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Tyler, Ronnie C. 1941-

Works: 112 works in 296 publications in 3 languages and 9,814 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  History  Art  Autobiographies  Illustrated works  Anecdotes  Encyclopedias  Interviews  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: N8214.5.U6, 923.873
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ronnie C Tyler
Most widely held works by Ronnie C Tyler
American frontier life : early Western painting and prints by Alan Axelrod( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posada's Mexico by José Guadalupe Posada( Book )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cowboy by Bank Langmore( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and French and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His glory days began after the Civil War, at the start of the great traildrives. They have made h im an American phenomenon--a monument of American history, a dream of the American subconscious, an image of everything Americans like in themselves. Best of all the image and the reality still exist in the American West today. Here is the fabulous story of the cowboy past and the cowboy present, the cowboy who was an the cowboy who is
Visions of America : pioneer artists in a new land by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Big Bend : a history of the last Texas frontier by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new handbook of Texas by Ron, ed Tyler( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than forty years the Handbook of Texas was the most comprehensive and authoritative source on Texas history. Now, the New Handbook of Texas -- a stunning six-volume encyclopedia and biographical dictionary covering every aspect of Texas history -- continues that proud tradition. Thirteen years in preparation, the new edition presents the efforts of more than 3,000 authors, editors, and reviewers. You'll find 23,500 articles covering the history of Texas from A to Z. There are detailed histories of all 254 counties and of major cities. Thousands of other entries highlight communities, key events, geographical features, historical sites, institutions, and organizations. The New Handbook tells the story of the people who made Texas history -- the men and women who shaped the Lone Star State. More than 7,000 biographical entries provide authoritative information about the famous and the infamous, the legendary and the overlooked. Other essays describe the many groups of people who have lived in Texas, from prehistoric cultures to twentieth-century immigrants. Particular attention has been given to the rich historical traditions of the African American and Mexican American communities in Texas and to the vital historical contributions made by individual women and women's organizations throughout the state. The Handbook of Texas Online is a joint venture sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the TSHA. It offers fully searchable electronic access to the text of the New Handbook as well as approximately 400 articles not included in the print edition due to space limitations
The Slave narratives of Texas by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

9 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many defenders of slavery have maintained that the slaves in Texas were well-treated and happy, but as a former slave remarked, 'isn't he who has stood and looked on, that can tell you what slavery is--'tis he who has endured' Here are the tales of those who have endured--a collection of the voices of the ex- slaves themselves, recalling what their lives were like under slavery. Over one hundred former slaves describe their slavemasters, their work, runaway slaves, their recollections of the Civil War and, finally, the coming of freedom. The narratives were collected by WPA interviewers in the late 1930s and subsequently edited by Ron Tyler and Lawrence R. Murphy. The Slave Narratives of Texas is a highly informative and readable book that provides a valuable history of the institution of slavery in Texas. It is also a profoundly moving text which yields great insight into the full impact of slavery upon human lives"--Publisher
Prints of the West by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Library of Congress collection comes a showcase of the first published pictures of the American West at the turn of the 19th century, never seen before in collected form by the public. Includes 50 color and 50 black-and-white prints
Alfred Jacob Miller : artist on the Oregon Trail by Karen Dewees Reynolds( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America : art and the West by Celeste Adams( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audubon's great national work : the royal octavo edition of Birds of America by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John James Audubon's boundless enthusiasm for the natural wonders of North America found magnificent expression in The Birds of America, perhaps the most beautiful bird book ever produced. Virtually all of the scholarly attention paid to Audubon has been devoted to the double elephant folio of The Birds, published in Great Britain between 1827 and 1838. But, as Ron Tyler reveals in this ground-breaking study, even before the larger work was completed, Audubon was contemplating a "petit edition," which would bring his birds to a much larger - and more profitable - audience. This was the royal octavo edition, one of the handsomest publications created in America during the first half of the nineteenth century. Published in seven volumes measuring approximately 8 by 11 inches (as opposed to the double elephant folio's 39 1/2 by 26 1/2 inches), it was a truly national work. It went through nine editions during the nineteenth century and sold across the country, providing financial support for Audubon's family for years after his death. Audubon himself called it his "salvator.""--BOOK JACKET. "Because the royal octavo edition is a work of art in its own right and the source of much of Audubon's reputation and popularity, Ron Tyler offers an engrossing narrative of the "little work's" conception, production, distribution, and reception. He mines a rich store of hitherto neglected sources, including Audubon family account books, newly discovered original drawings for the octavo edition, numerous proofs for the plates, sales records, and personal correspondence, for a fresh look at this important aspect of Audubon's career."