University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert Edward Lee Saner Papers, 1901-1925



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Saner, Robert Edward Lee, 1871-1938
Title: Saner, Robert Edward Lee, papers
Dates: 1901-1925
Abstract: 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. Saner's files, primarily correspondence, concern utilization of UT West Texas lands.
Accession No.: 88-304
OCLC No.: 965551238
Extent: 4 ft., 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

Source:

"SANER, ROBERT EDWARD LEE," Handbook of Texas Online, accessed December 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.


Scope and Contents

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Saner, Robert Edward Lee, 1871-1938
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin.
Subjects
Real estate agents--Texas
Campus planning.
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Texas, West

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Edward Lee Saner Papers, 1901-1925, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/B81 (04960162) University of Texas land agent correspondence:
A-Z, 1901-1904
A-G, 1902
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2.325/B82 (04960173) H-Z, 1902
A-Q, 1903
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2.325/B83 (04960027) R-Z, special, 1903
A-S, 1904-1905
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2.325/B84 (04960151) T-Z, 1904-1905
A-Z, 1905-1906
A-G, 1907-1908
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2.325/B85 (04960118) H-Z, 1907-1908
A-Z, 1909
A-C, 1910-1912
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2.325/B86 (04960129) D-Z, 1910-1912
A-R, 1912-1914
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2.325/B87 (04959990) S-Z, 1912-1914
A-Z, 1914-1915
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2.325/B88 (04960107) A-Z, 1915-1917
A-C, 1917-1920
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2.325/B89 (04960005) D-Z, 1917-1920
A-Z, 1920-1922
A-C, 1922-1925
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2.325/B90 (04960016) D-Z, 1922-1925