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us: Abernethy, Francis Edward


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    • us: Abernethy, F. E. (Francis Edward)
    • us: Abernethy, Ab
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    • found: His Tales from the Big Thicket, 1966.
    • found: His How the critters created Texas, c1982: CIP t.p. (Francis Edward Abernethy) CIP data sheet (b. 12/3/25)
    • found: His Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943, 1992- : CIP t.p., v. 1 (F.E. Abernethy, Texas Folklore Society secretary-editor, 1971-2004); Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, Tex.)
    • found: Abernethy, Francis Edward. Thirty-three years, thirty-three works, 2016: ECIP title page, subtitle (F.E. Abernethy, Texas Folklore Society secretary-editor, 1971-2004) ECIP data view, summary (Francis Edward Abernethy, 1925-2015) ECIP preface (Ab Abernethy, F.E. Abernethy; served as secretary-editor of the Texas Folklore Society longer than anyone else; edited two dozen volumes of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Societly series; wrote a three-volume history of the Society) ECIP Preface to Both sides of the border (signed Francis Edward Abernethy)
    • found: OCLC, viewed August 12, 2016 (access points: Abernethy, Francis Edward; Abernethy, F. E. (Francis Edward), 1925-; Abernethy, Francis; usage: Francis Edward Abernethy, Francis E. Abernethy, F.E. Abernethy, Francis Abernethy)
    • found: Handbook of Texas online, viewed August 12, 2016: article, Texas Folklore Society, updated June15, 2010 (Francis Edward Abernethy of Stephen F. Austin State University became the secretary-editor of the Texas Folklore Society in 1971, and the office was moved to that university campus in Nacogdoches; previously it was located at (but not organizationally part of) the University of Texas at Austin; article signed "Francis E. Abernethy")
    • found: The Daily Sentinel, Nacogdoches, TX, online newspaper, viewed August 12, 2016: obituary, published April 3, 2015, "Dr. Francis 'Ab' Abernethy" (born in Altus, Okla., December 3, 1925 and passed away at his home in Nacogdoches, Tex., on March 21, 2015; he grew up in the Palestine [Tex.] community, and moved to Nacogdoches in his senior year of high school; after graduation in 1943 he served in the South Pacific with the U.S. Navy; "Ab" received his B.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University [located in Nacogdoches] and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Louisiana State University [Baton Rouge, La.]; taught at Stephen F. Austin State University, 1965-1997; member of the Texas Institute of Letters and secretary-editor of the Texas Folklore Society; among his many interests were hunting, fishing, spelunking, traveling, music, history, storytelling, and teaching)
    • found: The Daily Sentinel, Nacogdoches, TX, online newspaper, viewed August 12, 2016: article, "F.E. 'Ab' Abernethy is a true trail-blazer," published February 19, 2006 (Dr. Francis Abernethy--"Ab"; after returning from service in World War II, he hitchhiked around the country, then graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a degree in English and speech, then studied at the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland, and then obtained a masters degree in American literature and a Ph.D. in Renaissance literature from Louisiana State University; has taught at Woodville [Tex.] High School, Louisiana State University, Lamar University [Beaumont, Tex.], and is a retired professor of English from Stephen F. Austin State University)
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