William Gregg, factory master of the old South

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The University of North Carolina Press , Chapel Hill
Gregg, William, -- 1800-1867., Graniteville Manufacturing Com
Statementby Broadus Mitchell.
SeriesUniversity of North Carolina social study series, Social study series (University of North Carolina (1793-1962))
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Paginationxi, 331 p. incl. front
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Open LibraryOL16592459M

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William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South Hardcover – January 1, by Broadus Mitchell (Author)Author: Broadus Mitchell.

William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South [Broadus Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mitchell wrote numerous books on the economic history of the South, including The rise of Cotton Mills in the South (), William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South (), and The Industrial Revolution of the South ().

His book Frederick Law Olmsted, a critic of the Old South reviews in hindsight the prescient feature stories. Buy William Gregg: Factory master of the old South, (The University of North Carolina. Social study series) by Broadus Mitchell (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Broadus Mitchell.

William Gregg; Factory Master of factory master of the old South book Old South (Chapel Hill, ), passim. For cor-respondence concerning this enterprise, see Thomas P. Martin (ed.), "The Advent of Wil-liam Gregg and the Graniteville Company," in Journal of Southern History, XI (), 20 Cited in Farmer and Mechanic, New Series, III (),   He authored and coauthored numerous books, including William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South.

DAVID L. CARLTON is an associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of Mill and Town in South Carolina, Carlton lives in Nashville. show more. Buy William Gregg, factory master of the old South. With a portrait (University of North Carolina. Social Study Series.) by Broadus Mitchell, William Gregg (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Broadus Mitchell, William Gregg. The Graniteville factory commenced operations in and quickly became one of the most successful textile factories in the entire South. Manufacturer, industrial promoter. Gregg was born on February 2,in Monongalia County, Virginia (now West Virginia), the son of William Gregg and Elizabeth Webb.

like William Gregg of South Carolina had visions of boundless 1 Broadus Mitchell, William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South (Chapel Hill, ). MILL ON THE DAN 39 11 Edward Pollock, Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia (Danville, ), 8.

Mitchell, William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ); Thomas P. Martin, "The Advent of William Gregg and the Graniteville Company," Journal of Southern History 11 (August ), pp.

; Hiram Hutchison to John Springs, January 8 J Octo Gregg's views are presented in his Essays on Domestic Industry ().

Broadus Mitchell deals with Gregg and the economic background in William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South () and The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South (; with a new introduction by the author, ).

He authored and coauthored numerous books, including William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South. DAVID L.

CARLTON is an associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of Mill and Town in South Carolina, Carlton lives in Nashville. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition Reviews: 2. William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South.

Chapel Hill, N. C.: University of North Carolina, _____. The Rise of the Cotton Mill in the South. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, Moore, John Hebron. The Emergence of the Cotton Kingdom in the Old Southwest: Mississippi, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, He authored and coauthored numerous books, including William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South and Industrial Revolution in the South.

David L. Carlton is an associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of Mill and Town in South Carolina, – Carlton lives in s: 1.

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Mitchell, Broadus (), William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press SC State Board of Agriculture (), South Carolina Resources and Population, Institutions and Industries, Charleston, SC.

), ; Thomas P. Martin (ed.), "The Advent of William Gregg and the Graniteville Company," Journal of Southern History, XI (August ), ; Broadus Mitchell, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South (Chapel Hill, ).

In treating Charleston industry no previous writer has. William Gregg, One of Great Pioneers in Manufacturing Made Home Here. This picture is of the house of William Gregg, now the home of T. Anderson, and following is from William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South by Prof.

Broadus Mitchell of Johns Hopkins University, lately published by the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Further Reading on William Gregg. Gregg's views are presented in his Essays on Domestic Industry (). Broadus Mitchell deals with Gregg and the economic background in William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South () and The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South (; with a new introduction by the author, ).

William Gregg: Factory Master ofthe Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, In addition to Mitchell's biography, other secondary sources about Graniteville that emphasize William Gregg's contribution are August Kohn's The Cotton Mills ofSouth Carolina.

William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South, by Broadus Mitchell William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South by Broadus Mitchell Commonweal, Novemp.

Augusta turned its nose to William W. Gregg. It became, some could argue, a poorer town for it. But out in Horse Creek Valley, it was his vision and energy that set forth a political, economic and, yes, social revolution.

It could truly be said that while Henry Grady coined the term “The New South,” William W. Gregg set it in motion. In the eighteenth-century British Empire and the antebellum South, slaves were concentrated in domestic service and rural enterprises like agriculture and ironworks.

I argue that employers in these sectors chose to employ slaves rather than free labor because they faced especially high turnover costs—that is, costs of searching for a worker.

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He authored and coauthored numerous books, including William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South. DAVID L. CARLTON is an associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

He is the author of Mill and Town in South Author: Broadus Mitchell. Overview Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton.

Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins,and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, () and Mitchell's.

Dr. Mitchell published works on the economic history of the South, including ''The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South'' (), ''William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South.

The book also includes correspondence between Gregg and William E. Connelley, a historian. Connelley was deeply affected by the war and was a staunch Unionist and Republican. Even as much of the country was focusing on reunification, Connelley refused to forgive the South and felt little if any empathy for his Southern peers.

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Experiment and the South SUSAN-MARY C. GRANT Northern reactions to the antebellum South can only be fully understood in the context of northern concerns for the future of the American republican experiment, which was at base the search for an American national identity." Central to antebellum concerns in this regard was the.

from William Gregg, Essays on Domestic Industry: or an Enquiry into the Expediency of Establishing Cotton Manufactures in South Carolina (Charleston, ), appears on p. 19; and Broadus Mitchell, William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South (Chapel Hill: .William Gregg (), who introduced the cotton textile industry into South Carolina, was born near Carmicheals, West Virginia, where he received no formal education.

During his youth, he held an apprenticeship in watch making and silversmithing. Inhe came to South Carolina and established himself as a silversmith in Columbia.“Some Southern Industrialists” gives the historical background of the industrialized South which was portrayed in the first paper.

Mr. Mitchell, professor in political economy at The Johns Hopkins University, is a Virginian. His “William Gregg: Factory Master of the Old South” is on the autumn list of the University of North Carolina Press.