National Archives at Atlanta

National Archives at Atlanta

RG 156 - Office of Chief of Ordnance, Assorted Files - Augusta Ordnance Depot

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Assorted Arsenal Files, 1942-1955 National Archives Identifier 7116381
This series contains assorted records from the Augusta Arsenal in Augusta, Georgia: general orders, regulations, standard operating procedures, newsletters, memoranda, weekly directives, circulars, organization manuals, technical instructions, plans, journals, operational diaries, historical records, photographs, maps, charts, death and interment records, staff meeting notes, and newspaper clippings. Records in this series concern subjects related to administration, personnel, ordnance production, World War II, air raid planning, weapons stock and supply, and buildings on the installation. The photographs in this series concern subjects related to women workers, African American workers, medal ceremonies for soldiers, ordnance manufacture, baseball games, the Arsenal bowling team, rifle range practice, buildings, mess halls and cafeterias, and weapons manufacture.

        Box 1

        General Orders, Post Regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, “Salute Newsletter”


        Box 2

        “Salute Newsletter”, Memos to Chiefs of Division, Interoffice Memos


        Box 3

        Interoffice Memos, Unnumbered Memos, Numbered Memos, Memorandum, Weekly Directives


        Box 4

        Weekly Directives, Circulars, Civilian Personnel Circulars, Organization Manuals


        Box 5

        Technical Instructions, Air Raid Warning Plan, C.B.R. Plans, Miscellaneous Journal Items


        Box 6

        Miscellaneous Journal Items, Journals, Diaries


        Box 7



        Box 8

        Diaries, Historical Records of Ordnance Buildings (incl. 1827-1916)


        Box 9

        Historical Records of Ordnance Buildings, Photographs


        Box 10

        Photographs, Publicity – Army Week, Functional Chart – Public Relations, Miscellaneous Letters, History


        Box 11

        History, Permanent Documentary, History Notes, Historical Data


        Box 12

        Historical Data and Files, History of Augusta Arsenal Documentary, Historical Notes


        Box 13

        Historical Notes, Miscellaneous History


        Box 14

        Charts and maps, Stork Club (Births), Medical Activities, Deaths and Burials, Field Service Orders, Copies of Old Documents, Visitors and Inspectors Documentary


        Box 15

        Notes on Staff Meetings, Newspaper Clippings


        Box 16

        Newspaper Clippings


        Box 17

        Spartanburg, S.C; Hyde Park, N.Y; Buffalo, N.Y; Red River Arsenal, Texarkana, TX Files