ECA Technical Assistance Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0318
Creators:
Economic Cooperation Administration.
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Sanford, William
Dates:
1948-1952
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.7 Cubic feet
8 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Correspondence, memoranda, and interim and final reports on planning and scheduling of team visits and summaries of findings and impressions of team members. Some reports are in foreign languages and English translations.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Arranged by serial number, apparently in chronological order.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
About 1500 documents relating to visits of more than 100 European "productivity teams" to U.S. industrial facilities as part of the Marshall Plan program to rebuild Western Europe's industry after WWII. ECA organized these visits.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch, 1988.
Author
Don Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by William Sanford, November 15, 1988.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
ECA Technical Assistance Papers, 1948-1952, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of William Sanford.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Papers originally in the National Archives. Following a review in the 1970s and a plan to destroy these documents, William Sanford, State Department historian who had used the material in his doctoral research, received permission to acquire the records. Donated to museum in 1988, and transferred from the Division of Engineering & Industry to the Archives Center, April 7, 1989.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Industrial productivity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marshall Plan Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technology transfer Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives