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Erlanger Mills, Inc. records

Identifier: MS0274

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of analyses, reports and statistics related to a textile manufacturing business in Lexington, N.C. The files document the operations of the mill, its relations with its employees, and its financial condition. The records, while not complete, provide valuable information regarding the internal policies and operations of the business. Of particular interest is the file on the company’s affirmative action plan, put in place in the late 1960s to enable the company to continue its government contracts.


  • Creation: 1962-1971


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.


0.4 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials



Records of a textile mill which operated in Lexington, N.C. Contains affirmative action plans, financial analyses, income statements, labor policies and statistics, merchandising plans, operating reports and statistics, and strategic plans. The business was sold to Parkdale Mills of Gastonia, N.C. in 1972.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Jack Childers, 2000.

Processing Information

Processed by James Kusik, December 2001.


Erlanger Mills, Inc. records
James Kusik
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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