Records of the Philippine War Damage Commission
(Record Group 268)
44 cu. ft.
Table of Contents
- 268.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
- 268.2 RECORDS OF THE COMMISSION
154 lin. ft.
- 268.2.1 General records
- 268.2.2 Records of the Secretary
- 268.2.3 Records of the Office of Information
- 268.2.4 Records of the Bureau of Private Property Claims
- 268.2.5 Records of the Bureau of Law and Appeals
- 268.3 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)
Established: As an independent agency by the Philippine Rehabilitation Act (60 Stat. 128), April 30, 1946. Functions: Received, adjudicated, and paid private and public claims for World War II property damage in the Philippine Islands.
Abolished: Upon completion of its work, March 31, 1951, as provided in the enabling legislation.
Finding Aids: Preliminary Inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.
Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Philippine War Damage Commission in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Textual Records: Minutes, 1946-51, with index. Semiannual reports, 1946-51.
Textual Records: Agendas of meetings, 1948-51. Transcripts of conference proceedings, 1948-50. Verbatim minutes of organizational meetings, 1946. Correspondence, 1946-51. Records of meetings of the Staff Planning and Policy Committee, 1948-50. Minutes of meetings of the Board of Review, 1949-50. Progress reports, 1946-50. Miscellaneous records (108 ft.), 1946-51.
Textual Records: Press releases, speeches, public notices and advertisements, and newspaper clippings, 1946-50.
Photographs (50 images): Commission personnel, housing, offices, and activities, 1948-49 (C). SEE ALSO 268.3.
Photographic Prints (50 images): Damaged and rehabilitated structures, in albums, 1945-50 (A). SEE ALSO 268.3.
Photographic Negatives (1,000 images): Damage to and reconstruction of government buildings, 1945-50 (B, 400 images). Provincial reconstruction projects, 1946-50 (P, 600 images). SEE ALSO 268.3.
Textual Records: Records of the Appraisal Division, 1947-49.
Textual Records: Findings on appeal, 1947-51.
SEE Photographs UNDER 268.2.3. SEE Photographic Prints UNDER 268.2.3. SEE Photographic Negatives UNDER 268.2.3.
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.