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|Size||1 foot of linear shelf space (approximately 50 items)|
|Abstract||The A. M. Johnson Rayon Mills in Burlington, N.C., was originally built in 1927 and extensively expanded in 1929. The company was reorganized in 1930 as the Carolina Cotton Mills. The mill was closed in 1931. Materials document the mill's products, particularly the "Johnsonette" yarn, and the 1929 expansion of the manufacturing plant. Included are letters, newspaper clippings, booklets of capital stock certificates, account ledgers, deeds, and financial and chemistry binders.|
|Creator||A. M. Johnson Rayon Mills (Burlington, N.C.)|
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A. M. Johnson Rayon Mills in Burlington, N.C., was originally built in 1927 and expensively expanded in 1929. The company was reorganized in 1930 as the Carolina Cotton Mills. The mill was closed in 1931.Back to Top
Materials chiefly related to the A. M. Johnson Rayon Mills, a textile mill in Burlington, N.C., with emphasis on the mill's products, particularly their "Johnsonette" yarn, and plans for the 1929 expansion of the plant. Materials include letters, newspaper clippings, booklets of capital stock certificates, account ledgers, deeds, and financial and chemistry binders. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1928 and 1930; earlier materials are not directly related to the mill.Back to Top
Materials include clippings from the Daily News Record and several letters from its editor, Stephen S. Marks, regarding the expansion of the mill and the products that the mill produced; other materials relate to mill construction and W. O. Mitscherling, A. M. Johnson Rayon Mill's vice president and chemical director.
A. M. Johnson Rayon Mills stock certificate booklet, 1928-1929 #05290, Series: "1. Records, 1920-1930." Folder 2-3
Contains stock certificates and names of individuals and corporations that purchased shares.
Binder includes accounts payable information, balance sheets, production reports, payroll figures, and other financial information pertaining to the maintainence and development of the plant.
Binder contains two chemistry articles, possibly written by Dr. Mitscherling, entitled, "The Chemistry of Viscose," and "Analytical Examination of Cellulose Raw Materials."
Binder contains letters, notes, pamphlets, and reports on various chemical processes. Materials are not directly related to A. M. Johnson Rayon Mills.
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Ledger arranged alphabetically by account name.
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Entries pertain chiefly to construction costs incurred during the 1929 mill expansion.
Acquisitions Information: Accession 101724.
Processed by: Devon Lee, April 2007
Encoded by: Devon Lee, April 2007
Updated because of addition, November 2018Back to Top