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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

T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore

Description: Collection of 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

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

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

[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

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

The Portable Handbook of Texas

Description: Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.
Date: 2000
Creator: Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Sky is My Tipi

Description: 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

Fannin County Folks & Facts

Description: Compilation of information and stories about Fannin County, Texas including chapters for the history of the county, home life, vocations, education, transportation, activities, and family histories.
Date: 1977
Creator: Bonham Public Library
Partner: Fannin County Historical Commission

Buck's Directory of El Paso for 1902

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas includes: address listings for businesses and individuals, advertisements from local businesses, listings of government officials, a postal guide, a business directory, a directory for Chihuahua, Mexico, and a review of El Paso's development.
Date: 1902
Creator: Buck Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

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

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1944-1945]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1944 to 1945 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The cover of this album is from Federation News, May 1945. Miss A.M. Carpenter is listed as the chairman of the Art Unit. Memorabilia include catalogues and clippings of art shows in Abilene. One exhibit, sponsored jointly by the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and the United States Marine Corps, was entitled "Combat Art" by Sgt. Sherman Loudermilk. This book contains clippings and postcards about Camp Barkeley, the World War II training camp established outside of Abilene, and the USO activities on Second Street.
Date: 1944/1945
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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

Straight Texas

Description: Volume of 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

Legends of Texas

Description: Collection of 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: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Puro Mexicano

Description: Collection of popular Mexican folklore, including folk songs, folk tales, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 256.
Date: 1969
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Spur-of-the-Cock

Description: Collected 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

Spur-of-the-Cock

Description: Collected 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

The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution. Index starts on page 339.
Date: 1990
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Description: Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.
Date: 1991
Creator: Goetzmann, William H.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago

Description: Volume of 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