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Shewey's map, city St. Louis.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Saint Louis, Missouri street names, existing and proposed public transportation routes, parks, cemeteries, public institutions, and ward boundaries. Includes explanation and advertising for Lindenwood suburbs; index in accompanying pages; illustration on cover. Insets: [Carondelet] and [overview map of St. Louis and vicinity]. Scale not given.
Date: 1890
Creator: A.C. Shewey & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Shewey's map, city St. Louis.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Saint Louis, Missouri street names, existing and proposed public transportation routes, parks, cemeteries, public institutions, and ward boundaries. Includes explanation and advertising for Lindenwood suburbs; index in accompanying pages; illustration on cover. Insets: [Carondelet] and [overview map of St. Louis and vicinity]. Scale not given.
Date: 1890
Creator: A.C. Shewey & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[RE: Arts Education Assessment Consortium, September 14, 1994]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Julie Abel, the Getty Center, to the Regional Institute Directors, in regards to the upcoming arts assessment. The Arts Education Assessment Consortium, AEAC, is administered by the Council of Chief State School Officers to all the RIG states. The Center is providing support to the AEAC to develop assessment prototypes in the visual and performing arts and believes that if the DBAE, discipline-based art education, is embedded in the assessment prototypes it will strengthen the impact within the state and nationally. A list of state contacts is attached to the letter.
Date: September 14, 1994
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: School Board Award Announcement: Kennedy Center / NSBA]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Julie Abel, Program Associate, Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to RIG Directors. The letter is in regard to information on the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network, KCAAEN, and National School Boards Association, NSBA, Award that recognizes school boards that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to high quality arts education. Attached to the letter is a copy of the 1996 Award Announcement.
Date: August 28, 1995
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at the 1998, 1999, and 2000 meetings." The volume covers "a wide variety of contemporary and historical topics," including baby lore, stories about notable women, stories about food and cooking, information about the Model T Ford, and more (inside front cover). The index begins on page 339.
Date: 2001
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Built in Texas

Description: Book describing folk building in Texas, including information about the construction of churches, cabins, sheds, barns, fences, and other folk building techniques. The index begins on page 277.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This book describes popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Description: Volume of essays about African-American folklore, including reminiscences of African-American folk culture in Texas, studies of specific genres of folklore, information about Texas-African food-ways, studies of specific performers, information about songs and other folklore. The index begins on page 353.
Date: 1996
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Legendary Ladies of Texas

Description: Collection of historical anecdotes providing "a study of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them" (back cover). The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1994
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Description: Collection of Texas and Mexican folklore, including "folk tales, folklore in journalism, reflections on the lore of the past, and some analyses of folklore generally" (inside of the front cover).
Date: 1978
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Singin' Texas

Description: Collected information about popular folk music of Texas, including songs about hunting, love, nature, dancing, and religion, as well as information about the history of folk music in the state. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 1983
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Sonovagun Stew: A Folklore Miscellany

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Texas folklore, including cowboy and gaucho songs, information about boat-making and other folk crafts, religious anecdotes, and other miscellaneous stories of early cowboy life in Texas. The index begins on page 165.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 1, 1909-1943

Description: Book describing the history and publications 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.
Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 2, 1943-1971

Description: Book describing the Texas Folklore Society "includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society [...] and the emphasis on singing beginning at Society gatherings" (inside the front cover). The index begins on page 311.
Date: 1994
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Description: Volume of "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). It includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. Index begins on page 301.
Date: 1976
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Description: Collection of Tex-Mex folklore and related essays, including papers presented at Texas Folklore Society meetings. The book is organized into four topical categories: I. Remembering Our Ancestors, II. Texas-Mexican Folklore, III. Miscellaneous Memorabilia, and IV. The Family Saga (Cont'd).
Date: November 15, 2004
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.
Partner: UNT Press