Athens Hardware Company records

Athens Hardware Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Athens Hardware Company (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Athens Hardware Company records
Dates: 1876-1929
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (15 volumes in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Athens Hardware Company (Athens, Ga.), and its predecessors Childs & Co. and Childs, Nickerson, & Co. from 1876-1929. Includes account ledgers (1878-1882, 1891, 1915-1929) of the Athens Hardware Company, order book for Childs & Co. (1876-1878), account ledger (n.d.) of Childs, Nickerson & Co., and letter book (1898-1903) of Reuben Nickerson.
Coll. Number: ms1680

Biographical/Historical Note

Athens Hardware Company, located in Athens (Ga.), previously known as Childs, Nickerson & Co., and Childs & Co. Partners in the business included Asaph King Childs and Reuben Nickerson.

Index Terms

Account books
Athens (Ga.)
Business records.
Childs, Asaph King, 1820-1902
Clarke County (Ga.)
Hardware stores--Georgia.
Letter books.
Nickerson, Reuben
Stores, Retail--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

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

Related Material

Related materials located in other repositories: Childs, Nickerson & Wynn (Athens, Ga.) records and William and Susan Tate papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Orderbook - A.K. Childs & Co., 1876-1878
2Ledger, 1878-1882
3Ledger, 1891
4Letterbook - Reuben Nickerson, 1898-1903
5Checkstub book, 1909-1913
6Ledger, 1915-1929
7Ledger - Childs, Nickerson & Co., undated
8Accounts booklet
9Correspondence, receipts, printed material