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Poetry: Rach-Wolski - Rusty
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Titles: Rach-Wolski - Rusty

* Indicates from the collection of Alan V. Miller

* Rach-Wolski, Ozelia. The legend of the enchanted mesa and other Southwest poems / Ozelia Rach-Wolski. Santa Fe, NM: Rach-Wolski, 1937. 51 p.

  Radio book of favorite mountain ballads and cowboy songs as broadcast by Kentucky Girls and Arkansas Woodchopper. np, 1929. Jo and Alma are the Kentucky Girls

* Rainbolt, Jo. The last cowboy: twilight era of the horseback cowhand, 1900-1940. Helena, MT: American and World Geographic Publishing, 1992. Foreword by Richard B. Roeder. 176pp.

See: "The cowpoke's songbag" p.158-165.

  Raines, C.W. A bibliography of Texas / C.W. Raines. Austin, TX: Gammel, 1898.

  Raines, C.W. A bibliography of Texas / C.W. Raines. Houston, TX: Frontier Press of Texas, 1955, c1898. 268 p. Reprint.

Mexico by motor. Book cover, 1949.

Mexico by motor.

Washington, DC: American Automobile Association, 1949. 176 p.

  Raines, Lester. Writers and writing of New Mexico / Lester Raines. Las Vegas, NM: Raines, 1934.

  Ralston, James K. (1896- ). Rhymes of a cowboy / James K. Ralston. Billings, MT: Rimrock Publishing, 1969. 101 p.

  Ramsey, Buck. "Cowboy libraries and lingo." p.88-106. In Cowboy poets and cowboy poetry. Edited by David Stanley and Elaine Thatcher. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

  Randolph, Charles D. (Buckskin Bill). "The dying cowboy." Dime Novel Roundup. 1(2): 1, Feb. 1931.

  Randolph, Col. Charles D. Western poems / Charles D. Randolph. np: C. D. Randolph, 1925. 54 p.

  Randolph, Vance. Ozark Mountain folks / Vance Randolph. New York: Vanguard, 1932.

Manuel of Mexico. Book cover, 1942.

Manuel of Mexico.

[U.S.A.]: Pratt and Munk, 1942. [11 p.]

Manuel of Mexico.

Manuel has a hat,
It is as big as he,
When he puts it on sometimes,
He can scarcely see.

Little boys of Mexico
Ride on burros too,
Their serape is a blanket
Which would cover most of you. [p.11]

* Randolph, Vance. "Unprintable" Ozark folksongs and folklore: roll me in your arms / Vance Randolph. Vol. 1. "Folksongs and music." Edited with an introduction by Gershon Legman. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1992. p.1-582.

* Randolph, Vance. "Unprintable" Ozark folksongs and folklore: blow the candle out / Vance Randolph. Vol. 2. "Folk rhymes and other lore." Edited with an introduction by Gershon Legman. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1992. p.583-972.

  Ratcliffe, Sam D. "The American cowboy: a note on the development of a musical image." JEMF quarterly. 20: 2-7, 1984.

  Rattray, Bill. "The Cartwright brothers' story." Old Time Music. 9: 10-14, nd.

   Read, Dennis; Nieman, Bobby. "Dance halls of East Texas: from oral history." p.182-192. In Between the cracks of history : essays on teaching and illustrating folklore / Francis Edward Abernethy, editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor ; illustrations by Cynthia Fisher. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 1997.

  The reader's encyclopedia of the American West. Edited by Howard R. Lamar. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1977. 1306 p.

See: "Dobie, J[ames] Frank (1888-1964)" p.310; "Miller, Joaquin [Cincinnatus Hiner] (1839-1913)" p.732-733; "Western music" p.786-792. See also: The new encyclopedia of the American West (1998).

  Redington, Scott. Cowboy poems from Mona Flatts / Scott Redington. Foreword by Jack Hunter, T. Worthington Snodgrass III. Big Horn, WY: Sheepshear Press; Buffalo, WY: printed at The Office, 1989. 66 p.

  Reed, Allen C. "Creakin' Leather, Stan Jones - music man from Arizona." Arizona Highways. Oct. 1957, p.28-32.

Next-door neighbor Mexico / by Sydney Greenbie. Book cover, 1942.

Next-door neighbor Mexico / by Sydney Greenbie.

