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Collection of folklore textiles, 1920-2018

Identifier: FA 48 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains various folklore textiles such as quilts, pillow shams, cross-stitch samplers, and decorations. Creators of items vary, and some items do not have a creator. Dated 1920 to 2018.


  • 1920-2018


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Kristi A. Young is a retired folklorist and archivist in Utah. Bell attended the University of Northern Texas where she studied Library Science before continuing her education at Brigham Young University (BYU) where she received a Masters in English and Folklore. After graduation, she worked for BYU as the folklore archivist for the L. Tom Perry Special Collections until her retirement. Both during her time as a student and as a curator, Bell famously studied Mormon courtship--more specifically the phenomena of the creative dance "promposal". Kristi Bell is married to Jim Bell and together they have six daughters--Laura (deceased), Shannon, Dianna, Lindsay, Stephanie, and Dana. Since retirement, she has made several donations to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Hawaiian Quilt Wholesale was founded in 1993 and has been distributing handmade Hawaiian quilts and other products for over 25 years. It is a family run business and is located in Aiea, Hawaii.

Biographical / Historical

JuliesCreations4U (2017-) is an Etsy shop. JuliesCreations4U is an Etsy shop founded in 2017 that specializes in handmade crafts. Crafts range from sewn objects to wooden decorations. Raw


9 oversize boxes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States