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Dressmaking -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Bivings notebook

Collection number: ahc.MSS899f
Scope and Content This collection contains Helen Bivings's notebook from when she studied at Washington Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia and at Mason Junior College and School for Girls in Tarrytown, New York. The notebook includes Bivings's written assignments for Washington Seminary along with three outlined maps filled out by Bivings. There are also three event programs; one for a Commencement Recital put on by The Mason Junior College and School for Girls in 1930, and the other two for recitals put on by...
Dates: 1929-1930, undated

Smith family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS861
Scope and Content This collection consists of a ledger containing the minutes of the stockholders' meetings and directors' meetings of the Flovilla Canning Company (Georgia) dating from the 1890s. Also included in the ledger is information regarding the Smith Brothers cotton crop of 1939. Other items include the Smith Brothers lumber business, guano accounts, and hay sold to the town of Jackson, Georgia. Also included in the collection are insurance policies and tax receipts belonging to Walter J. Smith...
Dates: 1893-1959, undated

Textile construction patterns

Collection number: ahc.MSS508
Scope and Content

This collection contains patterns, diagrams, instructions, and booklets pertaining to textile construction. Included are sewing, weaving, crochet, knitting, smocking, quilting, and applique patterns, as well as illustrations and instructions. Of particular interest is a "Guide to Ornamental Stitches," a handwritten manuscript accompanied by miniature samples of stitch, seam, and lace techniques.

Dates: 1893-1956, undated

Winifred Glover Klein papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1223
Scope and Contents

This collection documents Winifred Klein's clothing and needlepoint hobby, the bulk of which is Victorian fashion magazines and items relating to her needlework projects. Papers include postcards, drawings, fashion magazines, needlework patterns, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1869-1920, 1986, undated