If you are writing for permission to use or reprint material
be specific on what page and article you are asking about.
Try the search below before writing with your questions about quilts or quilt history as you may find the information you need. If you don't find the answer let me know.
For specific pattern names the book shown to the left is a good resource but even it doesn't show them all. Go to History of Quilt Patterns for more about pattern names.