Legends of Texas

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This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular Texas legends, including tales about buried treasure, the supernatural, pirates, origins of Texas flowers, and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 271.

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Creation Date: 1984  
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UNT Press
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Texas Folklore Society Publications
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Place of Publication: Dallas, Texas
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  • Creation: 1984
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United States - Texas
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United States - Texas - McMullen County
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United States - Texas - Llano County
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United States - Texas - King County
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United States - Texas - Nueces County
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United States - Texas - Cooke County
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United States - Texas - Wichita County
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United States - Texas - Kimble County
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United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
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United States - Texas - Crosby County
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Mexico
Era
European Explorers in Texas, 1519-1689
Spanish Texas, 1690-1821
Mexican Texas, 1821-1835
The Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
Annexation, 1844-1846
Slavery and Antebellum Texas Culture, 1821-1865
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
The Cattle Boom, 1865-1890
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1535~ to 1910~
Description:

This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular Texas legends, including tales about buried treasure, the supernatural, pirates, origins of Texas flowers, and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 271.

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"Publication number III."

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Copyright (c) 1924 by J. Frank Dobie.

Third printing of the 1964 edition, 1984.

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279 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.

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Keyword(s): traditions | legends | myths | tales | treasure
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  • Author : Littlejohn, E. G. Lost Gold of the Llano Country (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); Life and Legends of Lafitte the Pirate (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend); The Holy Spring of Father Margil at Nacogdoches (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams); How the Brazos and Colorado Originated (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams)
  • Author : Estill, Julia Lost Mines of the Llano and San Saba (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); The Enchanted Rock in Llano County (Legends of Lovers)
  • Author : Sutherland, Mary A. Treasure Chest on the Nueces (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); The Dream Woman and the White Rose Bush (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Ratchford, Fannie Native Treasure Talk up the Frio (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); Moro's Gold (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Kincaid, Edgar B. Lost Mine Near Sabinal (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Hunter, J. Marvin Mysterious Gold Mine of the Guadalupe Mountains (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Sherrill, R. E. Lost Copper Mines and Spanish Gold (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Bertillion, L. D. Lost Lead Mine on the Brazos, King County (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); The Horn Worshipers (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author : Gay, J. Leeper The Accursed Gold in the Santa Anna Mountains (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Gunter, Lillian Buried Treasure Legends of Cooke County (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Martin, Roscoe The Treasure Cannon of the Neches (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Bertillion, L. D. Steinheimer's Millions (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : von Blittersdorf, Louise Buried Treasure Legends of Milam County (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author : Payne, L. W., Jr. The Wagon-Load of Silver in Clear Fork Creek (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); Francesca: A Legend of Old Fort Stockton (Legends of Lovers); Indian Bluff on Canadian River (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams); How Medicine Mounds of Hardeman County Got Their Name (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams)
  • Author : Craddock, John R. The Legend of Stampede Mesa (Legends of the Supernatural); the Headless Squatter (Legends of the Supernatural); The Waiting Woman (Legends of Lovers)
  • Author : Looscan, Adele B. The Woman of the Western Star: A Legend of the Rangers (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author : Taylor, N. A. The Devil and Strap Buckner (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author : Lane, Edith C. The Legend of Cheetwah (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author : Heimsath, Charles H. The Mysterious Woman in Blue (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author : Dobie, Bertha McKee Mysterious Music in the San Bernard River (Legends of the Supernatural); The Death Bell of the Brazos (Legends of the Supernatural); The Legend of the Salt Marshes (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author : Sjolander, John P. Rhymes of Galveston Bay (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author : Spratt, J. S. Lover's Retreat and Lover's Retreat, Palo Pinto (Legends of Lovers)
  • Author : Eckert, Flora Lover's Leap in Kimble County
  • Author : Callan, Austin Lover's Leap in Santa Anna (Legends of Lovers)
  • Author : Babb, Stanley E. From Sunset in August: Galveston Beach (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author : Beasley, Julia The Uneasy Ghost of Lafitte (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author : Webb, J. O. Lafitte Lore (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author : Morris, J. W. The Pirate Ship of the San Bernard: A Legend of Theodosia Burr Allston (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author : Reid, Mrs. Bruce An Indian Legend of the Blue Bonnet (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams)
  • Author : Swisher, Bella French How the Water Lilies Came to the San Marcos River (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams)
  • Author : Dienst, Alex. The Naming of Metheglin Creek (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams); A tradition of La Salle's Expedition into Texas (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author : Smith, Victor J. How Dead Horse Canyon Got Its Name
  • Author : Webb, W. P. The White Steed of the Prairies (Miscellaneous Legends); The Legend of Sam Bass (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author : Gay, J. Leeper The Cave of Montezuma (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author : Eddins, A. W. The First Corn Crop in Texas (Miscellaneous Legends); La Casa del Santa Anna (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author : Wright, Mrs. S. J. Big Foot and Little Foot (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author : Kenney, Martin M. The Wild Woman of the Navidad (Miscellaneous Legends)
Series Title: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
Added Title: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number 3
Partner:
UNT Press
Collection:
Texas Folklore Society Publications
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 3017746 |
  • UNTCAT: b1963551 |
  • ISBN: 087074156X
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Publication Number 3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc67651
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text

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