Farmer's Hardware Co. records

Farmer's Hardware Co. records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Farmer's Hardware Co. (Madison, Ga.).
Title: Farmer's Hardware Co. records
Dates: 1876-1962
Quantity: 6.5 Linear feet 10 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms2460

Biographical/Historical Note

Farmer's Hardware Store in Madison, Georgia was opened sometime in the mid 1850's. Originally called the Carbine Hardware Store, it was named for the man who owned and operated it, Mr. P.V. Carbine. In 1907, John L. Moore called a meeting of all stockholders and bought the Carbine Hardware Company and renamed it Farmer's Hardware Company. It is now owned by Ace Hardware.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence, receipts, orders, printed material, ledgers, and miscelleaneous papers.

Index Terms

Account books.
Carbine Hardware Co. (Madison, Ga.).
Carbine, P. V.
Carbine, W. L.
Hardware industry--Georgia.
Hardware stores--Geeorgia--Madison.
Hardware stores--Georgia.
Knights of Pythias.
Moore, Jno. L.
Receipts (financial records)

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of Neta P. Peppers, Peppers & Assc., Madison, Ga., 1986.

Preferred Citation note

Farmer's Hardware Co. records, ms2460, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-15Correspondence, 1889-1905
21-10Correspondence, 1905-1907
31-10Correspondence, 1907-1913
41-16Correspondence, 1913-1937
17Correspondence Fragments
51-12Receipts, 1876-1905
61-9Receipts, 1906-1962
10Receipts - undated
7Account Books
81Blank Stationary and Envelopes
2Capital Stock, 1908
3Confederate currency
5Family Tree
6Indictment, 1912
7Insurance Policies--Southern Mutual
8Knights of Pythias--Circulars, 1904
9Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Application for Rank of Knighthood, 1901-1904
10Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Arrearage Notice, 1906
11Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Dispensation, 1894-1903
12Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Envelope
13Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Receipts, 1901-1904
14Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Semi-Annual Reports, 1901-1903
15Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Transfer Cards, 1902-1903
16Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Pythian Convention, 1904
17Licenses--Business, 1910-1917
18Licenses--Tax, 1910-1916
19List of Legal Tax Payers, 1904
20Madison Buggy Co. Records, 1908
21Madison City--Town Papers, 1931
22Military Records, 1901-1903
23Orders, 1889
24Orders, 1890-1895
25Orders, 1896
91Orders, 1896
2Orders, 1905-1908
3Newspaper Clippings, 1963
4Petitions, 1922-1925
5Printed Material
6Printed Material
7Printed Material
8Printed Material
101Printed Material
2Printed Material
3Summons, 1913
11Account Books