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American Quilt Study Group, Quilt Research Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents The American Quilt Study Group (AQSG) Records include administrative correspondence, the "Blanket Statement" newsletters, and documents created through administrative and general membership activities. The subject and research files document a wide variety of topics related to quilt studies and textiles. The files were initially developed through the efforts of Sally Garoutte, Joyce Gross, and through the activities and administration of AQSG. The subject files were developed through the...
Dates: 1872-2002

Diana Church, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0286
Scope and Contents The correspondence and several research files relate to documentation work done for the Bayles Quilt held at the Dallas Historical Society. The majority of research materials are photocopies of articles and research sources related to a specific topic. Many of the research files include Church's handwritten notes and comments on the published articles. Types of items within the research files include correspondence, photocopies of published articles, research notes and questions, notes on...
Dates: 1750-1991; Majority of material found in 1983-1991

Dorothy Bettis, Quilt Oral Histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents

The correspondence in this collection detail inquiries about donating the Bettis oral history materials to the American Quilt Study Group. The collection includes typed transcriptions and 9 cassette tapes of an oral interview with Dorothy Bettis done by Glenna Brock between May and September 1988. There are also photographs of selected quilts created by Bettis, with detailed information on the quilts.

Dates: 1988

Dottie Moore, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0322
Scope and Contents

The collection contains subject files on individual quilters as well as 136 cassette tapes of interviews and speeches given at various quilting events.  The subject files include biographical information on the person, photos and slides of them and quilts they have created or own, and correspondence with Dottie Moore.

Dates: 1994-2000

Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0291
Scope and Contents The papers consist of research material compiled by Pat Ferrero and Julie Silber for their film, "Hearts and Hands: A Social History of Nineteenth Century Women and Quilts." Included in the collection is correspondence with quilt historians, along with research articles sent to Ferrero and Silber. The research files are primarily articles pertaining to a wide range of topics concerning nineteenth century women, social history, and quilting, almost all of them photocopies. Additional topics...
Dates: 1783-1987

Jane Dunnewold, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0486
Scope and Contents

Jane Dunnewold, Quilt Papers (1973-2020) includes Dunnewold’s notebooks with design ideas and notes, awards, correspondence, publications by or featuring Dunnewold, newspaper clippings, and art exhibition catalogs and fliers. Also included are handmade artbooks, designs, newsletters, and photographs of Dunnewold’s work

Dates: 1973-2020

Joanna S. Rose, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0483
Scope and Contents

The Joanna S. Rose, Quilt Papers contains quilt exhibition catalogs, guest book, promotional materials, articles and news clippings, and quilt photographs from the exhibit “Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts” at the American Folk Art Museum in 2011. The exhibition featured over 650 red and white quilts from the Joanna S. Rose Quilt Collection, now housed at the International Quilt Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Dates: 1971-2012

Jonathan Holstein, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0305
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Jonathan Holstein's work as a collector and scholar in the field of quilt studies. The materials cover a time span of over thirty years, from Holstein's entrance into the quilt field in the late 1960s up until the late 1990s. Included in the collection are extensive correspondence files, quilt archives kept by Holstein, files related to exhibitions where Holstein's quilts were featured, and slides of the quilts. Additionally, the collection...
Dates: 1968-2003

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.

Dates: 1913-2014

Laurel Horton, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0424
Content Description The Laurel Horton, Quilt Paper contains Laurel Horton’s correspondence, interviews, publications, personal journals, quilt exhibition materials, quilt scrapbooks, conference and workshop presentations, American Quilt Study Group seminars, and quilt research materials including English, French, Swedish, African American quilts, and other research. Photographs and slide presentations include “Hands All Around,” Archives of Appalachia presentation, 1991 trip to Ireland, “Quilts: The Irish...
Dates: 1972-2020

Liz Axford, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0446
Scope and Contents

Liz Axford, Quilt Papers includes notes, sketchbooks, journals, correspondence, pamphlets, flyers, quilting patterns, photographs, and CDs related to Axford’s quilts and quilt exhibitions.

