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* Indicates from the collection of Alan V. Miller
* Pabor, W.E. Wedding bells: a Colorado idyl / W.E. Pabor. With an introduction by Stanley Wood. Denver, CO: W.E. Pabor's Sons, 1900. 144 p.
The Pacific songbook, containing all the songs of the Pacific coast and California, by various authors such as John A. Stone (Old Put), Dr. Robinson, Jack the Grumbler, J. Swett, Mart Taylor, Johnson (comic singer). San Francisco, CA: D.E. Appleton, 1861.
Pack, Loye. see Old time ballads and cowboy songs
"Texas 1936 Centennial Central Exposition."
Dallas: Texas 1936 Centennial Central Exposition; New York: Diamond Match Co., 1936. Matchbook.
Parédes, Americo. "Some aspects of folk poetry." Texas Studies in Literature and Language. 6: 213-225, 1964.
Parker, Pricilla Post. California song book: a brief history of California / Pricilla Post Parker. Lancaster, CA: np, 1950.
* Pastras, Phil. Dead man blues: Jelly Roll Morton way out west. Berkeley: University of California Press; Chicago: Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College, 2002, c2001. 246 p.
Describes Jelly Roll Morton's life (whose real name was Ferdinand Joseph Lemott, 1890-1941) from his early years in New Orleans to his trips around the west coast of America. See p. 16-17 on his sex life and drives.
Patterson, Pat; Dexter, Lois. Songs of the Round Up Rangers / Pat Patterson and Lois Dexter. New York: George T. Worth and Co., 1933 [1932?].
"Reilly’s Cafe: the best coffee in town."
Humboldt, NB: Reilly’s Cafe, 195-. Match book cover: Yosemite Falls. (Modern Press, Chicago). Matchbook.
* Paul, Lee "The lyrical yellow rose." Wild West 8 (6): 55, Apr 1996.
On the song "The yellow rose of Texas." Paul notes that the earliest version, from 1836, was signed by H.B.C. and addressed to E.A. Jones. The first published version came out in 1858 (New York, William A. Pond Co.), by J.K.
* Paullada, Stephen. Rawhide and song: a comparative study of the cattle cultures of the Argentinian Pampa and the North American Great Plains / Stephen Paullada. New York: Vantage Press, 1963. 230 p. Woodcuts by Kathleen Chesley Walker.
See: "The Songs" p.147-202, especially section II "The songs of the range" p.172-198
Payne, Leonidas W. A survey of Texas literature / Leonidas W. Payne. Chicago, IL: Rand, McNally, 1928.
* Payton, B.A. Cowboy: the legend and the legacy. Photography by Gary Fiegehen. Vancouver; Toronto: Greystone Books, 2000. 105 p.
Includes great photographs from the Twan family archives, as well as excerpts from John R. Craddock "Songs the cowboys sing." See "The old Chisholm trail" p.63.
Peabody, Charles. "A Texas version of 'The white captive'." Journal of American Folklore. 25: 169-170, 1912.
"The McGraw Ranch, Estes Park, Colo."
Park, CO: McGraw Ranch; New York: Diamond Match Co., 195-. Matchbook.
* Pearce, T. M. (1902 -). Alice Corbin Henderson / T. M. Pearce. Austin, TX: Steck-Vaughn, 1969. 44 p. (Southwest writers series, n.21)
* Pearce, T.M. Poets' fellowship / T. M. Pearce. Francestown, NH: The Golden Quill Press, 1984. 77 p.
Inscribed to Clark Kimball; Pearce taught English at the University of New Mexico from 1941-64
* Peña, Manuel H. "The emergence of conjunto music, 1935-1955." p.280-299. "And other neighborly names": social process and cultural image in Texas folklore. Edited by Richard Bauman and Roger D. Abrahams. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1981. 321 p.
A survey of the popular Texas-Mexican music "conjunto," from the first recordings by Narciso Martinez in 1935, to Paulino Bernal in the mid-1950s.
"The 4 Deuces Western Wear."
Lawton, OK: [4 Deuces Western Wear], . (Superior Match Co, Chicago). Matchbook.
* Perkins, I.B. Roses or thistles and other poems: talking to myself. / I.B.Perkins. [Denver]: I.B.Perkins, . [15 p.]
