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Muscogee Mills Collection (MC 146)

Scope and Content Permission to Publish
Provenance Box and Folder List

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the Muscogee Mills records, circa 1868-1965. The records include audits, accounts receivable, ledgers, minutes, financial reports and blueprints.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Muscogee Mills Collection (MC 146) must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Muscogee Mills Collection (MC 146)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

Donated to the Columbus State University Archives in 1995 by Fieldcrest Cannon, Inc.

Note to Researchers

See also:

Swift Family Bible (MC 257)

Swift Manufacturing Company (MC 225)

Swift Spinning Collection (MC 250)

Box and Folder List

Catalogs

  • Catalog 1 Employee Earnings Record, 1961-1963, 6 logs
  • Catalog 2 Unemployed Earnings Record,1963
  • Catalog 3 General Ledger, 1925-1963, 3 logs
  • Catalog 4 Accounts Receivable Ledger, 1958-1963, 5 logs
  • Catalog 5 Miscellaneous Invoices, 1956-1959, 2 logs
  • Catalog 6 Muscogee Manufacturing Stamps, 1943, 3 Qty
  • Catalog 7 Picture Frame of Price Listings, 1931
  • Catalog 8 Shares Log, 1914-1918
  • Catalog 8 Shares Log, 1916-1918
  • Catalog 8 Capital Stocks, 1869-1939
  • Catalog 8 Certificate of Shares Log,1926-1929
  • Catalog 8 Certificate of Shares Log, 1939-1944
  • Catalog 8 Blank Certificate of Shares Log
  • Catalog 8 Shares Log, 1945-1955
  • Catalog 9 Nine Coin Holders
  • Catalog 10 Private Ledger, 1908-1942
  • Catalog 10 Private Ledger, 1953-1963
  • Catalog 11 Commission Statements, 1961-1963
  • Catalog 12 Book Shelf #1 (Accounts Payable Logs), 1912-1947, 26 logs
  • Catalog 12 Book Shelf #2 (Accounts Payable Logs), 1947-1962, 23 logs
  • Catalog 13 Book of Chain Store Vendors, 1942-1957
  • Catalog 14 Production Book Schedule, 1947
  • Catalog 15 Journals, 1902-1963 4 logs
  • Catalog 16 Cash Book, 1875-1881, 2 logs
  • Catalog 17 Payroll Log, 1939-1958
  • Catalog 18 Wage Comparison, 1921
  • Catalog 19 Account of Risk Book, 1866-1886
  • Catalog 20 Sales Book, 1900-1901
  • Catalog 21 Towell Mill Budge Data, 1962
  • Catalog 22 Cash disbursements, 1961
  • Catalog 23 Journal Sheets, 1950-1955
  • Catalog 24 Cash Receipt Journal, 1962
  • Catalog 24 Cash Receipt Journal Sheets, 1962-1963
  • Catalog 25 Stockholder Meeting Minutes, 1893-1918
  • Catalog 25 Stockholder Meeting Minutes, 1919-1964
  • Catalog 25 List of Stockholders, 1877-1938
  • Catalog 25 Stockholder Meeting Minutes, 1963
  • Catalog 25 Stockholder Meeting Minutes, 1876-1919
  • Catalog 25 Stockholder Meeting Minutes, 1876, 1889; photographs
  • Catalog 26 Blueprint of Fieldcrest Mill, 1950
  • Catalog 26 Maps, pictures, newspaper clippings, 1820's-1938, 3 maps, 6 snapshots
  • Catalog 27 Record keeping book, 1909-1931, 2 logs
  • Catalog 28 Trial Balance, 1920-1961, 2 logs
  • Catalog 29 Stock Log, 1935-1939
  • Catalog 30 Log of Materials, 1916-1919, 1 snapshot inside
  • Catalog 31 Log of New Equipment, 1946-1960
  • Catalog 32 Cash Disbursement Purchase Journal, 1963
  • Catalog 33 Subscription of Capital, 1869-1870
  • Catalog 34 Newspaper Articles, 1900-1942
  • Catalog 35 Finishing Report Log, 1932-1938
  • Catalog 36 Accounts Payable Log, 1954
  • Catalog 37 Plant Appraisals, 1917-1924, 7 books
  • Catalog 38 Financial Statements, 1937-1963, 9 books
  • Catalog 39 Insurance Manufacturing Associations, 1930's-1960's, 19 folders
  • Catalog 40 Insurance Files, 1940's-1950's, 17 folders
  • Catalog 41 Financial & Tax Files, 1909-1947, 40 folders
  • Catalog 42 Financial Reports, 1948-1962, 14 folders
  • Catalog 43 Insurance Documents, 1926-1959, 59 folders
  • Catalog 44 Financial Reports, 1948-1962, 35 folders
  • Catalog 45 Year-End Documents, 1951-1963, 14 folders
  • Catalog 46 Financial Documents, 1936-1963, 21 folders
  • Catalog 47 Property Documents, 1950's-1960's
  • Catalog 48 Financial Reports, 1919-1941
  • Catalog 49 Miscellaneous Items, 1934
  • Catalog 50 Journal Logs, 1912-1963, 24 logs
  • Catalog 51 Contracts & Deeds, 1900's-1950's

