Although the Society was founded by college teachers
and has always had its office on a university campus, it is not exclusively academic in its
membership. Its members are doctors, lawyers, bankers, ranchers,
farmers, businessmen and women, and housewives. Anyone may
join, whether a resident of Texas or not.
Libraries and other institutions may also join and receive our publications.
Why Join the Texas Folklore Society?
Members receive a free annual publication or some other folklore
book selected by the editor for distribution in the years when a book is not brought out by
Members receive a 20% discount on
purchases of TFS books from Texas A & M University Press.
Members have the opportunity to share
folklore with other members through presentations and conversations at
Members have the opportunity to submit
folklore papers for possible publication in the annual volume.
The Dues year is January 1
through December 31.
The annual publication is shipped to members in the fall of the same year. Dues received after November 15th
will automatically be applied to the
next calendar year, unless otherwise specified by the member.
Annual dues are:
$50 Paisano Grande
$500 Individual Lifetime
$750 Family Lifetime
membership form to join now.
Or, print a form, and send it with a check
or your credit card information to:
Texas Folklore Society
PO Box 13007 - SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3007
If you have questions, please call us at (936) 468-4407
or email: email@example.com