Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A Register of Applications to Purchase, Prospect and Lease Mineral Lands, 1927-1931



Overview

Creator: Texas. General Land Office. Energy Resources.
Title: Register of Applications to Purchase, Prospect and Lease Mineral Lands, Volume 3
Inclusive Dates: June 1, 1927-May 28, 1931
Abstract: The Register is a record of applications made for the prospecting for and the development of the minerals in the public lands of Texas made available by the passage of SB 357 on March 16, 1917.
Identification: AR.152.MAR
Quantity: 2.1 Linear feet, (1 oversized bound volume)
Location: File Vault
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

Historical Note

On March 16, 1917 the Texas Legislature passed SB 357 (Acts 1917, 35th R.S.,ch. 83, General Laws of Texas) allowing for the prospecting for and the development of the minerals in the public lands of Texas. The Register recorded the applications made to lease land only.


Scope and Contents note

The Register provides information about the applications made and links to the application on file at the General Land Office. The Register is organized by county and listed in chronological order. Disposition of the application is shown. There are an unknown number of volumes to this series, however, only Volume 3 is accounted for.


 

Arrangement note

The Register is organized by county and listed in chronological order. Entries for each application show section and block, township, grantee, acreage, applicant name, date received, application number, post office, and disposition (rejected or issued, if issued gives date and Mineral File number).

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

Unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use note

Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).


Index Terms

Mineral lands--Texas.
Mineral leases.
Registers (lists)
Volumes (documents by form)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Register of Applications to Purchase, Prospect and Lease Mineral Lands, Volume 3 (AR.152.MAR). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Register of Applications to Purchase, Prospect and Lease Mineral Lands, Volume 3, June 1, 1927-May 28, 1931

Oversized Box
OS 79 Register of Applications to Purchase, Prospect and Lease Mineral Lands Ledger, Volume 3, June 1, 1927-May 28, 1931