Category Archives: Business and Industry

Eleanore Eulalie Cay Fleming papers, 1836-1920.

Creator: Fleming, Eleanore Eulalie Cay, 1848-1934.
Collection number: 4169
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Abstract: Business correspondence, 1851-1855, of Raymond Cay (1805-1880), general merchant and cotton factor of Liberty County, Ga.; personal and family correspondence, 1865-1920, of his daughter, Eleonore Eulalie Cay Fleming of Liberty and Continue reading Eleanore Eulalie Cay Fleming papers, 1836-1920.

Cone Mills Corporation records, 1858-1997.

Creator: Cone Mills Corporation.
Collection number: 5247
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Abstract: Cone Mills Corporation (and predecessor Proximity Manufacturing Company and its other subsidiary and affiliated companies) manufactured denim and other textiles chiefly in North Carolina and South Carolina. Moses Herman Cone Continue reading Cone Mills Corporation records, 1858-1997.

Jones and Patterson family papers, 1777-1933 (bulk 1800-1880).

Creator: Jones and Patterson family.
Collection number: 578
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Abstract: Patterson family members were merchants, manufacturers, and public officials. Family members included General Edmund Jones (1771-1844) of Wilkes and Caldwell counties, N.C.; Samuel Finley Patterson (1799-1874) of Continue reading Jones and Patterson family papers, 1777-1933 (bulk 1800-1880).

Francis Levin Fries papers, 1850-1925 (bulk 1850-1869).

Creator: Fries, Francis Levin, 1812-1863.
Collection number: 265
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Abstract: Architect, pioneer cotton manufacturer, state legislator, of North Carolina. Chiefly business correspondence and papers, 1850-1869. Included are Fries’s correspondence as Continue reading Francis Levin Fries papers, 1850-1925 (bulk 1850-1869).

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Continue reading Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

Lyndhurst Foundation records, 1970-1999.

Creator: Lyndhurst Foundation (Chattanooga, Tenn.).
Collection number: 4723
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Abstract: Operating broadly in the areas of health, education, and the arts, the Lyndhurst Foundation has, beginning in the late 1970s, supported the work of institutions, local groups, and individuals in eastern Tennessee and Continue reading Lyndhurst Foundation records, 1970-1999.

Gordon family papers, 1810-1968.

Creator: Gordon family.
Collection number: 2235
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Abstract: Gordon family of Savannah, Ga., included W. W. Gordon, cotton merchant; his wife, Eleanor Lytle Kinzie Gordon (Nelly); her mother, Juliette Magill Kinzie (Mrs. John) of Chicago, author; and their children, especially G. Arthur Gordon, Continue reading Gordon family papers, 1810-1968.

William Jesse Kennedy papers, 1902-1982.

Creator: Kennedy, William Jesse, 1889-1985.
Collection number: 4925
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Abstract: William Jesse Kennedy, Jr. (1889-1985), businessman, author, and community leader, was born in Andersonville, Ga. He began his affiliation with North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Continue reading William Jesse Kennedy papers, 1902-1982.

Philip G. Hammer papers, 1934-1988.

Creator: Hammer, Philip G.
Collection number: 4527
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Abstract: Philip Gibbon Hammer (1914- ), urban economist and city planner of Atlanta, Ga., Washington, D.C., and Palm Harbor, Fla. Subject files, about eighty articles and speeches by Hammer, pictures, and other materials of Philip Continue reading Philip G. Hammer papers, 1934-1988.