TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY
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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,"
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.:
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"
- Dr. Clyde Chew Glascock (Rice Institute)
- Miss Junia Osterhaut (Baylor Female College)
- Mrs. L.B. Hamin ( )
- Dr. Stith Thompson (University of Texas)
- Professor A.J. Armstrong (Baylor University)
- Professor R.H. Griffith (University of Texas)
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