Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation


(Record Group 258)
1936-58
39 cu. ft.

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Table of Contents

  • 258.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 258.2 RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION 1938-58 48 lin. ft.
  • 258.3 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL) 1936-39 648 images

258.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

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.

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258.2 RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION
1938-58
48 lin. ft.

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.

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258.3 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)
1936-39
648 images

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.

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