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Correspondence Classification System for the Civil Works Records used in The Office of the Chief of Engineers, November, 1941 [17.39 MB]

Adjutant General's Office (AGO) Supplement to the Revised Department of the Army Decimal File System, 1951 [11.8 MB]

The Army Functional Files System (TAFFS), 1969-1979

  1. General Provisions (AR-340-18-1)
  2. Maintenance and Disposition of Planning, Programming, Management, Historical, and Combat Development Functional Files (AR-340-18-2)
  3. Maintenance and Disposition of Finance and Fiscal Functional Files (AR-340-18-3)
  4. Maintenance and Disposition of Legal and Information Functional Files (AR-340-18-4)
  5. Maintenance and Disposition of Intelligence, Security, Military, Police, and Mapping Functional Files (AR-340-18-5)
  6. Maintenance and Disposition of General Personnel Management and Safety Functional Files (AR-340-18-6)
  7. Maintenance and Disposition of Military Personnel Functional Files (AR-340-18-7)
  8. Maintenance and Disposition of Civilian Personnel Functional Files (AR-340-18-8)
  9. Maintenance and Disposition of Medical Functional Files (AR-340-18-9)
  10. Appendix: Conversion Table (AR-340-18-10)
  11. Maintenance and Disposition of Communications Functional Files (AR-340-18-11)
  12. Maintenance and Disposition of Transportation Functional Files (AR-340-18-12)
  13. Maintenance and Disposition of Research and Development Functional Files (AR-340-18-13)
  14. Maintenance and Disposition of Logistics Functional Files (AR-340-18-14)
  15. Maintenance and Disposition of Facilities Functional Files (AR-340-18-15)
  16. Maintenance and Disposition of Civil Affairs Functional Records (AR-340-18-16)
  17. TAFFS Conversion Tables of File Numbers from the AR-345-210 to the Current AR-340-18 Series, May 1982 reprint of 1969 version

    Note: AR stands for Army Regulation in the codes in parentheses above.

The Modern Army Recordkeeping System (MARKS), 1993

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