Athens Hardware Company records

Athens Hardware Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Athens Hardware Company (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Athens Hardware Company records
Dates: 1876-1929
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1680

Biographical/Historical Note

Athens Hardware Company, Athens, Georgia, previously known as Childs, Nickerson & Co., and Childs & Co.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records of the Athens Hardware Company (Athens, Georgia), and its predecessors Childs & Co. and Childs, Nickerson, & Co. from 1876-1929. Includes account ledgers of the Athens Hardware Company, order book for Childs & Co., account ledger of Childs, Nickerson & Co., and letter book of Reuben Nickerson.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Athens Hardware Company records, ms 1680, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Childs, Nickerson & Co. records, ms 83; William and Susan Tate papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Orderbook A, inscribed A.K. Childs & Co., 1876-1878
 
2Ledger, 1878-1882
 
3Ledger, 1891
 
4Letterbook of Reuben Nickerson, 1898-[1903]
 
5Checkstub book, 1909-1913
 
6Ledger, Personal accts., 1915-1929
 
7Ledger, Childs, Nickerson & Co.; Accounts booklet, undated
 
9Miscellaneous, 1897-1899
The Fraternal Union pamphlet; Christmas card; St. Elmer Lodge #40 receipt; Western Union telegram; letter