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Welcome to the wiki! This section of the Quilt Index is built on a wiki technology, which allows registered users to help build this resource. If you have information to update this wiki, please contact us so we may create an account for you.  Once your account has been activated, you can sign in and contribute to this growing resource. (You may also send directly edits to Quilt Index staff http://www.quiltindex.org/contact.php).  
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Welcome to the Quilt Index wiki! (Click here to: [http://www.quiltindex.org Take me back to the Quilt Index!] )
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This section of the Quilt Index is built on a wiki technology, which allows registered users to help build this resource. If you have information to update this wiki, please contact us so we may create an account for you.  Once your account has been activated, you can sign in and contribute to this growing resource. (You may also send directly edits to Quilt Index staff http://www.quiltindex.org/contact.php).  
  
 
There are currently ''[[Special:Allpages|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} pages]]'' included on this wiki.  
 
There are currently ''[[Special:Allpages|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} pages]]'' included on this wiki.  
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Quilt Index staff have brought together information from a variety of sources and set up resource areas for:  
 
Quilt Index staff have brought together information from a variety of sources and set up resource areas for:  
  
*Documentation Projects, Oral Histories, and our [[Signature Quilt Pilot Project]]  
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*[[Quilt Documentation Projects]] and Oral Histories  
*Quilt Collections, including: Museums, Libraries, Archives, and Historical Societies (U.S. and international institutions with quilts and quilt related holdings), a special section on [[Michigan Quilt Collections]] that delves deeply into quilt holdings in the state of Michigan, and a portal featuring resources on [[Quilt Barn Trails]]
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*[[Quilt Collections]], including museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies in the U.S. and around the world
*[[QI International]] and [[QI South Africa]], portals for easy access to information on quilt collections and documentation projects outside the U.S.
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*[[Quilt Resources for Educators and Historians]], including [[Quilts & Curriculum]], [[Resources for Quilt Historians]], and much more
*Quilt Index Resources, including [[Quilts & Curriculum]] (a resource area created especially for K-12 educators), [[Resources for Quilt Historians]], an [[H-Net Member Portal]] for H-Net Discussion List Members, [[Email Discussion Lists]], [[Getting Creative]] (a place to collaborate to create online exhibitions), a [[Contributor Resources]] page, and more!
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*[[Quilts & Social Media]], with links to quilt blogs, apps, and social networks
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*[[Contributor Resources]], a page for contributors of quilt records to the Quilt Index, as well as those working with QI staff on a project such as the [[Signature Quilt Pilot Project]] or our authored materials
  
 
We look forward to your feedback and contributions. Please join us!  
 
We look forward to your feedback and contributions. Please join us!  
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<big>'''[[Quilt Documentation Projects]]'''</big>  
 
<big>'''[[Quilt Documentation Projects]]'''</big>  
  
Documentation projects are indexed alphabetically by geographic location (state, province or country). Information was initially compiled from a variety of sources including Quilt Index staff contacts, contributions from documentation project leaders, available publications lists (such as http://www.booksandoldlace.com/quilting/StateQuiltHistoryBibliography.htm), and from the data list in the back of ''Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage, a project of the [[Museum of the American Quilter's Society]]'' by Kathlyn F. Sullivan (Paducah:1995). If you have updates to the information or publications listed here, please log in add to this wiki! (or you can send edits to Quilt Index staff).[[Image:Louisiana.jpg|frame|right]]  
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Documentation projects are indexed alphabetically by geographic location (state, province or country). Information was initially compiled from a variety of sources including Quilt Index staff contacts, contributions from documentation project leaders, available publications lists (such as http://www.booksandoldlace.com/quilting/StateQuiltHistoryBibliography.htm), and from the data list in the back of ''Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage, a project of the [[Museum of the American Quilter's Society]]'' (Now renamed the National Quilt Museum) by Kathlyn F. Sullivan (Paducah:1995). If you have updates to the information or publications listed here, please log in add to this wiki! (or you can send edits to Quilt Index staff).  
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<big>'''[[Oral Histories]]'''</big>  
 
<big>'''[[Oral Histories]]'''</big>  
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This section lists sources for oral history material in any format that relate to quilts, quiltmakers and quiltmaking. The list includes projects, films, online presentations, and repositories. If your institution or group is conducting an oral history project related to quilt history, please add your project to the wiki!  
 
This section lists sources for oral history material in any format that relate to quilts, quiltmakers and quiltmaking. The list includes projects, films, online presentations, and repositories. If your institution or group is conducting an oral history project related to quilt history, please add your project to the wiki!  
  
