|Title: ||Brown Brothers Sand Company records|
5.6 Linear feet
(9 document boxes, 2 flat boxes)
|Coll. Number: ||ms3251|
Brown Brothers Sand Company (located in Howard, Georgia), was started in 1903 as the result of a prank by brothers John, O.C., Rod, Lewis, and William Brown. In later years the company was operated by Carl Brown and his son Steve.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of company ledgers dated 1934-1975 containing accounts and lists of cars of sand shipped, weekly time books listing employee names and pay, business correspondence, printed material, and promotional items. There are photographs and slides of the sand pit, its operation, machinery, and employees. There are also some family photographs.
Arranged by record type.
Brown Brothers Sand Company records. MS 3251. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.