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* Indicates from the collection of Alan V. Miller
* Taft, Clara Maxwell. Give me the stars. Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA: Carmel Press, 1947. 74 p.
Targ, William. The American West / William Targ. Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Co., 1946.
Tassin, Myron; Henderson, Jerry. Fifty years at the Grand Ole Opry / Myron Tassin and Jerry Henderson. Foreword by Minnie Pearl. Introduction by Mother Maybelle Carter. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 1975. 112 p.
Range Drifter / by Thomas Thompson.
New York: Bantam Books, 1950, c1948. 181 p. No.764
* Tatum, Stephen. Inventing Billy the Kid: visions of the outlaw in America, 1881-1981 / Stephen Tatum. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1982. 242 p.
See: Poetic interpretations p.143-153, but mostly post-1950s material.
* Taylor, Bayard. The poetical works of Baylor Taylor / Bayard Taylor. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1883.
See: "Californian ballads and poems," p.107-118.
Jay. "Montana Slim: Canada's legendary Wilf Carter." JEMF Quarterly.
13(47): 118-121, autumn 1977. Ill
Sheriff's Revenge (Law Man of Powder Valley) / by Peter Field.
New York: Bantham Books, 1949, c1942. 150 p. Dell Book No.509
Cover illustration by Norman Saunders.
* Taylor, Maurice. Bulletin in bold characters: a bibliography of the Seton Village Press / Maurice Taylor. Santa Fe, NM: Press of the Palace of the Governors, Museum of New Mexico, 1990.  p.
Blazing Trails / by Francis W. Hilton.
New York: Dell Publishing Co., , c1936. 224 p. Dell Book No.509
Cover illustration by Bob Stanley.
Terry, Elvis B. "A collection of ballads and folk songs from Enterprise, Utah." Thesis. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 1951. Mormon songs.
* Texas brags. Collected by John Randolph; illustrated by Mark Storm. 3rd rev. ed. Houston, TX: John Randolph, 1947. 62 p.
See: [Hell in Texas] "The story I like is that this was written by a soldier in El Paso during World War I," p.45.
The Texas cowboy's collection of western cowboy and mountain ballads. As sung by Olus "Tex" Justus. np, nd.
* Texas legacy: anthology of Texas poetry. Compiled by Lois F. Boyle; foreword by Donald Joseph. San Antonio, TX.: Naylor Co., 1935. 165 p.
Starlight Pass / by Tom Gill.
New York: Popular Library, 1951, c1934. 192 p. No.338
A Texas-Mexican cancionerio: folksongs of the lower border. Compiled by Americo Paredes. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1976. 194 p. Ill. (Music of American life series).
Words in Spanish including English translations.
See: section "Songs of the border conflict" p.19-109.
Texas poems. Edited by Vaida S. Montgomery. Compiled by John O Beaty, L.W. Payne, Rebecca W. Smith; W.H. Vann. Dallas, TX: Regional Press, 1936.
Texas Poetry Society yearbook. Edited by Norman H. Crowell. Dallas, TX: Texas Poetry Society, 1922-1938.
Texas tales and tunes: a suite for speech, voices, and Orff instruments, with a touch of history and a dash of humor. Arranged by Millie Burnett and Mary Ann Cummins, guitar arrangements by David Zeitlin. St. Louis, MO: Magnamusic-Baton, 1977.
Thunder in the Dust / by Alan LeMay.
New York: Popular Library, 1948, c1933. 222 p. No.161
Thatcher, Elaine. "Women and cowboy poetry." p.239-246. In Cowboy poets and cowboy poetry. Edited by David Stanley and Elaine Thatcher. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000.
* "Them good old early days." Cripple Creek Times. Dec. 31, 1911.
* Thomas, Jean. Devil's ditties: being stories of the Kentucky Mountain people, told by Jean Thomas, with the songs they sing. Illustrated by Cyril Mullen. Chicago: W. Wilbur Hatfield, 1931. 180 p.
See: "Fair Indian lass, or, Little Mohee," p.98-99.
Thomas, Kate (1871-1950). "Song." Young Woman's Journal (Church of the Latter Day Saints). 14: 488, Nov. 1903.
* Thompson, Frank. The Alamo: a cultural history. Dallas, TX: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2001. 264 p.
See ch. 5: "The Alamo of poet and playwright," p. 105-141.
Thompson, Harold W.; Cutting, Edith E. A pioneer songster: texts from the Stevens-Douglass manuscript of western New York, 1841-1856 / Harold W. Thompson and Edith E. Cutting. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1958. 203 p.
Outlaw Fury / by Burt Arthur.
New York: Avon Publications, 1952. 128 p. No.770
* Thompson, Mark. American character: the curious life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and the rediscovery of the Southwest / Mark Thompson. New York: Arcade, 2001. 372 p.
