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Andrew Guy documents of Arrow Company

Collection number: ahc.MSS755f

Scope and Content

This collection primarily contains material related to Andrew Guy's employment at Arrow Company in Atlanta. Items include correspondence, certificates, programs, pamphlets, and the by-laws of the "Twenty Five Year and Retiree Club." Content includes informaton about company operations and history as well as retiree relations.


  • 1963-2001, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Andrew Joseph Guy (1920-2007) was born in Massachusetts to Andrew D. Guy (1898-?) and Louise M. Guy (1897-?). After his family moved to Atlanta, Andrew J. Guy attended Boys' High. He started working at the Arrow Shirt Factory on Murphey Avenue in 1938 as a stenographer and typist, eventually achieving the position of production manager. Arrow Company operated several factories in Georgia, and was a subsidiary of a New England corporation Cluett, Peabody and Co. Guy enlisted as a private in the United States Air Corps in 1941. Two years later he married Marian Theresa O'Rourke (1917-2001) and had six children, Andrew Jr., David G., Anthony, Sue Garner, Patricia Scott, and Larbara Leahy. In 1963 Andrew Guy received a certificate for meritorious service and was inducted into the southern division of Cluett's "Twenty Five Year and Retiree Club." Guy served on leadership positions in the club for several decades.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2003

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.

Andrew Guy documents of Arrow Company
Joshua Whitfield
June 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305