Fieldcrest Mills architectural plans 1911-1979

Size
24.5 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MC 00350

The Fieldcrest Mills records primarily contain building plans, site plans, elevations, sections, details, structural and electrical systems drawings and engineering plans for Fieldcrest Mills. These plans are related to a variety of textile mill warehouses located in Leaksville, Spray, and later Eden, North Carolina.

Fieldcrest Mills was a Marshall Fields Company that produced an assortment of textiles including blankets, bedspreads, towels, bed sheets, bath accessories, bath rugs, rugs and furniture coverings; their warehouses were located in Draper, Leaksville and Spray, North Carolina. These three towns combined in 1967 to become Eden, North Carolina. The company changed in 1986 when Fieldcrest Mills merged with Cannon Mills of Kannapolis, North Carolina, becoming Fieldcrest Cannon, Inc. Then in 1997 the Pillowtex Corporation acquired the Fieldcrest Cannon Company.

Biographical/historical note

Benjamin Franklin Mebane first formed the company that became Fieldcrest Mills in 1893, in Spray, North Carolina. By 1905 he owned six mills in the area. Chicago retailer Marshall Field had helped to finance his business and when Benjamin Mebane had trouble repaying this debt Marshall Field took over Mebane's Spray Water Power and Land Co. By 1912 the takeover was complete and the company had become a subsidiary of Marshall Field and Co. Fieldcrest grew through the mid-1960s via a series of acquisitions and improvements. In 1979 profits began to slide and their hold on the market was not as strong as it had been. In 1986 Fieldcrest Mills acquired Cannon Mills, a textile mill company in Kannapolis, North Carolina. With that acquisition, Fieldcrest became Fieldcrest Cannon, Inc. Fieldcrest Cannon, however, continued to have financial difficulties. Pillowtex Corporation, a firm that specialized in pillows, sheets, and blankets, wanted to gain a way into the bath textile market and so, in 1997, bought Fieldcrest Cannon.

The Pillowtex Corporation gave this collection of plans to North Carolina State University Libraries. Pillowtex was founded in 1954 by John H. Silverthorne to manufacture bed pillows in Dallas, Texas. Throughout the company's history they acquired manufacturing plants all over the country; these acquisitions included plants in Atlanta, Chicago, Connecticut, Los Angeles, and eventually Fieldcrest Cannon in North Carolina. In September 1997, Pillowtex announced that it had agreed to acquire all of Fieldcrest Cannon. When it acquired Fieldcrest Cannon, Pillowtex took on a long-running labor dispute at the towel-maker's North Carolina factories. After a struggle dating back to the 1970s, the Union of Needletrades, Textile and Industrial Employees won the right to organize Fieldcrest's six plants in Kannapolis in 1999. In addition to this battle Pillowtex also put millions of dollars into updating Fieldcrest's computer system, but did not come up with a satisfactory result. Sales became depressed at the Fieldcrest Cannon division and starting with the second quarter of 1999, Pillowtex began to lose money. By the second quarter of 2000 they filed for bankruptcy. Although Pillowtex re-emerged in 2002 briefly, they filed again for the final time in 2003.

Scope/content

The Fieldcrest Mills architectural plans collection includes a wide array of plans, primarily done for Fieldcrest Mills, related to textile mill buildings in Spray and Leaksville, North Carolina. After 1967 Spray and Leaksville became Eden, North Carolina, so some of the plans show buildings there. Companies represented include, Fieldcrest Mills Inc., Marshall Field & Company, Grinnell Company, Fairfield Engineering Co., Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Kalman Steel Corp., Babcock & Wilcox Company, Detroit Stoker Company, Robert & Company, Westbrook Elevator Manufacturer Co., Thread Mills Company, Easterby & Mumaw, Western Percipitation Corporation, Leaksville Lumber Co., Maryland Metal Co, and the General Sprinkler Corporation. Included in the collection are building plans, site plans, plat plans, elevations, sections, details, structural and electrical system plans, and engineering plans for various warehouses. In addition to buildings, also represented in these plans are wiring systems, boiler rooms, heating and cooling systems, storage layouts, circuits, drains, dye parts, jet oil burners, windows, doors, elevators, equipment layouts, conveyors, fans, motor pumps, boiler rooms, and partitions. These plans are in multiple formats: blueprints, diazos, tracing paper, paper, vellum and drafting film. Both ink and pencil is used on the linen and tracing paper. The dates of the plans range from 1911 to 1979.