Evanston, IL; New York; San Francisco, CA: Row, Peterson and Co., 1942. 84 p.
"The Good Neighbor series."

* Reeve, Kay Aiken. Santa Fe and Taos, 1898-1942: an American cultural center / Kay Aiken Reeve. El Paso, TX: Texas Western Press, the University of Texas at El Paso, 1982. 56 p. (Southwestern studies monograph, no.67)

* Regards to the bunch: letters, poems, and illustrations of C.M. Russell. Selected, organized, written by Elizabeth A. Dear. Great Falls, MT: C.M. Russell Museum, 1992. 52 p.

See: "To Paris Gibson" p.27; Charlie Russell and Christmas p.42-52.

  Renehan, Alois B. Songs from the Black Mesa / Alois B. Renehan. Santa Fe, NM: New Mexican Pub. Co., 1900 [i.e. 1901].

  Renwick, Roger de V. English folk poetry: structure and meaning / Roger de V. Renwick. London: Batsford Academic and Educational Ltd., 1980. 276 p.

See: ch.2 "The semiotics of sexual liaisons" p. 54-112.

* Reprints from Sing Out! The folk song magazine. New York: Oak Publications, 1962-1968?

1962: Vol.1 14th printing See: "Buffalo boy" p.9; "Mule skinner blues" p.32; "Ludlow massacre" p.40; "The great dust storm" p.47; "This land is my land" p.60
1961: Vol.3 11th printing See: "Roll on, Columbia" p.10-11
1962: Vol.4 12th printing See: "Jesse James" p.4-5; "Rio Grande" p.20; "Blood on the saddle" p.27
1964: Vol.6 6th printing See: "Zebra dun" p.10-11; "Tom Joad" p.26-27
1965: Vol.8 4th printing See: "The great American bum" p.42-43
1968: Vol.11 4th printing See: "Talking dust bowl" p.30; "Across the Rocky Mountains" p.47

* Reynolds, Ruth. Cibolan gold / Ruth Reynolds. Illustrated by Ralph A. Fisher and Eric Todd. Sanbornville, NH: The Country Poet, 1954. 23 p. Also published as numbered collector's edition.

  Rhinehart, Cowboy Slim. The old cowhand from the Rio Grand / Cowboy Slim Rhinehart. np, nd

 Rhodes, Eugene Manlove (1869-1934). The Little World waddies / Eugene Manlove Rhodes. Illustrated by J. Frank Dobie. Chico, CA: Pass on the Big Bravo, 1946. 234 p. 100 numbered copies.

See: "Collected poems" p.191-224. See also Frank M. Clark, W.H. Hutchinson, and Charles L. Sonnichsen

* Rhodes, Eugene Manlove. Recognition: the poems of Eugene Manlove Rhodes / Eugene Manlove Rhodes. Illustrated by Martha Julian. Alamogordo, NM: Friends of Alamagordo Public Library, 1997. 44 p.

  Rhodes, Eugene Manlove. Stepsons of light / Eugene Manlove Rhodes. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1921.

  Rhodes, Eugene Manlove. Stepsons of light / Eugene Manlove Rhodes. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma, 1969, c1921.

Do it right in Mexico / by Elmer Wheeler. Back of book cover, 1960.

Do it right in Mexico / by Elmer Wheeler.

[Toronto, ON]: Canadian Pacific Airlines, [1960]. [23 p.] Backcover: Fascinating Mexico
"First edn: Dallas, TX: Elmer Wheeler, 1956."

  Rhodes, May Davison. The hired man on horseback: my story of Eugene Manlove Rhodes / May Davison Rhodes. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. 263 p.

* Rhymes of the miner: an anthology of Canadian mining verse. Compiled and edited by E.L. Chicanot. Illustrations by Geo. A. Cuthbertson. Gardenvale, QC: Federal Publications, [1937]. 222 p.

* Rhymes of the Rockies; or, what the poets have found to say of the beautiful scenery on the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad, the scenic line of the world. 7th ed. Chicago, IL: Poole Brothers, 1891. 64 p.

* Rhymes of the Rockies; or, what the poets have found to say of the beautiful scenery on the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad, the scenic line of the world. 14th ed. Chicago, IL: Poole Brothers, 1896. 94 p.

  Rice, Lee M.; Vernam, Glenn R. They saddled the west / Lee M. Rice and Glenn R. Vernam. Cambridge, MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1975.

