Bowen-Jewell & Co. records

Bowen-Jewell & Co. records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Bowen-Jewell & Co. (Jewell, Ga.).
Title: Bowen-Jewell & Co. records
Dates: 1873-1908
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
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.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a ledger book of Bowen-Jewell & Co. The ledger lists customers' name, items purchased, and price, from 1873-1875. The collection also includes receipts of items sold to Bowen-Jewell & Co. from 1900-1908, a few business letters addressed to Bowen Jewell & Company, and a wooden receipt holder. Written on the bottom side of the receipt holder: Bowen Jewell & Co., Mayfield, Ga.

Index Terms

Account books.
Business records.
Textile industry--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ledger book, 1873-1875
2Receipts, 1900-1908
Receipts from Oconee River Mills, Milledgeville, Georgia; Lee & Bothwell, Wholesale Grocers; Macon Grocery Company, Macon, Georgia; The Dannenberg Company, Macon, Georgia; Lowell Machine Shop, Lowell, Massachusetts; Charlotte Supply Company, Charlotte, North Carolina; Talmadge Bros. & Co., Athens, Georgia; Murphey & Co., Augusta, Georgia; Cumberland Mills, Nashville, Tennessee; Augusta Hardware Company, Augusta, Georgia.
3Business letters, 1908
Business letter from The Cleveland-Akron Bag Company to Bowen Jewell Co.; from Lombard Iron Works and Supply Co. to Bowen, Jewell & Company; to D. A. Jewell, President, Bowen-Jewell Company, from The Liberty National Bank.
4Wooden receipt box, undated