Three friends, Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb
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Three friends, Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb by William A. Owens

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas.

Subjects:

  • Bedichek, Roy, 1878-1959.,
  • Dobie, J. Frank 1888-1964.,
  • Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963.,
  • Folklore -- Texas.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 325-326.

Statementby William A. Owens.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLD5332.2 .O95 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination335 p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5234477M
ISBN 100292780125
LC Control Number75304951

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Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, and Walter Prescott Webb—a naturalist, a folklorist, and a historian—all taught at the University of Texas, lived only a few blocks apart, and saw each other almost every day. The true cement of their friendship, however, was the correspondence that makes up much of this book.   Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, and Walter Prescott Webb—a naturalist, a folklorist, and a historian—all taught at the University of Texas, lived only a few blocks apart, and saw each other almost every day. The true cement of their friendship, however, was the correspondence that makes up much of this book. They wrote not to exchange information, but to . Most of this collection of writing by friends of Roy Bedichek, Walter Prescott Webb, and J. Frank Dobie originally appeared in special editions of the Texas Observer devoted to each of the three men. Some pieces were, however, written expressly for this volume.5/5(1).   On any given evening in the s or s, an old man named J. Frank Dobie might walk over to the house of another old man named Roy Bedichek for a .

Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, and Walter Prescott Webb--a naturalist, a folklorist, and a historian--all taught at the University of Texas, lived only a few blocks apart, and saw each other almost every day.4/5. Urged by his close friends, J. Frank Dobie and Walter Prescott Webb, he took a leave of absence for a year beginning in February and went into seclusion at Friday Mountain Ranch, Webb's retreat southwest of Austin, to write Adventures with a Texas Naturalist (), which is included in John H. Jenkins's Basic Texas Books. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Three Friends: A Personal History by William A. Owens (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . Get this from a library! Three friends: Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb,. [William A Owens] -- Bedichek, Dobie and Webb - a naturalist, a folklorist and an historian - all taught at the University of Texas, lived only a few blocks apart, and saw each other almost every day. The true cement of.

A bronze statue of Bedichek, Dobie, and the historian Walter Prescott Webb now stands at Austin's Barton Springs Pool, where the three friends spent many a hot summer afternoon. The statue is an especially fitting monument to Bedichek, who helped so many recognize the beauty and value of the state's natural treasures. For More about Roy Bedichek. Get this from a library! Three friends, Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb. [William A Owens] -- Bedichek, Dobie and Webb - a naturalist, a folklorist and an historian - all taught at the University of Texas, lived only a few blocks apart, and saw each other almost every day. The true cement of. The Dobie name today is often spoken in the same breath with that of his two University of Texas contemporaries, the historian Walter Prescott Webb and the naturalist Roy Bedichek. The three friends have been titled Texas' intellectual triumvirate and are considered the forerunners to Texas literature.   Buy a cheap copy of Three friends: Roy Bedichek, J. Frank book. Free shipping over $