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Title

  • Main Title The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954
  • Added Title Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number 26
  • Series Title Publications of the Texas Folklore Society

Creator

  • Author: Texas Folklore Society
    Creator Type: Organization
  • Editor: Boatright, Mody Coggin
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Author: Aunt Cordie's Ax and Other Motifs in Oil (Oil)
  • Editor: Hudson, Wilson M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Author: To Whom God Wishes to Give He Will Give (Mexican Tales)
  • Editor: Maxwell, Allen
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Author of introduction, etc.: Abernethy, Francis Edward
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Author: McAllister, J. Gilbert
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Kiowa-Apache Tales (Indian Tales)
  • Author: Martin, Howard N.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Alabama-Coushatta Tales (Indian Tales)
  • Author: Gonzalez, Jovita
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Stories of My People (Mexican Tales)
  • Author: Aiken, Riley
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: A Pack Load of Mexican Tales (Mexican Tales)
  • Author: Storm, Dan
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Little Animals (Mexican Tales)
  • Author: Eddins, A. W.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: From the Brazos Bottom (Negro Tales and Jokes); Grandma's Sayings (Sayings and Proverbs)
  • Author: Brewer, J. Mason
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Juneteenth (Negro Tales and Jokes); Old-Time Negro Proverbs (Sayings and Proverbs)
  • Author: Dobie, Bertha McKee
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: From a Texas Household: Mrs. Russell's Stories (Stories and Songs for Children); The Ghosts of Lake Jackson (Ghost Stories)
  • Author: Pérez, Soledad
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Ratoncito Pérez (Stories and Songs for Children); The Weeping Woman (Ghost Stories); Dichos from Austin (Sayings and Proverbs); Susto (Cures)
  • Author: Payne, L. W., Jr.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Frog's Courting (Stories and Songs for Children)
  • Author: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Treasure Legents of McMullen County (Legends); The Deathless Pacing White Stallion (Legends); Verses de los Bandidos (Corridos); The Paisano's Cactus Corral (Animals)
  • Author: Craddock, John R.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Stampede Mesa (Legends); Songs the Cowboys Sing (Ballads and Songs); The Cowboy Dance (Games and Gatherings)
  • Author: Webb, Walter Prescott
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Legend of Sam Bass (Legends)
  • Author: Sonnichsen, Charles L.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Mexican Ghosts from El Paso (Ghost Stories)
  • Author: Dodson, Ruth
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Ghost Nun (Ghost Stories); The Curandero of Los Olmos (Cures)
  • Author: Owens, William A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Some Texas Folk Songs (Ballads and Songs)
  • Author: Goodwyn, Frank
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: El Toro Man (Corridos)
  • Author: McNeill, Brownie
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Corrido de Kansas (Corridos)
  • Author: Taylor, Paul S.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Deportados (Corridos)
  • Author: Parks, H. B.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Follow the Drinking Gourd (Negro Songs)
  • Author: Thomas, Gates
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Six Negro Songs from the Colorado Valley (Negro Songs)
  • Author: Bales, Mary Virginia
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Some Texas Spirituals (Negro Songs)
  • Author: Lomax, John A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Sin-Killer's Sermon (Sermons)
  • Author: Featherstone, Mae
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Snap Party in Mills County (Games and Gatherings)
  • Author: Kirtley, Guy
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: "Hoping Out" in East Texas (Games and Gatherings)
  • Author: Sone, Violet West
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Rope-Jumping Rhymes (Games and Gatherings)
  • Author: Estill, Julia
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Children's Games in Fredericksburg (Games and Gatherings)
  • Author: Atkinson, Mary Jourdan
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Familiar Sayings of Old-Time Texans (Sayings and Proverbs)
  • Author: Turner, Tressa
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Human Comedy in Folk Superstitions (Superstitions)
  • Author: Woodhull, Frost
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Ranch Remedies (Cures)
  • Author: Hatfield, Sadie
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Folklore of Texas Plants (Plants)
  • Author: Strecker, John K.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Texas Reptiles in Popular Belief (Animals); The Folklore of Texas Birds (Animals)
  • Author: Bedichek, Roy
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Folklore in Natural History (Animals)
  • Author: Brooks, John Lee
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Paul Bunyan: Oil Man (Oil)
  • Author: Sawey, Orlan L.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Pipeline Diction (Oil)
  • Author: Winfrey, James W.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Oil Patch Talk (Oil)

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas Press
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1998

Language

  • English
  • Spanish

Description

  • Content Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies. The index begins on page 349.
  • Physical Description: 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Folklore -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Literature - Folklore
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - American Indians - Kiowas
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - American Indians - Apaches
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - American Indians - Alabamas
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Literature - Children's
  • Keyword: Native American folktales
  • Keyword: Indian folktales
  • Keyword: Mexican folktales
  • Keyword: animal tales
  • Keyword: Mexican animal tales
  • Keyword: ghost stories
  • Keyword: jokes
  • Keyword: legends
  • Keyword: folktales
  • Keyword: children's folk songs

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - McMullen County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - La Salle County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Live Oak County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Nueces County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Webb County - Laredo
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Mills County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Collin County
  • Place Name: United States - California
  • Place Name: Mexico
  • 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
  • Coverage Date: 1839~/1949~

Relation

  • Has Format: The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954 [eBook], ark:/67531/metadc967409
  • Has Format: ark:/67531/metadc967409/

Collection

  • Name: Texas Folklore Society Publications
    Code: TFSP
  • Name: University of North Texas Press
    Code: UNTP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Press
    Code: UNTP

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 39468611
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2112538
  • Accession or Local Control No: Publication Number 26
  • ISBN: 1574410555
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38307

Note

  • Display Note: "Publications of the Texas Folklore Society XXVI."