Like the more than a dozen other contributions in this volume, “The Golden Log” typifies the combined universality and fresh and authentic regional flavor of southwestern lore and legend. The Texas Folklore Society offers these tales of early Texas days, told as they were told of old.
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About the Author
Mody C. Boatright (1896–1970) served as Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for twenty years. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas, where he taught for four decades. His contributions to folklore study and the Texas Folklore Society are innumerable.
Wilson M. Hudson was the editor of the Texas Folklore Society from 1963 to 1971 after becoming associated with the Society when he began teaching at The University of Texas.
Allen Maxwell was a former editor of The Southwest Review and former book editor for The Dallas Morning News.