Emma Andres, Quilt Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents
The papers consist of scrapbooks, correspondence with many quilters around the country, photographs, and documentation of her quilts and Happiness Museum.
- Andres, Emma (1902-1988) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers 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 papers or their designees. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.
Biographical / Historical
Born in Prescott, Arizona, Emma Andres (1902-1988) began quilting in the 1930s and contacted the wider quilt community across the country via letters she wrote throughout her life. She inherited her father’s store and converted it into her "Happiness Museum," a place for her to showcase her quilts and other interests.
10.4 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Language of Materials
- University of Nebraska--Lincoln. International Quilt Museum (Organization)
- Finding aid prepared by Sarah Glover, 2022.
- (cc) 2022
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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