  Richards, John Thomas. Rawhide laureate: John G. Neihardt: a selected, annotated bibliography / John Thomas Richards. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1983. 169 p.

Archaeology in Mexico today. Back book cover, 1943.

Archaeology in Mexico today.

Mexico City: Petroleos Mexicanos, [1943]. 61 p. Backcover: Visit Mexico
"Prepared and distributed free by Pemex Travel Club."

  Richards, Robert F. "Thomas Hornsby Ferril and the problems of the poet in the west." Kansas Quarterly. v.2, n.2, Spring 1970, p.?

  Richardson, Ethel Park. American mountain songs / Ethel Park Richardson. New York: Greenberg, 1927.

* Richardson, Marion Muir (Marion Muir). Border memories / Marion Muir Richardson. Denver, CO: Marion Richardson, 1903. 144 p. "The Press of Reed Publishing Company."

See section "Western poems" p.11-94

* Richardson, Otis Dunbar. Winter welcome / Otis Dunbar Richardson. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles City College, 1956. 74 p.

See: "Over Cajon Pass" p.8-11; "Apache Canyon" p.24-31.

* Richardson, Rupert Norval. Texas: the Lone Star State / Rupert Norval Richardson. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1958, c1943. 460 p.

See: ch.24, "Literature and the arts," p. 422-441.

  Rickaby, Franz. Ballads and songs of the shanty-boy / Franz Rickaby. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1926.

* Ricketts, Orval. "Mountains at Ouray." Sierra County Advocate. Apr. 18, 1941. p.?

* Ricketts, Orval. My window on the mesa / Orval Ricketts. Farmington, NM: Hustler Press, 1950. 115 p. Signed. No.534 of 750 copies. Illustrated by Mary Jane Masters

* Ricketts, Orval. Sketches of Santa Fe / Orval Ricketts. Farmington, NM: Times Hustler Press, 1935. 28 p. Inscribed to Arletta Coleman.

* Ricketts, Orval. Songs of the Navajo country. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1940. 56 p. Foreword by Carey Holbrook. Inscribed to George E. Allen. No.8 of 500 copies.

  Ridings, Sam P. The Chisholm Trail: a history of the world's greatest cattle trail / Sam P. Ridings. Guthrie, OK: Co-operative Publishing, 1936.

Mexico lindo. Male singer. Postcard, 1940s

"Mexico lindo."

[Mexico]; np, 194-.
"Water color."

  Riggs, Lynn (1899-1954). Cowboy songs, folk songs, and ballads from Green Grow the Lilacs / Lynn Riggs. New York: Samuel French, 1932.

Riggs was gay, and friend of Witter Bynner; see also Phyllis Cole Braunlich.

  Riggs, Lynn. The iron dish / Lynn Riggs. New York: Doubleday Doran, 1930.

See: "Morning walk - Santa Fe."

  Riggs, Lynn. This book, this hill, these people: poems / Lynn Riggs. Illustrated by Ray Piercey; edited, with introduction by Phyllis Braunlich. Tulsa, OK: Lynn Chase Publishing, 1982. 64 p.

  Riley, Michael J. "Constituting the southwest; contesting the southwest; reinventing the southwest." Journal of the Southwest. 36(3): 22-41, 1994.

* Riley, James Whitcomb. Songs of home / James Whitcomb Riley. Hoosier pictures by Will Vawter. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1923. 189 p.

Little content, see friendship poem "To my old friend, William Leachman."

* Riley, James Whitcomb. Songs o' cheer / James Whitcomb Riley. With pictures by Will Vawter. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1905, c1883. 195 p. Little content.

Mexico lindo. Man and woman dancing. Postcard, 1940s

"Mexico lindo."

[Mexico]; np, 194-.
"Water color."

  Rinzler, Ralph. Uncle Dave Macon: a bio-discography / Ralph Rinzler. Los Angeles, CA: John Edwards Memorial Foundation, 197- (Special series no.3)

  Rios, John F. "Dogie doggerels and lugubrious lyrics." Arizona Highways. 31: 4-7, Apr. 1955.

* Rise up singing. Edited by Peter Blood Paterson. Introduced by Pete Seeger. Bethlehem, PA: Sing Out Publications, 1988. 278 p.

See: "Farm and prairie" p.53-58.

