Bobbin and Shuttle Company Ledger

Title: Bobbin and Shuttle Company Ledger
Inclusive Dates: 1888-1891
Extent of Materials: 1 flat box
Location: NC Office, shelf 46
Date of Accession: 2009
Donor: Ken Coulter
Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR
Processor: Cale McCammon
Description:
Subject Headings: Account books.
Textile industry–North Carolina–Durham.
Abstract:
Scope and Content: The collection consists of the Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Company Ledger, which contains invoices and statemenets that account for the purchase and sale of various supplies and machinery from 1888 to 1891. The purchases involve materials that supported the mill’s function, such as lumber, oil to lubricate machinery, and tools. Also included are statements regarding tax payments, lawyer fees, and travel expenditures.
Related Materials:
Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Biographical/Historical Note: Starting in 1888, The Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Company operated the Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Mill under the majority ownership of Julian Carr and Richard Wright. The mill first supplied wooden parts to other mills, but by 1891 it appears to have been producing textiles. Unsuccessful, the company was sold to Brodie Duke in 1892 for less than the face value of its shares.
Condition Notes:
Organization of Collection:
Container List
Box 1
1. Ledger 1888-1891

 

Updated November 4, 2013.

<table>
<tr>
<td>Title:</td>
<td>Bobbin and Shuttle Company Ledger</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Inclusive Dates:</td>
<td>1888-1891</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Extent of Materials:</td>
<td>1 flat box</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Location:</td>
<td>NC Office, shelf 46</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Date of Accession:</td>
<td>2009</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Donor:</td>
<td>Ken Coulter</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Processor:</td>
<td>Cale McCammon</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Description:</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Subject Headings:</td>
<td>Account books.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td>Textile industry–North Carolina–Durham.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Abstract:</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Scope and Content:</td>
<td>The collection consists of the Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Company Ledger, which contains invoices and statemenets that account for the purchase and sale of various supplies and machinery from 1888 to 1891. The purchases involve materials that supported the mill’s function, such as lumber, oil to lubricate machinery, and tools. Also included are statements regarding tax payments, lawyer fees, and travel expenditures.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Related Materials:</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Restrictions:</td>
<td>The collection is open for research.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Biographical/Historical Note:</td>
<td>Starting in 1888, The Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Company operated the Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Mill under the majority ownership of Julian Carr and Richard Wright. The mill first supplied wooden parts to other mills, but by 1891 it appears to have been producing textiles. Unsuccessful, the company was sold to Brodie Duke in 1892 for less than the face value of its shares.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Condition Notes:</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Organization of Collection:</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Container List</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Box 1</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>1. Ledger</td>
<td>1888-1891</td>
</tr>
</table>