<big>'''[[Signature Quilt Pilot Project]]'''</big>
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These are the communication pages for the [[Signature Quilt Pilot Project]] on the Quilt Index.<br>
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= Quilt Collections =
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<big>'''[[Quilt Collections in the United States: alphabetical]]'''</big> and <big>'''[[Quilt Collections in the United States: by state]]'''</big>
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U.S. museums, libraries and archives, and state and regional historical societies listed here have collections of quilts and/or of books, papers or ephemera relating to quilts and quilt history.
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<big>'''PLEASE NOTE: NOT ALL COLLECTIONS LISTED ARE QUILT INDEX CONTRIBUTORS. INSTITUTIONS THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE QUILT INDEX ARE NOTED.'''</big>
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<big>'''For information on becoming a Quilt Index contributor, go to http://www.quiltindex.org/contributors.php [http://www.quiltindex.org/contributors.php]'''</big>
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Many of the museums listed here were originally listed in one or both of two groundbreaking guides to quilt collections. These are:
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*Oshins, Lisa Turner. ''Quilt Collections: A Directory for the United States and Canada''. Washington, DC: Acropolis Books, 1987.
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*Zegart, Shelly. ''American Quilt Collections: Antique Quilt Masterpieces''. Tokyo: Nihon Vogue, 1996.
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If you know of a museum, library, archive or historical society with a permanent quilt or quilt-related collection that is not listed, please add it.
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<big>'''[[Canadian Quilt Collections]]'''</big>
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Canadian museums and historical societies holding quilts and quilt-related ephemera are listed here. The list is by no means complete--if you know of a Canadian quilt collection, please add it to this wiki!
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<big>'''[[International Quilt Collections]]'''</big>
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Museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies outside the United States are listed here; all have collections of quilts and/or of books, papers or ephemera relating to quilts and quilt history. Institutions that have contributed to the Quilt Index are noted. If you know of a museum, library, archive or historical society with a permanent quilt or quilt-related collection that is not listed, please add it.
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<big>'''[[Michigan Quilt Collections]]'''</big>
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:''Is there such a thing as a distinctively Michigan quilt?''
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The institutions listed in the [[Michigan Quilt Collections]] section are museums, historical societies, and libraries in Michigan with quilts or quilt-related ephemera in their collections. This listing represents a statewide project to inventory all of the quilts in public collections in Michigan in an effort to better understand the regional characteristics of the quilts produced in that state. Eventually, researchers working on the [[Deep Michigan Quilt Project]] hope to answer the question: Is there such a thing as a distinctively Michigan quilt?
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See also:
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*[[Michigan Quilt Project]]
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*[[Michigan State University Museum]]
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*[[Michigan Quilt Scavenger Hunt]]
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<big>'''[[Quilt Barn Trails]]'''</big>
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The [[Quilt Collections]] page contains:
  
[[Quilt Barn Trails]] began in Southeast Ohio and spread throughout Appalachia in the twentieth century to promote tourism and to celebrate community heritage. The "quilts" are flat blocks of wood painted to look like quilts and affixed prominently to the side of a barn. [[Quilt Barn Trails]] are now popping up throughout the United States thanks to the efforts of community groups, scholars, and local and regional government and agencies. The Quilt Barn Trails, when linked with other local and regional quilt resources (museum collections, galleries, studios, and fabric and equipment sources), are fostering greater awareness of the continued interest in quiltmaking and quilt history studies.  
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Lists of U.S. and international institutions with quilts and quilt related holdings, including [[Quilt Collections in the United States: alphabetical]] and [[Quilt Collections in the United States: by state]].  
  
= [[QI International]] and [[QI South Africa]]  =
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A comprehensive list of [[Canadian Quilt Collections]].
  
[[Image:Quilt 26 002-wiki.JPG|frame|left]][[QI International]] is our Wiki portal for easy access to information on quilt collections and documentation projects outside the United States.  
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[[QI International]] and [[QI South Africa]], portals for easy access to information on quilt collections and documentation projects outside the U.S.  
  
[[QI South Africa]] is our extended portal for South African quilt collections and documentation efforts.<br>
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A special section on [[Michigan Quilt Collections]] that delves deeply into quilt holdings in the state of Michigan.  
  
= Quilt Index Resources  =
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And resources on [[Quilt Barn Trails]].
  
<big>'''[[Quilts & Curriculum]]'''</big>
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= [[Quilt Resources for Educators and Historians]] =
  
[[Quilts & Curriculum]] is a special section with lesson plans, games and more for educators. Now with [[Games and Fun Stuff]]!
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Here you'll find information for teachers, including:
  
<big>'''New!'''</big> <big>'''[[Resources for Quilt Historians]]'''</big>
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*Our [[Educational Rationale]], [[Lesson Plans]], and our [[Quilts & Curriculum]] guide,
  
Here you'll find resources for quilt historians, such as [[Fabric Dating References]], bibliographic resources, and information on [[Quilt Care]], [[Quilt Appraisers]], and genealogy.
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And [[Resources for Quilt Historians]], including:
  
<big>'''[[H-Net Member Portal]]'''</big>
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*[[Fabric Dating References]], [[Quilt Care]], [[Quilt Appraisers]], [[Glossaries of Quilt-Related Terms]], our [[H-Net Member Portal]], and much more!
  