See index: "Poetry of Lummis," years spent in New Mexico and work with Henry Herbert Knibbs on Lummis's A Bronco Pegasus, p.329.
Thompson, Slason. Life of Eugene Field: the poet of childhood / Slason Thompson. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1927. 408 p.
"But it was a different Field that undertook the selection of material for "A little book of Western verse" and "A little book of profitable tales". Here we (and as the publisher of these two most precious books, I will be pardoned for the plural designation) took warning from the cool reception of "Culture's garland," and determined that these books should contain the best that Field had written up to that time." p.387.
Thompson, Stith. "American folklore after fifty years." Journal of American Folklore. 51: 1-9, 1938.
Thompson, Stith. The folktale / Stith Thompson. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1977, c1946.
Empty Saddles / by Al Cody.
Toronto, ON: Harlequin Books, 1950, c1946. 160 p. No.93
Thompson, Stith. Round the levee / Stith Thompson. Austin, TX: The Society, 1916. (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, no.1)
* Thorp, Jack (N. Howard) (1867-1940). "Along the Rio Grande" Cowboy Jack Thorp's New Mexico / Jack Thorp. Edited by Peter White and Mary Ann White. Santa Fe, NM: Ancient City Press, 1988. 225 p.
See: ch.6, "'Just some old, old tune': three cowboy songs" p. 211-215.
Thorp, N. Howard. Banjo in the cow camps / N. Howard Thorp. np, 1945.
Thorp, N. Howard. "Cowboy songs." Poetry. 16: 235-247, 1920.
Wolf of the Mesas / by Charles H. Snow.
Winnipeg, MB: Harlequin Books, 1949, [c1941]. 192 p. No.6
* Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Pardner of the wind: story of the southwestern cowboy / N. Howard Thorp. In collaboration with Neil M. Clark; includes photographs. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1945, c1941. 309 p. 2nd printing.
See: Ch.1. "Banjo in the cow camps" p.21-45. "Another song of mine also had a rather checkered history ... I led off my first little book with it, but didn't sign it; none of the songs in that book were signed [see "Little Joe the Wrangler"]." p. 41-43.
Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Songs of the cowboys / N. Howard Thorp. Estancia, NM: News Print Shop, 1908.
* Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Songs of the cowboys / N. Howard Thorp. With introduction by Alice Corbin Henderson. Boston, MA; New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1921, c1908. 184 p.
Straws in the Wind / by W.C. Tuttle.
New York: Hillman Periodicals, 1948, c1938. 158 p. No.26
* Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Songs of the cowboys / N. Howard Thorp. With introduction by Guy Logsdon. Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 1984, 1921, c1908.
* Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Jack Thorp's Songs of the cowboys / N. Howard Thorp. Edited and introduced by Mark L. Gardner; illustrations by Ronald Kil; audio CD performed by Mark L. Gardner and Rex Rideout. Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press, c2005. 80 p.
Includes a CD recording of 17 songs performed by Mark L. Gardner and Rex Rideout, as well as photographs. This is a great contribution, including one previously unpublished composition, from a New Mexican who gather songs from Texas to Utah.
Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Songs of the cowboys: variants, commentary, notes and lexicon by Austin E. and Alta S. Fife / N. Howard Thorp. Music editor: Naunie Gardner. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1966. 346 p. Facsimile of original 1908 edition, p.258-303. (Reprint of Thorp's "Banjo in the cow camp" Atlantic Monthly 147(2): 195-203, Aug. 1940) p.11-27.
Thorp, N. Howard (Jack). Songs of the cowboys / N. Howard Thorp. Enlarged edition with introduction by Alice Corbin. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1921.
Thorp, N. Howard. "What's become of the punchers?" Literary Digest. Aug. 21, 1920, p.40.
Renegade of Rainbow Basin / by Hal G. Evarts.
Toronto, ON: Popular Library, 1953. 160 p. No.511
Thorp, N. Howard; Clark, Neil M. "Banjo in the cow camps." Atlantic Monthly. Aug. 1940, p.195-203.
Thorp, N. Howard; Clark, Neil M. Pardner of the wind / N. Howard Thorp and Neil M. Clark. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1945. Thorp's autobiography.
Thorp, N. Howard; Clark, Neil M. Pardner of the wind / N. Howard Thorp and Neil M. Clark. Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 1977, c1945.
* Three centuries of American music: a collection of American sacred and secular music. vol.2. American solo songs 1866 through 1910. Edited by Nicholas Tawa. New York: G.K. Hall and Co., 1989. 498 p.
See: "Cheyenne (Shy Ann)". Music by Egbert Van Alystyne; words by Harry Williams, p.196-200. (New York: Jerome H. Remick Co., 1905). Also "Navajo" Music by Egbert Van Alystyne; words by Harry Williams, p.228-231. (New York: Shapiro, Bernstein and Co., 1903).
