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Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil fields

Mody Coggin Boatright

Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil fields

by Mody Coggin Boatright

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Published by Texas Folk-lore Society in [Austin] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morgan, Gilbert, -- 1842-1909,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Legends,
  • Folklore -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mody C. Boatright. Illustrated by Betty Boatright
    SeriesPublications of the Texas Folklore Society, no. 20, Publications of the Texas Folklore Society -- no. 20
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., ix-xi, 104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16412531M
    LC Control Number46000815

    Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) https   Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields (), Boatright's second collection of tall tales, moved from the ranch to the oil patch. It presented the career and stories of a folk character comparable to Mike Fink or Johnny Appleseed. The book won him national recognition as a ://

      Mody Coggin Boatright. Octo –Aug Folklorist and oral history pioneer Mody Boatright was no stranger to the tall tale. Raised in a West Texas ranching family in the early twentieth century, he was descended from pioneers, cattlemen, and ://   On Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m., the History Comes Alive series will open with Bill Stumpf of Titusville, Pa. taking the stage as Gilbert “Gib” Morgan in

    Mody Coggin Boatright has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mody Coggin Boatright’s most popular book is Mustangs and Cow :// Get this from a library! Gib Morgan: oil driller. [Harold W Felton; Paul Sagsoorian] -- Retells twelve exploits of the legendary oil driller, Gib ://


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Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil fields by Mody Coggin Boatright Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry. Relationship to this item: (Has Format) Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields [e-book], ark://metadc://metadc This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil ://://metadc/m1/ Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields (Book) This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil ://metadc Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields Page: 60 xi, p.: ill., ports.

; 24 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas Folklore Society Publications and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the UNT ://://metadc/m1/ Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields is now available as a free e-book at the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.

The first publication resulting from a study of the impact of the oil industry upon the folklore and the folkways of the American people. It includes collections of stories about the life Gib Morgan lived and the tales Gib Morgan :// Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields Hardcover – January 1, by Mody C.

Boatright (Author), Betty Boatright (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and  › Books › History › Americas. Gib Morgan comes to us via a Texas Folk-Lore Society study Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields.

But as Gib has few of the outsize qualities of Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill (to whom Felton compares him) he's unlikely to be promoted to the status of a full-fledged folk hero. In a flash of inspiration Gib divides a dry well shaft into post holes for a rancher and he strikes veins of   Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields, Mody C.

Boatright, ed., Dallas: Texas Folklore Society, Handbook of American Folklore, by Richard Mercer Dorson, Indiana University Press, Folksongs and Their Makers, by Henry Glassie, Edward D. Ives, Popular Press, Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil fields. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press.

Return to the Table of Contents. Scope and Contents. The papers consist of photostats of documents and photographs. The documents relate to Morgan’s invalid Pension for his service in the Union Army from to The photographs include a portrait of Gib Morgan Tall Tales History Comes Alive Early Oil Industry with Bill Stumpf "Interpreter and acclaimed storyteller Bill Stumpf captivates with the oil field tales of Gib Morgan.

Stumpf has been narrating and crafting stories since Morgan who was known as the “Minstrel of the Oil Fields,” traveled the Allegheny and Ohio :// Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields. In this Book.

Additional Information. Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields View contents. View Citation; summary. This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.

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The publication was the first of its kind to study the impact of the oil industry upon the folklore and the folkways of the American people. It won Boatright national recognition as a :// Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil fields.

[Austin]: Texas folk-lore Society, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Gib Morgan; Gib Morgan: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contact Information. Mailing Address: Union Circle # Denton, TX Physical Address: W. Highland Street Willis Library, Room P Barbara Morgan Harvey was proud to tell people that her great-grandfather, Gib Morgan, was a famed storyteller in the early days of oil drilling.

Known as "the minstrel of the oil fields," he entertained people with his tall tales while working as a drill and tool dresser in the Appalachian oil :// /charles_l_suhr_library/barbara_morgan_harvey_center. Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields Mody C. Boatright Gideon Lincecum's Sword: Civil War Letters from the Texas Home Front Edited by Jerry Bryan Lincecum, Genre/Form: Electronic books Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Boatright, Mody Coggin, Gib Morgan, minstrel of the oil ://.

Retells twelve exploits of the legendary oil driller, Gib MorganGib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book, Computer File, Internet Resource: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (p.))The University of North Texas Press copublishes an annual publication with the Texas Folklore Society, which is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and preserving the folklore of Texas and the Southwest.

The Society is the oldest folklore organization continually functioning in the United States. For more information about the Texas Folklore Society, please visit