Chicopee Manufacturing Company records

Chicopee Manufacturing Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Chicopee Manufacturing Company (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Chicopee Manufacturing Company records
Dates: 1824-1975
Quantity: 11.5 Linear feet (22 documents boxes, 1 half box, 2 oversized boxes, 1 slide box, 2 items, 1 oversized folder C)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Chicopee Manufacturing Company (Athens, Ga.) and its predecessor, the Athens Manufacturing Company, from 1824-1975. Includes correspondence, financial condition reports (1936-1953), legal papers (1824-1975), photographs, account ledger (1910-1914), and two minute books (1835-1935) which document the management and activities of a cotton manufacturing plant.
Coll. Number: ms1664

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1950, Chicopee Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, purchased the Athens Manufacturing Company in Athens, Georgia to produce cotton products. The Athens Manufacturing Company was established in 1828 as a cotton mill.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Business records.
Cotton manufacture--Georgia.
Manufactures--Georgia.
Mills and mill-work--Georgia.
Minutes.
Textile industry--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

Chicopee Manufacturing Company (Athens, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Abbott Machine Company
 
2Abstract of property owned, 1953
 
3Abstract of property owned by Southern Mfg. Co.
 
4Aetna Life and Casualty-receipts, certificates
 
5Appraisal of property, 1979
 
6Athens Agricultural Fair
 
7Athens Historical Society-certificate to Marvin Doster, 1963
 
8Athens Manufacturing Company-abstract of title
 
9Atlanta Gas Light Company
 
10Bloomfield Water Power Company-stock certificates, 1889
 
11Blueprint-O. D. Grimes property, Broad St., Athens
 
12Bond-Athens Manufacturing Company, 1927
 
13Brazil office
 
14Business licenses, 1933-1966
 
BoxFolder
21Account books, 1925-1946
 
2Account books, 1944-1945
 
3Account books, 1943-1946
 
4Account books, 1944-1946
 
5Account books, 1951
 
6Account books, 1951
 
7Account books, 1951
 
Box
3Chicopee Awards, Certificates
Sponsor C. Y. A. Colts, 1972
Hearing Conservation Noise Control, Inc.
Safety Award, 1966-1968
 
BoxFolder
41C. L. Upchurch & Sons
 
2Cancelled checks, 1932
 
3Canteen contract, 1954-1960
 
4Canteen liability policies
 
5Charter
 
6Claghorn, Herring & Co.-letter, 1871
 
7Clippings, 1932 1949
 
8Clippings-25 th anniversary of Chicopee in Hall County, 1952
 
9Clippings, 1958-1959
 
10Clippings, 1961-1973
 
11Clippings, undated
 
12Continental Insurance Company, 1963
 
13Correspondence, 1912-1979
 
14Cotton inventory, 1939 1940 1945 1950
 
15Creed
 
Box
5The Chairman's Report, Annual meeting of stockholders, April 13, 1976 (Videotape)
 
Johnson & Johnson, The Corporate Credo (Videotape)
 
Interview with Johnson & Johnson board of directors after stockholders meeting, on April 13, 1976 (Videotape)
 
Athens Manufacturing Company minute books (Microfilm (2))
 