Inscribed to Dr. Nolie Mumey. See "Mount Evans" [p.6]
* Peters, Harriet S. “Rocky mountainania”, or (a tenderfoot's dictionary) / words without music by Harriet S. Peters; original cartoons by Dave Stirling; hard wood blocks by Richardson Rome. [Denver, CO: W. H. Kistler Stationery Company, c1934, 2 nd printing 1937.] [53 p.] Dj
See: "Sex -- Well, without it, no resort could flourish."
* Peterson, Ruth D. "Pairie mother." Ideals (Milwaukee). 10(5): , October 1953.
* Peterson, Ruth DeLong. "Conestoga caravan." Ideals (Milwaukee). 10(5): , October 1953.
* Pettigrew, Jane. American and Canadian pioneers / Jane Pettigrew. Illustrated by Linda Broad. London: Evans Brothers Ltd., 1976. 32 p. (Exploration Music series).
Includes: "Covered wagons," "The moon shines bright," "Christmas on the trail,, "Over there."
* Pexton, Jennie L. Lights of Cimarron / Jennie L. Pexton. Guthrie, OK: Co-operative Publishing Co., 1931. 135 p. Inscribed.
See: "Pikers" p.35; "The Cimarron River" p.70; "The voice of the Rockies" p.84
Phillips, Robert W. Roy Rogers: a biography, radio history, television career chronicle, discography, filmography, comicography, merchandising and advertising history, collectibles description, bibliography and index / Robert W. Phillips. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co, 1995.
* Phillips, Robert W. Singing cowboy stars: the guys, the gals, the sidekicks / Robert W. Phillips. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1994. 95 p. Includes CD.
"The McGraw Ranch, Estes Park, Colo."
Park, CO: McGraw Ranch; New York: Diamond Match Co., 195-. Matchbook,
* Pickett, Marjorie. "Fiesta song." p.39. Taos guide book, 1951-52. Taos, NM: Taos Publication, 1950. [40 p.]
Pike, Albert. Hymns to the gods, and other poems / Albert Pike. Edited by Lilian P. Roome. Little Rock, AR; Allsopp, 1916.
Pike, Albert. Lyrics and love songs / Albert Pike. Edited by Lilian P. Roome. Little Rock, AR; Allsopp, 1916.
Pike, Albert. Prose sketches and poems written in the Western country / Albert Pike. Boston, MA: Light and Horton, 1834.
* Pike, Albert. Prose sketches and poems written in the Western country (with additional stories) / Albert Pike. Edited by David J. Weber. Albuquerque, NM: Calvin Horn, 1967, c1834. 300 p.
* Pillin, William. Poems / William Pillin. Prairie City, IL: James A. Decker, 1939. 51 p. Signed and with letter to Dorothy Wendland.
"National Bank of Lorain, Lorain, Ohio."
OH: National Bank of Lorain; Chicago: National Press, 195-. Matchbook.
Pioneer songs. Compiled by Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Salt Lake City, UT: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, 1932.
* Piper, Edwin Ford. Barbed wire and other poems / Edwin Ford Piper. [Iowa City, IA]: Midland Press, 1917. 125 p.
* Piper, Edwin Ford. Paintrock Road / Edwin Ford Piper. New York: Macmillan Co., 1927. 105 p. “Paintrock lies between the Missouri and the Rockies” – prefatory note. Dj.
Piper, Janet. Behind this mortal bone, poems 1920-1929 / Jane Piper. Iowa City, IA: Maecenas Press, 1990. 165 p.
"The Teepee: Hotel Cornhusker."
Lincoln, NB: Hotel Cornhusker, . “Under Schimmel direction.” (Universal Match Co, Kansas City). Matchbook.
Pocock, Roger. Curle, a tale of the Arizona desert / Roger Pocock. With illustrations from drawings by Stanley L. Wood. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. 320 p.
See poems "Lolita," "End of the trail," later set to music by Don Edwards.
* Poems and songs of the golden west. np, 1927. 52 p.
* Poems of New Mexico. Edited by George Fitzpatrick. Santa Fe, NM: New Mexico Magazine, 1936. 71 p. No.621 of 1,000.
* Poems of the old West: a Rocky Mountain anthology. Selected and edited by Levette J. Davidson. Denver, CO: University of Denver Press, 1951. 240 p.
