Davison-Paxon Company scrapbook

Davison-Paxon Company scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Weldon, Marjorie W.
Title: Davison-Paxon Company scrapbook
Dates: 1926-1928
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 volume; MS 1728 and MS 1729 housed in 1 box)
Coll. Number: ms1728(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Davison-Paxon-Stokes Company of Atlanta was acquired by Macy's in 1925. Davison's of Atlanta was converted to Macy's nameplate in 1985. -- "About Macy's Midwest: Our History." Macy's Inc. http://www.macysinc.com/pressroom/macys (Retrieved March 26, 2009)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Marjorie W. Weldon, an employee of the company in Atlanta, which contains hundreds of letters, promotional folders, and advertising leaflets relating to Davison-Paxon-Stokes Company and its successor Davison-Paxon Company.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Davison-Paxon Company.
Davison-Paxon-Stokes Company.
Department stores--Georgia--Atlanta.
Weldon, Marjorie W. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Davison-Paxon Company scrapbook, MS 1728. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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