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Walter McElreath papers

Walter McElreath papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter McElreath papers
Creator: McElreath, Walter, 1867-1951
Inclusive Dates: 1910-1949
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms43
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Walter McElreath was an Atlanta attorney, businessman and chairman of the board of the Atlanta Federal Savings and Loan. He was also one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Walter McElreath from 1910-1949. The papers contain writings and speeches of McElreath. The majority of the writings deal with the Georgia Constitution and Georgia history. The speeches, given before bar associations, historical groups, and while he was in the legislature, deal with Georgia government and politics, law, the Georgia constitution, and Georgia history.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter McElreath papers, ms 43, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.

General Notes

Donated by Albert Saye in 1957.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Constitutions, State -- Georgia.
Georgia -- History.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives
Historians -- Georgia.
Law -- Interpretation and construction.
Legislators -- Georgia.
Speeches (documents)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Articles, 1943, undated
12Articles, stories, etc., 1937, undated
13Correspondence, 1911, undated
14Committee Reports, undated
15Constitution of 1877 (typewritten copy), undated
16Miscellaneous, 1928, undated
17Notes on the Constitution, undated
18Notes on the Constitution, undated
21Printed material, 1924-1949
22Speeches, 1910-1947, undated
23Speeches, 1911-1932, undated
24Speeches, 1932-1944, undated