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Real Property Disposal Case Files, compiled 1946 - 1958, documenting the period 1945 - 1958

ARC Identifier 1179352

Series from Record Group 270: Records of the War Assets Administration, 1939 - 1958

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Creator(s):General Services Administration. (07/01/1949 - ) (Most Recent)
Office for Emergency Management. War Assets Administration. Chicago Regional Office (Region V). (08/15/1946 - 1949) (Predecessor)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Maps and Charts
Photographs and other Graphic Materials
Textual Records

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Other Title(s):Real Property Liquidation Files
Inclusive Dates:1946 - 1958
Coverage Dates:1945 - 1958
Date Note:Although this series was created in 1946 some of the materials date as early as 1945.
Part Of:Record Group 270: Records of the War Assets Administration, 1939 - 1958
Includes: 1904 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by business name.
Function and Use:These records were created to manage the process of the legal disposal of U.S. Government surplus property. Once declared surplus, a property was first offered to other Federal agencies for use. If there was no Federal interest, the property was then offered to state or local governments for grant or sale. The general public was offered property by auction, or sealed bid, when there was no governmental interest. A property could be withdrawn from the disposal process if the Federal agency that declared it excess found a need for its continued use.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Case files
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