* Poetry of the American West: a Columbia anthology. Edited by Alison Hawthorne Deming. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. 328 p.
See entries for William Cullen Bryant, p.16-20; Eliza R. Snow, p.21-23; Walt Whitman, p.24-32; Bret Harte, p.36-41; Joaquin Miller, p.41-45; Ina Coolbrith, p.46-51; Edwin Markham, p.75-77; Mary Austen, p.79-81; Frank Bird Linderman, p.82; Sharlot Mabridth Hall, p.84-86; Willa Cather, p.87-92; Witter Bynner, p.93-94; John G. Neihardt, p.95-98; Charles Badger Clark Jr., p.99-100; D.H. Lawrence, p.102-104; Hazel Hall, p.104-107; Stanley Vestal, p.108-111; Robinson Jeffers, p.111-116; Gwendolen Haste, p.116-118; Thomas Hornsby Ferril, p.118-122, and the anonymous poems, such as "Cow boy's lament", p.130-137.
"1942 North Montana State Fair and Rodeo."
Falls, MO: North Montana State Fair and Rodeo; New York: Diamond Match
Co., 1942. Matchbook.
* Poetry renaissance: some living New Mexico poets in the collection of the Santa Fe Public Library. [Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Public Library, 1992]. 4 p.
* Poets of the Lone Star State. [New York]: Paebar Co., 1948. 90 p. Inscribed by Georgia B. Lucas; see her poem "As April passes," p.48.
Poets of the West. Edited by Alan Swallon and John Williams. Denver, CO: University of Denver Press, 194-.
The Poets of the West: a selection of favourite American poems, with memoirs of their authors. London: S. Law, Son and Co., 1859. 127 p.
"McFarland Hotel: We’re not satisfied until YOU are."
Red Cloud, NB: McFarland Hotel, 194-. (Superior Match Co, Chicago). Matchbook.
* Pogue, Anna Holm. An Oregon interlude: a narrative poem / Anna Holm Pogue. Boston, MA: Bruce Humphries, 1946. 58 p.
Pollan, Loy. "Provenance of certain cowboy ballads." M.A. thesis, University of Oklahoma, 1938.
* Pollard, W.C. Poems / W.C. Pollard. London: Arthur H. Stockwell, 1936. 35 p.
See: "The lament of a lonesome cowboy," p.14.
* Porter, Cora Case. Irving Trail and other poems / Cora Case Porter. With a foreword by Grant Foreman. Muskogee, OK: Cora Case Porter, 1946. [71 p.] Dj Signed
"Baird’s Long Horn Loaf."
n.p.: [Baird’s Sunbeam Bread], 196- (Unileg ? Match Co, Los Angeles). Matchbook.
* Porter, Rufus (The Hard Rock Poet). Ballads of a bootlegger and other nonsense / Rufus Porter. [np] : R.L. Porter, 1931. 58 p.
See "The singing hobo" p.34-35; "The wind hog of Laramie Flats" p.40-43.
* Porter, Rufus L. The fiddler from Wilson Creek and other western ballards / Rufus Porter. [Colorado]: Rufus L. Porter, 1954. “The Hard Rock Poet.” Signed; includes poem insert “Ballad of two loves.”
Porterfield, Nolan. Jimmie Rodgers: the life and times of America's Blue Yodeler / Nolan Porterfield. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1979. 460 p. Ill.
Porterfield, Nolan. Jimmie Rodgers: the life and times of America's Blue Yodeler / Nolan Porterfield. Rev . ed. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992.
Porterfield, Nolan. "Traveler(?) through your town: the background and early life of Jimmie Rodgers." JEMF Quarterly. 13(45): 4-16, Summer 1977.
"Kit Carson's: San Francisco's finest beefsteak grill."
Carson discovered the West, now, the West discovers Kit Carson's."
Posey, Alexander. Poems / Alexander Posey. Edited by Minnie H. Posey. Topeka, KS: Crane, 1910.
Potter, Jack. Lead steer and other topics / Jack Potter. Vol.1. Lamy, NM: np, 1939.
See: "Cowboy authors" p.77-86.
Pound, Louise. American ballads and songs / Louise Pound. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972, c1922.