* Ritch, Johnny. Horsefeathers: being a jumble of mediocre verse by an old man on the fringe of dotage / Johnny Ritch. Helena, MT: J. Ritch, 1941, c1940. 95 p. Illustrations by C.M. Russell, "Shorty" Shope, Louise Bucjelle, Billie Buck. Signed by Shorty Shope.

* Ritch, Johnny. Shorty's Saloon / Johnny Ritch. [Butte; Helena; Bozeman, MN]: Montana's Radio Network, 195- Illustrations by Charles M. Russell.

Mountain Pass recipe book: Mexican foods. 1960s.

Mountain Pass recipe book: Mexican foods.

San Antonio, TX: Mountain Pass Canning Co., [196-].

* The road to Texas. Edited by Whitney Montgomery; drawings by Ruth McCauley Thorne. Dallas, TX: The Kaleidograph Press, 1940. 206 p.

  The roaming cowboy / Cowboy Sam. Book no.2. np: Cowboy Sam, nd

* Robb, John Donald. Hispanic folk songs of New Mexico, with selected songs collected, transcribed and arranged for voice and piano / John Donald Robb. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1954. 4th printing 1980. 83 p.

* Robertson, Clyde. Pony Nelson and other western ballads / Clyde Robertson. Illustrated by Sheila Burlingame. New York: Exposition Press (Exposition-Lochinvar Book), 1934. 128 p. Dj

Clyde Robertson is a woman and Poet Laureate of Colorado.

* Robertson, Clyde. The yellow witch: ballads about gold / Clyde Robertson. New York: Loker Riley, 1940. 80 p.

   Robertson, Lexie Dean. I keep a rainbow / Lexie Dean Robertson. Dallas, TX: Southwest Press, 1932.

*  Robertson, Lexie Dean. Red heels / Lexie Dean Robertson. Dallas, TX: P.L. Turner Co., 1928. 108 p. Inscribed to Naomi Hunt.

Driving down to Mexico. Pemex Travel Club, 1940s

Driving down to Mexico.

Mexico City: Pemex Travel Club, [194-].

  Rocky Mountain collection. Salt Lake City, UT: Intermountain Folk Music Council, 1962.

  Rocky Mountain Review (Billings, Montana). Vol. 10, no. 1, Autumn, 1945. Poems by Witter Bynner and others.

  Rodgers, Carrie. My husband Jimmie Rodgers / Carrie Rodgers. Nashville, TN: Country Music Foundation Press, 1975.

See also Irwin Stambler

  Roger, Roy; Morris, Georgia; Pollard, Mark. Roy Rogers: king of the cowboys / Roy Roger, Georgia Morris and Mark Pollard. San Francisco, CA: Collins Publishers, 1994. 143 p.

  Rogers, John William; Dobie, John. Finding literature on the Texas plains / John William Rogers with John Dobie. Dallas, TX: Southwest Press, 1931. 57 p.

  Roll me over. Edited by Harry Babad. New York: Oak Publications, 1972.

  Rollins, Philip Ashton. The cowboy: his characteristics, his equipment and his part in the development of the west / Philip Ashton Rollins. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926 [1922?].

  Rosenberg, Neil V.; Kodish, Debora (eds.). Folk-songs of America: the Robert Winslow Gordon collection, 1922-1932 / edited by Neil V. Rosenberg and Debora Kodish. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1978. Stereo LP with booklet (AFS L68).

The highways of Mexico.  From The Monterrey Greeter, Feb. 1940.

"The highways of Mexico."

Monterrey, Mexico: The Monterrey Greeter, Feb. 1940.

* Ross, Eve-lyn. "Three poems: In the night; Yesterday; Communion." p.32. In Sand paintings / by student writers and artists of the University of New Mexico, summer session, 1935. Edited by Clyde Tull; art editor Dorothy Lois Hatch. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico , 1935. 32 p.

  Rothel, David (1936- ). The singing cowboys / David Rothel. South Brunswick, NJ: A. S. Barnes, 1978. 272 p.

  Rothwell, Kenneth S. "In search of a western epic: Neihardt, Sandburg, and Jaffe as regionalists and astoriadists." Kansas Quarterly. v.2, n.2, Spring 1970, p.?

  Roundup: a collection of western stories, poems and articles for young readers. Dallas, TX: Banks, Upshaw and Co., 1937. 301 p.

