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Katherine Wallick Ikebana Collection

Identifier: MSS 2008-020

Scope and Contents

26 items, including books, serials, and manuscripts about Ikebana,the art of Japanese floral arrangement. The manuscripts include 3 flower arrangement note books kept by Katherine Wallick at various workshops from 1970-1972 and a yearbook of the Virginia Peninsula Chapter of Ikebana International from 1972-1973. The serials include 27 issues of the Ikebana International magazine.


  • created: 1955-1984
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/26/0006

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to the Florida State University Libraries. All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Katherine Wallick's maiden name is Katherine Haralson. She was married in 1943 to Harry Wallick who was a former pilot in active duty from 1942-1946. She served as a treasurer at the Virginia Peninsula Chapter of Ikebana International from 1972-1973. She took workshops in 1970 with instructor Ellie O'Brien for Japanese flower arrangement and finished arrangements during the workshop. She also learned Japanese flower arrangement from instructor Jackie Kramer of Holland.


2.00 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type: Books, by author; Serials, chronological.

Method of Acquisition

Donated by Harry and Katherine Wallick, Tallahassee. Date Received: 4/26/06.

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Processing Information

Accessioned by: Fang Wang. Date Processing Begun: 9/16/08.

Katherine Wallick Ikebana Collection
Fang Wang
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US