James Spencer Love papers, 1851-1980 (bulk 1906-1965).


Love, James Spencer, 1896-1962. James Spencer Love papers, 1851-1980 (bulk 1906-1965).

James Spencer Love papers, 1851-1980 (bulk 1906-1965).

Family and personal letters, subject files relating to civic activities, clippings and other printed material, legal and financial papers, photographs, and other items of James Spencer Love and his wife, Martha Eskridge Love. Correspondence, chiefly 1917-1960, discusses family and household news, business conditions, politics, personal finances, and matters relating to Burlington Mills, Inc. Subject files document James Spencer Love's membership on boards and committees of the University of North Carolina, Harvard University, and Davidson College, and Martha Eskridge Love's involvement with the University of North Carolina, the North Carolina Heart Association, and other organizations. Also included are diaries kept by James Spencer Love as a boy; a series of scrapbooks pertaining to Burlington Mills; a large number of photographs of Love family, friends, and associates, and textile mills; and speeches by James Spencer Love and Martha Eskridge Love. Some materials, including a narrative by Love, relate to James Spencer Love's World War I experiences with the 78th Army Infantry Division; other materials relate to Martha Eskridge Love's service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in World War II. The addition of 1982 is chiefly photographs, but also includes a diploma and University of North Carolina Dialectic Society certificate, both 1853. The addition of 1994 includes a thesis, 1958, on Burlington Industries, Inc., and a scrapbook, 1948-1949, documenting the activities of the Anglo-American Council on Productivity. The addition of 1997 is comprised of four e.e. cummings letters, 1908-1910, written to James Spencer Love from cummings's boyhood home of Joy Farm, Silver Lake, N.H. The letter of 17 July 1908 contains several ink drawings by Cummings, including a self-portrait. The letter of 23 July 1908 is addressed to several family members--James Spencer, his mother Julia Spencer Love, and his sister Cornelia--with ink drawings of an elephant and deer. The letter of 14 July 1909 contains an acrostic "James Spencer Love" with several drawings, including a small picture of Cummings's study. The 16 August 1910 letter sends greetings and closes with a humorous self-portrait. The addition also includes two sketch books, 1872 and 1874, by Julia Spencer (Love), mother of James Spencer Love and daughter of Cornelia Phillips Spencer. The June 1872 book was created for Julia Spencer's uncle, Samuel Field Phillips.

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Love, James Spencer, 1896-1962

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James Spencer Love of Greensboro, N.C., was founder and chair of the board of Burlington Industries, Inc. From the description of James Spencer Love papers, 1851-1980 (bulk 1906-1965). (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25723897 1896 Born, 6 July, Cambridge, Mass., son of James Lee Love and Julia Spencer Love. 1917 Graduated, ...

Love, Julia Spencer, b. 1859.

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United States. Army. Infantry Division, 78th

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Davidson College

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Love family.

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Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Burlington Industries, Inc.

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Burlington Industries, Inc., founded by James Spencer Love (1896-1962), opened its first cotton manufacturing plant in 1924 in Burlington, N.C., with 200 employees. (An early name was Burlington Mills Corporation; the name was changed to Burlington Industries, Inc. in 1955.) The company grew quickly by switching to rayon manufacturing. During the 1920s and 1930s, Burlington added plants, a New York City sales office, and, in 1935, moved its corporate headquarters from Burlington to Greensboro, N...

Anglo-American council on productivity

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The Anglo-American Council on Productivity was formed in the autumn of 1948 on the initiative of Sir Stafford Cripps, the Chancellor of the Exchequer in Britain, and Mr. Paul Hoffman, the Economic Co-operation Administrator in the U.S.A. The purpose of the Council is to promote economic well-being by a free exchange of knowledge in the realm of industrial organisation, method and technique and thereby to assist British industry to raise the level of its productivity. ...

North Carolina Heart Association, Inc.

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University of North Carolina (1793-1962)

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The University of North Carolina was chartered by the state's General Assembly in 1789. Its first student was admitted in 1795. The governing body of the University, from its founding until 1932, was a forty-member Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly. The Board met twice a year; at other times the business of the University was carried on by the Board's secretary-treasurer and by the presiding professor (called president beginning in 1804). Other faculty members later assumed the r...

Spencer, Cornelia Phillips, 1825-1908

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Cornelia Phillips Spencer, writer and community leader of Chapel Hill, N.C., was the daughter of University of North Carolina mathematics professor James Phillips (1792-1867) and Judith Vermeule Phillips (1796-1881), wife of lawyer James Monroe Spencer (1827-1861), and mother of Julia Spencer Love (b. 1859), who married Harvard University mathematician James Lee Love (1860-1950). From the description of Cornelia Phillips Spencer papers, 1833-1975 (bulk 1839-1942). (Oceanside Free Lib...

Love, Martha Eskridge.

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Phillips, Samuel (Samuel Field), 1824-1903.

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Harvard University

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The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...