Physical description

65 flat folders and 25 tubes

Arrangement

This collection is organized as it was received.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fieldcrest Mills architectural plans, MC 00350, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Pillowtex Corporation, 2000 (Accession no. 2000-0003) and 2003 (Accession no. 2003-0020)

Processing information

Processed by Genya O'Gara, October 2008

Encoded by Genya O'Gara, October 2008

Shelving layout for 3rd Floor 1937 warehouse building, (Spray, NC) 1937

Ink on linen

Flat folder 1
Iron Bin 1944

Pencil on linen

Flat folder 1
Heating and Electrical Plan, (Spray, NC) 1945

Ink on linen

Flat folder 1
Plans for loading platforms, aisle lighting, and proposed chute, (Spray, NC)

Ink and pencil on linen

Flat folder 1
Wiring Plan for Detroit Stoker Equipment, (Spray, NC) 1951

Pencil on linen

Flat folder 2
Plans of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor warehouse building and new warehouse building by Robert Co. for Marshall Field Co., (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprints

Flat folder 2
Wiring Diagram for Hydraulic Napper, with three phase brush control

Discolored blueprint

Flat folder 2
Shop drawings of plans for wiring diagrams,throat plug, burner bricks, oil burners and piping for steam atomizers, by Babcock Wilcox, Westinghouse Electric, and Detroit Stoker Company (Spray, NC) 1932-1950

Blueprints, diazos and paper

Flat folder 3
Boiler room plan - plan of setting by Iron Fireman MFG for Marshall Field and Co. 1940

Blueprint, heavily creased

Flat folder 4
Plan for location of anchor bolts around ash opening, (Spray, NC) 1951

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 4
Plan for proposed band practice room, Fieldcrest Mills, (Spray, NC) 1948

Ink on linen

Flat folder 4
Plan for 3rd floor Improvements to Ladies and Mens Toilet Rooms. Engineering and Quality Control Departments, Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC) 1946

Ink on linen

Flat folder 4
Plan for 1st floor, proposed addition to Nantucket Boiler Room, Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC) 1950

Ink and pencil on linen

Flat folder 4
Plans for electric light wiring, (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprints

Flat folder 5
Plan for proposed ladies toilet, Finishing Mill, (Spray, NC) 1949

Ink on linen

Flat folder 6
Plans for penthouses over elevator shaft and warehouse tower. 1923

Papers, aged and browning

Flat folder 6
Plan for extension of 3rd Floor Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC) 1916

Linen

Flat folder 6
Plan for piping for new good LB/HR B W gas-fired boiler, (Spray, NC) 1966

Tracing paper

Flat folder 6
Plan for Boiler Room Addition at Nantucket Building , (Spray, NC) 1966

Ink on tracing paper

Flat folder 6
Plan for Reflective Ceiling Fan for Additional Offices at Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1966

Ink on tracing paper

Flat folder 6
Plan for Additional Offices at Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC)

Tracing paper

Flat folder 6
Plans for additions, elevations, for the American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprints

Flat folder 7
Details of Concrete pits and Drains for Bleachery, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprints

Flat folder 7
Plan of Bleachery Sheet, (Spray, NC)

Blueprint

Flat folder 7
Shop plans of sprinkler systems, (Spray, NC)

Blueprints

Flat folder 8
Dry Pipe Valves to be equipped with accelerators, (Spray, NC) 1924

Blueprint

Flat folder 8
Proposed Layout of Packing Room, (Spray, NC) 1949

Ink on linen

Flat folder 8
Storage Shed, American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1924

