Hodgson's, Inc. business records

Hodgson's, Inc. business records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hodgson Cotton Company (Athens, Ga.).
Creator: Hodgson's, Inc. (Athens, Ga.).
Creator: Oglethorpe Oil and Fertilizer Company (Athens, Ga.).
Creator: S.C. Faust Company (Crawford, Ga.).
Title: Hodgson's, Inc. business records
Dates: 1914-1935
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (10 volumes; 3 document box, 2 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms1634

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of business records of Hodgson's, Inc. (Athens, Ga.) and for the Hodgson Cotton Company (Athens, Ga.), S.C. Faust Company (Crawford, Ga.), and the Oglethorpe Oil and Fertilizer Company (Athens, Ga.) (which were merged into Hodgson's, Inc.) from 1914-1935. The business records include cash books, delivery books, and account books for the sales of coal, cotton, and seed. The entries contain the individual or company name, dates of purchase, item, and price.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Account books.
Athens (Ga.)
Business records.
Clarke County (Ga.)
Cotton trade--Georgia.
Crawford (Ga.)
Fertilizer industry--Georgia.
Fuel trade--Georgia.
Harris County (Ga.)
Seed industry and trade--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hodgson's, Inc. (Athens, Ga.) business records. MS 1634. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Cash Ledger, 1919-1925
21Delivery Book, 1933
2Delivery Book, 1934
31Coal Book, Oct-15-32 - Mch-13-33
2Oglethorpe Oil and Fertilizer Co.
3Oglethorpe Oil and Fertilizer Co. Cash Seed, Sept 1926
OS BoxItem
41Cash Ledger, 1929-1932
2Cash Ledger, 1932-1935
OS BoxItem
51C. S. Faust Cash Ledger, 1927-1928
2C. S. Faust Cash Ledger, 1929-1931