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[Diary of Henry J. Durgin]

Description: Diary of Henry J. Durgin, Chief Bugler of the 1st N. H. Cavalry from Franklin, Louisiana, a leather-bound book with small paragraphs written under a typed heading for each day of 1864. Durgin served in the Civil War at Camp Ford.
Date: 1864
Creator: Durgin, Henry J.
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

Texian Stomping Grounds

Description: Collection containing sketches of post-war life in East Texas, including descriptions of early recreations and games, stories about Southern food and cooking, religious anecdotes, Negro folk tales, a first-hand account of a Negro folk play about the life of Christ, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 159.
Date: 1941
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
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

[War Ration Book Two Belonging to Beatrice Clementine Blewett]

Description: War ration book belonging to Beatrice Blewett of Alexandria, Louisiana; the front of the book has information regarding her address, age, sex, and the signature of the issuing officer. Inside, there are miscellaneous stamps, some having been torn out and some still in the form of sheets.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Hoein' the Short Rows

Description: Volume of Texas folklore, including folk arts and crafts, lime production, oil and petroleum, information about cockfighting, folk poetry, mysticism and other stories. The index begins on page 231.
Date: 1987
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Southwestern Lore

Description: Collection of a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including folk stories about treasure hunters, cowboys, Native Americans, and razorback hogs, as well as myths, customs and other superstitions. The index of song material begins on page 192 and the general index begins on page 193.
Date: 1931
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
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

In the Shadow of History

Description: Collection of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 1980
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Description: This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.
Date: 1965
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Aunt Puss & Others: Old Days in the Piney Woods

Description: Collection of memorable and comical stories about Emma Wilson Emery's family members, including her Aunt Puss, Uncle Lum, Uncle Noah, Aunt Chlo and others.
Date: 1969
Creator: Emery, Emma Wilson
Partner: UNT Press

Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd

Description: This volume includes information about the play-party in Oklahoma, folklore of Texas birds, tall tales, folk anecdotes, Texas folk songs and ballads, and other folklore (back cover). The index begins on page 185.
Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

The Golden Log

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 1962
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Happy Hunting Ground

Description: Collection of popular folklore from Central and South America, including Mexican ballads, primitive art, cowboy dances, reptile myths, superstitions, Indian pictographs, and other folktales. The index begins on page 127.
Date: 1925
Creator: Texas Folklore Society & Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Official Report Book: The Links, Inc., 30th National Assembly, July 1996

Description: This book contains reports from the national officers and program directors of The Links, Inc., about the activities of the national level of the organization from 1994-1996. It was presented to the 30th National Assembly. This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. The theme for this year's assembly is "Linkages...Toward the Possible."
Date: July 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Program for the Thirtieth National Assembly of The Links, Incorporated, July 1996

Description: This booklet contains a program of events and committee membership lists for the 30th National Assembly of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Linkages...Toward the Possible."
Date: July 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated, 30th National Assembly, July 1996: Celebrating 50 Years, 1946-1996

Description: This book collects announcements from local chapters, members, and friends of The Links, Inc. in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the national organization. The book was presented on the occasion of the 30th National Assembly, and the theme for the conference was "Linkages...Toward the Possible."
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Journal, Volume 10

Description: In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Links, Inc., this book collects brief histories and reports of the organization's local chapters from 1946-1996. It was presented at the organization's 30th National Assembly, and its theme is "Linkages...Toward the Possible: Celebrating 50 Years of Friendship and Service."
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

A History of Orange

Description: This book explores the history of Orange, Texas through the eyes of Robert E. Russell. Spanning large parts of the nineteenth century, it includes information about historical events, trade, social customs, and genealogical records pertaining to Robert E. Russell. Numerous photographs and references compiled by Loren LeBlanc are also included.
Date: 1998
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Partner: Orange County Historical Society

Texas in the Civil War: Comfort's Monument Story

Description: Book containing information about the Civil War in Texas, including the story of the Nueces Massacre and oral histories from individuals living in Texas during the Civil War. The index begins on page 64.
Date: 1997
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne & Stewart, Mike
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Bouldin Family Scrapbook]

Description: The first half of the scrapbook is composed of newspaper articles that have been pasted onto the pages and some that were inserted in between the book's pages. The articles are from Confederate states and contain news, poems, and stories centered around the Civil War and the time after. The second half of the book served as a ledger for the family to keep track of their expenses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

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

In the Shadow of History

Description: Collection of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press