Inventory

  • 1. Primarily insurance records in file folders, some tax records, NRA poster, Lummus Cotton Gin materials, misc. 1920s-1960s
  • 2.Audits, 1919-1923, balance sheets, 1935-1940; statements of operation, 1930s; strike papers, 1930s; income tax- 1909-1929; newspaper clippings, misc. records from 1920s & 1930s; spinning room
  • 3. [from the left side] legal papers, audits from the 1920s, title abstracts for Muscogee properties with photocopies of deeds, promissory notes from 1925 (appear to be from the directors)
  • 4. Deed records with some plats & legal records, circa 1920s; folder documenting water power dispute with Eagle & Phenix
  • 5. Dye House ledgers & invoices, 6 volumes, 1912-1923, 1923-1928, 1928-1933, 1934-1937, 1954-1957, 1958; 3 vols of indexes to same
  • 6. Accounts Receivable, 5 volumes, late 1950s early 1960s
  • 7. Accounts Receivable, 5 volumes, late 1950s early 1960s
  • 8. Invoice books, 2 volumes, 1956-1959, Sales to chain stores, 1942-1960
  • 9. Box of employee W-2 forms, 1962; Total hours & employees, 1925-1963, 3 volumes; Warehouse Book, 1939-1940; Detailed Cost for Cloth, 1942; New Equipment notebook (looms, etc), 1946-1960; five spools of silk thread; four loom beam measuring sticks; Forms Book, 1932-1943; Order Books, 7 volumes, 1960s
  • 10. American Appraisal Company, 3 volumes, 1917; 2 summaries; 2 supplemental reports, 1923; three packet of blueprints; book of machinery & equipment, buildings, 1926-1945, 1947-1963; Official Building Code of Columbus
  • 11. Centennial editions of the Columbus Enquirer & Ledger, 1928; misc. tax records, folder, 1920s-1960s; Purchasing Record, 1916-1919; photographs of Muscogee Mfg display, and drying cans being delivered; notes receivable & notes payable, 1924-1944
  • 12. Stockholders, Directors Minutes, 1969-72, 1876-1890, 1896-1900, 1900-1963; 1963; Muscogee Mfg Annual Report, 1873; List of Stockholders, 1877-1939; folder containing legal in connection with stock certificates, 1950s
  • 13. Stock Certificates, 1869-1939, 1926-1929, 1939-1944, 1945-1956, & a book of blanks; Bond certificates canceled, 1914-1918; Receipt book for additional stock issue, 1916-1918
  • 14. Monthly accounts, 1911-1922, 1922-1931; Ledger, 1925-1941, 1958-1961, 1963; Trial Balance volumes, 1920-1942, 1943-1963
  • 15. Financial statements, volumes, 1937-1938, 1940, 1941-1943, 1947, 1951, 1952-1953, 1954, 1959, 1961, & 1963
  • 16. Private Ledger Transfers, 1905-1945, 1958-1961; Commission statements, 1961; Towel Production, loose-leaf notebook, 1961-1963
  • 17. Four change trays for paying; two with depressions; blueprint of Muscogee, 1950s

Loose Records

  • Folder 1: 8 volumes employees records, 1961-1963
  • Folder 2: Journal sheets, 1950-1955 [wrapped in brown paper]
  • Folder 3: Journal, 1956-1963
  • Folder 4: Cash disbursement & purchase journal, 1961 [wrapped in the brown paper], 1963
  • Folder 5: Cash receipts, 1962, 1962-1963 [wrapped in brown paper]
  • Folder 6: Framed price list of Muscogee Mfg products, 1931
  • Folder 7: From two cabinets in basement: 50 volumes of ledgers, 1