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Quilting

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

Oregon Quilt Project, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0418

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

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