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Special Funds Records, compiled ca. 12/1946 - ca. 09/18/1947, documenting the period ca. 01/1942 - ca. 09/18/1947

ARC Identifier 2363731 / MLR Number P 1

Series from Record Group 226: Records of the Office of Strategic Services, 1919 - 2002

Details | Scope & Content | Archived Copies | Hierarchy |
Creator(s):National Intelligence Authority. Central Intelligence Group. ~ . Special Funds Division. (ca. 12/1946 - 09/18/1947)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records
Contact(s):

National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (Military) (RD-DC-2-MIL), 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:ca. 12/1946 - ca. 09/18/1947
Coverage Dates:ca. 01/1942 - ca. 09/18/1947
Date Note:Although this series was created in 1946, material in it dates back to 1942. The bulk of the material is from 1942 to 1945.
Part Of:Record Group 226: Records of the Office of Strategic Services, 1919 - 2002
Includes: 65 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Unarranged.
Function and Use:These records were 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 an 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 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA, the successor to the Central Intelligence Group), 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 Acts, the CIA selected the records that now make up this series from among its records of predecessor agencies. Because the IWG encouraged agencies to send whole files and whole file sets, the series may include files that are only marginally relevant, or irrelevant, to war crimes.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
General Note(s):The records that the Central Intelligence Agency withdrew from this series before this series was sent to NARA are now located in the series "Sources and Methods Files, compiled 1941-2002" (ARC identifier 2635467).
 
Finding Aid Type:Folder List
Finding Aid Note:A copy of the folder list can be found with the records.
Finding Aid Source:NARA
 
Variant Control Number(s):Agency-Assigned Identifier: 57-00094R
Declassification Project Number: NND 51590
Former HMS/MLR Entry Number: UD-WX 1580
HMS/MLR Entry Number: P 1
 
Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Accession Number(s):NN3-226-02-001

 

 
 

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