A Guide to the Robert Edward Lee Saner Papers, 1901-1925
Robert Edward Lee Saner (1871-1938), lawyer and Democratic party official, received his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1896. He was land attorney for the University from 1899 to 1929, secretary of the Democratic State Executive Committee from 1899 to 1901, and vice chairman of the Texas advisory board for the selective draft in 1917. Additionally, Saner was a member of the American Academy of Political Science, the general counsel for the American Bar Association, and chairman of the board of editors of the American Bar Journal from 1920 to 1938.
"SANER, ROBERT EDWARD LEE," Handbook of Texas Online, accessed December 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
The Robert Edward Lee Saner Papers, 1901-1925, are comprised of the files of UT Land Agent R. E. L. Saner, primarily correspondence, concerning utilization of UT West Texas lands and other matters. The papers contain several autographs of UT regents and Texas governors and cover the years of 1901 to 1925.
This collection is open for research use.
These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.
Robert Edward Lee Saner Papers, 1901-1925, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Detailed Description of the Papers