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Chicopee Manufacturing Company records

Chicopee Manufacturing Company records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Chicopee Manufacturing Company records
Creator: Chicopee Manufacturing Company (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1824-1975
Language: English
Extent: 11.5 Linear Feet 22 documents boxes, 1 half box, 2 oversized boxes, 1 slide box, 2 items, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms1664
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the Chicopee Manufacturing Company (Athens, Ga.) and its predecessor, the Athens Manufacturing Company, from 1824-1975. Includes correspondence, financial condition reports (1936-1953), legal papers (1824-1975), photographs, account ledger (1910-1914), and two minute books (1835-1935) which document the management and activities of a cotton manufacturing plant.

Collection Description

Historical Note

In 1950, Chicopee Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, purchased the Athens Manufacturing Company in Athens, Georgia to produce cotton products. The Athens Manufacturing Company was established in 1828 as a cotton mill.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chicopee Manufacturing Company (Athens, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 June 16.

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.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Business records.
Cotton manufacture -- Georgia.
Manufactures -- Georgia.
Mills and mill-work -- Georgia.
Minutes (administrative records)
Textile industry -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Abbott Machine Company
 
12Abstract of property owned, 1953
 
13Abstract of property owned by Southern Mfg. Co.
 
14Aetna Life and Casualty-receipts, certificates
 
15Appraisal of property, 1979
 
16Athens Agricultural Fair
 
17Athens Historical Society-certificate to Marvin Doster, 1963
 
18Athens Manufacturing Company-abstract of title
 
19Atlanta Gas Light Company
 
110Bloomfield Water Power Company-stock certificates, 1889
 
111Blueprint-O. D. Grimes property, Broad St., Athens
 
112Bond-Athens Manufacturing Company, 1927
 
113Brazil office
 
114Business licenses, 1933-1966
 
boxfolder
21Account books, 1925-1946
 
22Account books, 1944-1945
 
23Account books, 1943-1946
 
24Account books, 1944-1946
 
25Account books, 1951
 
26Account books, 1951
 
27Account books, 1951
 
box
3Chicopee Awards, Certificates
Sponsor C. Y. A. Colts, 1972
Hearing Conservation Noise Control, Inc.
Safety Award, 1966-1968
 
boxfolder
41C. L. Upchurch & Sons
 
42Cancelled checks, 1932
 
43Canteen contract, 1954-1960
 
44Canteen liability policies
 
45Charter
 
46Claghorn, Herring & Co.-letter, 1871
 
47Clippings, 1932 1949
 
48Clippings-25th anniversary of Chicopee in Hall County, 1952
 
49Clippings, 1958-1959
 
410Clippings, 1961-1973
 
411Clippings, undated
 
412Continental Insurance Company, 1963
 
413Correspondence, 1912-1979
 
414Cotton inventory, 1939 1940 1945 1950
 
415Creed
 
box
5The Chairman's Report, Annual meeting of stockholders, April 13, 1976 (Videotape)
 
5Johnson & Johnson, The Corporate Credo (Videotape)
 
5Interview with Johnson & Johnson board of directors after stockholders meeting, on April 13, 1976 (Videotape)
 
5Athens Manufacturing Company minute books (Microfilm (2))
 
