Records of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
(Record Group 258)
39 cu. ft.
Table of Contents
- 258.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
- 258.2 RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION
48 lin. ft.
- 258.3 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)
Established: In the Department of Agriculture by the Federal Crop Insurance Act (52 Stat. 72), February 16, 1938.
Transfers: To Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration by EO 9069, February 23, 1942; to Food Production Administration by EO 9280, December 5, 1942; to Administration of Food Production and Distribution by EO 9322, March 26, 1943, redesignated War Food Administration by EO 9334, April 19, 1943; to Office of the Secretary of Agriculture by EO 9577, June 29, 1945; to Production and Marketing Administration by Secretary's Memorandum 1118, August 18, 1945; to Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, effective July 1, 1947, by Secretary's Memorandum 1196, June 26, 1947.
Functions: Administers federal crop insurance programs.
Finding Aids: Norwood N. Biggs, comp., "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation," NC 69 (1964); updated version in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.
Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Textual Records: General correspondence, 1938-44. Crop insurance records used by Ekern and Meyers Insurance Co., 1938-44. Records relating to the Cutsinger Elevator Co., 1938-44. Weekly reports of state directors, 1945-58.
Photographs: Farm families; damage to wheat fields; and farmers cultivating, harvesting, and storing wheat, 1936-39 (FCI).
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.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.