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Texas Folklore Society
By Texas Folklore Society

Posted November 14, 2022 to News.

Library open to TFS members, Tarleton State family

Tags: TFS, folkore, folklore library, Tarleton State University, Texas Folklore Society

The relocation of the Texas Folklore Society to Tarleton State University has allowed us to make accessible an extensive collection of books that very few people have had the opportunity to fully explore.

 

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Texas Folklore Society
By Texas Folklore Society

Posted October 27, 2022 to News.

TFS Partners in Preservation for Real Places 2023

Tags: TFS, Texas Folklore Society, Real Places, Partners in Preservation, Texas Historical Commission, Austin, 2023 Events

The Texas Historical Commission’s Real Places 2023 conference will take place both virtually and in person, in Austin, February 1–3.

 

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Texas Folklore Society
By Texas Folklore Society

Posted June 30, 2022 to News.

New book dives into Ab's spelunking adventures

Tags: TFS, TFS Fellows, Texas Folklore Society, folkore, Ab Abernethy, F.E. Abernethy, Francis E. Abernethy, caving, spelunking

William Elliott, PhD., a longtime friend of F.E. “Ab” Abernethy, has published a portion of Ab's memoir, detailing the spelunking adventures and more. Ab served as Secretary-Editor for the for TFS from 1971–2004.

 

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Texas Folklore Society
By Texas Folklore Society

Posted June 27, 2022 to News.

TFS announces location, date for 2023 Annual Meeting

Tags: TFS, Texas Folklore Society, folkore

Texas Folklore Society members are being asked to mark their calendars for the return to in-person events with our 104th Annual Meeting, set for April 6-9, 2023 in Waco!

 

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Texas Folklore Society
By Texas Folklore Society

Posted April 25, 2022 to News.

Texas Folklore Society Joins Roadside Marker Program

Tags: Texas Folklore Society, folkore, legends, Pomeroy Foundation, Legends & Lore Marker, TFS

Texas Folklore Society will vet applications for Legends & Lore Roadside Markers.

 

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Texas Folklore Society
By Texas Folklore Society

Posted April 7, 2022 to News.

TFS NAMES 2022 FELLOWS

Tags: Texas Folklore Society, Jim Harris, Mary Harris, Jean Granberry Schnitz, TFS, TFS Fellows

Over the years, the Texas Folklore Society has honored as Fellows folks who have shown their dedication and commitment to the mission of the Society. In 2022, TFS honors three individuals, dedicated to preserving and promoting folklore, Jim Harris, Mary Harris, and Jean Granberry Schnitz. Click "Read More" to learn about these fine fellows and their contributions.

 

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