Records of the Public Land Law Review Commission
(Record Group 409)
Table of Contents
- 409.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
- 409.2 GENERAL RECORDS
- 409.3 REPORTS AND STUDIES
- 409.4 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)
Established: As an independent agency by an act of September 19, 1964 (78 Stat. 982). Functions: Reviewed federal public land laws and regulations and recommended a public land policy.
Abolished: By expiration, December 31, 1970, of statutory extension by an act of December 18, 1967 (81 Stat. 660), following submission of report and recommendation, June 25, 1970.
Finding Aids: Richard C. Crawford, comp., Records of the Public Land Law Review Commission: Inventory of Record Group 409, Inv. 8 (1973).
Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Public Land
Law Review Commission in RG 287, Publications of the U.S.
Records of the Bureau of Land Management, RG 49.
Records of the National Park Service, RG 79.
Records of the Forest Service, RG 95.
Records of the Committee on the Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain, 1918-37 (bulk 1930-31, in Hoover Library), in RG 220, Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards.
Textual Records: Central file, 1964-70 (78 ft.), including correspondence, commission meeting minutes, texts of commission members' speeches, and news clippings. File of correspondence, policy evaluation papers prepared by commission staff, and other records ("Office Files"), 1964-70.
Photographs (1,000 images, in Washington Area): Commission members and others present at meetings, and various uses of federal land, ca. 1967-69.
Textual Records: Reports and studies, prepared for commission use, dealing with various aspects of public land administration, 1968-70. Copy of commission final report, published as One Third of the Nation's Land, 1970.
SEE Photographs UNDER 409.2.
Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.