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