Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

United States. Bureau of Land Management

26685--Survey manuals and field notes

AGENCY: United States. Bureau of Land Management

SERIES: 26685
TITLE: Survey manuals and field notes
DATES: 1851-1930
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by publication date

DESCRIPTION: Survey manuals and field notes were published by the Federal Government and provided to county officials to instruct them in surveying public lands using the township and range methodology. The township and range methodology provides a legal land description and is a standard form of practice among licensed surveyors. This series is a run of survey manuals and field notes from 1851-1930, though not every year is represented. Any record, regardless of format, that is issued by a governmental entity for public distribution at the total or partial expense of that governmental entity. See Utah Code Section 9-7-101 8(a)(b) (2010) and 9-7-208 (2006)

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

This disposition is based on Utah State General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 25.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public