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Textile factories

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

May Family Papers

Identifier: Mss.Coll.056

The collection contains both personal and professional records related to the May family, who owned and operated textile mills in Burlington, NC during the 20th century. Papers include personal correspondence, genealogical information, family photographs, legal records (such as deeds, estate records, military and pension records, and others), and business records and ephemeral related to the May textile business (including the May Hosiery Company).

Dates: 1779-2004

Reid Maynard Family Collection

Identifier: Mss.Coll.064

This collection consists of photographs and documents related to the family of Reid Maynard (1896-1983), longtime Elon College trustee and benefactor. There are five ferrotype photographs of Maynard’s grandparents and father Walter Andrew Maynard, most likely from the 1860s. There are also three letters, two dated 1892 to Olivia Atwater, Reid Maynard’s mother, as well as a letter dated 1944 addressed to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Maynard, then living in the Town of Elon College.

Dates: 1860-1944