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Katherine Dearing sewing book

Katherine Dearing sewing book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Katherine Dearing sewing book
Creator: Dearing, Katherine G.
Inclusive Dates: 1914
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1054
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The State Normal School for women opened in 1891 in a university-owned building and later moved to its own campus, in the section of Athens now known as Normaltown.

New Georgia Encyclopedia (Retrieved February 23, 2009)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a notebook from the model sewing class of the State Normal School that was kept by Katherine G. Dearing of Athens during the fall of 1914. It contains many notes and outlines on procedures, stitches, styles, and methods as well as examples of cloth and particular stitches.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Katherine Dearing sewing book, ms1054, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Fashion -- Georgia -- Athens -- 20th century.
Sewing (process)
Sewing -- Study and teaching -- Georgia -- Athens -- History.
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.)
Stitches (Sewing) -- Georgia -- Athens.
Textile fabrics -- Georgia -- Athens -- 20th century.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Sewing book, 1914