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Dozier Land Company records

Dozier Land Company records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dozier Land Company records
Creator: National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.)
Creator: Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: American Land Company (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1905-1920
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (5 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms26
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Dozier Land Company was an Athens, Georgia, company that focused on land and real estate development in Athens and Augusta. It was formed from the merger of the American Land Company (Athens, GA) and the National Land Company (Augusta, GA). The Dozier Land company closed its doors around 1955 after being bought out by the Tanner Company.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.) and its predecessors, the American Land Company (Athens, Ga.) and the National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.), from 1905-1920 and contains mostly correspondence relating to residential real estate development in Augusta and Athens, Georgia. Correspondents include Thomas H. Dozier, James Howard Dozier, W.B. Dozier, and Olin A. Dozier. Of particular interest is correspondence relating to the hiring of balloon ascensionists as a publicity gimmick.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged mainly in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.) records, ms26, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Donated by Dozier Lumber Co. in 1955.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)
Dozier, James Howard, 1869-
Dozier, Olin A. (Olin Arnold), 1878-
Dozier, Thomas H.
Dozier, W. B.
Real estate business -- Georgia.
Real estate development -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11American Land Company, 1905
12American Land Company, 1906
13American Land Company , Jan.-June 1907
14American Land Company , July-Dec.1907
15American Land Company, 1908
16American Land Company, 1909
17American Land Company, 1910
18American Land Company , 1911
21American Land Company, 1912
22American Land Company, 1913
23American Land Company, 1914
24American Land Company, 1915
25American Land Company, 1916
26American Land Company, 1917-1919
27American Land Company , January 1920
28American Land Company , February 1920
29American Land Company , March 1920
31American Land Company, April 1920
32American Land Company , May 1920
33American Land Company , June 1920
34American Land Company , July 1920
41American Land Company , August 1920
42American Land Company, Sept. 1920
43American Land Company , Oct. 1920
44American Land Company , Nov. 1920
45American Land Company, Dec. 1920
51American Land Company blank forms
52American Land Company balloon material
53American Land Company maps and blueprints
54American Land Company advertising material
55American Land Company advertising material