Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Southwestern Power Administration


(Record Group 387)
1944-71

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 387.1 Administrative History
  • 387.2 Records of Headquarters (Tulsa, OK) 1947-68
  • 387.3 Records of the Washington, DC, Liaison Office 1944-71

387.1 Administrative History

Established: In the Department of the Interior, effective September 1, 1943, by Secretarial Order 1865, August 31, 1943, pursuant to EO 9366, July 30, 1943, and EO 9373, August 30, 1943.

Transfers: To Department of Energy, effective October 1, 1977, by the Department of Energy Organization Act (91 Stat. 578), August 4, 1977.

Functions: Sells and distributes hydroelectric power generated at federal reservoir projects in AR, KS, LA, MO, OK, and TX.

Finding Aids: Preliminary inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Related Records:
Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, RG 142.
Records of the Bonneville Power Administration, RG 305.

Subject Access Terms: Denison Dam, TX; Grand River Dam, OK; Norfork Dam, AR.

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387.2 Records of Headquarters (Tulsa, OK)
1947-68

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Program subject files, 1947-68.

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387.3 Records of the Washington, DC, Liaison Office
1944-71

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): General records, 1946-54. Contract files, 1947-54. Financial reports, 1944-47. Land registers, 1969-71.


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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