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.
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

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