Ink on linen

Flat folder 8
Shop plans for elevators and beams, by the Engineering Dept. Westbrook Elevator Manufacturer Co. for Marshall Field and Co., (Spray, NC) 1938

Blueprints, small

Flat folder 9
Plans for American Warehouse extensions and additions, (Spray, NC)

Blueprints

Flat folder 9
Ground plan of Bleachery and Gingham Finishing Plant, (Spray, NC)

Blueprint

Flat folder 9
Shop plans for fire extinguishers, heating systems and air cleaners, (Spray, NC) 1918-1937

Blueprints

Flat folder 10
Shop plans for wiring, furnaces, heaters, (Spray, NC) 1950-1951

Blueprints

Flat folder 11
Piping plans, (Spray, NC) 1951

Ink on paper

Flat folder 11
Sprinkler plans, dye department (Spray, NC) 1962

Pencil on paper

Flat folder 12
Plan for blanket storage bins and platforms, Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1946

Ink on linen

Flat folder 12
Proposed 15" sewer line for Finishing Mill, (Spray, NC) 1956

Pencil on tracing paper with grid

Flat folder 12
Proposed 15” Industrial Sewer Line, (Spray, NC) 1954

Pencil and ink on linen

Flat folder 12
Plan for steamlines, (Spray, NC) 1953

Pencil on paper

Flat folder 12
Proposed Bedspread Sewing Layout, 1937 addition central warehouse fourth floor, (Spray, NC) 1948
Flat folder 12
Proposed Layout for Print Shop, (Spray, NC) 1948

Paper

Flat folder 12
Plans,by Robert Co., for the Consolidated Boiler Plant Bedspread and Karastan Rug Mills, (Spray, NC) These include plot plans, floor plans, stack foundation and distribution system plans 1949

Diazos and blueprints

Flat folder 13
Shop plans of Coal Handling Equipment, by Fairfield Engineering for Fieldcrest Mills, (Leaksville, NC) 1949

2 diazos

Flat folder 13
Plans for Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC) 1916-1951

Ink on linen and pencil on paper

Flat folder 14
Plan for building location, including Blanket Finishing, Nantucket Mill, Lily Warehouse, and Central Warehouse

Ink on linen

Flat folder 14
The Thread Mills Co., (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprint, small

Flat folder 14
Plan for bearing points and anchor bolts.

Ink on linen

Flat folder 15
Two plans for foundation for new boilers, Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC) 1951

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 15
Plan and elevation of addition, American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Flat folder 15
Shop plans for transformers and connection outlines, by Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Co, for Fieldcrest Mills 1950-1951

Small blueprints, approximately 8x10, stapled

Flat folder 16
Temperature adjustment apparatus for blanket thermostats, Finishing Mill, (Spray, NC) 1947

Ink on paper

Flat folder 16
Proposed loading dock location plan, Finishing Mill, (Spray, NC) 1979

Drafting film

Flat folder 16
Plans for Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC). Plans for boiler room, forced draft fan motor foundation, reinforcing steel in operating floor, footings in basement, braces for coal elevator in silo, and reinforcing steel. 1951

Pencil on tracing paper and ink on linen

Flat folder 17
Plans for the Thread Mills Company, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprints, some too faded to read

Flat folder 18
Shop plan for a "Low voltage metal enclosed outdoor swgr",by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, for Fieldcrest Mills, (Spray, NC) 1951

Diazo

Flat folder 19
Plans by Robert Company for Carolina Cotton Woolen Mills, (Spray, NC). Plans for boiler, elevation, equipment, additions and floor plans. 1935

Blueprints, stapled

Flat folder 19
Plans for American Warehouse, The Thread Mills Co., and several illegible plans, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprints

Flat folder 20
Plans, primarily by Robert and Company, for Carolina Cotton Woolen Mills and the Consolidated Boiler Plant Bedspread and Karastan Rug Mills. Plans for boiler room and piping and distribution systems included. 1935

Blueprints, some dates illegible

Flat folder 21
Plans for roof framing, by Easterby Mumaw for the Warehouse Finishing Plant, (Spray, NC) 1937

2 blueprints

Flat folder 22
Plan for Foundation Wall, American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Flat folder 22
Fourth floor plans.