From analyses of material culture in literature, to studies by art historians of the development and dissemination of particular patterns or techniques, to explorations by women's, ethnic, labor, and social historians, the Quilt Index is used by a wide range of humanities scholars and teachers.  
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Please visit [[Quilt Resources for Educators and Historians]] for our full list of resources for scholars.  
  
On the [[H-Net Member Portal]] page you will find relevant quilts in the Quilt Index database for just about every H-Net list! You can also find various listserves on topics such as historical quilts, art quilts and quiltmaking on the [[Email Discussion Lists]] page.
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= [[Quilts & Social Media]] =
  
<big>'''[[Getting Creative]]'''</big>  
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<big>'''New!'''</big> [[Quilts & Social Media]] is our newest wiki resource, with links to quilt blogs, apps, and social networks.
  
[[Getting Creative]] is a place to collaborate to create online exhibitions of QI quilts and suggest thematic groupings of quilts for the QI site.  
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See also: [[Getting Creative]], a place to collaborate to create online exhibitions of QI quilts and suggest thematic groupings of quilts for the QI site.  
  
<big>'''[[Contributor Resources]]'''</big>
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= [[Contributor Resources]] =
  
A resource section for Quilt Index quilt record contributors and gallery, essay and lesson plan authors.  
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This is the resource page for institutions that have or plan to contribute quilt records to the Index. Here, you can find information on working with us and a glossary of terms for working with KORA, the QI database. There is also info here for individuals who are working with the QI on one of our various projects.  
  
 
= [[Getting started]]  =
 
= [[Getting started]]  =

Latest revision as of 14:20, 12 September 2012

Welcome to the Quilt Index wiki! (Click here to: Take me back to the Quilt Index! )

This section of the Quilt Index is built on a wiki technology, which allows registered users to help build this resource. If you have information to update this wiki, please contact us so we may create an account for you.  Once your account has been activated, you can sign in and contribute to this growing resource. (You may also send directly edits to Quilt Index staff http://www.quiltindex.org/contact.php).

There are currently 324 pages included on this wiki.

Quilt Index staff have brought together information from a variety of sources and set up resource areas for:

We look forward to your feedback and contributions. Please join us!

Quilt Documentation Projects and Oral Histories

Quilt Documentation Projects

Documentation projects are indexed alphabetically by geographic location (state, province or country). Information was initially compiled from a variety of sources including Quilt Index staff contacts, contributions from documentation project leaders, available publications lists (such as http://www.booksandoldlace.com/quilting/StateQuiltHistoryBibliography.htm), and from the data list in the back of Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage, a project of the Museum of the American Quilter's Society (Now renamed the National Quilt Museum) by Kathlyn F. Sullivan (Paducah:1995). If you have updates to the information or publications listed here, please log in add to this wiki! (or you can send edits to Quilt Index staff).

Louisiana.jpg

Oral Histories

This section lists sources for oral history material in any format that relate to quilts, quiltmakers and quiltmaking. The list includes projects, films, online presentations, and repositories. If your institution or group is conducting an oral history project related to quilt history, please add your project to the wiki!

Quilt Collections

The Quilt Collections page contains:

Lists of U.S. and international institutions with quilts and quilt related holdings, including Quilt Collections in the United States: alphabetical and Quilt Collections in the United States: by state.

A comprehensive list of Canadian Quilt Collections.

QI International and QI South Africa, portals for easy access to information on quilt collections and documentation projects outside the U.S.

A special section on Michigan Quilt Collections that delves deeply into quilt holdings in the state of Michigan.

And resources on Quilt Barn Trails.

Quilt Resources for Educators and Historians

Here you'll find information for teachers, including:

And Resources for Quilt Historians, including:

Please visit Quilt Resources for Educators and Historians for our full list of resources for scholars.

Quilts & Social Media

New! Quilts & Social Media is our newest wiki resource, with links to quilt blogs, apps, and social networks.

See also: Getting Creative, a place to collaborate to create online exhibitions of QI quilts and suggest thematic groupings of quilts for the QI site.

Contributor Resources

This is the resource page for institutions that have or plan to contribute quilt records to the Index. Here, you can find information on working with us and a glossary of terms for working with KORA, the QI database. There is also info here for individuals who are working with the QI on one of our various projects.

Getting started

The Getting started page has user's guide information about using the wiki software, instructions for creating an account and editing the Quilt Index wiki, directions for adding images to wiki entries, copyright information, and more.


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