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Spur-of-the-Cock

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Mayo Indians, Mexican folk plays, folk songs, information about Texas cacti and other folklore. The index begins on page 110.
Date: 1933
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Spur-of-the-Cock

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Mayo Indians, Mexican folk plays, folk songs, information about Texas cacti and other folklore. The index begins on page 110.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Vol. 15

Description: Volume XV of the Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of the North Mexican States and Texas.
Date: 1886
Creator: Bancroft, Hubert Howe
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Along the Rio Grande

Description: Book written by the author as he traveled along the Rio Grande as a 'warless war correspondent.'
Date: 1916
Creator: Lewis, Tracy Hammond
Partner: UNT Libraries

Legends of Texas

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.
Date: 1984
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543

Description: Book containing three translated narratives of early Spanish explorers in what would become the Southern United States. This includes the paths taken by the explorers, the people they encountered, and hardships they endured.
Date: 1984
Creator: Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent. & Castañeda de Nájera, Pedro de, 16th cent.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

A Cowman's Wife

Description: Autobiographical anecdotes by Mary Rak about running a cattle ranch with her husband in Arizona. Index starts on page 293.
Date: 1993
Creator: Rak, Mary Kidder, 1879-1958
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society 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

The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1

Description: 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.
Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Rangers and sovereignty

Description: A book about Texas Rangers and the events they took part in. Some of the contents detail the battles that the Rangers fought in, the different criminals they dealt with, and some of the events in their own personal lives.
Date: 1914
Creator: Roberts, Dan W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Military History of the West: Volume 41

Description: Annual publication of the University of North Texas detailing military history in the western United States.
Date: 2011
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Sky is My Tipi

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a collection stories about the Kiowa and Apache Indians, coyotes and other animals, cooking, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 237.
Date: 1949
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Puro Mexicano

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Mexican folklore, including folk songs, folk tales, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 256.
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Both Sides of the Border: a Scattering of Texas Folklore

Description: Texas has a large population who has lived on both sides of the border and created a folkloric mix that makes Texas unique. Both Sides of the Border gets its name from its emphasis on recently researched Tex-Mex folklore. But we recognize that Texas has other borders besides the Rio Grande. We use that title with the folklorist’s knowledge that all of this state’s songs, tales, and traditions have lived and prospered on the other sides of Texas borders at one time or another before they crossed the rivers and became “ours.” Chapters are organized thematically, and include favorite storytellers like James Ward Lee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. Lee’s beloved “Hell is for He-Men” appears here, along with Sitton’s informative essay on Texas freedman’s settlements. Both Sides of the Border contains something to delight everyone interested in Texas folklore.
Date: November 15, 2004
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.
Partner: UNT Press

The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers

Description: The translations included in the present volume are found, accompanied by an historical introduction and the Spanish text of Castañeda's narrative, in the editor's The Coronado expedition, 1540-1542 (U.S. Bureau of American enthology, 14th annual report, pt. I, Washington, 1896, p. 329-613) The narrative of Castañeda is from a Spanish ms. preserved in the New York Public library. Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1904, in the series called The trail makers. Introduction.--Itinerary of the Coronado expeditions, 1527-1547.--Translation of the narrative of Castañeda.--Translation of the letter from Mendoza to the king, April 17, 1540.--Translation of the letter from Coronado to Mendoza, August 3, 1540.--Translation of the Traslado de las nuevas.--Translation of the Relacion del suceso.--Translation of a letter from Coronado to the king, October 20, 1541.--Translation of the narrative of Jaramillo.--Translation of the report of Hernando de Alvarado.--Testimony concerning those who went on the expedition with Francisco Vasquez Coronado. 16565
Date: 1922
Creator: Winship, George Parker
Partner: UNT Libraries

Comanche Texts

Description: This book contains Comanche folktales, along with the English translations. They are broken into several sections which are listed (along with brief summaries of the stories) in the table of contents: coyote stories; fairy tales and fables; manners and morals; adventure; and obtaining and preparing food. Both the English and Comanche texts have numbered footnotes to line up the translation, explained in the Editor's Note (p. iii); there is also an Explanatory Note describing the Comanche transcription (p. xiii). A vocabulary list including an explanation starts on page 132.
Date: 1958
Creator: Canonge, Elliott D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Western America, including ballads, cowboy stories, myths, folk songs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 201.
Date: 1966
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press

Photographic Collections in Texas: A Union Guide

Description: Union guide to photographs in Texas, "held by libraries, historical societies, universities, museums, government agencies, corporations, and other public entities" (p. xi). Entries are organized according to the institution that owns the items and includes some related access information; additional notes about the text are included in the introduction and a separate section labeled "Organization of the Entries" (starting on page xiii). Geographic index starts on page 347; personal name index begins on page 353; photographer index begins on page 367.
Date: 1987
Creator: Pearce-Moses, Richard
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Straight Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Date: 1966
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank
Partner: UNT Press

T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about crafts, stories about vampires, stories about peyote ceremonies, prison folklore, folk songs, and other miscellaneous folk tales.
Date: 1982
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[Scrapbook: Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Volume 1]

Description: Scrapbook of materials documenting the activities and history of the Abilene Fine Arts Museum in Abilene, Texas during the 1930s and 1940s. It includes newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, invitations, programs, booklets, letters, and exhibition information.
Date: 1937/1942
Creator: Abilene Fine Arts Museum (Tex.)
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1945-1946]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1945 to 1946 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for this year was "Art Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The Art Unit and Forum officers and program is listed. Museum information includes proposed exhibits.
Date: 1945/1946
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Coyote Wisdom

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including animal folk stories, Navajo creation myths, discussions about folk characters, discussions about the philosophy of folklore, and other miscellaneous folk stories. The index begins on page 293.
Date: 1938
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press