boxfolder
61Directors meeting, 1926-1945
 
62Employee forms
 
63Environmental protection, 1979
 
64Examination of books, 1914
 
65Expense report, 1958
 
66Factory Insurance Association inspections, 1971-1976
 
67Factory Mutual Engineering, 1977-1979
 
68Field book-Athens city engineer, 1939
 
boxfolder
71Financial condition, 1929
 
72Financial condition, 1933
 
73Financial condition, 1934
 
74Financial condition, 1935
 
75Financial condition, 1936
 
76Financial condition, 1937
 
77Financial condition, 1938
 
78Financial condition, 1939
 
79Financial condition, 1940
 
710Financial condition, 1941
 
711Financial condition, 1942
 
712Financial condition, 1943
 
713Financial condition, 1944
 
714Financial condition, 1945
 
715Financial condition, 1946
 
boxfolder
81Financial condition, 1947
 
82Financial condition, 1948 January-April
 
83Financial condition, 1948 May-August
 
boxfolder
91Financial condition, 1949
 
92Financial condition, 1950 January-April
 
93Financial condition, 1950 May-September
 
94Financial condition, 1950 October-December
 
95Financial condition, 1951 1953
 
boxfolder
101Georgia Power Company
 
102History
 
103Inventory of office furniture, 1950
 
104L. M. Leathers Company-bills, 1938-1939
 
105Legal papers-list of deeds
 
106Machinery and operating manual, 1976
 
107Machinery sales, 1933-1934
 
108Maintenance agreement-National Cash Register Co., 1948
 
109Material made at plant, 1865-1870
 
1010Miscellaneous
 
1011Motion Time Analysis instruction course-Marvin Doster, 1961
 
boxfolder
111Legal papers, 1824
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
112Legal papers, 1825
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
113Legal papers, 1829
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
114Legal papers, 1832
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
115Legal papers, 1833
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
116Legal papers, 1835
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
117Legal papers, 1840
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
118Legal papers, 1843
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
119Legal papers, 1846
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1110Legal papers, 1847
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1111Legal papers, 1848
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1112Legal papers, 1850
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1113Legal papers, 1851
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1114Legal papers, 1862
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1115Legal papers, 1863
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1116Legal papers, 1864
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1117Legal papers, 1865
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1118Legal papers, 1866
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1119Legal papers, 1867
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1120Legal papers, 1868
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1121Legal papers, 1869
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1122Legal papers, 1870
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1123Legal papers, 1871
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1124Legal papers, 1872
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1125Legal papers, 1873
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1126Legal papers, 1874
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1127Legal papers, 1876
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1128Legal papers, 1878
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1129Legal papers, 1879
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1130Legal papers, 1880
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1131Legal papers, 1881
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1132Legal papers, 1882
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1133Legal papers, 1883
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1134Legal papers, 1884
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1135Legal papers, 1885
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1136Legal papers, 1886
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1137Legal papers, 1887
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1138Legal papers, 1888
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1139Legal papers, 1889
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1140Legal papers, 1890
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1141Legal papers, 1891
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1142Legal papers, 1892
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1143Legal papers, 1894
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1144Legal papers, 1897
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1145Legal papers, 1898
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
boxfolder
121Legal papers, 1901
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
122Legal papers, 1902
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
123Legal papers, 1903
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
124Legal papers, 1904
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
125Legal papers, 1905
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
126Legal papers, 1906
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
127Legal papers, 1907
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
128Legal papers, 1908
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
129Legal papers, 1909
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1210Legal papers, 1910
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1211Legal papers, 1911
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1212Legal papers, 1914
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1213Legal papers, 1915
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1214Legal papers, 1916
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1215Legal papers, 1917
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1216Legal papers, 1918
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1217Legal papers, 1919
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1218Legal papers, 1920
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1219Legal papers, 1922
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1220Legal papers, 1923
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1221Legal papers, 1924
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1222Legal papers, 1925
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1223Legal papers, 1926
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1224Legal papers, 1927
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1225Legal papers, 1928
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1226Legal papers, 1929
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
boxfolder
131Legal papers, 1932
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
132Legal papers, 1933
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
133Legal papers, 1934
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
134Legal papers, 1935
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
135Legal papers, 1937
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
136Legal papers, 1938
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
137Legal papers, 1939
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
138Legal papers, 1940
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
139Legal papers, 1941
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1310Legal papers, 1942
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1311Legal papers, 1943
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1312Legal papers, 1944
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1313Legal papers, 1946
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1314Legal papers, 1947
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1315Legal papers, 1948
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1316Legal papers, 1949
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1317Legal papers, 1951
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1318Legal papers, 1952
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1319Legal papers, 1953
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1320Legal papers, 1954
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1321Legal papers, 1957
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1322Legal papers, 1959
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1323Legal papers, 1960
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
1324Legal papers, 1975
includes deeds, bonds, wills, indentures, etc.
 
boxfolder
141National Labor Relations Board case-Athens Mfg. Co. & Textile Workers Union, 1947-1948
 
142Operating Routine Manual-Teletypewriter system, 1955
 
143Plant Industrial Security Manual, 1959
 
144Plats
 
145Printed material re: Chicopee and Johnson & Johnson
 
146Property lists, 1951-1953
 
147Proxies, 1944
 
148Quillian, D. D.-signature plate
 
149Receipts
 
1410Retirement
 
1411Royston Feed & Produce Co.-letter re:, 1946
 
boxfolder
151Photographs, Chicopee building-exterior
 
152Photographs, Chicopee-interior
 
153Photographs, Employees
 
154Photographs, Employees at work
 
155Photographs, Employee parties
 
156Photographs, 25 year club, 1958
 
157Photographs, 25 year club, 1969
 
158Photographs, 25 year club, 1970
 
159Photographs, 25 year club, 1971
 
1510Photographs, 25 year club, undated
 
1511Photographs, 25 year club, undated
 
1512Photographs, 25 year club, undated
 
1513Photographs, Sports
 
1514Photographs, Tornado, flood damage in Athens
 
1515Photographs, Miscellaneous
 
1516Photographs, Negatives
 
boxfolder
161Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Correspondence, 1939-1942
 
162Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Application for loan, 1938
 
163Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Loan agreement, 1939
 
164Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Legal papers, 1938-1942
 
165Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Accounts and notes
 
166Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Receipts and correspondence re: addition to mill, Golian Steel & Iron Co.
 
167Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Receipts re: addition to mill
 
168Reconstruction Finance Corporation-Receipts re: addition to mill
 
boxfolder
171Safe combination
 
172Sales, 1950-1960
 
173Sewer use, 1971-1979
 
174Specifications currently in production
 
175Spinning and preparation departments procedure
 
boxfolder
181Stock certificates, 1840's
 
182Stock certificates, 1850's
 
183Stock certificates, 1860's
 
184Stock certificates, 1870's
 
185Stock certificates, 1880's
 
186Stock certificates, 1890's
 
187Stock certificate transfers
 
188Stockholders meeting notices, 1926-1945
 
189Stockholder meeting minutes, proxies, 1926-1942
 
boxfolder
191Tax-City of Athens, 1948-1970
 
192Tax-corporation, 1917-1950
 
193Tax-intangibles, 1943-1950
 
194Tax-property, 1925-1969
 
195Tax-correspondence re:, 1933-1974
 
196Tax-forms, notes
 
197Time Study School Notes-Marvin Doster, 1959
 
198Training reports, weekly, 1966-1968
 
199Warranty on machinery, 1966
 
1910Warranty on payroll checks-Burroughs Corp., 1965
 
1911Water rights, 1976-1977
 
boxfolder
201Work Order Book "Style 0 to 4.00" (Pages removed from binder)
 
202Word Order Book "Style 4.01 to 10.00" (Pages removed from binder)
 
203Work Order Book "Style 10.01 to above" (Pages removed from binder)
 
boxfolder
211Work Order Book "complete contracts" (Pages removed from binder)
 
212Work Order Book "complete contracts" (Pages removed from binder)
 
213Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
214Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
215Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
216Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
217Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
boxfolder
221Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
222Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
boxfolder
231Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
232Work Order Book "Exps. #" (Pages removed from binder)
 
233Work Order Book "Cotton Exp. Nos." (Pages removed from binder)
 
234Work Order Book "Cotton" (Pages removed from binder)
 
235Work Order Book, unlabelled (Pages removed from binder)
 
box
24Ledger, 1910-1914
 
24Inventory
 
24Specifications - Construction of mill addition, 1955
 
box
25Minute Book, 1835-1904
 
25Minute Book, 1905-1935
 
25Scrapbook
 
box
26Slides
 
Oversize Material
oversized_folder
1CAerial photograph of Chicopee
1CGroup photograph of unidentified men
1CDiploma to R. L. Bloomfield by Southern States Agricultural and Industrial Exposition for best display of ginghams, 1876
1CBlueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. Mill #2, 1938
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. fan room, 1940
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. duct plan and details, 1940 1941
Blueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co.-Cemetery Street, 1939
oversized_folder
1CBlueprint of Athens Manufacturing Co. between GA RR & S.A.L rights of way, 1938
1CPlat of Property of J. D. Lester, undated
1CPlat of Athens Manufacturing Co., 1906
1CPlat of Property of Athens Manufacturing Co.-Cemetery Street, 1939
1CPlat of Map of portion of Carr estate, 1875
1CPlat of Athens Manufacturing Co., 1927
1CPlat of Chicopee, 1951
1CPlat of Property and road easement donated to City of Athens by Chicopee, 1953
1CPlat of Lot sold to E. O. Aaron by Chicopee, 1954
1CPlat of Proposed extension of Vine Street and bridge across Trail Creek
1CPlat of Property of Athens Manufacturing Co., 1951
1CPlat of Property sold to J. J. Canupp by Chicopee, 1954 (3 plats)
1CPlat of Property subdivided in East Athens by Athens Manufacturing Co., 1948
1CPlat of Property in area of East Broad, First Street, Herman Street, and Vine Street
1CPlat of Lots in various sections of East Athens (4 plats)
 
Artifacts
item
1Scale, tin
item
2Box of Weights