Linton Burnside West Sr. collection

Linton Burnside West Sr. collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: West, Linton B.
Title: Linton Burnside West Sr. collection
Dates: 1827-1883
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 document box
Coll. Number: ms2741

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Court records, 1872
1Deeds, 1872
5Indentures, 1837-1842
6Indentures, 1843
7Indentures, 1846-1850
8Indentures, 1851-1854
9Indentures, 1856-1858
10Indentures, 1859-1860
11Indentures, 1861-1866
12Indentures, 1867-1869
13Indentures, 1871
14Indentures, 1872-1875
15Indentures, 1876
16Indentures, 1880-1883
17Receipts, 1858-1866
18Receipts, 1867
19Receipts, 1868
20Receipts, 1869
Receipts, 1871-1880
122Receipts - undated
23Will; William West