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The Resource Texas folk and folklore, edited by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell ; drawings by José Cisneros

Texas folk and folklore, edited by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell ; drawings by José Cisneros

Label
Texas folk and folklore
Title
Texas folk and folklore
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell ; drawings by José Cisneros
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of folk stories from four distinct racial groups, Hispanic, White, African, and Native American, that occupied early Texas
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
B94, p. 70
Citation source
McVicker
Dewey number
398
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR1
LC item number
.T4 no. 26
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
Series volume
no. 26
Label
Texas folk and folklore, edited by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell ; drawings by José Cisneros
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Dedicated to and with several contributions by J. Frank Dobie
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Indian tales. Kiowa-Apache tales / J. Gilbert McAllister -- Alabama-Coushatta tales / Howard N. Martin -- Mexican tales. Stories of my people / Jovita González -- A pack load of Mexican tales / Riley Aiken -- The little animals / Dan Storm -- To whom God wishes to give he will give / Wilson M. Hudson -- Negro tales and jokes. From the Brazos bottom / A.W. Eddins -- Juneteenth / J. Mason Brewer -- Stories and songs for children. From a Texas household : Mrs. Russell's stories / Bertha McKee Dobie -- Ratoncito Pérez / Soledad Pérez -- The frog's courting / L.W. Payne, Jr. -- Legends. Treasure legends of McMullen County / J. Frank Dobie -- Stampede Mesa / John R. Craddock -- The deathless pacing white stallion / J. Frank Dobie -- The legend of Sam Bass / Walter Prescott Webb -- Ghost stories. The ghosts of Lake Jackson / Bertha McKee Dobie -- Mexican ghosts from El Paso / Charles L. Sonnichsen -- The ghost nun / Ruth Dodson -- The weeping woman / Soledad Pérez -- Ballads and songs. Songs the cowboys sing / John R. Craddock -- Some Texas folk songs / William A. Owens -- Corridos. Verses de los bandidos / J. Frank Dobie -- El toro moro / Frank Goodwyn -- Corrido de Kansas / Brownie McNeill -- El contrabando del paso / Brownie McNeill -- Deportados / Paul S. Taylor -- Negro songs. Follow the drinking gourd / H.B. Parks -- Six Negro songs from the Colorado Valley / Gates Thomas -- Some Texas spirituals / Mary Virginia Bales -- Sermons. Sin-killer's sermon / John A. Lomax -- Games and gatherings. The cowboy dance / John R. Craddock -- The snap party in Mills County / Mae Featherstone -- "Hoping out" in East Texas / Guy Kirtley -- Rope-jumping rhymes / Violet West Stone -- Children's games in Fredericksburg / Julia Estill -- Sayings and proverbs. Familiar saying of old-time Texans / Mary Jourdan Atkinson -- Grandma's sayings / A.W. Eddins -- Old-time Negro proverbs / J. Mason Brewer -- Dichos from Austin / Soledad Pérez -- Superstitions. The human comedy in folk superstitions / Tressa Turner -- Cures. Ranch remedies / Frost Woodhull -- The curandero of Los Olmos / Ruth Dodson -- Susto / Soledad Pérez -- Plants. Folklore of Texas plants / Sadie Hatfield -- Animals. Texas reptiles in popular belief / John K. Strecker -- The folklore of Texas birds / John K. Strecker -- The paisono's cactus corral / J. Frank Dobie -- Folklore in natural history / Roy Bedichek -- Oil. Paul Bunyan : oil man / John Lee Brooks -- Pipeline diction / Orlan L. Sawey -- Oil patch talk / James W. Winfrey -- Aunt Cordie's ax and other motifs in oil / Mody C. Boatright
Control code
326865
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 356 p.
Lccn
54011299
Note
