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Third Annual Meeting

The third annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held in Austin, 
Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5, 1913, in the University YMCA Auditorium.

Program of Third Annual Meeting

  • Annual Address, Friday, 8 P. M.:

    Professor George Lyman Kittredge (Harvard University), "The Study of Folklore: Its Meaning and Its Value" 

  • Saturday, April 5, 2:30 P.M.
  • Robert Adger Law (Austin), "The Dying Lament," President's Address 

    Dorothy Scarborough (Waco) "Traditions of the Waco Indians" 

    Bonner Frizzell (College Station) "Some East Texas Play-Party Songs" 

    D.F. Eagleton (Sherman) "Amongst the Creek Indians a Decade Since" 

    A.W. Eddins (Gatesville) "Negro Folk Tales from the Brazos Bottoms" 

    Alberta M. Roach (Dallas) "Some Gaelic Folk Tales" 

    W.H. Thomas (College Station) "The Decline and Decadence of Folk-Metaphor" 

    John A. Lomax (Austin) "Negro Plantation Songs" 

  • Officers:

  • Robert Adger Law (Austin)

  • W.H. Thomas (College Station)
  • Mrs. George Langston (Cisco)
  • Mrs. Jane Morton Ware (Waco)

  • John A. Lomax (Austin)

  • Mrs. E.P Stockwell (Angleton)

  • L.W. Payne, Jr. (Austin)
  • Mrs. Joseph B. Dibrell (Seguin)
  • Mrs. A. H. Belo, Jr. (Dallas) 

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Nacogdoches, TX 72962-3007
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