Creator

Date Original

1925

Description

Horatio the bear does not know all the words to the folk-song "The Arkansas Traveler," so his friend Bo helps him finish it. What they don't know, they make up as they go.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861-April 9, 1937) was a noted American author and biographer of Mark Twain. He wrote southern folktales and used lyrics of "The Arkansas Traveler" as inspiration for his story of the Arkansaw Bear : A Tale of Fanciful Adventure.

Physical Description

253 pages ; 7.5" x 5.5"

Subjects

Folk songs; Folklorists; Folk music

Contributor

Albert Bigelow Paine

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

PE4621

Resource Type

Text

Collection

ASA books

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

The Arkansaw Bear: A Tale of Fanciful Adventure Told in Song and Story, Printed Ephemera, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

Comments

It is an interesting story with lyrics of "The Arkansas Traveler," for children. - Sheila Bevill

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