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Abney Mills


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alester Furman Company Records

Identifier: Mss-0163
Scope and Content Note The records from the Alester G. Furman Company consist of files documenting the sale of real estate, primarily residential housing, by textile manufacturing companies during 1945-1970. The Furman Company served as the broker for the sale of real estate which, with respect to the residential housing, in most cases was sold to the mill workers. Furman handled the loan applications, insurance, and all other matters related to the sale. The textile manufacturers involved in these sales had their...
Dates: 1910 - 1977

Henry Cater Collection

Identifier: Mss-0154
Scope and Contents The materials in the collection span from 1920 to 1985, with a few photographs of Courtenay and early Mill life from as early as 1899. The collection consists primarily of clippings and photographs of Newry, South Carolina collected by Henry Cater. The collection also includes photocopies of Mill baseball game rosters from the 1920s and some original pay stub envelopes from the 1930s and one from 1950. An 8mm film, "Newry in the fall of 1938" is also in the collection and has been copied...
Dates: 1899 - 1985; 1920 - 1985

South Carolina Textile Exhibit Photographs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss-0313
Scope and Contents As a graduate student working in the Clemson University Libraries Special Collections, Mr. McKown collected these photographs while creating an exhibit, mounted in the Robert M. Cooper Library, in 1988. Textile manufacturing operations at Orr, Newry, Piedmont Manufacturing, Equinox, Gluck, Pelzer Cotton Mill, Chiquola, Abney, and Appleton are featured. Common scenes depicted include picnics, aerial shots, team sports, mill building exteriors, mill workers (operatives, executives, and...
Dates: 1898 - 1955
Company towns -- History. -- South Carolina 1
Company towns -- Southern States. 1
Textile factories -- History -- Sources. -- Southern States 1
Textile factories -- Pictorial works. -- South Carolina 1
Textile industry -- History -- 20th century. 1