Harry Hodgson papers

Harry Hodgson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hodgson, Harry, 1874-1971
Title: Harry Hodgson papers
Dates: 1900s-1970s
Quantity: 5.4 Linear feet (9 document boxes, 3 half boxes, 1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms1391

Biographical/Historical Note

Harry Hodgson, an 1893 University of Georgia graduate, helped to establish and direct the million dollar memorial fund of the 1920's as well as helping to establish the School of Commerce, now the College of Business. He worked with the Union Fertilizer Company of Warrenton which he later merged into the Hodgson Cotton Company and then into the Hodgson Oil and Refining Company. The final company was Hodgson's, Inc.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of pictures of Harry Hodgson's University classmates, scrapbooks of personal and business interests, and various business papers reflecting the growth of Mr. Hodgson and his companies.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Business records--Georgia.
Business records.
Hodgson Cotton Company. -- History
Hodgson Oil and Refining Company. -- History
Hodgson's, Inc. (Athens, Ga.). -- History
Hodgson, Harry, 1874-1971
Union Fertilizer Company (Warrenton, Ga.). -- History
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae--Photographs
University of Georgia. -- Students--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Harry Hodgson papers. MS 1391. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Civil War Diary
5Hodgson, Edward R.
6Lowe, Henry E.
11University Extension Campus Fund
21Bishop, Alexander Division: Correspondence
2Bishop, Alexander Division: Envelopes
3Bishop, Alexander Division: Legal Papers
4Bishop, Alexander Division: Miscellaneous
5Bishop, Alexander Division: Receipts, 1884 - 1889
6Bishop, Alexander Division: Receipts, 1890 - 1895
31Correspondence, 1857
2Correspondence, 1887 - 1899
3Correspondence, January - June 1900
4Correspondence, July 1900 - 1910
5Correspondence, 1911 - 1919
41Correspondence (concerning father's death)
2Correspondence, 1920 - 1950
3Correspondence, 1956
4Correspondence, 1957
5Correspondence, 1958
6Correspondence, 1959
7Correspondence, 1960
8Correspondence, 1961
9Correspondence, 1962
10Correspondence, undated
51Insurance Records: American Mutual Liability
2Insurance Records: Hutchins, Cox, and Stroud
3Insurance Records: Metropolitan
4Insurance Records: Miscellaneous
5Insurance Records: New York Life
6Insurance Records: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
7Insurance Records: Prudential
8Insurance Records: Receipts
9Insurance Records: Reconstruction Finance Co.
10Insurance Records: State Mutual Life
11Insurance Records: Sun Life Assurance of Canada
61-6Legal Papers
71Pictures: Athens, Georgia
2Pictures: Georgia University Class of 1892 (Individual Pictures)
3Pictures: Georgia University Miscellaneous
4Pictures: Hodgson, Harry
5Pictures: Miscellaneous
6Pictures: Peabody, George F.
81Hodgson's Inc.: Bogart Notes
2Hodgson's Inc.: Charter
3Hodgson's Inc.: Colbert Notes
4Hodgson's Inc.: Commerce Notes
5Hodgson's Inc.: Empire State Chemical Co.
6Hodgson's Inc.: Farmington Notes
7Hodgson's Inc.: Fertz Notes
8Hodgson's Inc.: First National Bank, Richmond
9Hodgson's Inc.: Georgia Eggs Inc.
10Hodgson's Inc.: Homer Notes
11Hodgson's Inc.: Lowry National Bank Loan
12Hodgson's Inc.: Maysville, Georgia Notes
13Hodgson's Inc.: Merchant's Notes
14Hodgson's Inc.: Miscellaneous
15Hodgson's Inc.: Nicholson, Georgia Account
16Hodgson's Inc.: Planters National Bank
17Hodgson's Inc.: Retail Notes
18Hodgson's Inc.: White, John R.
91Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, Members
2Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1937
3Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1945
4Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1946
5Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1947
6Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1948
7Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1949
8Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1950
9Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1951
10Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1952
11Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1953
12Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1954
13Hodgson's Inc.: Stocks, 1955
101Scrapbook: Union Fertilizer G.
2Scrapbook: Hodgson, Inc., 1912 - 1915
111 - 2Scrapbook: Hodgson, Inc. business records, 1916-1938
121Scrapbook: Hodgson, Inc. business records, 1938-1952
OS BoxItem
131Framed Telegram
2Harry Hodgson's Testimonial of Self Esteem from the Alumni Society and the President of the University of Georgia
3Unidentified Pictures
4Framed Picture: Champions of the South - 1908
5Picture Scrapbook
6Empire Chemical Co. Scrapbook