Records Released under the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts, compiled 06/02/1950 - 12/11/1996
ARC Identifier 1848092 / MLR Number P 1
Series from Record Group 56: General Records of the Department of the Treasury, 1775 - 2005
|Creator(s):||Department of the Treasury. (1789 - )|
|Type(s) of Archival Materials:||Textual Records|
National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (Civilian) (RD-DC-2-CIV), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-3510; FAX: 301-837-1752; EMAIL: Archives2reference@nara.gov.
|Inclusive Dates:||06/02/1950 - 12/11/1996|
|Part Of:||Record Group 56: General Records of the Department of the Treasury, 1775 - 2005|
|Function and Use:||This series was artificially created, and consists of extracts and complete copies of selected documents released in compliance with the Nazi War Crimes, and Japanese Imperial Government, Disclosure Acts (Public Laws 105-246 and 105-567). The Acts call for the Interagency Working Group (IWG) to locate, inventory, recommend for declassification, and make available all classified Nazi and Japanese war criminal records, subject to certain specified exceptions. The IWG tasked Federal agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, to search its record holdings for relevant war criminal and war crimes documents responsive to personal name and subject terms identified by the IWG. In complying with the disclosure acts, the Department of the Treasury selected and copied documents from throughout its various file systems.|
|Access Restriction(s):||Restricted - Partly
FOIA (b)(1) National Security, Secret
FOIA (b)(6) Personal Information
Most documents have been declassified, but a few are still classified and unavailable for research. Withdrawal sheets giving information necessary for mandatory declassification review requests have replaced the classified documents in the open folders.
Some of these records are restricted due to privacy concerns.
|Use Restriction(s):||Restricted - Possibly
Some of the records in this series may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the publisher for more information.
|Variant Control Number(s):||Declassification Project Number: NND 50586
HMS/MLR Entry Number: P 1
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