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The Resource Guide to life and literature of the Southwest, J. Frank Dobie

Guide to life and literature of the Southwest, J. Frank Dobie

Label
Guide to life and literature of the Southwest
Title
Guide to life and literature of the Southwest
Statement of responsibility
J. Frank Dobie
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A10b, p. 26
Citation source
McVicker
Dewey number
016.9178
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1251.S8
LC item number
D6 1952
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Guide to life and literature of the Southwest, J. Frank Dobie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Revised and enlarged in both knowledge and wisdom."
  • Includes index
Contents
A declaration -- Interpreters of the land -- General helps -- Indian culture; Pueblos and Navajos -- Apaches, Comanches, and other Plains Indians -- Spanish-American strains -- Flavor of France -- Backwoods life and humor -- How the early settlers lived -- Fighting Texians -- Texas rangers -- Women pioneers -- Circuit riders and missionaries -- Lawyers, politicians, J.P.'s -- Pioneer doctors -- Mountain men -- Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Trail -- Stagecoaches, freighting -- Pony Express -- Surge of life in the West -- Range life : cowboys, cattle, sheep -- Cowboy songs and other ballads -- Horses : mustangs and cow ponies -- The bad man tradition -- Mining and oil -- Nature; wild life; naturalists -- Buffaloes and buffalo hunters -- Bears and bear hunters -- Coyotes, lobos and panthers -- Birds and wild flowers -- Negro folk songs and tales -- Fiction--including folk tales -- Poetry and drama -- Miscellaneous interpreters and institutions -- Subjects for themes -- Index to authors and titles
Control code
577272
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 222 pages
Lccn
52011834 //r84
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (Main): Sixth printing, 1963. Ilustrated t.p.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of William D. and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Author's signed presentation copy to Bertha McKee Dobie. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of James K. Greer, 1988.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson (Access. No. 1986-001). Ms. notations throughout. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Provenance unknown. Inscribed: J. Frank Dobie--Shelf Copy. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): 2nd printing, 1958. Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Inscribed by author on half title, 26 October 1963. Publisher's announcement (1 folded sheet) laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. Paperbound.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 8 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 9 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Marc Simmons, 3 July 1958. Items laid in: 1 paperslip note; 2 notecards listing pages marked with paperslip notes. Paperbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, music
Label
Guide to life and literature of the Southwest, J. Frank Dobie
Publication
Note
  • "Revised and enlarged in both knowledge and wisdom."
  • Includes index
Contents
A declaration -- Interpreters of the land -- General helps -- Indian culture; Pueblos and Navajos -- Apaches, Comanches, and other Plains Indians -- Spanish-American strains -- Flavor of France -- Backwoods life and humor -- How the early settlers lived -- Fighting Texians -- Texas rangers -- Women pioneers -- Circuit riders and missionaries -- Lawyers, politicians, J.P.'s -- Pioneer doctors -- Mountain men -- Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Trail -- Stagecoaches, freighting -- Pony Express -- Surge of life in the West -- Range life : cowboys, cattle, sheep -- Cowboy songs and other ballads -- Horses : mustangs and cow ponies -- The bad man tradition -- Mining and oil -- Nature; wild life; naturalists -- Buffaloes and buffalo hunters -- Bears and bear hunters -- Coyotes, lobos and panthers -- Birds and wild flowers -- Negro folk songs and tales -- Fiction--including folk tales -- Poetry and drama -- Miscellaneous interpreters and institutions -- Subjects for themes -- Index to authors and titles
Control code
577272
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 222 pages
Lccn
52011834 //r84
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (Main): Sixth printing, 1963. Ilustrated t.p.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of William D. and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-004). Author's signed presentation copy to Bertha McKee Dobie. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of James K. Greer, 1988.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson (Access. No. 1986-001). Ms. notations throughout. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Provenance unknown. Inscribed: J. Frank Dobie--Shelf Copy. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): 2nd printing, 1958. Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Inscribed by author on half title, 26 October 1963. Publisher's announcement (1 folded sheet) laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. Paperbound.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 8 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 9 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Marc Simmons, 3 July 1958. Items laid in: 1 paperslip note; 2 notecards listing pages marked with paperslip notes. Paperbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, music

Library Locations

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