Blueprints

Flat folder 22
Wiring diagrams by Westinghouse Electric Corporation for Fieldcrest Mills, (Spray, NC). 1951

Diazos

Flat folder 23
Plans relating to the Central Warehouse arrangement of floors and conveyor systems, (Spray, NC) 1950

Ink on linen

Flat folder 24
Heating and electric plans, Central Warehouses, (Spray, NC) 1945

Ink on linen

Flat folder 25
Plans for storage, gas main, conveyor bridge, additional offices, truss, openstock storage, and retaining wall, (Spray, NC) 1955-1966

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 26
Plan and elevation of addition to American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint, very faded

Flat folder 26
Plans for the Bleachery, Warehouse Finishing Plant, and the Gingham Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) 1915-1937

Blueprints, some dates illegible

Flat folder 27
Plans for elevations and elevators, lock installation, and basement floor plan, (Spray, NC) 1923-1937

Blueprints, some undated

Flat folder 28
Plans for roof, American Warehouse, and details of concrete pits and drains for Bleachery. 1915-1917

Blueprints, some faded and unreadable

Flat folder 29
Plans of Bleachery, American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915-1917

Blueprints, some faded and undated

Flat folder 30
Shop plans of piping insulation, bill of material, plastic piers, air neck detail, fan motor foundation, wiring diagrams, stokers and cinder return ass'y, by Detroit Stoker Company Western Percipitation Corporation. 1950-1951

Blueprints

Flat folder 31
Plan for Warehouse and Finishing Plant, (Spray, NC) 1937

Blueprint

Flat folder 32
Roof plan additions to American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Flat folder 32
Plat of property at the American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Flat folder 32
Shop plan of jet oil burner by Babcock Wilcox Co, (Spray, NC) 1951

Blueprint

Flat folder 33
Plan for concrete steps for the American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Flat folder 33
Plans for concrete steps for the American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Flat folder 33
Plan of retaining wall for Bleachery, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Flat folder 33
Plans for wiring, lighting transformers, and switchboard room changes, (Spray, NC) 1943

Diazos

Flat folder 34
Plan for lighting system, American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1932

Blueprint

Flat folder 34
Diagrammatic plans of electrical wiring for motors, (Spray, NC) 1914

Blueprints

Flat folder 34
Plan for window and door details, American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915
Flat folder 35
Plan for proposed conveyor, Rayon Mill 1951

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 35
Plans of front and right elevation on boiler house. 1951

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 35
Plans of 2nd 3rd floors, Nantucket Mill, (Spray, NC) 1935

Pencil on linen

Flat folder 35
Plans include, floor plan, columns, 3rd floor framing, details of reinforcing, roof framing and a Cutting and substitution list. The plans list the contractors as Leaksville Lumber Company and are done by Kalman Steel Co., (Spray, NC) 1923

Blueprints

Flat folder 37
Details of wrought iron, steel beams, doorbills for elevator cast bronze plates, and cast iron, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprints

Flat folder 38
Shop plans, gas and jet oil burners, by Babcock Wilcox Co. 1950

Blueprints

Flat folder 39
Plans for elevator, sprinklers, equipment layouts, steel framing, and foundation plans, by Westbrook Elevator Co. and Maryland Metal Company. 1924-1947

Blueprints

Flat folder 40
Sprinkler plans by General Fire Extinguisher Company for the American Warehouse Co., (Spray, NC) 1915-1918

Blueprints

Flat folder 41
Correspondence regarding enclosed blueprints. 1932

1 page

Flat folder 42
Plans for electric wiring, lighting switch board diagram, gas and jet oil burner and stage pump electric motor 1916-1932

