Nebraska Authors

Patricia Cox Crews

Born 1948 Lexington, VA (USA)

Long-time Director of the International Quilt Study Center Museum at UNL.

Places Lived

Lexington, VA
Blacksburg, VA
Lincoln, NE
Roanoke, VA
Bluefield, WV
Manhattan, KS
Tallahassee, FL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Textiles; Quilts


Bachelor of Science, 1971,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Master of Science, 1973, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Doctor of Philosophy, 1984, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS



Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Associate Professor of Textiles Director of the International Quilt Study Center
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, VA
Bluefield State College, Bluefield, WV
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS


Recipient of the Manufactured Fibers Research Award, American Fiber Manufacturers Association, 1991
Recipient of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Crafts, National Museum of American Art, 1993


Co-editor of 'Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers' with Ronald Naugle


Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers. 1991.
A Flowering of Quilts. 2001.
American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940. 2009. (editor with Marin E. Hanson)

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