Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A Register of Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, Volume 1, 1938-1946



Overview

Creator: Texas. General Land Office. Energy Resources.
Title: Register of Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, Volume 1
Inclusive Dates: March 25, 1938-June 7, 1946
Abstract: The Register is a record of sales of oil and gas leases on University Lands made available by the passage of SB 343 on April 14, 1937.
Identification: AR.152.OGL
Quantity: 1.7 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 April 14, 1937 the Texas Legislature passed SB 343 (Acts 1937, 45th R.S.,ch. 148, General Laws of Texas) providing for sale of mineral leases to university lands by public auction.


Scope and Contents of the Records

The Register provides information about the sale of oil and gas leases on University Lands, 1938-1946. The Register is organized by county and date of sale. There are an unknown number of volumes to this series, however, only Volume 1 is accounted for.


 

Arrangement

The Register is organized by county and date of sale. Entries show tract number, part of section, section and block, grantee [University, in all cases], acreage, bonus received, original lessee, post office, date of sale, lease number, date of lease, primary term of lease, remarks (expired, relinquished, released).

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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)
University land
Volumes (documents by form)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, Volume 1 (AR.152.OGL). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.


 General note 

Note inside cover reads: "For oil and gas leases on University Lands issued prior to March 25, 1938, see 'Mineral Application' volumes one through four."


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Register of Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, March 25, 1938-June 7, 1946

Oversized Box
OS 119 Register of Oil and Gas Leases on University Land Ledger, Volume 1, March 25, 1938-June 7, 1946