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David Wilson Meadow family papers

David Wilson Meadow family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Wilson Meadow family papers
Creator: Tifton, Albert, -1957
Creator: Tifton, Hilda Meadow, 1888-
Creator: Shackleford & Meadow (Athens, Ga.)
Creator: Meadow, William King, 1891-
Creator: Moseley, Berry T., 1861-
Creator: Meadow, David Wilson, 1852-1917
Creator: Meadow, Susie, 1862-1948
Creator: Meadow family
Inclusive Dates: 1891-1970
Bulk Dates: 1915-1958
Language: English
Extent: 6 Linear Feet (15 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms1558
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of papers of the David Meadows family of Clarke and Madison Counties, Georgia from 1891-1970. Includes correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and photographs. The bulk of the materials pertain to William King Meadow's legal activities with the firms Shackleford and Meadow (Athens, Ga.), Shackleford and Shackleford (Athens, Ga.) and King and Spalding (Atlanta, Ga.) and correspondence pertaining to Meadow's involvement with the American Legion and the organization of units in Georgia. The collection also contains correspondence from William King Meadow during his World War I service in France, correspondence from Berry T. Moseley of Danielsville (Ga.) mainly to Meadow regarding legal activities; materials relating to Albert Tifton's activities as an agent with the Internal Revenue Service; and cash books, receipts, and check stubs for the firm of Shackleford and Meadow. Other correspondents include Howell Cobb, Hilda Meadow Tifton, and Susie Meadow.

Collection Description

Historical Note

David Wilson Meadow (1852-1917), lawyer and judge of Clarke County, Georgia. Married Susie Colbert (1862-1948) in 1886. Children include Hilda (b. 1888), lawyer, married Albert Tilton (d. 1957) in 1925; William King (b. 1891), lawyer and soldier in France during World War I; Kathleen (b. 1897) (Brown); and Harold Letcher (b. 1901).

The David Meadows Family lived in Clarke and Madison Counties. David Meadows was a lawyer and state judge; his son William King Meadows was an attorney in Athens (with the firm Shackleford and Shackleford) and in Atlanta (with the firm King and Spalding); his daughter Hilda Meadows Tilton was an attorney in Athens. David Meadows married Susie Colbert of Athens. Hilda M. Tilton's husband Albert was an Internal Revenue Service agent from New Hampshire where his family operated Tilton's Furriers.

Scope and Content

The collection contains business correspondence of these three lawyers as well as personal correrspondence, legal documents, photographs and other items.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Wilson Meadow family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 21.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American Legion
Athens (Ga.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
Business records.
Clarke County (Ga.)
France -- Description and travel.
King & Spalding
Law firms -- Georgia.
Lawyers -- Georgia.
Madison County (Ga.)
Patriotic societies -- Georgia.
Shackelford & Shackelford (Athens, Ga.)
Taxation -- United States.
United States. Internal Revenue Service
Veterans -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France.

Related Collections in this Repository

See also MS 1365.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Genealogy

boxfolder
11Genealogy
 

Photographs

boxfolder
12Photographs
 

Wills

boxfolder
13Wills
 

Correspondence, 1891-1970

boxfolder
141891
151893
161901
171905
181906
191907
1101908
1111912
1121913
1131915 January-July
1141915 August
1151915 September
1161915 October
1171915 November
1181915 December undated
1191916 January
1201916 February
1211916 March-June
1221916 July-September
1231916 October-December undated
boxfolder
211917 January-June
221917 July-December undated
231918
241919 January-April
251919 May
261919 June
271919 July
281919 August
291919 September
2101919 October
2111919 November
2121919 December
2131919 undated
2141920 January
2151920 February
2161920 March
2171920 April
2181920 May
2191920 June-August
2201920 September
2211920 October
2221920 November
2231920 December, undated
boxfolder
311921
321922 January-May
331922 June-October
341922 November-December, undated
351923 January-February
361923 March-April
371923 May
381923 June
391923 July-September
3101923 October-November
3111923 December, undated
3121924 January-February
3131924 March
3141924 April-May
3151924 June-July
3161924 August-September
3171924 October-November
3181924 December, undated
boxfolder
411925 January-March
421925 April-June
431925 July-August
441925 September-October
451925 November-December, undated
461926 January-February
471926 March-April
481926 May-July
491926 August-October
4101926 November-December, undated
4111927 January-March
4121927 April-June
4131927 July-August
4141927 September-October
4151927 November-December, undated
4161927 cards
boxfolder
511928 January-February
521928 March-April
531928 May-July
541928 August-October
551928 November-December, undated
561929 January-March
571929 April-May
581929 June-August
591929 September-October
5101929 November-December, undated
5111930 January-March
5121930 April-June
5131930 July-September
5141930 October-December, undated
5151930 cards
boxfolder
611931 January-February
621931 March-April
631931 May-June
641931 July-August
651931 September-October
661931 November-December, undated
671932 January-March
681932 April-September
691932 October-December, undated
6101933-1936
6111937-1939
6121940 January-June
6131940 July-December
6141941 January-June
6151941 July-September
6161942 January-March
6171942 April-September
6181942 October-December
6191943 January-March
6201943 April-June
6211943 July-September
6221943 October-December
boxfolder
711944 January-April
721944 May-July
731944 August-October
741944 November-December, undated
751945 January-March
761945 April-June
771945 July-September
781945 October-December
791946 January-April
7101946 May-August
7111946 September-December
7121947 January-May
7131947 June-September
7141947 October-December, undated
7151948 January-March
7161948 April-May
7171948 June-August
7181948 September-October
7191948 November-December, undated
boxfolder
811949 January-February
821949 March
831949 April
841949 May-June
851949 July-September
861949 October-December, undated
871950 January-March
881950 April-May
891950 June-August
8101950 September-October
8111950 November-December, undated
8121951 January-March
8131951 April-July
8141951 August-October
8151951 November-December, undated
8161952 January-March
8171952 April-June
8181952 July-September
8191952 October-December, undated
8201953 January-February
boxfolder
911953 March
921953 April
931953 May
941953 June
951953 July-August
961953 September-October
971953 November-December, undated
981954
991955
9101956
9111957
9121958
9131960-1964
9141965-1970
915Cards, announcements, undated
boxfolder
101undated
102undated
103undated
104undated
 

Efficiency ratings/leave forms

boxfolder
105Efficiency ratings/leave forms
 

Ledgers

boxfolder
106Ledgers
 

Legal documents

boxfolder
107Debts
108Debts
109Debts
1010Insurance
1011Miscellaneous
1012Miscellaneous
1013Miscellaneous
boxfolder
111Partnership
112Power of attorney
113Promissory notes
114Real estate
115Real estate
116Real estate
117Real estate
118Wills & Estates
box
12Legal exercises
 

Miscellaneous

boxfolder
131Misc.
132Misc., notes
133Misc., printed material
 

Clippings

boxfolder
134Clippings
135Clippings
136Clippings
 

Writings

boxfolder
137 Adoption of the Constitution
138 How the Cherokee Rose Received Its Name
139Misc./untitled
1310 Mr. and Mrs. Mushroom Entertain
1311 Over the Toop
1312 The Tree That Owns Itself
1313 Woman's Mission
 

Shackleford & Meadows

box
14Cash book
box
15Checks