Dog Trots and Mud Cats: Photographs and Exhibit, 1976-1978 | University Archives
By Perri Hamilton and Rachel Motes
|Title:||Dog Trots and Mud Cats: Photographs and Exhibit, 1976-1978|
|Arrangement:||The materials are in the order they were in when originally used.|
|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|
|Related Materials:||Terry Jordan Collection: Log Cabin Register. For more information please see http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=120&q=Log+Cabin+register#.WIC-JBsrKUk.|
|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.|
Browse by Box:
- [Box 1: Museum Collections],
- [Box 2: Dog Trots and Mud Cats Exhibit Preparation Material, circa 1976],
- [Box 3: Exhibit Preparation Materials],
- [Box 4: Oversized Photographs],
- [Box 5: Posters]
- Box 2: Dog Trots and Mud Cats Exhibit Preparation Material, circa 1976
- The material in this box was used in the preparation of a traveling exhibit on the history of log cabins. The exhibit drew on the research of Dr. Terry Jordan and the book Dog Trots and Mud Cats by Linda Lavender and Cirrus Bonneau.
- Barcode: 642744
- Folder 1: Negatives
- Also includes negatives related to the corresponding log-cabin book published by Linda Lavender and Cirrus Bonneau, as well as corresponding exposure notes for those negatives. Some are labeled as to where they are published in the book, while others are unidentified as being specifically located and/or used.
- Folder 2: Prints
- Prints of advertisements that use log cabins to sell a product, sell log cabin furniture, or provide instruction on how to build a log cabin.
- Folder 3: Map
- A map showing the "Distribution of Log Construction, Eastern Half of Anglo-America."
- Folder 4: Print
- An image of the John Neely Bryan log cabin in downtown Dallas.
- Folder 5: Labels
- Two text labels for the exhibit printed with black letters on clear plastic.
- Item 6: Three ring binder
- Item 1: Exhibit Panel Plans
- Four pages of notebook paper with the outline of the exhibit panel plans with titles and lists of images to be used.
- Folder 2: Photo Murals
- A folder with information on photography credits for panels 2,3, 11, and 16; "The Color Lab, Inc., Price List 1978;" and an image of the door of a log cabin.
- Folder 3: Panel 1
- "Panel 1: Introduction and Credits"
- Folder 4: Panel 3: What is a Log House
- Folder 5: Panel 4: Where Did They Come From?
- Folder 6: Panel 6: Gone To Texas
- Folder 7: Panel 7: Give My Love to Sister Amanda
- Folder 8: Panel 8: Myths and Romanticism
- Folder 9: Panel 9: Making the Myth
- Folder 10: Panel 10: Sawn Lumber
- Folder 11: Panel 11: Depression Houses
- Folder 12: Panels 13 and 14: Remodeling and Restoration
- Folder 13: Panel 15: Contemporary Construction "Pre-Fabs"
- Folder 14: Panel 14: Open to the Public
- Folder 15: Color Work
- This folder contains information on screen printing, a copy of the brochure for the exhibit, lists, copies, and examples of log cabin art and advertising.
- Folder 16: Doye Homestead - Maxwell Family
- Item 17: Binder Contents
- The binder has diagrams, measurements, text, lists of items needed, research notes, photographic prints, budget information, and drawings for each panel.