These files are labeled as “mem gimel aleph (MGA)” in the Israel State Archives. A few of these are from local government, the rest are fragments of what is still public from the Jordanian Department of Land and Surveys.

MGA 43

MGA 43/6, Ramallah Municipality: 1960–1965, eminent domain and responses. Mostly for school in al-Tireh built on agricultural land. [92 pages]

MGA 43/7, Jerusalem and Ramallah Municipalities: 1958–1963, land related issues, mostly eminent domain seizures and correspondence, and arguments from owners and their lawyers. Ramallah, Beit Sahour, Silwad, Jerusalem, Sheikh Jarrah. Original files 150+ pages. [35 pages

MGA 3562

MGA 3562/1, Department of Land and Survey: Nablus land registry, fragments from Ras al-Ayn; Dafna and Zayn al-Dar; Khallat al-Rahban al-Wusta; Khallat al-Natsh, Khallat al-Rahban al-Gharbiya. [50 pages]

MGA 3562/2, Department of Land and Survey: 1958–1962, Bank loan records from Agricultural Bank (27 contracts), Development Bank of Jordan (2 contracts), Arab Land Bank (30 mortgages), Jordanian Construction Committee (2 contracts for Jerusalem hotels). [63 pages]

MGA 3562/3, Department of Land and Survey: 1960s, schedule of rights for land settlement in Beit Iba (Nablus). [90 pages]

MGA 3562/4, Department of Land and Survey: 1951–1954, fragments from land survey operations in Tulkarm area. [6 pages]

MGA 3562/6, Department of Land and Survey: 1951–1955, Multiple contracts and notes from Tubas including survey of government property, planting contract, and loans. [16 pages]

MGA 3562/8 Department of Land and Survey: 1957–1960, land survey operations, Tulkarm area [16 pages]

MGA 3562/11, Department of Land and Survey: 1950–1958, register of petitions (sijl al esteda'aat) for Nablus and some surrounding villages; sales, new registration, mortgage. [135 pages]

MGA 3563

MGA 3563/2, Department of Land and Survey: 1957–1967, list of property exempted ("extra copies of contracts connected to assets exempted from the settlement in the West Bank”), property sales, Jerusalem and Nablus. [45 pages]

MGA 3563/5, Department of Land and Survey: April 1965–March 1966, records of sales and other transactions, Jericho. [55 pages]

MGA 3563/6, Department of Land and Survey: 1954–1964, records of sales and other transactions, northern Jerusalem/southern (and north?) Ramallah villages. [20 pages]

MGA 3563/7, Department of Land and Survey: January–April 1967, records of sales and other transactions, Jericho and al-Duyuk. [19 pages]

MGA 3563/8, Department of Land and Survey:  1966 (April–December), records of sales and other transactions, Ramallah [88 pages]

MGA 3563/11, Department of Land and Survey: 1952, schedule of rights for Ghor al-Fara’a, water and land [19 pages]. 

MGA 3563/12, Department of Land and Survey: 1964–1965, records of sales and other transactions, Jenin [145 pages]

MGA 3563/13, Department of Land and Survey: 1965–6, various documents including: Ramallah transactions unregistered land; documents relating to enemy property, loans, mukhtar signatures; letters from Dier Debwan and Beit Nuba. [30 pages]