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Sue Reich, Quilt Papers

Identifier: MS-0455

Scope and Contents

Sue Reich, Quilt Papers contains World War I and World War II periodicals, artifacts, postcards, music scores, quilt patterns and research, newspaper clippings, photographs, embroidered emblems, and scrapbooks that Reich collected and used to research her books, World War I Quilts and World War II Quilts.

The collection also contains several scrapbooks including a 1930s quilt pattern scrapbook, a newspaper clipping scrapbook on the history of Worchester, Massachusetts, and a World War II Philippines scrapbook. The Philippines scrapbook "Over There in the Philippines," was created by American John Benson while he was stationed there during World War II. It features postcards and photos of architecture, greeting cards, clippings from overseas editions of Armed Forces magazines including Time, Outdoor Life, New York Times, Japanese Occupation money (pesos), trip passes, event programs, Allies song book, and theatre programs.


  • Creation: 1910-2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1939-1945


Conditions Governing Access

The records are only minimally processed but are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with the University of Nebraska. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records or their designees. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Sue Reich is a quilt historian and quilt artist.


6.03 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 3 folders)

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Related Materials

See also Sue Reich Quilt Collection at the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States