author, Backwoods Belles
  • Editor: Day, Donald
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Author, Moses Evans: The Wild Man of the Woods
  • Author: Vineyard, Catherine Marshall
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Arkansas Traveler
  • Author: Arrowood, Charles F.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: "Well Done, Liar"
  • Author: Goodwyn, Frank
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: At a Branding Roundup
  • Author: Parrett, Vanita
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Cowboy Dance Calls
  • Author: Hunter, J. Marain
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Legend of the Valley of Paint
  • Author: Michael, Dorothy Jean
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Grave Decoration
  • Author: Dodson, Ruth
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Ghost Nun
  • Author: Fenner, Annette
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Headless Ghost of Panna Maria
  • Author: Moore, Dorothy
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Strange Hall Tree
  • Author: Williams, Mary Elizabeth
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Restless Bridegroom
  • Author: Shaw, Barbara
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Red Hankerchief
  • Author: Jordan, Jane
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Crazy Clock
  • Author: Henderson, Sue
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Sam's Lantern
  • Author: Swanson, Gloria
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Bailey's Light
  • Author: Newton, Helen
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Farmer's Lantern
  • Author: Steusoff, Jane
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Hangman's Tree
  • Author: Clark, Anne
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Ghost of White Rock
  • Author: Armstrong, A. B.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: How Crockett Defeated Huntsman; An Oath with Reservations
  • Author: Reavis, Jessie
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Who Jilted Davy Crocket
  • Author: Bertillion, L. D.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Last Herd of Longhorns
  • Author: Romberg, Annie
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Fighting a Nest of Bumblebees
  • Author: Hatfield, Sadie
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Folklore of Texas Plants
  • Author: Lomax, Ruby Terrill
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Negro Nicknames
  • Author: Vann, William H.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Two Negro Folk Tales
  • Author: Rickard, J. A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Riddles of Texas Mexican Children
  • Author: Guerra, Fermina
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Mexican Animal Tales
  • Author: Sone, Violet West
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Rope-Jumping Rhymes
  • Author: Sawey, Orlan L.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Pipe-Line Diction
  • Author: Price, Lloyd E.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Anecdotes About Lawyers

Publisher

  • Name: Southern Methodist University Press
    Place of Publication: Dallas, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1943

Language

  • English
  • Spanish

Description

  • Content Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
  • Physical Description: 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Folklore -- United States.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Folklore -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Folk songs -- United States.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Literature - Folklore
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Arts and Crafts - Music
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Sports and Recreation - Hunting
  • Keyword: traveling stories
  • Keyword: legends
  • Keyword: hunters
  • Keyword: ghost stories
  • Keyword: animal tales
  • Keyword: Mexican animal tales
  • Keyword: lawyer anecdotes
  • Keyword: rhymes
  • Keyword: riddles
  • Keyword: folktales

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Nueces County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Harris County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Webb County - Laredo
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Brazoria County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bell County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Cooke County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Wheeler County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Fayette County - La Grange
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
  • Place Name: United States - Louisiana
  • Place Name: United States - Ohio
  • Place Name: United States - Arkansas
  • Time Period: span-tex
  • Time Period: mex-tex
  • Time Period: tex-rev
  • Time Period: rep-tex
  • Time Period: annex
  • Time Period: slav
  • Time Period: tex-fron
  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Time Period: cat-bom
  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Start Date: 1803~
  • End Date: 1942~

Relation

  • Has Format: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc967411/
  • Has Format: ark:/67531/metadc967411/

Collection

  • Name: Texas Folklore Society Publications
    Code: TFSP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Press
    Code: UNTP

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 2686368
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1328342
  • Accession or Local Control No: Publication Number 18
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38306

Note

  • Display Note: "Number XVIII."