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American Quilt Study Group, Quilt Research Files

 Collection
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

Bets Ramsey, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0293
Scope and Contents The collection includes a newspaper column written by Bets Ramsey called "The Quilter," which ran from 1982-1997 in The Chattanooga Times, Chattanooga, Tennessee. There are research materials related to specific people and correspondence collected by Ramsey, as well as information on quilt shows. The collection has assorted newsletters and catalogs, magazine articles, and newspaper clippings. The articles and clippings contain information on various...
Dates: 1927-1998

Candace McCann, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0292
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1989-1992

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 — Box: 001
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

Dorothy Cozart, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0288
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1979-1996

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

Eve Wheatcroft-Granick, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0327
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials on Wheatcroft-Granick's research and writings on Amish quilts and quilt-making. Included is correspondence, research materials and notes on the Amish, articles about the Amish, as well as a manuscript of a book on the Amish and Quilts. In addition there are some fabric samples, and cassette tapes of interviews with Joyce Brown and Sam Greenburg.
Dates: 1799-1989

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

Florence Peto, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0307
Scope and Contents The collection includes correpondence written to Peto and articles written by her for magazines, such as American Home and Antiques Magazine.
Dates: 1939-1952

Jonathan Holstein, Quilt Papers

 Collection
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: 1913-2004

Louise Howey, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0332
Scope and Contents The materials include 13 scrapbooks created by Louise Howey, first President of the Lincoln Quilter's Guild, that represent her personal documentation of quilting from as early as the 1960s. There are also patterns, correspondence, and misc. publications.
Dates: 1917-1988

Margot Krager Reproduction Fabrics, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0330
Scope and Contents The most significant portion of the materials are correspondence and fabric swatches created by Reproduction Fabrics. The fabric samples are reproductions of fabrics from 1775-1970.
Dates: 1995-2007

Marion W. Esposito, Quilt Pattern Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0290
Scope and Contents The collection includes three composition books created by Marion Esposito. Each of the books is filled with newspaper clippings related to quilt patterns, such as "The Nursery Rhyme Quilt" created by Ruby Short McKim and published about 1921, and the "Nancy Page Garden Quilt" and "Alphabet Quilt," published between 1928 and 1930. There are numerous patterns published under the bylines of Nancy Cabot and Hetty Winthrop, Nancy Page, and Laura Wheeler, among others.
Dates: 1921-1987

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

Meredith Rials, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0295
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 selected newsletters produced by quilt associations and guilds.
Dates: 1975-1995

Mona Jeanne Easter, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Box: 004
Identifier: MS-0333
Scope and Contents Mona Jeanne Easter, Collection on Quilts contains Lincoln Quilter Guild membership guides, quilt show programs, quilt periodicals, and Nebraska State Quilt Guild membership guides and newsletters.
Dates: 1981-2002

Nancy Halpern, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0336
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, lectures and writings by Halpern as well as posters, pamphlets, quilt show announcements, patterns, newspaper clippings, and journal articles.
Dates: 1971-2003

Nebraska Quilt Project, Records

 Collection
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

Nebraska State Quilt Guild, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0334
Scope and Contents The materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, news articles, exhibit posters, photographs, slides, swatch books, a wide variety of quilt-related materials, and materials on textiles.
Dates: 1985-2006

Oklahoma Quilt Heritage Project, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0323
Scope and Contents The most significant portion of the materials are fabric samples.
Dates: 1880-2005

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

Quilt Symposium 1977, Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0266
Scope and Contents The collection of quilt symposium records includes publicity information created by members of the Lincoln Quilt Guild to promote the symposium. Selected items from the symposium include a handbag given to participants with the signatures from several of the artists and lecturers who taught or attended the event. Materials from Betty Ferguson include the notes that she took at sessions and lectures that she attended.
Dates: 1976-1977

Rose Marie Eisner, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0289
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 postcards and a calendar with quilt images.
Dates: 1931-1992

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

Sharon Newman, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0328
Scope and Contents The most significant portion of the materials are patterns, articles on quilts as well as textiles and miscellaneous research materials.
Dates: 1905-1999

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

Susan Bradford, Collection on Quilts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0285
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1981-1998