Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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, photocopied 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.
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.
The papers include scrapbooks and photo albums created by Louise Howey that represent her personal documentation of quilting from as early as the 1960s. The papers also include patterns, news clippings, correspondence, and various publications.
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.
The collection contains correspondence, lectures and writings by Halpern as well as posters, pamphlets, quilt show announcements, patterns, newspaper clippings, and journal articles.
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.
The most significant portion of the materials are fabric samples.
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.
The most significant portion of the materials are patterns, articles on quilts, as well as textiles and various research materials.
The collection of 35 mm slides of quilts was compiled by Barrington over the course of her quilt research.
The collection consists of quilt catalogs, advertising and promotional materials related to quilts, and programs from quilt shows and contests.