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Contact: West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search, Inc., Princeton, WV

Records housed: West Virginia Department of Archives and History, Charleston, WV houses the digital records.

Documentation Dates: 1990 (in process)

Parameters: statewide, cut-off date of 1940

Total Quilts: 4,000 (est.)

Total Documentation Days (Number of documentation days held): 42

Publication information (if any):

  • Valentine, Fawn. West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Echoes from the Hills. Ohio University Press; Athens, OH; 2000.
  • Anderson, Colleen. A Canopy for Dreams: Historic Quilts from the West Virginia State Museum Collection. West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

Database: Is the documentation project a part of the Quilt Index or are records digitized in some database? Please describe.  All 4,000 quilts were ingested into the MATRIX Quilt Index database in 2009, http://www.quiltindex.org/contributor.php?kid=50-C7-0.


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