Industry

Overview

This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about industry, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

This is a collection of six black and white photographs and one newspaper clipping related to the Chatham Manufacturing Company of Elkin, North Carolina. Only one photo is dated February 23, 1955, taken by C.C. Poindexter.

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Chilhowie Textile Photographs consists of three black and white undated photographs of the Chilhowie Textile factory.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is made up of a typed letter to Mrs. R.L. Robertson of Roanoke, Virginia along with a brochure of coverlet patterns and wool exchange terms offered by Clinch Valley Blanket Mills of Cedar Bluff, Virginia. Letter is dated January 24, 1936, and the wool exchange terms were effective 1935 until further notice. There is also the envelope.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Dudley Lumber Company Records is a collection of an incomplete 1894 letter from Dudley Lumber Company to J.W. Cates of Burlington, North Carolina.

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This collection holds business correspondence to prospective ginseng growers and articles on care for and cultivation of ginseng.

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Geneseo Manufacturing and Croquet Company Advertised Price List is a printed page with prices of saw mill and lathe with attachments, sold by the Geneseo Manufacturing & Croquet Company in Geneseo, New York.

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The George Antone Furniture Industry Research Papers contains Dr. George Antone's research papers on the furniture industry of western Piedmont North Carolina, including early twentieth century newspaper articles about furniture companies and their leaders. It also contains some of Antone's personal and business papers from his employment at Appalachian State University in the History Department.

14.0 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 half-sized manuscript box, 1 shoebox, 1 small flip-top box, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder)

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