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Overview

Historical Note

Scope and Contents of the Records

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Advertisements for Lands and Leases coming on the Market, 1909-1942


Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A Guide to the Advertisements for Lands and Leases coming on the Market, 1909-1942



Overview

Creator: Texas. General Land Office. Energy Resources.
Title: Advertisements for Lands and Leases coming on the Market
Inclusive Dates: 1909-1942
Abstract: The Land Commissioner is compelled through various acts of the Texas Legislature to advertise land available for sale or lease to individuals. The records contain advertisements for the following: Oil and Gas leases on University Lands, Submerged Oil and Gas areas, and School Lands.
Identification: AR.152.ADV
Quantity: 1.75 Linear feet, (1 oversized box)
Location: File Vault
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

Historical Note

The Land Commissioner is compelled through various acts of the Texas Legislature to advertise land available for sale or lease to individuals. This collection of Advertisements is governed by the following statutes:

Oil and Gas Leases on University Lands: Acts 1925, 39th R.S.,ch. 71, General Laws of Texas

School Lands: Acts 1915, 34th R.S.,ch. 150, General Laws of Texas, Acts 1919, 36th R.S.,ch. 163, General Laws of Texas

Submerged Oil and Gas Areas: Acts 1919, 36th 2nd C.S.,ch. 19, General Laws of Texas

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The records contain advertisements for the following: Oil and Gas leases on University Lands, Submerged Oil and Gas areas, and School Lands. Each advertisement explains the application procedures for submitting a bid and list the tracts of land available for purchase.

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Arrangement

The records are arranged chronologically within their class of advertised land.

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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.).

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Index Terms

Mineral lands--Texas.
Mineral leases.
Mineral resources in submerged lands
Natural gas in submerged lands
Oil and Gas Leases-Texas
Petroleum in submerged lands
School lands
Submerged lands--Texas.
Surface Leases
University land

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Related Material

See also:

Register of Applications to Purchase Public School and Asylum Lands (LGR.RAP). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, Volume 1 (LGR.OGL). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

Register of Applications to Purchase, Prospect and Lease Mineral Lands, Volume 3 (LGR.MAR). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Advertisements for Lands and Leases coming on the Market (AR.152.ADV). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Advertisements for Lands and Leases coming on the Market, 1909-1942

Oversized Box Folder
OS 63 1 Sale of Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, November 10, 1928
2 Submerged Oil and Gas Areas, 1919-1923
3-17 School Lands, 1910-1925
18 School Lands, 1930
19 School Lands, 1940
20 School Lands, 1942, 1944

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