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* 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.
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.
[U.S.A.]: Pratt and Munk, 1942. [11 p.]
Manuel of Mexico.
has a hat,
boys of Mexico
* 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.
IL; New York; San Francisco, CA: Row, Peterson and Co., 1942. 84 p.
* 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.
ON]: Canadian Pacific Airlines, . [23 p.] Backcover: Fascinating
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, . 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.
"I have also decided to omit every poem in Neihardt's privately-printed volume of Out-house ballads, including the "The ballad of the balls," not because I am squeamish, and not because these hilarious erotic, scatological, and irreverent poems are inferior ... but because Neihardt preferred that they be circulated only among a small circle of friends." p.4
Archaeology in Mexico today.
City: Petroleos Mexicanos, . 61 p. Backcover: Visit Mexico
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.  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."
[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."
[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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