Haas and Howell Company records
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Haas and Howell Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Haas and Howell Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Haas and Howell Company records
Dates: 1917-1938
Quantity: 25.38 linear ft. (two record center boxes; 14 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS889

Biographical/Historical Note

Atlanta businessman Aaron Haas founded Aaron Haas and Company in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1891. It specialized in insurance and mortgage lending. When George Arthur Howell joined the firm, it was renamed Haas and Howell. In 1933, the company became Haas, Howell, and Dodd. The company is now a commercial real estate firm, known as Haas and Dodd. The Haas-Howell building, built by the original partners, stands on Poplar Street in downtown Atlanta.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of financial ledgers and cash books for the Haas and Howell Company for the period 1917-1938.


Index Terms

Haas, Aaron, -1912
Haas-Howell Building (Atlanta, Ga.)
Insurance--Georgia--Atlanta
Mortgage loans--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Haas and Howell Company records, MSS 889, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1996

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

MSS OS Box 1.269General insurance cash book - Book 9, 1926-1927
 

Box

MSS OS Box 1.270General insurance cash book - Book 10, 1927-1928
 

Box

MSS OS Box 1.271General insurance cash book - Book 11, 1928-1929
 

Box

MSS OS Box 3.596General ledger, N-Z, 1917-1926
 

Box

MSS OS Box 3.597General ledger, G-M, 1917-1926
 

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MSS OS Box 4.2131Trial balance ledger, 1922-1928
 
2Trial balance ledger, 1928-1930
 
3Trial balance ledger, 1931-1933
 
4Fulton National Bank book and accounts receivable, 1922-1939
 

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MSS OS Box 1.272General insurance cash book - Book 8, 1925-1926
 

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MSS OS Box 1.273General insurance cash book - Book 7, 1923-1925
 

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MSS OS Box 1.2741Loan ledger, 1930-1932
 
2Loan ledger, 1932-1934
 

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10General ledger, A-Z, 1927-1929
 

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11General ledger, A-Z, 1929-1931
 

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MSS OS Box 1.2751Loan ledger, 1935-1936
 
2FHA loans (Haas, Howell, and Dodd), 1936-1938
 

Box

MSS OS Box 1.276General insurance cash book - Book 14, 1930-1931
 

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MSS OS Box 1.277General insurance cash book - Book 13, 1929-1930
 

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MSS OS Box 1.278General insurance cash book - Book 12, 1929
 

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MSS OS Box 1.2821Haas-Howell Building cash book, 1930-1931
 
2Haas-Howell Building cash book, 1931-1934
 
3Haas-Howell Building cash book, 1934-1937
 
4Trial balance ledger, 1934-1936