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Title

  • Main Title Legends of Texas
  • Series Title Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
  • Added Title Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Number 3

Creator

  • Author: Texas Folklore Society
    Creator Type: Organization
  • Editor: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Author: Littlejohn, E. G.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lost Mine Near Sabinal (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Hunter, J. Marvin
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Mysterious Gold Mine of the Guadalupe Mountains (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Sherrill, R. E.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lost Copper Mines and Spanish Gold (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Bertillion, L. D.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lost Lead Mine on the Brazos, King County (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines); The Horn Worshipers (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author: Gay, J. Leeper
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Accursed Gold in the Santa Anna Mountains (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Gunter, Lillian
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Buried Treasure Legends of Cooke County (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Martin, Roscoe
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Treasure Cannon of the Neches (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Bertillion, L. D.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Steinheimer's Millions (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: von Blittersdorf, Louise
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Buried Treasure Legends of Milam County (Legends of Buried Treasure and Lost Mines)
  • Author: Payne, L. W., Jr.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Woman of the Western Star: A Legend of the Rangers (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author: Taylor, N. A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Devil and Strap Buckner (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author: Lane, Edith C.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Legend of Cheetwah (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author: Heimsath, Charles H.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Mysterious Woman in Blue (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author: Dobie, Bertha McKee
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
    Contributor Info: Rhymes of Galveston Bay (Legends of the Supernatural)
  • Author: Spratt, J. S.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lover's Retreat and Lover's Retreat, Palo Pinto (Legends of Lovers)
  • Author: Eckert, Flora
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lover's Leap in Kimble County
  • Author: Callan, Austin
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lover's Leap in Santa Anna (Legends of Lovers)
  • Author: Babb, Stanley E.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: From Sunset in August: Galveston Beach (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author: Beasley, Julia
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Uneasy Ghost of Lafitte (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author: Webb, J. O.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Lafitte Lore (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author: Morris, J. W.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Pirate Ship of the San Bernard: A Legend of Theodosia Burr Allston (Pirates and Pirate Treasure in Legend)
  • Author: Reid, Mrs. Bruce
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: An Indian Legend of the Blue Bonnet (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams)
  • Author: Swisher, Bella French
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: How the Water Lilies Came to the San Marcos River (Legendary Origins of Texas Flowers, Names, and Streams)
  • Author: Dienst, Alex.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: 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.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: How Dead Horse Canyon Got Its Name
  • Author: Webb, W. P.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The White Steed of the Prairies (Miscellaneous Legends); The Legend of Sam Bass (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author: Gay, J. Leeper
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Cave of Montezuma (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author: Eddins, A. W.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The First Corn Crop in Texas (Miscellaneous Legends); La Casa del Santa Anna (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author: Wright, Mrs. S. J.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Big Foot and Little Foot (Miscellaneous Legends)
  • Author: Kenney, Martin M.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: The Wild Woman of the Navidad (Miscellaneous Legends)

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 1984

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 279 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Legends -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Treasure troves -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Literature - Folklore
  • Keyword: traditions
  • Keyword: legends
  • Keyword: myths
  • Keyword: tales
  • Keyword: treasure

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - McMullen County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Llano County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - King County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Nueces County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Cooke County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Wichita County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Kimble County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Crosby County
  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Time Period: eur-tex
  • 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
  • Start Date: 1535~
  • End Date: 1910~

Collection

  • Name: Texas Folklore Society Publications
    Code: TFSP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Press
    Code: UNTP

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 3017746
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1963551
  • ISBN: 087074156X
  • Accession or Local Control No: Publication Number 3

Note

  • Display Note: "Publication number III."
  • Display Note: Copyright (c) 1924 by J. Frank Dobie. Third printing of the 1964 edition, 1984.