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Eagle & Phenix / W. C. Bradley Collection (MC 13)

Organizational Note

pending

 

Scope and Content

This collection mostly consists of records of the Eagle and Phenix Mills of Columbus, Georgia. In addition there are some records of Columbus Textile Manufacturers Association and the Eagle and Phenix Club.

Dates: pending
Number of boxes: pending
Number of loose items: pending

 

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Eagle & Phenix / W. C. Bradley Collection (MC 13) must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Eagle & Phenix / W.C. Bradley Collection (MC 13)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia

 

Note to Researchers:
See also:

G. Gunby Jordan Collection (MC 12)
Wallace P. Culpepper Collection (MC 54)

 

Box and Item List

Series 1: Land Records (water lots) and Eagle & Phenix Manufacturing Company (1828-1896)

(Includes material related to Carter's Factory, Howard's Mill, R. L. Mott, R. J. Moses, Rock Island Paper Mill, Winter's Palace Mills, etc.)

Box 1 - Pending

Series 2: Eagle & Phenix Mills (1897-1947)

Box 1
Eagle & Phenix Mills. Board of Directors. Minutes -- 1898-1905
Eagle & Phenix Mills. Board of Directors. Minutes -- 1905-1913
Eagle & Phenix Mills. Board of Directors and Stockholders. Minutes. 1914-1922.
Eagle & Phenix Mills. Board of Directors and Stockholders. Minutes. 1922-1934
Eagle & Phenix Mills. Board of Directors and Stockholders. Minutes. 1934-1943
*Board of Directors Minutes, 1898-December 1905 (Box 1, Item 2)
*Board of Directors Minutes, 1905-1913 (Box 1, Item 3)
*Board of Directors and Shareholders Minutes ("No. 3"), Feb. 1914-Oct. 1922 (Box 1, Item 5)
*Board of Directors and Shareholders Minutes ("No. 4"), 1922-1934 (Box 1, Item 6)
*Board of Directors and Shareholders Minutes ("No. 5"), 1934-1943 (Box 1, Item 7)

Box 2
Item 1: Appraisals of the Eagle & Phenix Mills, No. 1, April 8, 1909
Item 2: Appraisals of the Eagle & Phenix Mills, No. 2, April 8, 1909
Item 3: Appraisals of the Eagle & Phenix Mills, No. 3, April 8, 1909
Item 4: Appraisals of the Eagle & Phenix Mills, No. 1, November 20, 1910
Item 5: Appraisals of the Eagle & Phenix Mills, No. 2, November 20, 1910
Item 6: Appraisals of the Eagle & Phenix Mills, No. 3, November 20, 1910
Item/Folder 7: Appraisal Summaries, November 20, 1910
Item/Folder X: Appraisal Summaries, April 8, 1909

[13 more boxes - pending]

Separate box:
Eagle & Phenix Club Minutes, April 1899-April 1904
Folder of Eagle & Phenix Club papers

Series 3: Fairforest Company (Eagle & Phenix Division; 1947-1979)

(Fairforest Company was a subsidiary of Reeves Brothers; see Box 1 Folder 2 for more detail)

Box 1

Folder 1: Sale of Eagle & Phenix Mills to Fairforest Finishing Company, 1947
Folder 2: Newspaper clippings re sale of Eagle & Phenix Mills to Fairforest, 1947
Folder 3: Correspondence about salaries, 1945-1948
Folder 4: Wage and Salary Memoranda, 1948-1949
Folder 5: Specifications for electrical installation, 1948
Folder 6: Finished Goods, 1948-1949
Folder 7: Unfinished Goods, 1948-1949
Folder 8: Inventory, Goods, 1947-1948
Folder 9: Inventory, Goods, 1948
Folder 10: Waste Inventory Journal, 1947-1954
Folder 11: Waste Inventory Journal, 1954-1955
Folder 12: Ledger, 1950-1951
Folder 13: Ledger, 1952-1954
Folder 14: Ledger, 1953-1954
Folder 15: Ledger, 1953-1956
Folder 16: Financial, 1947
Folder 17: Financial, 1948
Folder 18: Financial, 1948

Box 2

Folder 1: Financial, 1949
Folder 2: Financial, 1950
Folder 3: Financial, 1951
Folder 4: Financial, 1951
Folder 5: Financial, 1952
Folder 6: Financial, 1952
Folder 7: Financial, 1953
Folder 8: Cancelled checks (1of 2)
Folder 9: Cancelled checks (2 of 2)
Folder 10: Bills of Lading, July-October 1978
Folder 11: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978
Folder 12: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978

