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Atlanta Guano Company order book

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS733f

Scope and Content

This collection contains one order book with removable pages, listing products for sale with sacks as the unit of measurement. Notations and signatures are included in the book.

Dates

  • approximately 1890

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Atlanta Guano Company of Atlanta, Georgia, imported, manufactured, and sold guano and phosphatic fertilizers in the 1890s. President John M. Green directed the business, located in the Gate City National Bank Building on the corner of Alabama and Pryor Streets and later on Temple Court. The manufacturing operation and acid chambers were located at Clark's Cove Station on the Central Railroad seven miles from Atlanta. The company offered fertilizers such as Eddystone Guano, Rainbow Phosphate, and Soluble Bone. Additional historical information about the company has not been determined.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2016

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2016.

Creator

Title
Atlanta Guano Company order book
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
September 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
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