Blueprints, several undated

Flat folder 42
Plans for sprinkler layout, elevation boiler house and turbine room addition, and details of conn. bands, (Spray, NC) 1917-1925

Blueprints

Flat folder 43
Piping plans by General Sprinkler Corporation for the Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1971

Sepias

Flat folder 44
Plans for stair and elevator tower, sprinkler plans, and details of column schedule, (Spray, NC) 1923

Blueprints, many have no dates

Flat folder 45
Plat of property at the American Warehouse, detail of wrought iron for Gingham Finishing Building and Bleachery, plans of elevations of Bleachery Finishing Plant, and Door Details for the Gingham Finishing Building and Bleachery, (Spray, NC) 1915-1916

Blueprints and diazos

Flat folder 46
Plans for air cleaning contract, soot blower installation, and filter room, (Spray, NC) 1937-1941

Blueprints and diazos

Flat folder 47
Plans of Spray plant and stokers in boilers, (Spray, NC) 1936-1940

Blueprints

Flat folder 48
Plans for Blanket Open Stock, Bedspread Cutting Sewing Proposed Layout, Proposed Layout for Bag Making Equipment, Relocation of Supply Room, and Floor Plans, (Spray, NC) 1952-1962

Pencil on tracing papers and sepias

Flat folder 49
Shop plans for proposed coal handling equipment and Lombard HRT Boilers, (Spray, NC) 1940

Blueprints

Flat folder 49
Plans for elevators, additions, and sections, (Spray, NC) 1915-1916

Blueprints, ripped and faded

Flat folder 50
Floor and heating plans, Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1964-1965

Sepia and tracing paper

Flat folder 51
Plans for sprinklers, yard map, floor, wall sections, and roof framing (Eden, NC) 1976

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 52
Plans for conveyor house and proposed changes to warehouse offices, (Spray, NC) 1966-1967

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 52
Plans for Consolidated Boiler Plant Bedspread Karstan Rug Mills, (Spray, NC) 1949

Blueprints and diazos

Flat folder 53
One order form for reinforcing steel from Carolina Steel Iron Company 1949

2 pages

Flat folder 53
Plans for the Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1963

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 54
Plans for layouts of central warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1960-1962

Pencil on tracing paper and pencil on sepia

Flat folder 55
Plans for the Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) (Eden, NC) Plans include storage, layouts, circuits, drains, dye jig, addition, sprinkler, and roof plan 1967-1969

Pencil on tracing paper and pencil on sepia

Flat folder 56
Plans for concrete drains and steam heating systems, (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprints, some too faded to decipher date or title

Flat folder 57
Air cleaning contracts and piping plans

Blueprints

Flat folder 58
Details of steel bent and detail sheet, (Spray, NC) 1952-1958

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 59
Plans for opening for spiral chute, Rayon Mill, extension to shipping platform, Central Warehouse, and second floor plan, Central Warehouse,(Spray, NC) 1952-1958

Pencil on tracing paper

Flat folder 59
Shop plans for coal handling system. 1940

Blueprints

Flat folder 60
Plans for soot blower, valve and elevation, and steam return piping. 1916, 1924

Blueprints

Flat folder 61
Plans for Relocation of printing and Bedspread Greige Storage-Finished Storage and Print Shop, Central Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1956-1960

Pencil on sepia and tracing paper

Flat folder 62
Plans for heating systems and sprinkler systems, (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprints

Flat folder 63
Air cleaning contracts and sprinkler system plans, (Spray, NC) 1937

Blueprints

Flat folder 64
Contains lists of parts, such as bent bars and straight bars, for warehouses in Spray, NC. Lists are from Kalman Steel Company, Paul J. Kalman Co., Knoxville Iron Co., and Maryland Metal Building Co. 1923, 1924

Blueprints, stapled

Flat folder 65
Proposed Layout of New Warehouse for Carolina Cotton Woolen Mills (Spray, NC) 1936

