Water Resources Department Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
Arid Land Record
1 volume (.2 cubic foot)
Arrangement: Chronological by record date
Series documents the transfer of arid land from the federal government to the state of Oregon under the provisions of the Carey Act of 1894. Series contains an index, land patents, and clear lists (no. 1-14) which include legal descriptions of land, conditions of patents, dates, and signatures. Topics covered include irrigation and reclamation of arid land. Related records are the Desert Land Board Records and the Desert Land Board Reclamation Records.