[HNW] FW: possible closing of the American Textile History Museum

Nora Campbell nscamp at heartbytes.net
Fri Apr 22 14:29:54 PDT 2005


Hi Lynn,

You mentioned the "Quilt History List", is it an email list like this one? 
Information would be appreciated as well as how one would go about joining.

Thanks so much.
Nora


At 11:38 AM 4/22/2005 -0400, you wrote:
>Received the following from the TSA listserv:
>
>"Lynne Z. Bassett" <lynne at lynnezwoolsey.com> wrote:
>
>Dear Friends,
>An announcement recently on the Quilt History List alerted me to the fact
>that the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts, is in
>serious financial trouble and is facing possible closure.  No decision will
>be made until a meeting of the trustees on May 20th, so there is still time
>to act.  We CANNOT allow this important museum to leave New England, or
>worse yet, to close and disperse its collections.  Please write to the
>museum and pledge your support.  I have attached a copy of the letter I sent
>today to the ATHM president, Michael Smith, and here is a link to a Lowell
>Sun article describing the museum's troubles:
>http://www.lowellsun.com/front/ci_2663153
>Please pass this message along to anyone who might be interested in helping.
>Thank you!
>
>Best,
>Lynne
>
>Lynn Carpenter in SW Michigan, USA
>alwen at i2k dot com
>
>
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