Manuscript Collection

Springs Bulletin - Accession 170

Springs Bulletin - Accession 170



Accession 170

Inclusive Dates



Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

13 reels microfilm



Historical Note

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.

Springs Bulletin - Accession 170

LC Subject Headings

Springs Industries; Textile industry--South Carolina--Fort Mill