* Roundup of western literature: an anthology for young readers. Edited by Oren Arnold. Illustrated by Creston F. Baumgartner. Dallas, TX: Banks, Upshaw and Co., 1949. 315 p.

See Poetry: "Out where the West begins" / Ernest Douglas, p.34; "Mission bells of Monterrey" / Bret Harte, p.78; "Saddle strings" / Don Rognon, p.81; "Away out west" / Sharlot M. Hall, p.102; "Drought in rangeland" / Rose Jasper Nickell, p.126; "Rain in rangeland" / Rose Jasper Nickell, p.128; "Why bears no gottum tails" / R. Remlow Harris, p.173-174; "In old Tucson " / Sharlot M. Hall, p.211-212; "Adopted" / Gene Lindberg, p.246; "A cowboy's life" / Verona Burkhard, p.282.

* Roundup time: a collection of southwestern writing. Edited by George Sessions Perry. New York: Whittlesey House, 1943. 384 p.

No poetry: short stories, novels, biography, criticism.

  Rourke, Constance. Davy Crockett / Constance Rourke. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1934.

See also Michael A. Lofaro

* Rowbins, James. Impressions: California and the West: a tribute to a land of deeds and sunshine / James Rowbins. San Francisco, CA: Rowbins, 1913. [55] p. Tipped in illustrations.

* Royal, Charles E. The trail of a sourdough: rhymes and ballads / Charles E. Royal. Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart, 1919. 168 p.

Mexico via Bank of America Travelers Cheques, Blotter, 1960s.

"Mexico via Bank of America Travelers Cheques."

[U.S.A.]: Bank of America, 196-.

  Rubenstein, Reanne; McCabe, Peter. Honkytonk heroes: a photo album of country music / Photographs by Reanne Rubenstein, text by Peter McCabe. New York: Harper and Row, 1975. 154 p.

  Ruess, Everett (1914-1935?). On desert trails with Everett Ruess / Everett Ruess. El Centro, CA: Desert Magazine Press, 1940. 130 p.

Includes some poems. See also biography by W.L. Rusho and Mark Taylor.

* Ruess, Everett. On desert trails with Everett Ruess / Everett Ruess. With introduction by Hugh Lacy, and foreword by Randall Henderson, editor Desert Magazine. Palm Desert, CA: Desert Magazine Press, 1950. 80 p. 2nd ed.

Poems: "Son!" / Stella Knight Ruess, p.10; "Two arrowheads," p.27; "Life is a song," p.28; 'My soul set free," p.39; "Fragments," p.41; "The Indian council cave," p.44; "My life shall be a little curling wave," p.53; "Colors I've failed to catch," p.72; "Pledge to the wind," p.75; "Youth is for adventure / Jean Baker, p.79.

* Ruess, Everett. On desert trails with Everett Ruess / Everett Ruess. Commemorative ed. Introduction by Hugh Lacy; foreword by Randall Henderson; edited and with an afterword by Gary James Bergera; epilogue by W.L. Rusho. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2000. Originally published by Desert Magazine Press, El Centro, California, 1940. 130 p.

Includes some poems.

* Ruess, Everett. Wilderness journals of Everett Ruess / Everett Ruess. Edited and with an introduction by W.L. Rusho. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1998. 216 p.

* Rush, Emmy Matt. "Pagan or ?" El Palacio (Santa Fe, NM). 36(17/18): 143-144, April 25 May 2, 1934.

  Rush, Oscar. The open range / Oscar Rush. Caldwell, ID: np, 1936.

Argentina via Bank of America Travelers Cheques, Blotter, 1960s.

"Argentina via Bank of America Travelers Cheques."

[U.S.A.]: Bank of America, 196-.

  Rush, Oscar. The open range, and bunk house philosophy / Oscar Rush. [Denver, CO: Herald Pub. Co.], 1930. 110 p.

  Rusk, Ralph L. The literature of the middle Western frontier / Ralph L. Rusk. New York: Columbia University Press, 1925. 2 vols. Poetry in vol.1

* Russell, Charles M. [Untitled poems.] In Willard, John. The CMR book / John Willard ; foreword by Senator Mike Mansfield. Seattle: Salisbury Press, Superior Pub. Co., 1970. 64 p. See 6 poems p.43

  "Rusty Jiggs and Sandy Sam." Wild West Weekly. 69(1): 134-135, July 23, 1932. On "Tying knots in the devil's tail."

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