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Cheek Brothers business records

Cheek Brothers business records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cheek Brothers business records
Creator: Cheek Brothers
Inclusive Dates: 1895-1928
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 Hollinger box
Collection Number: ms4280
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Hubert and Thomas Rowland Cheek founded and ran Cheek Brothers, a general merchandise retail business in Bowersville, Georgia that supplied area farm families with seed, fertilizer, and farm implements. Originally named T.R. and H. Cheek, the business was finally named after Hubert Cheek himself.

Scope and Content

This collection contains business files including correspondence, receipts, invoices, mortgages, Fi Fas (levies), and some land documents, maintaining the original order (presumably alphabetic) of two accordian folders.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cheek Brothers business records, ms4280, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bowersville (Ga.)
Business records -- Georgia.
Cheek, Hubert
Cheek, Thomas Rowland
Merchants -- Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-2Business files - folder 1
13-4Business files - folder 2