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The collection includes newspaper articles and newsletters about quilting in Hawaii. The catalogs included in the collection offer numerous quilts imported from China, advertised as handmade.
One handwritten letter to "Friend Carrie" dated May 18, 1865, after the end of the Cival War. The unidentified author author writes about their experience in Civil War battles near Columbus, Georgia. The writer mentions Spencer carbines, General Emory Upton, the 3rd Iowa Infantry Regiment, and their experience being sick with diarrhea during battle.
The Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections consist of a 121-page typescript with handwritten annotations, entitled "Recollections of a Veteran of the Civil War," and marked as having been composed in Omaha, Nebraska, on or beginning on February 1, 1915. Included is a 1941 letter identifying the author as C. E. Adams. The Recollections describe battles, including the taking of Atlanta, and foraging on the march.
The collection includes correspondence and numerous original items relating to quilt shows, exhibits, conferences, and quilt contests. The majority of items are promotional flyers, brochures, pamphlets, catalogs, and conference materials.
The collection includes correpondence written to Peto and articles written by her for magazines, such as American Home and Antiques Magazine.
The collection includes correspondence, notes, a bibliography of G. E. Howard's writings, a portfolio, scrapbooks, and papers relating to various seminars. Most of the materials relate to history of the United States circa the colonial and Revolutionary War period and to legal history. Some materials relate to ancient Roman and English history and to Howard's personal interests and activities.
The collection consists of personal papers of Henry J. John including correspondence, translations, publications, biographical materials and photographs. The majority of the collection relates to John's medical career and his interest in literature and graphic arts.
The correspondence is letters from James Bryce of the House of Commons, William R. Harper from the University of Chicago, and United States Senator William J. Harris. The other items in the collection relate to teaching at the university.
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.
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 selected newsletters produced by quilt associations and guilds.
The papers contain correspondence, conference materials, speech and class notes, articles and publications, and research regarding Nickols' research as a quilt and fabric historian and collector.