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Childs, Nickerson & Co. records

Childs, Nickerson & Co. records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Childs, Nickerson & Co. records
Creator: Childs, Nickerson & Company (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: Nicholson, Reeves & Wynn (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1861-1887
Bulk Dates: 1861
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: ms83
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

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

Scope and Content

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.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Childs, Nickerson & Co. (Athens, Ga.) records, ms83, 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

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

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Athens Hardware Company records, ms1680 and William and Susan Tate papers, ms2858.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11January 1-10, 1861
12January 11-20, 1861
13January 21-31, 1861
14February 1-10, 1861
15February 11-20, 1861
16February 21-28, 1861
17Empty envelopes
18March 1-10, 1861
19March 11-14, 1861
110March 15-20, 1861
111March 21-25, 1861
112March 26-31, 1861
113September 1-10, 1861
114September 11-20, 1861
115September 21-30, 1861
116October 1-10, 1861
117October 11-20, 1861
118October 21-31, 1861
121Resolutions re Death of Isaac Nickerson, May 6, 1902