Springs Bulletin - Accession 170
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13 reels microfilm
The Springs Cotton Mill traces it's beginning to the organization of the Fort Mill Manufacturing Co. which opened a plant in Fort Mill, SC in 1888. The company went on to open plants in Lancaster, SC and Chester, SC. At one time Springs was the largest industrial employer in South Carolina. Springs began an association with a Brazil based company (Coteminas) in 2001 and merged with Coteminas in 2005 forming Springs Global. By 2007, Springs had ended all manufacturing in South Carolina.
Scope and Content Note
The Springs Bulletin Collection consists of 13 microfilm rolls of a newsletter describing and listing the activities of Spring Mills, Inc. which is based in Fort Mill, SC.
The Springs Bulletin was given to the Archives by Springs Mills, Inc. via Bill Ellis and Marshall Doswell on March 2, 1978.
Textiles, Textile Mills, Cotton Mills, Textile Industry, Newsletters, Springs Family, Close Family, Springmaid Fabrics, Springs Park, Springs Foundation
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Springs Bulletin - Accession 170". Finding Aid 279.