--BOOK JACKET. "This study carefully reconstructs the processes that produced the most popular natural history book of the nineteenth century. Tyler describes the changes that Audubon made for his "petit edition," including the addition of seventeen species; explains the printing methods used to produce the plates; discusses, for the first time, the surprising differences between the plates in the double elephant folio and in the royal octavo and subsequent octavo editions; and outlines the way the Audubon family sold and distributed such a large and complex work. From these explorations, Audubon emerges not only as a woodsman artist, but also as a careful and persistent businessman of proven entrepreneurial ability."--BOOK JACKET. "Tyler's final chapter puts Audubon's art, and the prodigious accomplishment of its publication in both the large and small formats, in the larger context of American Romanticism. Audubon was successful largely because of his expressive and colorful paintings, which embodied America's Romantic soul at a time when it was possible to reach a large audience. This new assessment of Audubon as an artist places the great ornithologist in the aesthetic context he deserves as one of America's most important Romantic painters."--BOOK JACKET
Santiago Vidaurri and the Southern Confederacy by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas museums : a guidebook by Paula Eyrich Tyler( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are more than 500 museums of art, natural history, history, science and technology in Texas. This guide gives addresses, hours, fees, maps and photographs for you
The Mexican War : a lithographic record by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Wade Hampton, editor and individualist by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views of Texas, 1852-1856 : watercolors by Sarah Ann Lillie Hardinge( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal entries and watercolor paintings . Introduction
American canvas : the art, eye, and spirit of pioneer artists by Ronnie C Tyler( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We pointed them north : recollections of a cowpuncher by E. C Abbott( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.C. Abbott was a cowboy in the great days of the 1870s and 1880s. He came up the trail to Montana from Texas with the long-horned herds that were to stock the northern ranges; he punched cows in Montana when there wasn't a fence in the territory; and he married a daughter of Granville Stuart, the famous early-day stockman and Montana pioneer. For more than fifty years he was known to cowmen from Texas to Alberta as "Teddy Blue." This is his story, as told to Helena Huntington Smith, who says "My part was to keep out of the way and not mess it up by being literary."
Wanderings in the Southwest in 1855 by J. D. B Stillman( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virtually unknown today, Stillman's observations have eluded even historians who have sought nineteenth-century travel accounts of Texas and the South. Stillman was a full-fledged member of a generation that had fallen completely in love with America's natural beauty, represented in the works of Emerson and Thoreau. His letters reflect that sensitivity and gift for description. Nowhere have I seen nature display so much of the chastened beauty, or rugged grandeur . . .; nowhere have I seen realized, in so high a degree, the charms of the classical. Arcadis as in the rolling grassy regions of West Texas. From Port Lavaca Stillman traveled alone by horse through Anaqua, Goliad and Helena, much the same route that his friend and fellow diarist, Frederick Law Olmsted, had followed just a few months before. Upon arrival in San Antonio he tarred, visiting with Adolph Douai, editor of the San Antonio Zeitung. From San Antonio, Stillman ventured west as far as the Pecos River in the company of an army wagon train along the newly-opened road from San Antonio to El Paso. He penetrated unsettled areas, risking Indian attack to see first-hand the "wilds" of Texas. . . .the water was now over the whole ground, and by floundering and swimming we reached the margin of the first slough. Here the flood had taken a shortcut . . . Shouts of distress were heard in the rear, when presently Antonio's mule came swimming past without his rider. Wilderness flash floods, rough rides over long and muddy roads, and periodic residences in poorly-constructed log houses did not deter his romantic spirit. He carefully recorded his observations regarding the settlers and their surroundings, the botanical wonders and curiosities, and Indian conflicts. Stillman wrote extensively concerning his travels, both in Texas and California during the gold rush period. He published essays in The Overland Monthly, and in 1877 published his memoirs, Seeking the Golden Fleece, a Record of Pioneer Life in California. Three books were published in the 1960s and 1970s containing his diaries and letters concerning his California experiences
Prints and printmakers of Texas : proceedings of the Twentieth Annual North American Print Conference by North American Print Conference( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eclectic collection pulls together some of the best presentations made at the North American Print Conference held in Austin, Texas. Focusing on the printing arts in Texas, this group of leading scholars and authorities cover a wide range of subjects from early lithography and photography in Texas to today's armadillo posters and T-shirts. The high arts and popular culture alike are treated in this broad overview of prints and printmaking on the Texas frontier and
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The new handbook of Texas
The Slave narratives of TexasAudubon's great national work : the royal octavo edition of Birds of AmericaWanderings in the Southwest in 1855Prints and printmakers of Texas : proceedings of the Twentieth Annual North American Print Conference
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