Cotton trade -- United States.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Cooper Brothers Merchants and Planters business records
Summary Unbound records, ca. 1882-1964 (unarranged) include correspondence, receipts, and invoices for groceries, clothing, and hardware for this general store in Williamsburg County, S.C.Bound volumes, ca. 1882-1966, include daybooks; account books; and ledgers documenting operations of the store and the cotton gin during the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries during financial panics, the arrival of the boll weevil, the Great Depression, the first and second World Wars, and other...
Dates: 1880 - 1970
James Lide Coker papers
Scope and Content Notes The papers of James Lide Coker (JLC) (1837-1918) consist of approximately ten and one half linear feet of materials that serve to document his involvement in New South businesses in Hartsville and the Pee Dee region. Contextually, the papers span a sixty-year time frame, ranging from 1858 to 1918. The collection is divided into three series: (1) Plantation Records, (2) Correspondence, and (3) Personal Papers.Series I: Plantation RecordsSeries I is a short series of...
Dates: 1800 - 1947
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / James Lide Coker papers
Jennie Clarkson Dreher papers
Summary Papers, 1797, 1859-1994 and undated, consisting of manuscripts, bound volumes, pamphlets, and photographs collected by Jennie Clarkson Dreher. Speeches given in Columbia, Gainesville, FL, and Wilmington reflect her interest in the preservation of historic buildings and gardens, the Robert Mills House and the Boyleston Gardens being two examples. Pamphlets issued by the Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1898-1947, promotional material for Chicora College, 1916, and yearbooks of the...
Dates: 1797-1994; Majority of material found within 1898-1994
Singleton Family papers
Scope and Contents Chiefly correspondence, business records, and estate papers of Richard Singleton (1776-1852), including letter, 10 April 1823, from "Parson" Mason Locke Weems (Charleston, S.C.) to Richard Singleton (High Hills, Sumter District, S.C.), re mention of a box of books that Singleton had ordered, writing that he "took the liberty to place a little pamphlet of my own scribbling, just reprinted here a day or two ago. It is popular and Judge Waties who sat on the bench when the Heroine of this...
Dates: 1750-10-25 - 1956
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / Singleton Family papers
Townsend Mikell papers
Dates: 1826 - 1927
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / Townsend Mikell papers
William Belton "W.B." Boyle papers
Scope and Contents Bound volumes include 5 ledgers (1899-1912); 16 day books (1900-1914); 9 cash books (1900-1912); 2 guano books (1901-1918); 3 cotton books [purchases] (1902-1907); invoice book (1902-1903); 4 account books (1903-1917); cotton seed hull purchase book (1904-1907); 2 order books (1903 and 1907); letterbook (1904); livery stable rental book (1906); 6 stock books (c. 1907-1913); cotton ginning book (1908-1909); wagon, buggy, and horse sale book (c. 1913); and 6 miscellaneous volumes....
William Sinkler Manning
Summary Correspondence, letter books, and business records re cotton trade, textile mills, and other aspects of life in S.C. during Reconstruction and the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Letters, 1866-1996 and undated; bills and receipts, 1845-1919; legal papers, lien and rent contracts, 1874-1928 and undated [on site - legal-size document box]; and records of various cotton textile mills, 1880-1949 and 1960-1966. Topics addressed include cultivation and sales of cotton; African Americans...
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / William Sinkler Manning