Childs, Nickerson & Co. records

Childs, Nickerson & Co. records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Childs, Nickerson & Company (Athens, Ga.).
Creator: Nicholson, Reeves & Wynn (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Childs, Nickerson & Co. records
Dates: 1861-1887 (bulk 1861)
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of Childs, Nickerson & Co. and its predecessor, Nicholson, Reeves & Wynn (Athens, Ga.) from 1861-1887. Primarily composed of correspondence and invoices for Nicholson, Reeves & Wynn (1861) and Childs, Nickerson & Co. (1866-1877), relating to the buying and selling of hardware goods.
Coll. Number: ms83

Biographical/Historical Note

Nicholson, Reeves & Wynn, a hardware store in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia. Name was changed to Childs, Nickerson & Co. around 1865. Partners in the company included Asaph King Childs, Rufus Reeves, and Reuben Nickerson.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Business records.
Childs, Asaph King, 1820-1902
Clarke County (Ga.)
Hardware stores--Georgia.
Merchants--Georgia.
Nickerson, Reuben
Reeves, Rufus
Stores, Retail--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

Childs, Nickerson & Co. (Athens, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Athens Hardware Company records and William and Susan Tate papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Letters and Invoices

BoxFolder
11January 1-10, 1861
2January 11-20, 1861
3January 21-31, 1861
4February 1-10, 1861
5February 11-20, 1861
6February 21-28, 1861
7Empty envelopes
8March 1-10, 1861
9March 11-14, 1861
10March 15-20, 1861
11March 21-25, 1861
12March 26-31, 1861
13September 1-10, 1861
14September 11-20, 1861
15September 21-30, 1861
16October 1-10, 1861
17October 11-20, 1861
18October 21-31, 1861
191866-1879
201880-1887
 

Series 2: Resolutions re Death of Isaac Nickerson, May 6, 1902

BoxFolder
121Series 2 Resolutions re Death of Isaac Nickerson, May 6, 1902
 

Series 3: Undated Material

BoxFolder
122Series 3 Undated Material