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Quilts--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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

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, Quilter Interviews

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

The interview materials include 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 and photos or slides of the interviewee, quilts they created or own, and correspondence with Dottie Moore.

Dates: 1994-2000

Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers

Identifier: MS-0291
Scope and Contents The papers consist of research and audio visual 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,...
Dates: 1783-1993

Florence Peto, Quilt Papers

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

Hive Project, International Quilt Museum Records

Identifier: RG-61-08-28
Scope and Contents

The records include working notes, project outlines and scope, correspondence, quilt layout planning files, installation instructions, slides, fabric samples, appraisals of Hive Project artists, publicity and press releases, Statements of Understanding, agreements and contracts for showing the quilt, publications, consent forms, photographs, newspaper clippings, CDs of project files, and a VHS tape.

Dates: 1998-2005

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

Margot Krager Reproduction Fabrics, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

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

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 State Quilt Guild, Records

 Collection — Folder Conference posters
Identifier: MS-0334
Scope and Contents

The materials include by-laws, policies and procedures, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, news articles, planning files for events, exhibit posters and publicity, photographs, slides, swatch books, a wide variety of quilt-related materials, and materials on textiles.

Dates: 1985-2019

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

P&B Textiles, Records

Identifier: MS-0419
Scope and Contents

The records consist of photographs and negatives, slides including images of designs by Deborah Corsini, correspondence, newsletters, textile and fabric swatches, lecture notes by Deborah Corsini, press releases, patterns, samples of magnets and pins that were given away at quilt markets, publications, and general company records of P&B Textiles.

Dates: 1992-2002

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

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

Rainbow Quilt Company, Records

Identifier: MS-0543
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, patterns, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, notes, sketches, artifacts, and digital records of the company on a compact disc and flash drive.

Dates: 1907-2015

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

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: [Barcode: R0241146516]
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 — Multiple Containers
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

Susan Miller, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0326
Scope and Contents

The Susan Miller, Collection on quilts contains mostly quilt catalogs and magazines.

Dates: 1996-1998

Susan Seater, Collection on Quilts

Identifier: MS-0331
Scope and Contents

The materials consist of magazine advertisements on quilts for sale.

Dates: 1986-2003