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Christopherson, Kathryn Kendall (Donley) "Katy," 1921-2017 (Mss 672), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Christopherson, Kathryn Kendall (Donley) "Katy," 1921-2017 (Mss 672), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 672. Correspondence, articles, interviews, photographs, and printed matter relating to the work of Katy Christopherson, Louisville, Kentucky, as a maker, curator, judge, lecturer and writer on quilts and quilting. Includes material relating to her involvement with the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society and the Louisville Nimble Thimbles, Inc.


Claycomb, Marilou (Irwin), B. 1936 (Sc 3314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Claycomb, Marilou (Irwin), B. 1936 (Sc 3314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3314. Collection of four Home Worker Handbooks detailing work done by Marilou (Irwin) Claycomb for Eleanor Beard, Inc. of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky. Irwin did contract quilting from June 1959 until August 1966. Each of the four U.S. Department of Labor #FO-75 booklets list the date issued, number, style, article, rate, date returned, number completed, hours worked, wages and date of payment of her public contract work.


Rawlins, Arline Mclean (Perkins), 1899-1962 (Mss 647), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2018

Rawlins, Arline Mclean (Perkins), 1899-1962 (Mss 647), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 647. Material about the hooked rug designs created and executed by Arline McLean (Perkins) Rawlins of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes correspondence, published and unpublished articles, and photographs


Powell, Steve (Fa 1195), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Powell, Steve (Fa 1195), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1195. Student paper titled “Quilting for Frugality” in which Steve Powell interviews close family members and friends about their experiences with quilt making. Powell offers a brief biographical background on each informant along with individual motivations and inspirations for crafting quilts. The paper includes color photographs of various types of quilting patterns and one sample of a quilting square.


Jarvis, Brenda (Fa 1199), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Jarvis, Brenda (Fa 1199), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1199. Student paper titled “The Quilting Art” in which Brenda Jarvis interviews her mother, Jane Jarvis, about her experiences related to crafting quilts. The author provides a biographical summary of her mother and describes her early forays into quilt making. Jarvis also describes the social aspects of quilting, patterns as a reflection of certain lifestyles, the process of quilt construction, and the materials necessary to complete the final product. Included in the paper are color photographs of various quilting styles along with samples of quilting handiwork.


Morris, Brenda (Fa 1166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Morris, Brenda (Fa 1166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1166. Student paper titled “Quilting” in which Brenda Morris explains the process of piecing together a quilt. Morris, who worked directly with long-time quilter Oma Grant, includes step-by-step instructions along with photographs at various stages throughout the course of crafting. Also included are design patterns and completed samples of handiwork.


Cederquist, Nancy (Fa 378), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2018

Cederquist, Nancy (Fa 378), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

FFinding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 378. Multiple interviews with Mrs. James Hall conducted by Nancy Cederquist on 22 February 1985, 1 April 1985, and 22 April 1985. Hall, a resident of Bowling Green, discusses her passion for quilting, her preferred patterns, fabric care, and her experiences with a local quilting group.


Leonard, William (Fa 1108), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2017

Leonard, William (Fa 1108), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives 1108. Student folk studies project titled: “Quilting,” which includes detailed descriptions of the traditional hand quilting process in Daviess County, Kentucky. Project includes photos with a brief description of pictured equipment, traditional practice, or quilt pattern.


Hager, Anne Rogers (Fa 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Hager, Anne Rogers (Fa 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1025. Folk studies student project titled: “The Art of Quilting,” which includes interviews and survey sheets about quilting in Edmonson County and Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include brief descriptions of quilts, beliefs, informant’s name, and photos.


Wilson, Daniel J. (Fa 1014), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Wilson, Daniel J. (Fa 1014), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1014. Student folk studies project titled: “Weaving.” Project includes survey sheets with a description of the weaving process in Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, traditional practice, or tool, informant’s name, woven swatch, and photo.


Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 (Mss 544), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2017

Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 (Mss 544), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 544. Materials related to the construction of the Godey Quilt by Mildred Lissauer, Louisville, Kentucky in 1934. Includes graphic items gleaned from newspaper, magazines, and other paper ephemera, correspondence with the seamstress responsible for much of the sewing on the quilt, research correspondence of Sandra Statebell related to the quilt and an article that she wrote about it. News clippings and magazine articles about Lissauer’s penchant for interior decorating.


