Bowen-Jewell & Co. records

Bowen-Jewell & Co. records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Bowen-Jewell & Co. (Jewell, Ga.).
Creator: Jewell, Bodfish and Eldridge (Jewell, Ga.).
Title: Bowen-Jewell & Co. records
Dates: 1873-1875, 1900-1908
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of Bowen-Jewell & Co. and its predecessor Jewell, Bodfish and Eldridge from 1873-1875 and 1900-1908. The records include an account ledger (1873-1875) of Jewell, Bodfish and Eldridge which lists customers' name, items purchased, and price. The smattering of material from 1900-1908 include business receipts and checks.
Coll. Number: ms2683

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1883 Bowen-Jewell & Co. was a cotton mill located in Jewell (Hancock and Warren counties, Georgia). Previously known as Jewell's Mill and Jewell, Bodfish and Eldridge.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Textile industry--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bowen-Jewell & Co. records. MS 2683. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ledger Book, 1873-1875
2Receipts, 1900-1908
3Checks, 1904-1905
4Miscellaneous items, 1908