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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.
Hardware industry -- Georgia.
Hardware stores -- Geeorgia -- Madison.
Hardware stores -- Georgia.
Knights of Pythias
Moore, Jno. L.
Receipts (financial records)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-15Correspondence, 1889-1905
21-10Correspondence, 1905-1907
31-10Correspondence, 1907-1913
41-16Correspondence, 1913-1937
417Correspondence Fragments
51-12Receipts, 1876-1905
61-9Receipts, 1906-1962
610Receipts - undated
7Account Books
81Blank Stationary and Envelopes
82Capital Stock, 1908
83Confederate currency
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
91Orders, 1896
92Orders, 1905-1908
93Newspaper Clippings, 1963
94Petitions, 1922-1925
95Printed Material
96Printed Material
97Printed Material
98Printed Material
101Printed Material
102Printed Material
103Summons, 1913
11Account Books