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-001). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-001). Inscribed: W.M. Hudson. Score (2 p.), "My Texas home" words by Margaret Royalty Edwards, music by Mary Clayton, and 1 card containing ms. notations [in the hand of Wilson Hudson], laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Inscribed by Wilson M. Hudson to Al Lowman, Austin, Texas, April 6, 1971. Signed by Hudson on t.p. Book jacket chipped. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Gift of Flora Bittick, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-034). Wilson [M. Hudson's] inscribed presentation copy to Lillian and John. Laid-in newspaper clippings about Wilson M. Hudson removed; contact staff to view removed items. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)326865
Label
Texas folk and folklore, edited by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell ; drawings by José Cisneros
Publication
Note
Dedicated to and with several contributions by J. Frank Dobie
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Indian tales. Kiowa-Apache tales / J. Gilbert McAllister -- Alabama-Coushatta tales / Howard N. Martin -- Mexican tales. Stories of my people / Jovita González -- A pack load of Mexican tales / Riley Aiken -- The little animals / Dan Storm -- To whom God wishes to give he will give / Wilson M. Hudson -- Negro tales and jokes. From the Brazos bottom / A.W. Eddins -- Juneteenth / J. Mason Brewer -- Stories and songs for children. From a Texas household : Mrs. Russell's stories / Bertha McKee Dobie -- Ratoncito Pérez / Soledad Pérez -- The frog's courting / L.W. Payne, Jr. -- Legends. Treasure legends of McMullen County / J. Frank Dobie -- Stampede Mesa / John R. Craddock -- The deathless pacing white stallion / J. Frank Dobie -- The legend of Sam Bass / Walter Prescott Webb -- Ghost stories. The ghosts of Lake Jackson / Bertha McKee Dobie -- Mexican ghosts from El Paso / Charles L. Sonnichsen -- The ghost nun / Ruth Dodson -- The weeping woman / Soledad Pérez -- Ballads and songs. Songs the cowboys sing / John R. Craddock -- Some Texas folk songs / William A. Owens -- Corridos. Verses de los bandidos / J. Frank Dobie -- El toro moro / Frank Goodwyn -- Corrido de Kansas / Brownie McNeill -- El contrabando del paso / Brownie McNeill -- Deportados / Paul S. Taylor -- Negro songs. Follow the drinking gourd / H.B. Parks -- Six Negro songs from the Colorado Valley / Gates Thomas -- Some Texas spirituals / Mary Virginia Bales -- Sermons. Sin-killer's sermon / John A. Lomax -- Games and gatherings. The cowboy dance / John R. Craddock -- The snap party in Mills County / Mae Featherstone -- "Hoping out" in East Texas / Guy Kirtley -- Rope-jumping rhymes / Violet West Stone -- Children's games in Fredericksburg / Julia Estill -- Sayings and proverbs. Familiar saying of old-time Texans / Mary Jourdan Atkinson -- Grandma's sayings / A.W. Eddins -- Old-time Negro proverbs / J. Mason Brewer -- Dichos from Austin / Soledad Pérez -- Superstitions. The human comedy in folk superstitions / Tressa Turner -- Cures. Ranch remedies / Frost Woodhull -- The curandero of Los Olmos / Ruth Dodson -- Susto / Soledad Pérez -- Plants. Folklore of Texas plants / Sadie Hatfield -- Animals. Texas reptiles in popular belief / John K. Strecker -- The folklore of Texas birds / John K. Strecker -- The paisono's cactus corral / J. Frank Dobie -- Folklore in natural history / Roy Bedichek -- Oil. Paul Bunyan : oil man / John Lee Brooks -- Pipeline diction / Orlan L. Sawey -- Oil patch talk / James W. Winfrey -- Aunt Cordie's ax and other motifs in oil / Mody C. Boatright
Control code
326865
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 356 p.
Lccn
54011299
Note
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-001). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 1986-001). Inscribed: W.M. Hudson. Score (2 p.), "My Texas home" words by Margaret Royalty Edwards, music by Mary Clayton, and 1 card containing ms. notations [in the hand of Wilson Hudson], laid in. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Inscribed by Wilson M. Hudson to Al Lowman, Austin, Texas, April 6, 1971. Signed by Hudson on t.p. Book jacket chipped. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Gift of Flora Bittick, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-034). Wilson [M. Hudson's] inscribed presentation copy to Lillian and John. Laid-in newspaper clippings about Wilson M. Hudson removed; contact staff to view removed items. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)326865

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