Valley of Violence / by Louis Trimble.
New York: Bantam Books, 1950, c1948. 180 p. No.769
Tilghman, Zoe A. Prairie winds / Zoe A. Tilghman. Oklahoma City, OK: Harlow, 1930.
* Tinsley, Jim Bob. He was singin` this song: a collection of forty-eight traditional songs of the American cowboy, with words, music, pictures, and stories / Jim Bob Tinsley. Orlando, FL: University Presses of Florida, 1981. 255 p. Dj
"To collect our folk-songs." Literary Digest. 48(8): 379-380, Feb. 21, 1914.
* To my pal. Compiled by Harvey Hamlyn. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1927. 95 p.
"For those who are chums and have chums, this volume gives expression to their deep and enduring friendship." From dustjacket.
* Todd, Edgeley W. "The
frontier epic: Frank Norris and John G. Neihardt." Western Humanities Review.
13: 40-45, Winter 1959.
Return of a Fighter / by Ernest Haycox.
New York: Dell Publishing Co., , c1929. 160 p. Dell Book No.598
Cover art by Robert Stanley
Toelken, J. Barre. "The ballad of the Mountain Meadows massacre." Western Folklore. 18(2): 169-172, Apr. 1959.
Toelken, J. Barre. "Northwest traditional ballads: a collector's dilemma." Northwest Review. 5(1): 9-18, Winter 1962.
Tompkins, Charles H. "A letter about Larry Chittenden's poem." Cattleman. 39(8): 196-197, Jan. 1953. On "The cowboy's Christmas ball."
* Towne, Mary E. Colorado calls. Denver, CO: Big Mountain Press, 1958, 56 p.
Townley, John M. The trail west: a bibliographic index to western American trails, 1841-1861 / John M. Townley. Reno, NV: ?, 1919? 307 p.
Savage Range / by Luke Short.
New York: Dell Publishing Co., , c1938. 192 p. Dell Book No.606
Cover art by Robert Stanley
* The trail drivers of Texas. Originally compiled and edited by J. Marvin Hunter and published under the direction of George W. Saunders ; introduction by B. Byron Price. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1996, c1985, c1925, c1924. 1085 p.
See article: "Listened to the chant of the night songs" / I.H. Elder, p.523-524; "Played the fiddle on herd at night [Lake Porter] p.836-839; "Oscar J. Fox, composer of cowboy songs" p.939-940.
* Trautwine, Hannah Doan. The loom of life, and other poems / Hannah Doan Trautwine. New York: [J.J. Little and Ives Co.], 1928. 147 p.
See: "The hidden trail" p.93; "The call of the earth" p. 94; "Out West" p.95; "The desert" p. 96; "A desert night" p. 97; "The call of the Yellowstone" p.103
Brand of Iron / by Al Cody.
New York: Berkley Publishing, 1954. 127 p. No.378
* Treasure chest of homespun songs. New York: Treasure Chest Publications, 1935. 40 p.
See: "Red River Valley," p.2; "When the work's all done this fall," p.30.
* A treasury of American folklore: stories, ballads, and traditions of the people. Edited by B.A. Botkin. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. New York: Crown Publishers, 1944. 932 p. "Cowboy songs" p.851-902.
A treasury of American song. Edited by Olin Downes and Elie Siegmeister. New York: Howell, Soskin & Co., 1940.
* A treasury of folk songs. Edited and compiled by Sylvia and John Kolb. New York: Bantam Books, 1954, c1948. 240 p.
See: Songs in the saddle p.87-104: "The cowboy's lament," p.88-89; "Home on the range," p.90-91; "Night-herding song," p.92-93; "Old Chisholm Trail," p.94-95; "Strawberry roan," p.96-100; "Sioux Indians," p.101-103; "The Colorado Trail," p.103-104.
* A treasury of western folklore. Edited by B.A. Botkin; foreword by Bernard DeVoto. New York: Crown Publishers, 1951. 806 p. California edition.
* A treasury of western folklore. Edited by B.A. Botkin; foreword by Bernard DeVoto. Rev. ed. New York: Bonanza Books, 1980, c1975. 613 p.
See part 6: "Western songs and ballads, p.555-606; includes index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs."
Rio Grande Kid (Lonesome River Justice) / by R.M. Hankins.
New York: Bantam Books, 1949, c1943. 150 p. No.214
Trenchard, Myrtie E. "Cow-boy Jack." / Myrtie E. Trenchard. Lyrics by Genevieve Scott. Washington, DC: H. Kirkus Dugdale, 1913.
Trimble, Marshall. Arizona adventure / Marshall Trimble. Phoenix, AZ: Golden West Publishers, 1982.
