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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(s): 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.;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

Subject Terms

Civil court records.
Court records -- Georgia.
Deeds -- Georgia.
Judicial records.
Receipts (Acknowledgments) -- Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)
West, William -- Estate
West, William -- Will

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
122Receipts - undated
123Will; William West