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Quilt Symposium '77, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0266

Scope and Content:

The collection of quilt symposium records includes publicity information created by members of the Lincoln Quilt Guild to promote the symposium. Selected items from the symposium include a handbag given to participants with the signatures from several of the artists and lecturers who taught or attended the event. Materials from Betty Ferguson include the notes that she took at sessions and lectures that she attended.

Dates

  • 1976-1977

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions:

None

Access and Use:

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Historical Records Statement:

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Background Note:

In July 1977 the Lincoln Quilters Guild hosted "Quilt Symposium '77 "Fine Art - Folk Art." The symposium was held on the Nebraska Wesleyan campus July 21-23, 1977 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Over six hundred individuals attended the symposium, which presented workshops and lectures by pivotal quilt artists and teachers such as Jean Ray Laury, Michael James, Phyllis Hader, Marcia Sparks, and Helen Squire. Related symposium events included exhibitions, a quilt block contest, and vendor sales.

Extent

1 box (0.4 linear feet)

Title
Quilt Symposium '77, Records
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latg
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States
402-472-2531