* Trimble, Marshall. Arizona 2000: a yearbook for the millennium / Marshall Trimble. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Publishing, 1999.
See: "Cowboy balladeers" p.37. On Gail Gardner's poem, "Sierry Petes" or "Tyin' knots in the devil's tail." Set to music by Billy Simon, it remains one of the most popular cowboy songs.
"Western classics" p.79-80. On Bob Nolan and his first hit song, "Tumbling tumbleweeds" 1934. Nolan joined with Tim Spenser, Hugh and Karl Farr and Leonard Slye (Roy Rogers) to form the Sons of the Pioneers. They recorded Nolan's song "Cool water."
Brother of the Cheyennes / by Max Brand.
New York: Signet Books (New American Library), 1953, c1935, c1934. 189 p. No.1046 (Second printing)
* Trombly, Albert Edmund. Santa Fe, Santa Fe / Albert Edmund Trombly. Prairie City, IL: Press of James A. Decker, 1941. 60 p.
* Trowbridge, Lydia J. "Santa Fe." El Palacio (Santa Fe, NM). 23(11): 311-312, September 17, 1927.
* Trowbridge, Lydia J. "Sunrise / Sunset in January." El Palacio (Santa Fe, NM). 23(5): 138, August 6, 1927. 2 poems
* True, Clara D. "A health to my homeland." El Palacio (Santa Fe, NM). 31(20/21): 341-342, November 25, 1931.
* True, Clara D. "Palaces." El Palacio (Santa Fe, NM). 31(22/23): 374, December 9, 1931.
Tucker, Mary. Books of the Southwest: a general bibliography / Mary Tucker. New York: Augustin, 1937.
* Tull, Jewell Bothwell. The constant moon and other poems / Jewell Bothwell Tull. Mount Vernon, IO: English Club of Cornell College, 1951. 89 p.
See section: New Mexico, p.42-48.
Marjorie F.; Rael, Juan B. An annotated bibliography of Spanish folklore
in New Mexico and southern Colorado / Marjorie F. Tully and Juan B.
Rael. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1950.
Boss of the Diamond Cross / by Wade Smith.
Toronto, ON: White Circle Pocket Edition (Wm. Collins Sons and Co.), 1951. 160 p. No.481
* Turnbull, Belle. Goldboat / Belle Turnbull. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), 1940. 77 p.
* Turnbull, Belle. The Tenmile Range. Iowa City, IA: The Prairie Press, 1957. 53 p. Dj
Turner, Dallas. "Cowboy" Dallas Turner's 'the roving ranger' / Dallas Turner. Book no.1. Chicago, IL: M.M. Cole, 1950.
Turner, Dallas. "Cowboy" Dallas Turner, 'the roving ranger', Northwest Barn Dance favorites / Dallas Turner. Book no.2. Chicago, IL: M.M. Cole, 1950.
Cry, Coyote / by Steve Frazee.
New York: Pocket Books (Macmillan), 1956, c1955. 170 p. No.1101
Cover painting by Tom Ryan
Turner, Dallas (Nevada Slim). The Nevada cowboy's album of songs / Dallas Turner. Folio no.8. Reno, NV: Republic Features Syndicate, 1977.
Turner, Martha Anne. The yellow rose of Texas: her saga and her song / Martha Anne Turner. Austin, TX: Shoal Creek, 1976.
* Turquoise land: anthology of New Mexico poetry. Edited by T.M. Pearce, Alice Bradley and Jeanne Bonnette. [Albuquerque, NM]: New Mexico State Poetry Society, 1974.
Includes work by: S. Omar Barker's "Cry, coyote!" and "The horned toad"; Alice Benton's "Rio Grande" and "Ink of prejudice"; Fray Angelico Chavez; Peggy Pond Church: Judson Crews; T.M. Pearce's "Shadows on the wall" and "All age is beautiful."
* The turquoise trail: an anthology of New Mexico poetry. Compiled by Alice Corbin Henderson. Music editor: Naunie Gardner. Boston, MA; New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928. 172 p.
Tuska, Jon. Encyclopedia of frontier and western fiction / Jon Tuska. New York: McGraw Hill, 1983. 365 p.
Flame of Sunset / by L.P. Holmes.
Montreal, QC: Pocket Books of Canada, 1948, c1947. 184 p. No.514 (Second printing)
Cover illustration by Milton Wolsky
Twitchell, Ralph E. Leading fact of New Mexican history / Ralph E. Twitchell. Cedar Rapids, IA: Torch Press, 1911-1912.
Two hundred popular cowboy songs, mountain ballads of radio, stage and screen. Edited by Otis O. Rogers. New York: Otis O. Rogers, nd.
Reprinted by Hobo news nd
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