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Jacqueline Field collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0173

Collection Scope and Content

The collection includes copies of published writing, as well as a C.V. and photos from a Robert Burns Dinner Party.

Dates

  • 1998-2014, undated

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jacqueline Field is a textiles and dress historian. She was formerly Costume Curator at Westbrook College, Portland, Maine, where she taught textile and dress history. She researches silk production and consumption with a focus on the relationship between nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Asian sericulture and the United States silk industry. She also investigates the manufacture and export of turn of the twentieth-century Canton (now Guangzhou) gambiered mud silk textiles and clothing. Her interests include developments in non-textile uses for silk. She is the lead author of American Silk 1830-1930: Entrepreneurs and Artifacts (2007). Other articles include "North American Silk Industry and Dress" (Berg Fashion Library electronic reference resource 2012) and "Agriculture to Industry: Silk Production and Manufacture in Maine 1800-1930" (Maine History 2008).

Extent

7 folders

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged as a single series.
Title
Guide to the Jacqueline Field collection, 1998-2014, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Jefferson Navicky
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Maine Women Writers Collection Repository

Contact:
Abplanalp Library
University of New England
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland Maine 04103 United States