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Ephraim Morin textile mill record book, manual and catalog collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-217

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of cotton manuals, mill calculation tables, notebooks with handwritten notes and production records, and textile monographs. Most are inscribed with the name and address of the collector.

Dates

  • Usage: 1907-1951

Biographical / Historical

French Canadian immigrant Ephraim Dien Morin (1896-1951)lived in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and Fall River, Massachusetts. He worked at Crown Manufacturing Company in Pawtucket Rhode Island from 1920, and was overseer of spinning at Charlton Mills in Fall River by 1925. The 1930 census lists his occupation as cotton mill overseer. He married Phoebe in 1918; one daughter, Elsie, is listed in the 1930 census. Ephraim died in 1951 in Fall River, and Phoebe died in 1976 in Tiverton, Rhode Island.

Extent

27 items

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired as part of the papers of Kenneth D. Langley, December 2018
Title
Ephraim Morin textile mill record book, manual and catalog collection
Status
In Progress
Author
Judy Farrar
Date
2018 November
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

Contact:
285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA