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Overview

Historical Note

Scope and Contents note

Arrangement note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Lists of Tracts Advertised for Mineral Lease, 1919-1949


Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A List of Tracts Advertised for Mineral Lease, 1919-1949



Overview

Creator: Texas. General Land Office. Energy Resources.
Title: Lists of Tracts Advertised for Mineral Lease
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1949
Abstract: The Land Commissioner is compelled through various acts of the Texas Legislature to advertise land available for sale or lease to individuals. The Volume includes public bulletins announcing state lands available for purchase or lease.
Identification: LGR.RML
Quantity: 1.75 Linear feet, (1 oversized volume)
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:

Public Lands: Acts 1917, 35th R.S.,ch. 83, General Laws of Texas

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 note

This volume contains public bulletins announcing state lands available for purchase or lease. Included are typed memos, printed broadsides, and notices in local newspapers. Items generally include a list of lands available, details of the laws or acts enabling the sale, and an explanation of bidding procedures. Some items include maps of tracts, and most have hand-written notations.

Items were issued by the Texas General Land Office, School Land Board, Board of Mineral Development, Board of Lease of Eleemosynary and State Memorial Park Lands, and Board of Lease of Texas Prison Lands. Items are not in chronological order. Items are pasted onto old register sheets.

Dates given are date of the announcement, for bidding to open at a later date. Includes "Submerged Oil and Gas Areas" (1 folder, 1919-1923 not inclusive), and "Oil and Gas Leases on University Lands" (1 folder, January 1929). Some bulletins include maps of tracts, and some Oil and Gas Leases on University Land bulletins are "marked lists" with items crossed out and notations.

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Arrangement note

This bound volume has no arrangement.

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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.).

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Index Terms

Board of Lease of Eleemonysanary and State Memorial Park Lands.
Board of Lease of Texas Prison Lands.
Texas Board of Mineral Development.
Texas School Land Board.
Mineral lands--Texas.
Mineral leases.
Volumes (documents by form)

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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.

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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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Lists of Tracts Advertised for Mineral Lease (LRG.RML). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Lists of Tracts Advertised for Mineral Lease, 1919-1949

Oversized Box
OS 64 Lists of Tracts Advertised for Mineral Lease, 1919-1949

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