The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1

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This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "chronicles the collecting and publishing" of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.

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viii, 326 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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Abernethy, Francis Edward 1992.

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This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "chronicles the collecting and publishing" of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.

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viii, 326 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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Texas Folklore Society Publications

This collection of Texas Folklore Society publications contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk medicine and ranch remedies, folk songs, legends and other folklore.

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Abernethy, Francis Edward. The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1, book, 1992; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38870/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Press.