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Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers

Title: Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers

Creator: Ferrero, Pat, 1942-

Creator: Silber, Julie, 1944-

Collector: American Quilt Study Group

Dates: 1783-1987

Quantity: 5 boxes (2.5 linear feet)

Collection Number: MS 0291

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers, (MS 0291) American Quilt Studies Group Research Collection. Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None

Scope and Content:

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 include temperance, women's suffrage, the Civil War, history of weaving, and Medieval cloth-making. There is also an extensive collection of photographs on the same topics, also all photocopies.

Subjects:

Ferrero, Pat, 1942- -- Correspondence

Silber, Julie, 1944- -- Correspondence

Quiltmakers -- United States -- History

Women -- United States -- History

Quilting -- United States -- History

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, Benberry, Cuesta 1986 Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, Brackman, Barbara 1986 Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, Clark, Ricky 1985-1987 undated Box 1. Folder 4. Correspondence, Horton, Laurel 1983 Box 1. Folder 5. Correspondence, Maines, Rachel, "Women in the Needle Trades, 1850-1880" 1985 Box 1. Folder 6. Correspondence, Ramsey, Bets 1986 Box 1. Folder 7. Correspondence, Reddall, Wyn 1986 Box 1. Folder 8. Correspondence 1984-1993 undated Box 1. Folder 9. Manuscripts, rough draft, notes undated Box 1. Folder 10. Research, abolition 1850-1941 Box 1. Folder 11. Research, activists, women, 19th Century 1980 Box 1. Folder 12. Research, African-American quilting 1971-1987 Box 1. Folder 13. Research, Baltimore 1898-1985 Box 1. Folder 14. Research, Baltimore 1853 1976-1983 Box 1. Folder 15. Research, children, 19th Century 1976, July 12 Box 1. Folder 16. Research, Civil War 1864 1901-1979 Box 2. Folder 1. Research, Civil War 1837 1957-1978 Box 2. Folder 2. Research, Civil War, Women of the Confederacy 1837 1957-1978 Box 2. Folder 3. Research, Civil War undated Box 2. Folder 4. Research, costume, 19th Century undated Box 2. Folder 5. Research, diaries, various 1831-1939, 1973-1979 Box 2. Folder 6. Research, diaries, various 1808-1980 Box 2. Folder 7. Research, domestic work, southern, white 1860 1969 undated Box 2. Folder 8. Research, Duniway, Abigail Scott 1852-1914 1983-1984 Box 2. Folder 9. Research, flax 1983-1984 Box 2. Folder 10. Research, folk art portraits 1974 Box 2. Folder 11. Research, Grimke, Sarah 1837 undated Box 2. Folder 12. Research, Hale, Sarah Josepha 1928-1983 Box 2. Folder 13. Research, Hawaiian quilts 1982 Box 2. Folder 14. Research, housework undated Box 2. Folder 15. Research, housework, domestic science 1980-1981 Box 2. Folder 16. Research, Hutchison family singers 1843-1946 Box 2. Folder 17. Research, Keckley, Elizabeth 1889 1974 Box 2. Folder 18. Research, Larcom, Lucy, and New England 1843-1946 Box 2. Folder 19. Research, Lowell textile mills 1783 1836-1982 Box 2. Folder 20. Research, Lowell and Salem brochures 1980-1983 undated Box 2. Folder 21. Research, maps (photocopies) 1857 Box 2. Folder 22. Research, Medieval cloth-making 1963 Box 2. Folder 23. Research, missionaries 1978 Box 2. Folder 24. Research, Overland Trail 1964-1982 undated Box 3. Folder 1. Research, photography history 1952-1978 Box 3. Folder 2. Research, picnics, gardens, outdoor fun 1849-1979 Box 3. Folder 3. Research, plantation life 1940 undated Box 3. Folder 4. Research, public health, New York 1968-1974 Box 3. Folder 5. Research, quilt history, Ricky Clark articles undated Box 3. Folder 6. Research, quilt history, U.S., 19th Century 1894-1986 Box 3. Folder 7. Research, quiltmakers, quilt stories undated Box 3. Folder 8. Research, Sanitary Commission, Civil War 1862-1986 Box 3. Folder 9. Research, sanitary fairs, Civil War 1837-1986 Box 3. Folder 10. Research, sewing technology 1976-1987 Box 3. Folder 11. Research, shaker towels 1986 Box 3. Folder 12. Research, slavery, women 1967-1982 Box 3. Folder 13. Research, South, Civil War 1931-1985 Box 3. Folder 14. Research, suffrage 1835-1905 Box 3. Folder 15. Research, temperance movement 1838-1909 Box 3. Folder 16. Research, weaving 1869 undated Box 3. Folder 17. Research, westward movement, frontier 1853 1976-1986 Box 4. Folder 1. Research, Willard, Frances E., temperance movement 1876-1901 1968-1985 Box 4. Folder 2. Research, women's rights 1844-1915 1986 Box 4. Folder 3. Research, women's sphere, 19th century 1837-1887 1931-1983 Box 4. Folder 4. Research sources, bibliographies 1975-1985 Box 4. Folder 5. Museum brochures 1979-1982 undated Box 4. Folder 6. Notecards, clippings undated Box 4. Folder 7. Magazine articles undated Box 4. Folder 8. Misc. 1985-1986 undated Box 4. Folder 9. Research, photographs, Vermont Historical Society (photocopies) 1982 undated Box 4. Folder 10. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1847-1910, 1976-1985 undated Box 4. Folder 11. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1897-1908 1986 undated Box 4. Folder 12. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1860-1910 undated Box 5. Folder 1. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1832-1905 1978-1983 undated Box 5. Folder 2. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1852-1986 undated Box 5. Folder 3. Research, photographs, African American quilts, slaves (photocopies) 1840-1890 1974-1984 undated Box 5. Folder 4. Research, photographs, Civil War, south, slaves (photocopies) 1850-1934 1980-1981 undated Box 5. Folder 5. Research, photographs, Civil War, South, and slaves (photocopies) 1852-1901 undated Box 5. Folder 6. Research, photographs, families (photocopies) 1857 1893-1915 undated Box 5. Folder 7. Research, photographs, factory and worker photos (photocopies) 1892-1903 undated Box 5. Folder 8. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1850-1904 1973 undated Box 5. Folder 9. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1850-1902 undated Box 5. Folder 10. Research, photographs (photocopies) 1842-1861 1971-1980 undated



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