Linton Burnside West Sr. collection

Linton Burnside West Sr. collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Linton Burnside West Sr. collection
Creator: West, Linton B.
Inclusive Dates: 1827-1883
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 document box
Collection Number: ms2741
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Linton Burnside West, Sr. was born in Springvale, Randolph County, Georgia on January 30, 1894. West earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1915 and an LL.B. in 1918, both from the University of Georgia. In 1919, West began practicing law in Cuthbert, Georgia. He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I and mayor of Cuthbert from 1920 to 1924. He also served as member of the Georgia House of Representatives for Randolph County from 1925 to 1926. Linton B. West, Sr. Collection 1930 Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign Materials - Richard B. Russell Library of Political Research and Studies. http://russelldoc.galib.uga.edu/russell/view?docId=ead/lwest.xml;query=;brand=default (Retrieved August 6, 2009)

William West was the father of Linton Burnside West, Sr.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of court records, deeds, indentures, receipts and a will of William West. The West family lived in Randolph County, Georgia, where most of the papers were drawn up. Some originate in Stewart and other counties.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Linton Burnside West Sr. collection, ms2741, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Court records, 1872
 
11Deeds, 1872
 
15Indentures, 1837-1842
 
16Indentures, 1843
 
17Indentures, 1846-1850
 
18Indentures, 1851-1854
 
19Indentures, 1856-1858
 
110Indentures, 1859-1860
 
111Indentures, 1861-1866
 
112Indentures, 1867-1869
 
113Indentures, 1871
 
114Indentures, 1872-1875
 
115Indentures, 1876
 
116Indentures, 1880-1883
 
117Receipts, 1858-1866
 
118Receipts, 1867
 
119Receipts, 1868
 
120Receipts, 1869
 
Receipts, 1871-1880
 
boxfolder
122Receipts - undated
 
123Will; William West

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