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Dog Trots and Mud Cats: Photographs and Exhibit, 1976-1978 | University Archives

By Perri Hamilton and Rachel Motes

Collection Overview

Title: Dog Trots and Mud Cats: Photographs and Exhibit, 1976-1978Add to your cart.
ID: 02/U0081
Extent: 5.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The materials are in the order they were in when originally used.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1986

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The first box contains negatives of Texas log cabins that were used in the production of an exhibit and book with the title "Dog Trots and Mud Cats."  The second box in this collection contains materials used in the preparation of a traveling exhibit on the log cabins of Texas.  The third, fourth, and fifth boxes contain materials relevant to the “Dog Trots and Mud Cats: the Texas log house” exhibit.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The materials encompass research conducted by Dr. Terry Jordan and relate to the book written by Linda Lavender and Cirrus Bonneau.  The collection consists of photographic material (negatives and prints), diagrams, measurements, lists, research material, and budget information.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is store off-site.  Items stored off-site require a minimum of 24 hours to retreive.
Acquisition Source: Historical Collection
Acquisition Method: Transfer
Related Materials: Terry Jordan Collection:  Log Cabin Register. For more information please see
Related Publications: Dog Trots and Mud Cats by Linda Lavender and Cirrus Bonneau
Preferred Citation: Dog Trots and Mud Cats: Photographs and Exhibit
Finding Aid Revision History: Rachel Motes processed an accretion of three new boxes [Boxes 3, 4, and 5] to this collection on 5/24/2017.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 4: Oversized PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 708140
Item 1: 2 Gentlemen and 1 LadyAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Exhibit/DisplaysAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Exhibit/Display with model ships and a girl standing in front of itAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Books, Typewriter, and moreAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Separated Photograph from Folder 7Add to your cart.
A large print/ picture of man in a suit staring at a sign with “G.T.T.” nailed to a door.
Item 6: Separated Photographs from Folder 10Add to your cart.
Two Large photographs focused on an exposed exterior corner of a log cabin with wooden sideboard paneling (and a window air conditioning unit).
Item 7: Separated Photograph from Folder 13Add to your cart.
A large photograph of a log cabin with a covered porch that appears to be leaning to the side and a “Keep Out” sign above its door.
Item 8: Separated Photograph from Folder 14Add to your cart.
A large photograph of a white log cabin with a dog trot.
Item 9: Separated Photograph from Folder 15Add to your cart.
A large photograph of a log cabin exterior corner with a small wooden ladder (or some type of wooden frame).
Item 10: “The Cabin” PrintAdd to your cart.
Extent: 3
Item 11: Log Cabin Exterior on Oversized Tan CardstockAdd to your cart.

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