Water Resources Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot Arid Land Record

Volume Storage
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.

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