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Preliminary Guide to the Linnsy Logue Papers, 1995-2007

Abstract

Linnsy Logue is a sculptor and founder of the Wonderful Women organization. She worked with Rachel Watkins to create The Homecoming Queens project in the mid-1990s. Accession (2009-0099) (2 items; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1995-2007) includes a scrapbook and a videotape from The Homecoming Queens public arts project. The Homecoming Queens was a traveling exhibit of life-size mannequins and papier-mache dolls that represented women suffering from various social and political issues around the world, including female genital mutilation, rape, abuse, war, aging, and sexism. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00820
Title
Linnsy Logue papers
Date
1995-2007
Creator
Logue, Linnsy
Extent
0.6 Linear Feet, 2 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Accession (2009-0099) (2 items; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1995-2007) includes a scrapbook and a videotape from The Homecoming Queens public arts project. The Homecoming Queens was a traveling exhibit of life-size mannequins and papier-mache dolls that represented women suffering from various social and political issues around the world, including female genital mutilation, rape, abuse, war, aging, and sexism. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Accession (2009-0099)

1 box

Accession (2009-0099) (2 items; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1995-2007) includes a scrapbook and a videotape from The Homecoming Queens public arts project. The Homecoming Queens was a traveling exhibit of life-size mannequins and papier-mache dolls that represented women suffering from various social and political issues around the world, including female genital mutilation, rape, abuse, war, aging, and sexism.

Scrapbook, 2007

Includes newsclippings, printouts, brochures, photographs, and articles about The Homecoming Queens project and some of the news stories that inspired various sculptures within the project.

Box 1
Videotape (no label)
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical / Historical Note

Linnsy Logue is a sculptor and founder of the Wonderful Women organization. She worked with Rachel Watkins to create The Homecoming Queens project in the mid-1990s.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Linnsy Logue Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2008 (2009-0099), 0.6 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2009-0099