Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Office of the Chief of Support Services


(Record Group 410)
1962-68
7 cu. ft.

Table of Contents

  • 410.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 410.2 RECORDS OF THE PROGRAMS, FISCAL, AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE 1962-64 1 lin. ft.
  • 410.2.1 Records of the Management Branch
  • 410.2.2 Records of the Programs Branch
  • 410.3 RECORDS OF THE CEMETERY BRANCH, MEMORIAL DIVISION 1963-68 1 lin. ft.
  • 410.4 RECORDS OF THE SERVICES DIVISION 1962-64 2 lin. ft.
  • 410.4.1 Records of the Food Service Branch
  • 410.4.2 Records of the Commissary Branch

410.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: In the Department of the Army by General Order 44, Department of the Army, July 23, 1962, which abolished the Office of the Quartermaster General, effective August 1, 1962.

Predecessor Agencies:

  • Office of the Quartermaster General (1920-62)
Note: For a complete administrative history of the Office of the Quartermaster General and its predecessors, SEE RG 92.

Functions: Exercised staff responsibility for army-wide logistics and personnel support services previously performed by the Quartermaster General, including commissary operations; food, clothing, and supply activities; and disposal of surplus property. Developed, reviewed, and coordinated logistic services in wartime, including mobilization and contingency planning. Disposed of the remains and personal effects of deceased military personnel. Operated the national cemetery system and procured government headstones and gravesite markers.

Abolished: Effective May 15, 1972, by General Order 20, Department of the Army, May 12, 1972.

Successor Agencies: U.S. Army Troop Support Agency and U.S. Army Memorial Affairs Agency, both responsible to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Army Staff.

Finding Aids: Preliminary Inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Related Records: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, RG 92.
Records of the Office of the Secretary of War, RG 107.
Records of the Office of the Commissary General of Subsistence, RG 192. Records of the Army Staff, RG 319.
Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Army, RG 335.
Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917- , RG 407.

RECORDS

RECORD TYPES RECORD LOCATIONS QUANTITIES
Textual Records Washington Area 7 cu. ft.

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410.2 RECORDS OF THE PROGRAMS, FISCAL, AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
1962-64
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410.2.1 Records of the Management Branch

Textual Records: Records relating to annual historical summaries, 1962-63.

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410.2.2 Records of the Programs Branch

Textual Records: Records concerning program planning, review, and analysis, 1962-64.

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410.3 RECORDS OF THE CEMETERY BRANCH, MEMORIAL DIVISION
1963-68
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Textual Records: Records dealing with the selection, construction, and maintenance of the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy, 1963-68.

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410.4 RECORDS OF THE SERVICES DIVISION
1962-64
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410.4.1 Records of the Food Service Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence concerning the army food program, 1962-64.

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410.4.2 Records of the Commissary Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence concerning commissary operations, 1962-64.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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