BoxFolder
61Directors meeting, 1926-1945
 
2Employee forms
 
3Environmental protection, 1979
 
4Examination of books, 1914
 
5Expense report, 1958
 
6Factory Insurance Association inspections, 1971-1976
 
7Factory Mutual Engineering, 1977-1979
 
8Field book-Athens city engineer, 1939
 
BoxFolder
71Financial condition, 1929
 
2Financial condition, 1933
 
3Financial condition, 1934
 
4Financial condition, 1935
 
5Financial condition, 1936
 
6Financial condition, 1937
 
7Financial condition, 1938
 
8Financial condition, 1939
 
9Financial condition, 1940
 
10Financial condition, 1941
 
11Financial condition, 1942
 
12Financial condition, 1943
 
13Financial condition, 1944
 
14Financial condition, 1945
 
15Financial condition, 1946
 
BoxFolder
81Financial condition, 1947
 
2Financial condition, 1948 January-April
 
3Financial condition, 1948 May-August
 
BoxFolder
91Financial condition, 1949
 
2Financial condition, 1950 January-April
 
3Financial condition, 1950 May-September
 
4Financial condition, 1950 October-December
 
5Financial condition, 1951 1953
 
BoxFolder
101Georgia Power Company
 
2History
 
3Inventory of office furniture, 1950
 
4L. M. Leathers Company-bills, 1938-1939
 
5Legal papers-list of deeds
 
6Machinery and operating manual, 1976
 
7Machinery sales, 1933-1934
 
8Maintenance agreement-National Cash Register Co., 1948
 
9Material made at plant, 1865-1870
 
10Miscellaneous
 
11Motion Time Analysis instruction course-Marvin Doster, 1961
 
BoxFolder
111Legal papers, 1824
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
2Legal papers, 1825
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
3Legal papers, 1829
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
4Legal papers, 1832
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
5Legal papers, 1833
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
6Legal papers, 1835
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
7Legal papers, 1840
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
8Legal papers, 1843
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
9Legal papers, 1846
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
10Legal papers, 1847
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
11Legal papers, 1848
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
12Legal papers, 1850
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
13Legal papers, 1851
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
14Legal papers, 1862
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
15Legal papers, 1863
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
16Legal papers, 1864
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
17Legal papers, 1865
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
18Legal papers, 1866
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
19Legal papers, 1867
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
20Legal papers, 1868
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
21Legal papers, 1869
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
22Legal papers, 1870
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
23Legal papers, 1871
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
24Legal papers, 1872
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
25Legal papers, 1873
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
26Legal papers, 1874
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
27Legal papers, 1876
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
28Legal papers, 1878
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
29Legal papers, 1879
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
30Legal papers, 1880
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
31Legal papers, 1881
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
32Legal papers, 1882
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
33Legal papers, 1883
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
34Legal papers, 1884
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
35Legal papers, 1885
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
36Legal papers, 1886
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
37Legal papers, 1887
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
38Legal papers, 1888
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
39Legal papers, 1889
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
40Legal papers, 1890
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
41Legal papers, 1891
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
42Legal papers, 1892
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
43Legal papers, 1894
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
44Legal papers, 1897
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
45Legal papers, 1898
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
BoxFolder
121Legal papers, 1901
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
2Legal papers, 1902
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
3Legal papers, 1903
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
4Legal papers, 1904
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
5Legal papers, 1905
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
6Legal papers, 1906
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
7Legal papers, 1907
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
8Legal papers, 1908
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
9Legal papers, 1909
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
10Legal papers, 1910
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
11Legal papers, 1911
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
12Legal papers, 1914
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
13Legal papers, 1915
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
14Legal papers, 1916
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
15Legal papers, 1917
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
16Legal papers, 1918
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
17Legal papers, 1919
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
18Legal papers, 1920
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
19Legal papers, 1922
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
20Legal papers, 1923
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
21Legal papers, 1924
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
22Legal papers, 1925
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
23Legal papers, 1926
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
24Legal papers, 1927
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
25Legal papers, 1928
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
26Legal papers, 1929
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
BoxFolder
131Legal papers, 1932
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
2Legal papers, 1933
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
3Legal papers, 1934
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
4Legal papers, 1935
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
5Legal papers, 1937
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
6Legal papers, 1938
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
7Legal papers, 1939
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
8Legal papers, 1940
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
9Legal papers, 1941
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
10Legal papers, 1942
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
11Legal papers, 1943
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
12Legal papers, 1944
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
13Legal papers, 1946
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
14Legal papers, 1947
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
15Legal papers, 1948
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
16Legal papers, 1949
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
17Legal papers, 1951
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
18Legal papers, 1952
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
19Legal papers, 1953
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
20Legal papers, 1954
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
21Legal papers, 1957
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
22Legal papers, 1959
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
23Legal papers, 1960
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
24Legal papers, 1975
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
BoxFolder
141National Labor Relations Board case-Athens Mfg. Co. & Textile Workers Union, 1947-1948
 
