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Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society

Publications of THE Texas Folklore Society

 

Since 1916, we have collected and published folklore of Texas and the Southwest. Our books cover a variety of topics of interest. Members receive the annual publication with their paid membership and have the opportunity to submit their papers for publication.

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belonging to the Texas folklore society

Human beings long for connection—with our ancestors, neighbors, family, and friends. Collecting, preserving, and sharing folklore allows us to connect with our past and gives those who follow us an opportunity to continue that connection. How did our fellow Texans entertain, learn, mourn, celebrate the good times, survive the hard times, and conduct their everyday lives? Join us and share your own stories, traditions, and folkways.

Upcoming Events

Promoting Legends & Lore Markers Feb. 1–3, 2023, in Austin

Real Places 2023 Conference


Sharing ranching heritage & folklore March 25, 2023, In Bandera

Ranching Heritage Day


TFS ready for first in-person meeting since 2019

104th Annual Meeting, April 2023


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Texas Folklore Society

Library open to TFS members, Tarleton State family

By: Texas Folklore Society
Posted November 14, 2022 to News

The relocation of the Texas Folklore Society to Tarleton State University has allowed us to make accessible an extensive collection of books that very few people have had the opportunity to fully explore.

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