Quilting in Coburg Oregon, 1973  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Mason, Mary
Quilting in Coburg Oregon
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Mary Mason was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Mrs. Tuttle at work (1-5)
Quilts being done at the Coburg Senior Citizens Club (6-7)
Old quilts (14-16)
How to piece quilts
star quilt (cloth piece included)
flower garden (cloth piece included)
How to quilt
How her grandmother did it (from transcription)
Fan quilting
square quilting
diamond quilting
figure 8 quilting
double stitching
Historical information
how her grandmother picked cotton to use for batting (from transcription)
how quilting bees worked (from transcription)
Other quilt examples
flower garden quilt from south Alabama
Mrs. Tuttle's patterns
It's bad luck to start anything, including a quilt on Thursday or Friday (from transcription).

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1973_201: [untitled]
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
Mason, Mary
Spring 1973

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • material culture
  • Ozark
  • photographs
  • quilting
  • quilts
  • Senior Citizens
  • sound recordings
  • Southern black
  • Personal Names :
  • Tuttle, Mrs. Henry
  • Witherspoon, Mrs. Eugene
  • Geographical Names :
  • Coburg, Oregon
  • Oklahoma
  • South Alabama
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project