University of Texas Arlington

Dallas Cotton Mill Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dallas Cotton Mill.
Title: Dallas Cotton Mill Records
Dates: 1937-1938
Abstract: Dallas Cotton Mill Records consist of a single bound volume of timekeeping lists, January 1937 and January 1938-October 1938. Lists include employee names, hours worked, wages earned, daily production totals, and a Table of Wages by the Hour.
Identification: AR201
Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Dallas Cotton Mill employed textile workers and was located at Corinth and Lamar Streets in Dallas, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records consist of a single bound volume of timekeeping lists, January 1937 and January 1938-October 1938. Lists include employee names, hours worked, wages earned, daily production totals, and a Table of Wages by the Hour.


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
Dallas Cotton Mill--Records and correspondence.

Subjects

Cotton manufacture--Texas--Dallas--History--Sources.
Wages and labor productivity--Texas--Dallas--History--Sources.
Places
Dallas (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Dallas Cotton Mill Records, AR201, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1967. Accessioned as number 67-8a.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Time Book - Weekly list of employees which includes hours worked and wages earned. It also lists daily production totals. Included is a Table of Wages by the hour, January 8, 1937, January 8, 1938-October 1, 1938