Dates: 1980-2016

Ludy Strauss, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0396

Mary Bywater Cross, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0421
Scope and Contents Scope and Content: The Mary Bywater Cross, Quilt Papers contains the personal papers of quilt historian, Mary Bywater Cross including correspondence, quilt exhibition catalogs and exhibit planning, American quilt history research, and historical and quilt conferences materials. Papers also include early Oregon Quilt Project documentation, Columbia-Willamette Quilt Study Group organization records, artist Marie Lyman’s scrapbooks and research, and Bywater Cross’ personal calendars and...
Dates: 1960-2020

Mary Stoddard, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0296
Scope and Contents

The collection includes published patterns and handmade copies of patterns for quilts and applique. There are magazine and newspaper articles on quilt patterns, quilts, and quilt makers. Additional items include quilt show flyers and product catalogs, information on quilt shop classes, quilt shop newsletters, and items such as photographs.

Dates: 1975-1995

Mercy Jane Bancroft Blair, Diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0230
Scope and Contents Mercy Jane Bancroft kept diaries from 1859 until 1900. The diaries detail many aspects of daily life and significantly, the creation of a quilt, now housed at the International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The materials also include a Devotional and Practical Polyglot Family Bible published in 1870 by the National Publishing Company and Jones Brothers and Co. The bible contains information on marriages, births, and deaths within the Bancroft/Blair family. Sixteen...
Dates: 1860-1900

Nebraska Quilt Project, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0092
Scope and Contents The Nebraska Quilt Project began in 1987 under the leadership of Patricia Cox Crews and Ronald C. Naugle. The two worked together to register over 3,000 quiltmakers and almost 5,000 quilts made in Nebraska or brought to the state by homesteaders or pioneers before the 1920s. The findings of the project were published in Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c1991). The records include questionnaires relating to quilts and quiltmakers along with photographs...
Dates: 1870-1989

Oregon Quilt Project, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0418

Peggy Greene, Quilting America Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0445
Scope and Contents

Peggy Greene, Quilting America Records includes collected documents and artifacts from the Quilt America! conference from 1990-2002. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, programs, floor plans, registration forms, reports, photographs, and artifacts, arranged chronologically by conference date.

Dates: 1990-2002

Penny McMorris, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0315
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Penny McMorris's work in the field of quilt studies as a dealer and scholar. The collection contains files related to the television shows she hosted, "Quilting," "Quilting II," and "The Great American Quilt." There are also extensive files of correspondence between McMorris and contemporary quilt artists whose work she helped to sell. Research files in the collection relate to two of McMorris's books ...
Dates: 1980-1990s

Roderick Kiracofe, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0440
Content Description

Roderick Kiracofe, Quilt Papers contains correspondence, quilt exhibition postcards and catalogs, magazine articles featuring Kiracofe, American quilt history research and notes, royalties and contracts, manuscript drafts, and photographs of quilts and images related to Kiracofe’s publications, The American Quilt and Cloth and Comfort, and other works.

Dates: 1960-2015

Sally Garoutte, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0302
Scope and Contents The Sally Garoutte papers contain correspondence, typescripts, and published works focused on quilts and quilt history. The research materials focus on quilts and information on textiles and textile trade. The materials include several sets of fabric swatches. Photographs documenting quilts and quilters can also be found in the collection. The Garoutte papers were maintained by the American Quilt Study Group and both the papers and the AQSG records contain research files that are arranged in...
Dates: 1685-1996

Sonya Lee Barrington, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0325
Scope and Contents

The collection of 35 mm slides of quilts was compiled by Barrington over the course of her quilt research.

Dates: 1979-1985

Wyn Reddall, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0294
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence between Wyn Reddall and numerous quilters and quilt historians. It also includes correspondence from the American Quilt Studies Group (AQSG) office concerning quilt researchers, quilt organizations, authors, and others. The collection includes files concerning research about pieced-letter quilts and about a number of individual quilters. Finally, it includes newsletters, book announcements, and assorted quilt-related cards, photographs, calendars, and...
Dates: 1937-1999