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Carolyn O'Bagy Davis, Hopi Collection, International Quilt Museum (IQM) Records

Identifier: RG-61-08-01

Scope and Contents

The records consist of materials collected by Carolyn O’Bagy Davis about Hopi quilt artists including seven exhibit plaques consisting of a photograph and description of the artists depicted, correspondence, a print-out of a story about the Hopi Village of Mishongnovi with photographs of artwork from Toh-Atin Gallery, Durango, CO, and a VHS tape about Hopi quilts.


  • 1997-2020, undated

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

Carolyn O’Bagy Davis is an author, lecturer, and quilt historian. She has written several books, including Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community, contributed to documentaries, and curated exhibits about Hopi quilts and quilt artists. The Hopi Tribe is "a sovereign nation located in northeastern Arizona. The reservation occupies part of Coconino and Navajo counties, encompasses more than 1.5 million acres, and is made up of 12 villages on three mesas."

Source: "Hopi Tribe Official Website." (accessed July 26, 2022).


1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Finding aid prepared by Sarah Glover, 2022.
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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