Small blueprint

Tube 1
Shop drawing by Sheldon Sons Engineers, Diagrammatic Plan of Electric Wiring for Motors , for the American Warehouse Thread Mills Co. of Indiana (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprint

Tube 1
Shop drawing by Robert Company, Power Wiring Plan, Warehouse Addition to Finishing building for Marshall Filed Co. and American Warehouse Plant Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1937

2 identical blueprints

Tube 1
Elevator plan for Front Elev., Rear Elevator Toilet Tower Elev. for the Warehouse Addition to Finishing Building by Robert Co. for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant, (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint small tears and fading

Tube 2
Concrete and Structural Steel Framing Plans for Warehouse Addition to Finishing Building for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 2
Plan of the NE Elev., SW Elev., Roof Plan and Wall Section for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg. by Robert Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 2
Plot plan for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., by Robert Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 3
Plan of Cross Section A-A for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., by Robert and Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 3
Plan for the NE Elev., SW Elev., Roof Plan Wall Sect. for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., by Robert and Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 3
Plan, Fourth Floor Plan Sect B-B, for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., by Robert Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 3
Shop plans for Furnace Boiler by Detroit Stoker and Oil Fired done for Fieldcrest Mills Finishing Plant, (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprints

Tube 4
Plans for Concrete Structural Steel Framing for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., by Robert Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprints

Tube 4
Plans include details of elevator, stairs, toilets, third floor, second floor, and cross section A-A for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., by Robert and Company for the Marshall Field Co., Spray Plant (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprints

Tube 5
Arrangement of Economizer, ID Fan, Dust Collector, Flues Stack for Field Crest Mills Inc., Finishing Plant, (Spray, NC) 1950

Blueprint

Tube 5
Shop drawings for the Cameron Motor Pump for Fieldcrest Mills, (Spray, NC) 1949

Small blueprints

Tube 6
Shop drawing of combustion boilers by Detroit Stoker Co. for Carolina Cotton Woolen Mills (Spray, NC) 1936

Small blueprint

Tube 6
Plan of Sect. and Details of Consolidated Boiler Plant Bedspread and Karastan Rug Mills by Robert and Company, for Fieldcrest Mills Division of Marshall Field and Co. Inc., (Spray, NC) 1949

Blueprint

Tube 6
Plan of Boiler Brickwork of Consolidated Boiler Plant Bedspread and Karastan Rug Mills by Robert and Company, for Fieldcrest Mills Division of Marshall Field and Co. Inc., (Spray, NC) 1949

Blueprint

Tube 6
Plan of Duct Arrangement of Consolidated Boiler Plant Bedspread and Karastan Rug Mills by Robert and Company, for Fieldcrest Mills Division of Marshall Field Co. Inc., (Spray, NC) 1949

Blueprint

Tube 6
Blanket Boxing and Storage for the Central Warehouse (Spray, NC) 1964

Drawn by T.R.Ray 1/24/64

Drawing pencil on tracing paper

Tube 7
Proposed Layout of Packaging and Open Stock Finishing for the Central Warehouse (Spray, NC)

Drawn by T.R.Ray

Drawing pencil on tracing paper

Tube 7
Blanket Boxing and Storage Central Warehouse (Spray, NC) 1962

Drawn by R.I. Wilkerson, 2/23/62

Drawing, pencil on tracing paper

Tube 7
Packaging Dept. Central Warehouse (Spray, NC) 1962

Drawn by R.I. Wilkerson 9/15/62

Drawing, pencil on tracing paper

Tube 7
Sprinkler Plans for American Warehouse Company by General Fire Extinguisher Co. Engineering Department, (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Tube 8
Steam Heating System for Addition to American Warehouse (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Tube 8
The Spray Woolen Mills Thread Mills Co., by General Fire Extinguisher Co. Engineering Dept., (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprint, ripped

Tube 8
Plans for Boiler Room Piping for Carolina Cotton and Woolen Mills (Spray, NC) 1935

