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Sixth Annual Meeting

The sixth annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held in Austin, 
Wednesday and Thursday, April 26 and 27, 1916, at the University YMCA Auditorium, 
in connection with the Shakespearean Tercentenary Celebration of the University of Texas.

Program of Sixth Annual Meeting

  • Annual Public Address, Wednesday, 2:30 P.M.:

    Professor Barrett Wendell (Harvard University), "Certain Legends of New England" 

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    Sixth Annual Meeting

    The sixth annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held in Austin, 
    Wednesday and Thursday, April 26 and 27, 1916, at the University YMCA Auditorium, 
    in connection with the Shakespearean Tercentenary Celebration of the University of Texas.

    Program of Sixth Annual Meeting

    • Annual Public Address, Wednesday, 2:30 P.M.:

      Professor Barrett Wendell (Harvard University), "Certain Legends of New England" 

    • Thursday, April 27, 10:00 A.M.:
    • Business meeting of the Society
      Election of Officers
      Report on Folk-Lore sent in to the Secretary

    • Thursday, April 27, 2:30 P.M.:
    • Clyde Chew Clascock (Rice Institute) , "Primitive Culture as Reflected in Fairy Tales," President's address 

      Superintendent A.W. Eddins (Athens)"'Ole Sis Goose'--A Negro Tale" 

      Ben D. Wood (University of Texas) "Ballad Making on the Mexican Border" 

      W. Prescott Webb (Cuero) "Some Hobo Ballads" 

      Mrs. Lillie T. Shaver (San Marcos) "Some Choctaw Legends" 

    • Thursday, April 27, 8:00 P.M.:
    • "Negro Folk-songs," sung by the choral societies of Sam Houston Industrial Institute, Austin 

      Mrs. H.L. Obenchain (Dallas) "Folk-Lore in Old Mammy's Tales" 

      Mr. Jake Harrison (Dallas) "Folk-Lore in Appalachian Mountain Music" 

      Stith Thompson (University of Texas) "The Beginnings of Literature in Folk-Lore" 

      J.E. Pearce (Austin) "Prehistoric Indian Remains in Texas" 


    • Officers:

      President:
    • Dr. Clyde Chew Glascock (Rice Institute)

      First Vice-President:
    • Miss Junia Osterhaut (Baylor Female College)

      Second Vice-President:
    • Mrs. L.B. Hamin ( )

      Secretary-Treasurer:
    • Dr. Stith Thompson (University of Texas)

      Councilors:
    • Professor A.J. Armstrong (Baylor University)
    • Professor R.H. Griffith (University of Texas)


    • To see a list of meetings  click here.

  • Business meeting of the Society
    Election of Officers
    Report on Folk-Lore sent in to the Secretary

  • Thursday, April 27, 2:30 P.M.:
  • Clyde Chew Clascock (Rice Institute) , "Primitive Culture as Reflected in Fairy Tales," President's address 

    Superintendent A.W. Eddins (Athens)"'Ole Sis Goose'--A Negro Tale" 

    Ben D. Wood (University of Texas) "Ballad Making on the Mexican Border" 

    W. Prescott Webb (Cuero) "Some Hobo Ballads" 

    Mrs. Lillie T. Shaver (San Marcos) "Some Choctaw Legends" 

  • Thursday, April 27, 8:00 P.M.:
  • "Negro Folk-songs," sung by the choral societies of Sam Houston Industrial Institute, Austin 

    Mrs. H.L. Obenchain (Dallas) "Folk-Lore in Old Mammy's Tales" 

    Mr. Jake Harrison (Dallas) "Folk-Lore in Appalachian Mountain Music" 

    Stith Thompson (University of Texas) "The Beginnings of Literature in Folk-Lore" 

    J.E. Pearce (Austin) "Prehistoric Indian Remains in Texas" 


  • Officers:

    President:
  • Dr. Clyde Chew Glascock (Rice Institute)

    First Vice-President:
  • Miss Junia Osterhaut (Baylor Female College)

    Second Vice-President:
  • Mrs. L.B. Hamin ( )

    Secretary-Treasurer:
  • Dr. Stith Thompson (University of Texas)

    Councilors:
  • Professor A.J. Armstrong (Baylor University)
  • Professor R.H. Griffith (University of Texas)


  • To see a list of meetings  click here.

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