BRACKMAN, Barbara. American, b. 1945. Genres: Antiques/Furnishings, Crafts. Career: Educator in special education, University of Kansas and University of Illinois, 1970-85; freelance writer, 1976-. Also freelance consultant and museum curator for facilities such as the Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas Museum of History, and the Knoxville Museum of Art. Publications: Clues in the Calico: A Guide to Identifying and Dating Antique Quilts, 1989; Encyclopedia of Applique, 1993; Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilts, 1993; (ed.) Kansas Quilts and Quilters, 1993; (with M. Waldvogel) Patchwork Souvenirs, 1993. Address: 3115 West 6th, No. C-237, Lawrence, KS 66049, U.S.A.