Dozier Land Company records

Dozier Land Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: American Land Company (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: Dozier, James Howard, b. 1869
Creator: Dozier, Olin A., (Olin Arnold), b. 1878
Creator: Dozier, Thomas H.
Creator: Dozier, W. B.
Creator: National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.).
Title: Dozier Land Company records
Dates: 1905-1920
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.) and its predecessors, the American Land Company (Athens, Ga.) and the National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.), from 1905-1920. Contains mostly correspondence relating to residential real estate development in Augusta and Athens, Georgia. Correspondents include Thomas H. Dozier, James Howard Dozier, W.B. Dozier, and Olin A. Dozier. Of particular interest is correspondence relating to the hiring of balloon ascensionists as a publicity gimmick.
Coll. Number: ms26

Biographical/Historical Note

The Dozier Land Company was an Athens, Georgia, company that focused on land and real estate development in Athens and Augusta. It was formed from the merger of the American Land Company (Athens, GA) and the National Land Company (Augusta, GA). The Dozier Land company closed its doors around 1955 after being bought out by the Tanner Company.


Arrangement

Arranged mainly in chronological order.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)
Balloonists--United States.
Real estate business--Georgia.
Real estate development--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.) records. MS 26. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11American Land Company, 1905
 
2American Land Company, 1906
 
3American Land Company, Jan.-June 1907
 
4American Land Company, July-Dec.1907
 
5American Land Company, 1908
 
6American Land Company, 1909
 
7American Land Company, 1910
 
8American Land Company, 1911
 
BoxFolder
21American Land Company, 1912
 
2American Land Company, 1913
 
3American Land Company, 1914
 
4American Land Company, 1915
 
5American Land Company, 1916
 
6American Land Company, 1917-1919
 
7American Land Company, January 1920
 
8American Land Company, February 1920
 
9American Land Company, March 1920
 
BoxFolder
31American Land Company, April 1920
 
2American Land Company, May 1920
 
3American Land Company, June 1920
 
4American Land Company, July 1920
 
BoxFolder
41American Land Company, August 1920
 
2American Land Company, Sept. 1920
 
3American Land Company, Oct. 1920
 
4American Land Company, Nov. 1920
 
5American Land Company, Dec. 1920
 
BoxFolder
51American Land Company blank forms
 
2American Land Company balloon material
 
3American Land Company maps and blueprints
 
4American Land Company advertising material
 
5American Land Company advertising material