A. A. Malizia collection

A. A. Malizia collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: A. A. Malizia collection
Creator: Malizia, Anthony A., 1921-1996
Inclusive Dates: 1950-1998
Language: English
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet 4 boxes
Collection Number: ms3051
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Anthony A. Malizia joined Snapper Power Equipment (producer of lawn care equipment and formerly known as McDonough Power Equipment) in 1950 as a field salesman. He worked his way up through the positions of sales manager, vice president, and vice chairman. In 1975 he became president and chief operating officer, and in 1980, chairman and chief executive officer. He retired in 1990.

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of material related to Malizia's career with Snapper Power Equipment, including clippings and printed material, appointment books, financial papers, letters, and other business related material. Also included are photographs, slides, awards, and memorabilia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

A. A. Malizia collection, ms3051, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Business, 1977-1986

boxfolder
11Appointment books, 1977, 1980
12Appointment books, 1982-1983
13Appointment book, 1984
14Appointment books, 1986
15Biographical information
16Business cards
 

2. Clippings, 1968-1998

boxfolder
171968
181970
191978
1101980
1111985
1121986
1131987
1141988
1151989
1161990
1171992
1181993
1191996
1201997
1211998
122Undated clippings
 

3. Financial Records and Correspondence

boxfolder
123Financial material (personal)
124Financial material (business)
125History of Snapper Power Equipment
126Letters (business), 1982-1999
127Letters, memos to Snapper employees and others
128Lists
129Logos
130Notes
131Poem about A. A. Malizia
 

4. Printed Material, 1962-1995

boxfolder
1321962
1331964
1341973
1351980
1361984
1371985
1381986
1391987
1401989
1411990
1421991
1431993
1441995
145Undated materials
 

5. Photographs, 1976-1989

boxfolder
21-3A.A. Malizia
24-6A.A. Malizia - business activities
27A.A. Malizia with celebrities
28A.A. Malizia with family and friends
29Atlanta Braves Game. Snapper Day, 1983
210Atlanta Braves Game. Snapper Day, 1986
211-12Atlanta Braves Game. Snapper Day, undated
213Bermuda trip, 1975 June
214Bliss Power Lawn Equipment Co.
215Dealer meetings, 1986 & 1989
216Fuqua, J. B.
217Germany Trade Show, 1984
218Hilton Head, S.C. trip
219Italy-Rome
220Japan meeting, 1982 (?)
221Los Angeles Dodgers game
222Louisville, KY-Trade show, 1982
223McDonough Foundry & Machine Company
224McDonough Power Equipment. Ft. Worth Division, 1976-1977
225OPEI Retirement Party, 1989
226Robinson, Richard
227Snapper for Liberty
228Snapper lawn mowers
229Snapper Power Equipment Company
230Trade show - Unknown location, 1986
231Unidentified people
232-34Washington D.C. trip. Smithsonian Institution
 

6. Slides, 1969-1975

boxfolder
31A. A. Malizia on riding mower
32A. A. Malizia, 1973 February
33A. A. Malizia, 1975 February
34Rosalie's prom, 1970 March
35Belgium, Italy trip, 1972 October
36Italy trip
37London
38Mexico City trip, 1969 November
39Nassau. M. S. Skyward cruise, 1970 March
310Nassau & Orlando, FL trip
311Smithsonian trip
312Switzerland trip, 1969 May
313Virgin Islands, Venezuela trip, 1970 November
314Nude women
 

7. Oversize and Ephemena

box
4Awards, Memorabilia, Film, Tape
oversized_folder
1BPoster and photograph

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