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This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a miscellany of Texas and Southwestern folklore collected and written by ten folklorists in 1925. Included are articles on Mexican popular ballad; Spanish songs of New Mexico; versos of the Texas vaqueros; reptile myths; the cowboy dance of the northwest; superstitions of the Northern Seas; oil field diction; folk tales of the Chibcha nation; the human hand in primitive art; and Indian pictographs near Lange's Mill. It also includes "When the Woods Were Burnt," by L. W. Payne, Jr., the first pamphlet of the Texas Folklore Society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. ii
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  1. Contents
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  1. Happy Hunting Ground
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  1. A Preface With a Proposal
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  1. Forward Remarks by the Editor
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  1. A Mexican Popular Ballad (With Music)
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  1. Spanish Songs of New Mexico (With Music)
  2. pp. 18-29
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  1. Versos of the Texas Vaqueros (With Music)
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  1. Reptile Myths in Northwestern Louisiana
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  1. The Cowboy Dance of the Northwest
  2. pp. 53-58
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  1. Superstitions of the Northern Seas
  2. pp. 59-63
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  1. Oil Field Diction
  2. pp. 64-67
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  1. Some Folk-Tales of the Chibcha Nation
  2. pp. 68-79
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  1. The Human Hand in Primitive Art (Illustrated)
  2. pp. 80-102
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  1. Indian Pictographs Near Lange's Mill, Gillespie County (Illustrated)
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Proceedings of the Texas Folklore Society
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  1. List of Members
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 127-133
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  1. When the Woods were Burnt
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  1. Copyright 1946
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  1. Book 2 Contents
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  1. Photo Leonidas Warren Payne, Jr.
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  1. In Memory of Leonidas Warren Payne, Jr.
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  1. I Was Here When the Woods Were Burnt
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  1. Beginnings of the Texas Folklore Society
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  1. First Published Pamphlet of the Texas Folklore Society (Facsimile)
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781574410945
Related ISBN
9781574410945
MARC Record
OCLC
52442287
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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