This catalogue was produced to commemorate
Aunt Dicy Tales: John Biggers Drawings For the Folktale,
an exhibition presented by the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center,
at The University of Texas at Austin
from September 15, 1999 though January 15, 2000.
Production of this catalogue and associated programs were made possible by the kind
support of the following friends of John Biggers:
Chase Bank of Texas
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Chase, FAIA Architect
Luci Baines Johnson
Mr. Roy Perry
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Pierce Jr.
Ransom Center Advisory Council
Texas Commission on the Arts
Drs. White, Mason, McElveen and Anderson, L.L.P.
Exhibition Curator: Sue Murphy
Catalogue Editor: Natasha Waxman
Catalogue Designer: Allen Griffith/EYE 4D E S I G N
All of the drawings reproduced in this booklet are held in the Art Collection of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center.
All drawings © John Biggers. Reproduced by Permission.
Quotations from Aunt Dicy Tales: Snuff Dipping Tales of The Texas Negro by J. Mason Brewer,
foreword by Roy Bedichek (limited edition),1956.
© 1999 by the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center