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Tlhil if J The Historical Records Survey program operates as a series of
Af; l , state—wide projects in the several states under the Research and Records
QTY ` l Section, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects
j$T A Adninistration. The program was organized in Florida in l9E6 under the
Y»h national direction of Dr. Luther H. Evans. On March l, l940, Dr. Evans
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Twig The survey prosram includes an inventory of state, county, municipal
ijii ji 3Hd church archives, of Anerican irprints and of nanuscript depositories
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ljgi "l Fnown as the Spanish Land Grants, which required practically three years
{gf; b to conrlete. The vork was edited and the Introduction written in our
$;£T i’`, ` .t office bv Dr. louise Bilss Hill, Manuscripts Editor. Final revision was
?fQ' b` made in the rational office by Margaret Sherburne Eliot, Assistant Archiv-
‘§jn . i‘ ist in cnarce of manuscript inventories. The Fnconfirxed Claims appear
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ntl . .? Advisory Comnittee and to students of Snanish-Anericun history outside the
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it! ;» i L Field Note Division, Tallahassee, during the time in which this were on-
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