Dozier Land Company records

Dozier Land Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: American Land Company (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.).
Title: Dozier Land Company records
Dates: 1905-1920
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
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.

Scope and Content Note

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 and 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.


Arranged mainly in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)
Dozier, James Howard, b. 1869
Dozier, Olin A., (Olin Arnold), b. 1878
Dozier, Thomas H.
Dozier, W. B.
Real estate business--Georgia.
Real estate development--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.) records, ms26, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
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
31American Land Company, April 1920
2American Land Company, May 1920
3American Land Company, June 1920
4American Land Company, July 1920
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
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