Talley, Martha (Fa 998), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Talley, Martha (Fa 998), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 998. Project titled: “Quilts and Quilting in the Jonesville Community of Hart County, Kentucky.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of quilting methods, terms, patterns beliefs, and superstitions in Hart County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, terms, pattern, and a photo of the quilt.


Gamblin, Margaret, B. 1949 (Fa 997), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Gamblin, Margaret, B. 1949 (Fa 997), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 997. Project titled: “Quilting.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of quilting methods, terms, and patterns in McCracken County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, terms, and a photo of the quilt.


Shidal, Denise (Fa 995), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Shidal, Denise (Fa 995), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 995. Project titled: “Quilting.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of quilting methods and patterns in Shelby County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, terms, and a photo of the quilt.


Druen, Sibyl Jean And Patricia Gilley (Fa 878), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Druen, Sibyl Jean And Patricia Gilley (Fa 878), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 878. Paper titled: “Quilt Patterns: The Jonesville and Wisdom Communities.” Project includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of quilt patterns, process and terms of quilters in Hart and Metcalfe Counties, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, and a photo or drawing of the quilt and/or quilt pattern.


Callis, Susan (Fa 293), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2008

Callis, Susan (Fa 293), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 293. Paper: "An Index to Quilt Patterns in Western Kentucky University Archives" written by Susan Callis for a Western Kentucky University English class.


Interview With Ida Lee Crase (Fa 88), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1991

Interview With Ida Lee Crase (Fa 88), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Ida Lee Crase conducted by Lanny Ray Brittain in 1991. From folk studies student project titled "The Folk Art of Quilting" concerning Crase's quilting.


Roberts, Lynne (Fa 128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 1986

Roberts, Lynne (Fa 128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 128. Pictorial essay about the art of Bertha T. Skaggs, dollmaker and quilter of Hart County, Kentucky.


Interview With Mrs. James Hall (Fa 378), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 1985

Interview With Mrs. James Hall (Fa 378), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Mrs. James Hall conducted by Nancy Cederquist on 22 February 1985. From folk studies student project concerning Mrs. Hall’s passion for quilting, her preferred patterns, fabric care, and her experiences with a local quilting group.


Pillow, Shirley (Fa 1348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Pillow, Shirley (Fa 1348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1348. Student folk studies project titled “Quilting” which includes a description of the traditional folk art of quilting in Logan County, Kentucky. Survey sheets may include a brief description of traditional practice, tools, photos, quilt blocks, informant’s name, location, and text classification.


Newman, Janice (Fa 1367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Newman, Janice (Fa 1367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1367. Student folk studies project titled “Quilting (Bertha Abney)” which includes information about traditional quilting practices in Jefferson County, Kentucky. All of the information comes from an interview with Newman’s family friend, Bertha Abney. Project includes a narrative paper about the experience and sheets that may include an illustration, photo, quilt pattern’s name, brief description of a traditional practice or quilt pattern.


Anderson, Faye S. (Fa 1349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Anderson, Faye S. (Fa 1349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1349. Folklife project titled "Spinning" by Faye S. Anderson for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Project includes an illustrated paper about the spinning process as explained by Maggie Spear of the Pea Ridge, Cumberland County, Kentucky. Also includes samples of carded wool, single thread yarn, and double thread yarn.


Bradley, Margaret (Fa 1357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Bradley, Margaret (Fa 1357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1357. Folklife project titled "Quilting" by Margaret Bradley for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Project includes a paper about quilting and quilt patterns in Hart County, Kentucky. Survey sheets may include a brief description of quilt pattern, origin, and informant’s name, age, and address.


Utley, Mary (Fa 1366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Utley, Mary (Fa 1366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1366. Student folk studies project titled “Quilt Making” which includes information about traditional quilting practices in Henderson County, Kentucky. All of the information comes from an interview with Utley’s great grandmother, Mary Mathilda Bonnell. Project includes a narrative paper about the experience and survey sheets that may include a traditional belief, the informant’s name, location, birth month and year, and text classification. Other sheets include a photo, brief description of a quiltmaking process and/or a photo of a quilt or piece of quilt with the pattern’s name.