2Operating Routine Manual-Teletypewriter system, 1955
 
3Plant Industrial Security Manual, 1959
 
4Plats
 
5Printed material re: Chicopee and Johnson & Johnson
 
6Property lists, 1951-1953
 
7Proxies, 1944
 
8Quillian, D. D.-signature plate
 
9Receipts
 
10Retirement
 
11Royston Feed & Produce Co.-letter re:, 1946
 
BoxFolder
151Photographs, Chicopee building-exterior
 
2Photographs, Chicopee-interior
 
3Photographs, Employees
 
4Photographs, Employees at work
 
5Photographs, Employee parties
 
6Photographs, 25 year club, 1958
 
7Photographs, 25 year club, 1969
 
8Photographs, 25 year club, 1970
 
9Photographs, 25 year club, 1971
 
10Photographs, 25 year club, undated
 
11Photographs, 25 year club, undated
 
12Photographs, 25 year club, undated
 
13Photographs, Sports
 
14Photographs, Tornado, flood damage in Athens
 
15Photographs, Miscellaneous
 
16Photographs, Negatives
 
BoxFolder
161Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Correspondence, 1939-1942
 
2Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Application for loan, 1938
 
3Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Loan agreement, 1939
 
4Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Legal papers, 1938-1942
 
5Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Accounts and notes
 
6Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Receipts and correspondence re: addition to mill, Golian Steel & Iron Co.
 
7Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Receipts re: addition to mill
 
8Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Receipts re: addition to mill
 
BoxFolder
171Safe combination
 
2Sales, 1950-1960
 
3Sewer use, 1971-1979
 
4Specifications currently in production
 
5Spinning and preparation departments procedure
 
BoxFolder
181Stock certificates, 1840's
 
2Stock certificates, 1850's
 
3Stock certificates, 1860's
 
4Stock certificates, 1870's
 
5Stock certificates, 1880's
 
6Stock certificates, 1890's
 
7Stock certificate transfers
 
8Stockholders meeting notices, 1926-1945
 
9Stockholder meeting minutes, proxies, 1926-1942
 
BoxFolder
191Tax-City of Athens, 1948-1970
 
2Tax-corporation, 1917-1950
 
3Tax-intangibles, 1943-1950
 
4Tax-property, 1925-1969
 
5Tax-correspondence re:, 1933-1974
 
6Tax-forms, notes
 
7Time Study School Notes-Marvin Doster, 1959
 
8Training reports, weekly, 1966-1968
 
9Warranty on machinery, 1966
 
10Warranty on payroll checks-Burroughs Corp., 1965
 
11Water rights, 1976-1977
 
BoxFolder
201Work Order Book "Style 0 to 4.00" (Pages removed from binder)
 
2Word Order Book "Style 4.01 to 10.00" (Pages removed from binder)
 
3Work Order Book "Style 10.01 to above" (Pages removed from binder)
 
BoxFolder
211Work Order Book "complete contracts" (Pages removed from binder)
 
2Work Order Book "complete contracts" (Pages removed from binder)
 
3Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
4Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
5Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
6Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
7Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
BoxFolder
221Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
2Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
BoxFolder
231Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
2Work Order Book "Exps. #" (Pages removed from binder)
 
3Work Order Book "Cotton Exp. Nos." (Pages removed from binder)
 
4Work Order Book "Cotton" (Pages removed from binder)
 
5Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
Box
24Ledger, 1910-1914
 
Inventory, undated
 
Box
25Minute Book, 1835-1904
 
Minute Book, 1905-1935
 
Scrapbook
 
Box
26Slides
 
Oversize Material
OS Folder
1CAerial photograph of Chicopee
Group photograph of unidentified men
Diploma to R. L. Bloomfield by Southern States Agricultural and Industrial Exposition for best display of ginghams, 1876
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. Mill #2, 1938
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. fan room, 1940
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. duct plan and details, 1940 1941
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co.-Cemetery Street, 1939
OS Folder
1CBlueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. between GA RR & S.A.L rights of way, 1938
Plat of Property of J. D. Lester, undated
Plat of Athens Manufacturing Co., 1906
Plat of Property of Athens Manufacturing Co.-Cemetery Street, 1939
Plat of Map of portion of Carr estate, 1875
Plat of Athens Manufacturing Co., 1927
Plat of Chicopee, 1951
Plat of Property and road easement donated to City of Athens by Chicopee, 1953
Plat of Lot sold to E. O. Aaron by Chicopee, 1954
Plat of Proposed extension of Vine Street and bridge across Trail Creek
Plat of Property of Athens Manufacturing Co., 1951
Plat of Property sold to J. J. Canupp by Chicopee, 1954 (3 plats)
Plat of Property subdivided in East Athens by Athens Manufacturing Co., 1948
Plat of Property in area of East Broad, First Street, Herman Street, and Vine Street
Plat of Lots in various sections of East Athens (4 plats)
 
Artifacts
Item
1Scale, tin
Item
2Box of Weights