Holocaust-Era Assets

Records of the U.S. Foreign Assistance Agencies, 1948-1961 (RG 469)

Records of the Economic Cooperation Administration

The Economic Cooperation Administration (ECA) was established under the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948 (62 Stat. 138), April 3, 1948, to administer the European Recover Program (Marshall Plan).  The ECA furnished material and financial assistance to nations participating in the Marshall Plan.  It was abolished by an act of October 10, 1951 (65 stat. 373), with functions transferred to the Mutual Security Agency by Executive Order 103000, November 1, 1951.

Records of Headquarters Offices

Office of the Administrator

Central Secretariat

Policy Subject Files 1948-1949 (Entry 46) Box 1 contains a file entitled Blocked Assets in the United States

Director of Administration

Administrative Services Division

Communications and Records Unit

Geographic Files 1948-1953 (Entry 236)

Box # Country and File Title
17 Austria-Finance-Assets-Blocked
38 Belgium-Finance-Assets-Blocked
81 France-Finance-Assets-Blocked
111-113 Germany-Claims 1948-1953
120 Germany-Gold
131 Germany-Finance-Assets-Blocked 1948-May 1951
Germany-Finance-Assets-Blocked June 1951-December 1952
132 Germany-Finance-Banking
145 Germany-Refugees 1948-1951
Germany-Reparations 1950
146 Germany-Reparations 1951
154 Germany-USSR-Reparations
170 Greece-Finance-Assets-Blocked
198 Israel-Claims
Israel-Finance-Assets-Blocked
244 Netherlands-Finance-Assets-Blocked
274 Poland-Finance-Assets-Blocked
278 Portugal-Finance-Assets-Blocked
291 Sweden-Finance-Assets-Blocked
298 Switzerland-Finance-Assets-Blocked
299 Switzerland-Reparations
335 U.K.-Finance-Assets-Blocked
356 USSR-Reparations

Records Relating to Dismantling of German Industry 1948-1952 (Entry 238)
Boxes 1-7

Office of European Operations

Office of the Director Geographic Files (Central Files) 1953-1954 (Entry 337)

Box # Country and File Title
6 Austria-Reparations
19 Germany-Claims
25 Germany-Refugees 1953
28 Italy-Claims 1953
60 Austria-Reparations
101 Germany-Finance-Assets-Blocked 1954
105 Germany-Reparations
119 Italy-Claims
125 Italy-Reparations

Austria Division

Subject Files 1948-1953 (Entry 349)

Box # File Title
23 Reparations

German Division

Subject Files 1948-1953 (Entry 358)

Box # File Title
11 Banking and Credit-Finance
Finance-Banking System-Survey
Finance-Blocked DM Balance
12 Israel Claims-Finance-External Debt
Finance-Foreign Assets
13 Finance-Gold and Dollar-Reserves
15 Decartelization-Industry
22 Refugees (4 folders)
Reparations (2 folders)

Portugal Division Decimal Files 1948-1953 (Entry 370)

Box # File # and/or Title
16 PT External Trade & Payments, Gold & Dollar Holding
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