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Overview

Historical Note

Scope and Contents note

Arrangement note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Mineral Applications on Advertised Lands, 1947-1963


Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A Guide to the Mineral Applications on Advertised Lands, 1947-1963



Overview

Creator: Texas. General Land Office. Energy Resources.
Title: Mineral Applications on Advertised Lands
Inclusive Dates: 1947-1963
Abstract: The Registers are records 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.MA
Quantity: 5.25 Linear feet, (32 volumes in 3 oversized boxes)
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.

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Scope and Contents note

Registers of applications for mineral leases on advertised lands. Dates refer to dates applications were received. Each volume is organized by Group 1 (Surveyed School Land), Group II (Submerged Areas, including Lakes, Marshes and Islands, Galveston and Chambers Counties, Galveston Bay and Vicinity), and Group III (Stream Beds); and by county and date.

Information provided includes who leased the land, where the lease is located and amount paid for the lease (assuming the application was approved).

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Arrangement note

Volumes are arranged chronologically.

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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

Mineral lands--Texas.
Mineral leases.
Mineral resources in submerged lands
Registers (lists)
School lands
Submerged lands--Texas.
Volumes (documents by form)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Mineral Applications on Advertised Lands (AR.152.MA). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Mineral Applications on Advertised Lands, 1947-1963

Oversized Box
OS 73 Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Nov. 4th, 1947, 1947
Mineral Applications (on advertised lands) received on Jun 1, 1948 and Sept. 7, 1948, 1948
Mineral Applications (on advertised lands) received on Dec. 7, 1948, 1948-1949
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on June 7, 1949, 1949
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on Dec. 6, 1949, 1949-1950
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on June. 6, 1950, 1950
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on Dec. 5, 1950, 1950-1951
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on May 1, 1950, 1950
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Oct. 2, 1951, 1951
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on March 4, 1952, 1952
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on July 1, 1952, 1952
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Dec. 2, 1952, 1952-1953
Oversized Box
OS 74 Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Sept. 1, 1953, 1953
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Dec. 1, 1953, 1953-1954
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on April 6, 1954, 1954
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on September 7, 1954, 1954
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on May 3, 1955, 1955
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Sept. 6, 1955, 1955
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Dec. 6, 1955, 1955-1956
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on July 3, 1956, 1956
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Dec. 4, 1956, 1956
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on June 4, 1957, 1957
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on March 4, 1958, 1958
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Dec. 2, 1958, 1958-1959
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on April 7, 1959, 1959
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on Dec. 1, 1959, 1959-1960
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Dec. 1, 1960, 1960-1961
Oversized Box
OS 75 Mineral Application on advertised lands received on August 1, 1961, 1961
Mineral Application on advertised lands received on February 6, 1962, 1962
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on October 2, 1962, 1962
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on May 7, 1963, 1963
Mineral Applications on advertised lands received on Nov. 5, 1963, 1963

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