Pound, Louise. "American folksong, origins, texts and modes of diffusion." Southern Folklore Quarterly. 17: 114-121, June 1953.
Pound, Louise. Folk songs of Nebraska and the central west / Louise Pound. Lincoln, NB: Nebraska Academy of Sciences Publications, 1915. (Vol. 9, no.3, p.85-165)
* Pound, Louise. Nebraska folklore / Louise Pound. Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 1959. 243 p.
See reprint of "The southwestern cowboy songs."
Pueblo: dine, dance."
OH: The Pueblo; New York: Diamond Match Co., 194-. Matchbook.
Pound, Louise. "The pedigree of a 'western' song." Modern Language Notes. 29(1): 30-31, Jan. 1914.
Pound, Louise. Poetic origins and the ballad / Louise Pound. New York: Russell and Russell, 1962, [1921, 1948].
Pound, Louise. "Some texts of western songs." Southern Folklore Quarterly. 3: 25-31, 1939.
* Pound, Louise. "The southwestern cowboy songs and English and Scottish popular ballads." Modern Philology. 11: 195-207, Oct. 1913. Copied from Nebraska folklore.
Pound, Louise. "Traditional ballads in Nebraska." Journal of American Folklore. 26: 351-366, 1913.
"Powder River Jack: famous western character fifty years ago." Ranchman. Apr. 1967, p.30-31; May 1967, p.17-18.
* Powell, Lawrence Clark. Southwestern book trails: a reader's guide to the heartland of New Mexico and Arizona / Lawrence Clark Powell. Albuquerque, NM: Horn and Wallace, 1963. 91 p.
See ch. 6, "Personal landscapes" which mentions Mary Austin, Peggy Pond Church, etc.
Valley Dude Ranch."
NM]: Paradise Valley Dude Ranch; St. Louis: Universal Match Co., 194-.
Powers, Robbie H. "Larry Chittenden: a bard of the Texas range." Cattleman. 16(7): 15,17-18, Dec. 1929. "The cowboy's Christmas ball."
* Prairie nights and yucca: a bouquet of poems from the wind washed plains of the Texas Panhandle. Gathered by John L. McCarthy. Dalhert, TX: Dalhert Publishing, 1934. 284 p.
* Prairie Pegasus. Edited by Marie D. Hemke, George D. Bond, Jay B. Hubbell. Dallas, TX: Southwest Printing Co., 1924. 61 p. Foreword by Witter Bynner. Inscribed by Aubrey Burns, see her poem “Proem,” p.1.
* Prairie poets: an anthology of verse of the South Dakota State Poetry Society, 1927-1949. Edited by Adeline M. Jenney. Minneapolis, MN: Lund Press, 1949. 209 p.
Prairie Schooner. Lincoln, NB, University of Nebraska Press, 1927-
Preston, Scott. "'The rain is the sweat of the sky': cowboy poetry as American ethnopoetics." p.39-51. In Cowboy poets and cowboy poetry. Edited by David Stanley and Elaine Thatcher. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000.
Price, C. G. Over the saddle horn rhymes: thoughts of El Chivato as he rode through life. Garden City, KS: Garden Press, 1938.
Price, Elizabeth Bailey. "'The Red River valley' - story of only folk song of the west." Western Home Monthly (Winnipeg). 31(6): 32, June 1930.
"Sprague's Lodge, Rocky Mountain National Park."
Price, Steven D. Take me home: the rise of country and western music / Steven D. Price. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1974. 184 p. Ill. Discography p.169-176.
Little content; biographies ofRoy Acuff, Gene Autry, Jimmie Davis, Tex Ritter, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams.
Prose and poetry of the live stock industry in the United States. Edited by James W. Freeman. Kansas City, MO (Denver?): National Livestock Association, 1905.
Prose and poetry of the live stock industry in the United States. Edited by James W. Freeman. New York: Antiquarian Press, 1959, c1905.
Purkey, Raymond. Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) / Raymond Purkey. Paris: Librairie A.G. Nizet, 1968. 153 p. In French.
"Hotel El Tovar, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona."
[Kansas City, MO]: Fred Harvey; New York: Diamond Match Co., 194-. Matchbook.
Put's golden songster. San Francisco, CA: D. Appleton and Co., 1858.
See "Sweet Betsey from Pike" p.50-52. Put is John A. Stone.
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