2 blueprints

Tube 9
Plan for Service Water Lines at Karastan Rug and Bedspread Mills, (Leaksville, NC) 1946

Print on paper

Tube 9
Plan for Smoke Breeching for Consolidated Boiler House, (Leaksville, NC)

Print on paper

Tube 9
Arrgt. of Economizer, D Fan, Dust Collecter, Flues, and Stack by Babcox and Co. for Fieldcrest Mills Finishing Plant, (Spray, NC) 1950

Blueprint

Tube 9
Plans of American Warehouse (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprints

Tube 10
Shop plan of sprinkler system by Grinnell Com. for Warehouse A and B, (Spray, NC)

Blueprint

Tube 10
First floor plan warehouse and addition to Finishing Bldg by Robert Company for Marshall Field Co., (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 10
Sprinkler plan, (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Tube 11
Plan of the American Warehouse Nantucket Lily Mill, The Thread Mills Co., (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprint

Tube 11
Plans for the steam heating system, (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprints

Tube 11
Plans of the Central Warehouses, Typical Housing and Trusswork for Conveyor, Bent Detail for Conveyor Housing, Plans of Steel Stair, Box Car Rain Cap, Sewing Layout for Conveyor System, (Spray, NC) Linen and Vellum, excellent condition 1924-1954

Linen and vellum excellent condition

Tube 12
Shop plan of a steam heating system by F.P. Sheldon and Son for the Addition to American Warehouse, The Thread Mills Co., (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Tube 13
Plan of the "Bleachery Extensions in the Carolina Cotton Woolen Mills Co. American Warehouse Dept.", (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Tube 13
Plans by the General Fire Extinguisher Co. for the American Warehouse Co., of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd story, (Spray, NC) 1911

3 blueprints

Tube 13
Plan by the General Fire Extinguisher Co., for the American Warehouse, Nantucket and Lily Mill, The Thread Mills Co., (Spray, NC) 1916

Blueprint

Tube 13
Plans for Proposed Conveyor Layout, (Spray, NC) 1937

Blueprints stapled together

Tube 14
Plan showing location of Iron Wall Inserts 1938

Small blueprint

Tube 15
Detail of Toilet Tower Addition to the American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprint

Tube 15
Plan and elevation to addition to American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Tube 15
Plat of property at the American Warehouse, (Spray, NC) 1915

Blueprint

Tube 15
Fourth floor Plan and Sect B-Bof the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Bldg., (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprint

Tube 15
Plans for wiring diagrams and one plan for concrete and structural steel framing, (Spray, NC) 1950-1951

Blueprints and diazos

Tube 16
Plans for foundations, girder connections, door details, sprinkler diagrams, and first and second floor warehouse plans, (Spray, NC) 1936-1937

Blueprints

Tube 17
Plans for American Warehouse, Nantucket and Lily Mills Co., and for 2nd and 3rd floors of Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) 1916, 1936

Blueprints, tearing and fading

Tube 18
Assembly instructions and bill of materials on paper for Low voltage metal enclosed indoor swgr and plot plan of the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) 1936, 1951

Paper and blueprints

Tube 19
Plans for conveyor system, access to lower floor and car loading systems 1950-1952

Paper and linen

Tube 20
Plans for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Building, including wiring plans for power and lighting, window and door details for American Warehouse, and plan for a section of the Gingham Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) 1917-1937

Blueprints

Tube 21
Plans for window and door details, American Warehouse and plans for elevations for Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) 1917

Blueprints

Tube 22
Plans for steam pipe, heating and air conditioning systems, (Spray, NC) 1936

Blueprints

Tube 23
Plans for the Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Building, (Spray, NC) 1936-1937

Blueprints

Tube 24
Shop plans for heating systems by Babcock and Wilcox, including assembly and bills 1945

Diazos

Tube 25
Plan of Warehouse and Addition to Finishing Building and a detail of a glazed partition 1916, 1936

Blueprints, ripped

Tube 25

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Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fieldcrest Mills architectural plans, MC 00350, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.