David Wilson Meadow family papers

David Wilson Meadow family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Meadow family
Creator: Meadow, David Wilson, 1852-1917
Creator: Meadow, Susie, 1862-1948
Creator: Meadow, William King, b. 1891
Creator: Moseley, Berry T., b. 1861
Creator: Shackleford & Meadow (Athens, Ga.).
Creator: Tifton, Albert, d. 1957
Creator: Tifton, Hilda Meadow, b. 1888
Title: David Wilson Meadow family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1915-1958
Dates: 1891-1970
Quantity: 6.0 Linear feet (15 document boxes)
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.
Coll. Number: ms1558

Biographical/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 Note

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


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index 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.

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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


Related Material

See also MS 1365.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Genealogy

BoxFolder
11Series 1 Genealogy
 

Series 2: Photographs

BoxFolder
12Series 2 Photographs
 

Series 3: Wills

BoxFolder
13Series 3 Wills
 

Series 4: Correspondence, 1891-1970

BoxFolder
141891
51893
61901
71905
81906
91907
101908
111912
121913
131915 January-July
141915 August
151915 September
161915 October
171915 November
181915 December undated
191916 January
201916 February
211916 March-June
221916 July-September
231916 October-December undated
BoxFolder
211917 January-June
21917 July-December undated
31918
41919 January-April
51919 May
61919 June
71919 July
81919 August
91919 September
101919 October
111919 November
121919 December
131919 undated
141920 January
151920 February
161920 March
171920 April
181920 May
191920 June-August
201920 September
211920 October
221920 November
231920 December, undated
BoxFolder
311921
21922 January-May
31922 June-October
41922 November-December, undated
51923 January-February
61923 March-April
71923 May
81923 June
91923 July-September
101923 October-November
111923 December, undated
121924 January-February
131924 March
141924 April-May
151924 June-July
161924 August-September
171924 October-November
181924 December, undated
BoxFolder
411925 January-March
21925 April-June
31925 July-August
41925 September-October
51925 November-December, undated
61926 January-February
71926 March-April
81926 May-July
91926 August-October
101926 November-December, undated
111927 January-March
121927 April-June
131927 July-August
141927 September-October
151927 November-December, undated
161927 cards
BoxFolder
511928 January-February
21928 March-April
31928 May-July
41928 August-October
51928 November-December, undated
61929 January-March
71929 April-May
81929 June-August
91929 September-October
101929 November-December, undated
111930 January-March
121930 April-June
131930 July-September
141930 October-December, undated
151930 cards
BoxFolder
611931 January-February
21931 March-April
31931 May-June
41931 July-August
51931 September-October
61931 November-December, undated
71932 January-March
81932 April-September
91932 October-December, undated
101933-1936
111937-1939
121940 January-June
131940 July-December
141941 January-June
151941 July-September
161942 January-March
171942 April-September
181942 October-December
191943 January-March
201943 April-June
211943 July-September
221943 October-December
BoxFolder
711944 January-April
21944 May-July
31944 August-October
41944 November-December, undated
51945 January-March
61945 April-June
71945 July-September
81945 October-December
91946 January-April
101946 May-August
111946 September-December
121947 January-May
131947 June-September
141947 October-December, undated
151948 January-March
161948 April-May
171948 June-August
181948 September-October
191948 November-December, undated
BoxFolder
811949 January-February
21949 March
31949 April
41949 May-June
51949 July-September
61949 October-December, undated
71950 January-March
81950 April-May
91950 June-August
101950 September-October
111950 November-December, undated
121951 January-March
131951 April-July
141951 August-October
151951 November-December, undated
161952 January-March
171952 April-June
181952 July-September
191952 October-December, undated
201953 January-February
BoxFolder
911953 March
21953 April
31953 May
41953 June
51953 July-August
61953 September-October
71953 November-December, undated
81954
91955
101956
111957
121958
131960-1964
141965-1970
15Cards, announcements, undated
BoxFolder
101undated
2undated
3undated
4undated
 

Series 5: Efficiency ratings/leave forms

BoxFolder
105Series 5 Efficiency ratings/leave forms
 

Series 6: Ledgers

BoxFolder
106Series 6 Ledgers
 

Series 7: Legal documents

BoxFolder
107Debts
8Debts
9Debts
10Insurance
11Miscellaneous
12Miscellaneous
13Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
111Partnership
2Power of attorney
3Promissory notes
4Real estate
5Real estate
6Real estate
7Real estate
8Wills & Estates
Box
12Legal exercises
 

Series 8: Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
131Misc.
2Misc., notes
3Misc., printed material
 

Series 9: Clippings

BoxFolder
134Clippings
5Clippings
6Clippings
 

Series 10: Writings

BoxFolder
137 Adoption of the Constitution
8 How the Cherokee Rose Received Its Name
9Misc./untitled
10 Mr. and Mrs. Mushroom Entertain
11 Over the Toop
12 The Tree That Owns Itself
13 Woman's Mission
 

Series 11: Shackleford & Meadows

Box
14Cash book
Box
15Checks