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Quiltmakers--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

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