Box 3

Folder 1: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978
Folder 2: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978-1979
Folder 3: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978-1979
Folder 4: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978-1979
Folder 5: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978-1979
Folder 6: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978-1979
Folder 7: Bills of Lading (greige and finished goods), 1978-1979
Folder 8: Bills of Lading (greige goods), 1978-1979
Folder 9: Bills of Lading (greige goods), 1978-1979
Folder 10: Bills of Lading (greige goods), 1978-1979
Folder 11: Bills of Lading (greige goods), 1979
Folder 12: Bills of Lading (greige goods), 1979
Folder 13: Bills of Lading (greige goods), 1979

Series 4: Other Business Records (3 boxes)

Box 1: Columbus Iron Works (1933-1939) and Columbus Manufacturing Company (1925-1940)

Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1933
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1934
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1935 (1), includes letter from vice president
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1935 (2)
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1937
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1938
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1939
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1940
Columbus Iron Works, Financial, 1941
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1929
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1934-1936
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1937-1938
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1939-1940
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1941
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Correspondence, etc., re: superintendent position, 1925
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Letters of Recommendation re: applicants for superintendent position, 1925 (1 of 2); names include S. H. Beck, W. R. Cook, A. Culberson, W. H. Epps, W. H. Gibson, W. J. Grant, J. G. Hogue, W. P. Holt, W. B. Holt, G. H. Leitner, H. D. Martin
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Letters of Recommendation re: applicants for superintendent position, 1925 (1 of 2); names include A. F. McIntyre, T. M. McEntire, T. J. McNeely, J. C. Montjoy, G. W. Murphy, W. A. Prince, J. L. Robinson, W. P. Robinson, O. W. Smith, T. B. Stevenson, C. H. Weiser
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Columbus Manufacturing Company Organizational Chart, 1933
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Henry L. Bailey and D. Abbot Turner, correspondence about production related to strike, October 1934
Columbus Manufacturing Company, Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 2: W. C. Bradley Company (1932-1941) and Bradley Manufacturing Company (1921-1941)

W. C. Bradley Company, Financial, 1931-1932
W. C. Bradley Company, Financial, 1934-1936
W. C. Bradley Company, Financial, 1937-1938
W. C. Bradley Company, Financial, 1940-1941
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1921-1924
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1924-1926
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1927-1929
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1930, 1932
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1935, 1937
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1938-1939
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1940
Bradley Manufacturing Company, Financial, 1941

Box 3: Textile Manufacturers Associations (1902-1930), Gate City Cotton Mills (Atlanta, Georgia; 1926-1936), Grocery Companies (1924-1940),  and Columbus Bank & Trust Company, 1932-1939

Columbus Textile Manufacturers Association, Cash Account Journal, 1902-1931
Columbus Textile Manufacturers Association, Minutes Scrapbook, 1915-1928
Columbus Textile Manufacturers Association, Wage Comparison, 1921
Columbus Textile Operating Executives, Constitution and By-Laws (with draft), 1928
Correspondence, Columbus Textile Manufacturers Association and Muscogee County Textile Manufacturers Association, 1925, 1928 (esp. re: Industrial High School)
Columbus Textile Manufacturers Association and Muscogee County Textile Manufacturers Association, Finances and Miscellaneous, 1915-1930
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1926
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1927
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1928
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1929
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1930
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1931
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1932
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1933-1934
Gate City Cotton Mills, Financial, 1935-1936
Columbus Grocery and Supply Company, Financial, 1926-1927
Columbus Grocery and Supply Company, Financial, 1929-1930
Columbus Grocery and Supply Company, Financial, 1931-1932
Columbus Grocery and Supply Company, Financial, 1933
Columbus Grocery and Supply Company, Financial, 1937
Columbus Grocery and Supply Company, Financial, 1938-1940
Salem Company, Financial, 1924, and Gold Hill Company, Financial, 1932 (predecessors to Eufaula Grocery Company
Eufaula Grocery Company, Financial, 1932-1933
Eufaula Grocery Company, Financial, 1934
Eufaula Grocery Company, Financial, 1935-1936
Columbus Bank & Trust Company, finances, 1935
Columbus Bank & Trust Company, finances, 1937
Columbus Bank & Trust Company, finances, 1939
Columbus Bank & Trust, Trust Department, finances, 1932
Columbus Bank & Trust, Trust Department, finances, 1933
Columbus Bank & Trust, Trust Department, finances, 1934
Columbus Bank & Trust, Trust Department, finances, 1935
Columbus Bank & Trust, Trust Department, finances, 1936

Series 5: W. C. Bradley Personal and Family papers

pending