University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Pat Kyser Papers, 1972-2002



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kyser, Pat Flynn
Title: Kyser, Pat, papers
Dates: 1972-2002
Abstract: The Pat Kyser papers consist of correspondence, clippings and articles on the topic of American quilts and quilt history, with a particular emphasis on Texas publications.
Accession No.: 2013-173
OCLC No.: 953273911
Extent: 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Pat Kyser was born in Port Arthur, Texas, and studied journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. Kyser began quilting in 1968, and by the 1970s was publishing articles in quilting magazines. For 20 years she taught a correspondence course on quilting through the National Embroiderer’s Guild of America, as well as writing the “Pieces and Patches” column in Quilt World Magazine. Her quilts have been featured in quilt exhibitions all over the United States. Kyser currently lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

Source:

"Museum hosts quilt exhibit January 24," Beaumont Enterprise, January 18, 2006, http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Museum-hosts-quilt-exhibit-January-24-762024.php.


Scope and Contents

The Pat Kyser papers consist of correspondence, clippings and articles on the topic of American quilts and quilt history, with a particular emphasis on Texas publications.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Kyser, Pat Flynn -- Archives
Subjects
Quilting
Quilts -- Texas
Quilts -- United States
Places
Texas

Related Material

Forms part of the Winedale Quilt History Collection


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pat Kyser Papers, 1972-2002, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

This collection was assembled by Pat Kyser, who sent the items to quilt historian Merikay Waldvogel of Knoxville, Tennessee, in 2009. Waldvogel then donated the materials to the Briscoe Center in 2013.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Esther Kirchner, June 2016.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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4Jb82a Correspondence and postcards, 1976-2002
Exhibit announcements and catalogs, 1976-2002
Clippings and articles, 1972-1988
(Many clippings are taken from Texas publications)
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2.325/K75c Images of Biblically-themed embroidery, undated
Texas, Houston Chronicle Magazine, 1986