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Katy Christopherson, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0324

Scope and Contents

The most significant portion of the materials are research files on quilts and textiles, which are dated from 1918 to the present. There are also newsletters, magazines, pattern books, and materials on quilt judging. Some of the items relate to institutions or groups such as the American Quilters Society, the Women of Color Network, and the Quilt Conservancy.


  • 1913-2014


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is 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

Katy Christopherson is a quilt historian and is actively involved in the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society. She is co-author of Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage with Paul D. Pilgrim, Gerald E. Roy, Maqs, and Kathlyn Sullivan. Christopherson was involved in the Kentucky Quilt Project, started in 1981, which documented quilts created in the state.


32 Boxes

3 Folders

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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