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Each week, the Bureau of Land Management releases a story map featuring unique records from the General Land Office records collection.

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Pueblo de Santa Clara

This week's Record of the Week is a map of survey approved on July 26, 1859, of Pueblo de Santa Clara. As noted in the upper right corner of the document, on December 22, 1858, U.S.

National Moon Day

On July 20, 1971, National Moon Day was proclaimed to honor the anniversary of man's first moon landing.

Happy 75th Anniversary, BLM!

The Bureau of Land Management was established on July 16, 1946, and was formed as a merger between two agencies; the Grazing Service, and the General Land Office. So, how did we get here?

President Ulysses S. Grant

The General Land Office wishes you a happy Independence Day! This Record of the Week is a military warrant issued to none other than President and Union Army General, Ulysses S. Grant.

Mesa Verde National Park

This week's record is the official Act of Congress which established Mesa Verde National Park. This record and many others like it are part of the General Land Office's Control Document Index.

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