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Athens Hardware Company records

Athens Hardware Company records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Hardware Company records
Creator: Athens Hardware Company (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1876-1929
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1680
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Athens Hardware Company, Athens, Georgia, previously known as Childs, Nickerson & Co., and Childs & Co.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the Athens Hardware Company (Athens, Georgia), and its predecessors Childs & Co. and Childs, Nickerson, & Co. from 1876-1929. Includes account ledgers of the Athens Hardware Company, order book for Childs & Co., account ledger of Childs, Nickerson & Co., and letter book of Reuben Nickerson.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens Hardware Company records, ms 1680, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Athens (Ga.)
Business records.
Childs, Asaph King, 1820-1902
Clarke County (Ga.)
Hardware stores -- Georgia.
Letter books.
Merchants -- Georgia.
Nickerson, Reuben

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Childs, Nickerson & Co. records, ms 83; William and Susan Tate papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Orderbook A, inscribed A.K. Childs & Co., 1876-1878
12Ledger, 1878-1882
13Ledger, 1891
14Letterbook of Reuben Nickerson, 1898-[1903]
15Checkstub book, 1909-1913
16Ledger, Personal accts., 1915-1929
17Ledger, Childs, Nickerson & Co.; Accounts booklet, undated
19Miscellaneous, 1897-1899
The Fraternal Union pamphlet; Christmas card; St. Elmer Lodge #40 receipt; Western Union telegram; letter