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Farmer's Hardware Co. records

Farmer's Hardware Co. records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Farmer's Hardware Co. records
Creator: Farmer's Hardware Co. (Madison, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1876-1962
Language: English
Extent: 6.5 Linear Feet 10 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2460
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Farmer's Hardware Store in Madison, Georgia was opened sometime in the mid 1850's. Originally called the Carbine Hardware Store, it was named for the man who owned and operated it, Mr. P.V. Carbine. In 1907, John L. Moore called a meeting of all stockholders and bought the Carbine Hardware Company and renamed it Farmer's Hardware Company. It is now owned by Ace Hardware.

Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, receipts, orders, printed material, ledgers, and miscelleaneous papers.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of Neta P. Peppers, Peppers & Assc., Madison, Ga., 1986.

Preferred Citation

Farmer's Hardware Co. records, ms2460, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 November 13.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Carbine Hardware Co. (Madison, Ga.)
Carbine, P. V.
Carbine, W. L.
Correspondence.
Hardware industry -- Georgia.
Hardware stores -- Geeorgia -- Madison.
Hardware stores -- Georgia.
Knights of Pythias
Moore, Jno. L.
Receipts (financial records)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11-15Correspondence, 1889-1905
 
boxfolder
21-10Correspondence, 1905-1907
 
boxfolder
31-10Correspondence, 1907-1913
 
boxfolder
41-16Correspondence, 1913-1937
 
417Correspondence Fragments
 
boxfolder
51-12Receipts, 1876-1905
 
boxfolder
61-9Receipts, 1906-1962
 
610Receipts - undated
 
box
7Account Books
 
boxfolder
81Blank Stationary and Envelopes
 
82Capital Stock, 1908
 
83Confederate currency
 
84Contracts
 
85Family Tree
 
86Indictment, 1912
 
87Insurance Policies--Southern Mutual
 
88Knights of Pythias--Circulars, 1904
 
89Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Application for Rank of Knighthood, 1901-1904
 
810Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Arrearage Notice, 1906
 
811Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Dispensation, 1894-1903
 
812Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Envelope
 
813Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Receipts, 1901-1904
 
814Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Semi-Annual Reports, 1901-1903
 
815Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Transfer Cards, 1902-1903
 
816Knights of Pythias--Phoenix Lodge--Pythian Convention, 1904
 
817Licenses--Business, 1910-1917
 
818Licenses--Tax, 1910-1916
 
819List of Legal Tax Payers, 1904
 
820Madison Buggy Co. Records, 1908
 
821Madison City--Town Papers, 1931
 
822Military Records, 1901-1903
 
823Orders, 1889
 
824Orders, 1890-1895
 
825Orders, 1896
 
boxfolder
91Orders, 1896
 
92Orders, 1905-1908
 
93Newspaper Clippings, 1963
 
94Petitions, 1922-1925
 
95Printed Material
 
96Printed Material
 
97Printed Material
 
98Printed Material
 
boxfolder
101Printed Material
 
102Printed Material
 
103Summons, 1913
 
box
11Account Books