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Katy Christopherson, Collection on Quilts

Title: Katy Christopherson, Collection on Quilts

Creator: Christopherson, Katy

Dates: 1913-2004

Quantity: 7 boxes (2.7 linear ft)

Collection Number: MS 0324

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Katy Christopherson, Collection on Quilts (MS 0324). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska—Lincoln Libraries.

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Katy Christopherson is a quilt historian and is actively involved in the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society. She is co-author of Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage with Paul D. Pilgrim, Gerald E. Roy, Maqs, and Kathlyn Sullivan. Christopherson was involved in the Kentucky Quilt Project, started in 1981, which documented quilts created in the state.

Scope and Content:

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.


Christopherson, Katy

Quilts -- United States

Textile research -- 20th century

Quilts -- United States

Quilting -- United States

Quilts -- Collectors and collecting -- United States

Quilts -- Design

Quilts -- History

Quilts -- United States -- History -- 20th century

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