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Index to the Records of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, 1731 ? - 1986 (info) Search
Title: Index to the Donated Copy of the Records of the Trust, created, 1981 - 1987, documenting the period 1731 - 1986
Creator: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Office of the High Commissioner. Office of Archives. (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Textual Records
Data Files
Level of Description: Series from Collection TTP: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Collection
Location: National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3681; EMAIL: cer@nara.gov
Inclusive Dates: 1981 - 1987
Coverage Dates: 1731 - 1986
Date Note: This index was created between 1981 and 1987. The bulk of the microfilmed records cover the period when the United States administered the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands pursuant to a Trusteeship Agreement with the United Nations beginning in 1947. Earlier records covered by the index, mainly publications, date from 1731.
Part of: Collection TTP: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Collection
Function and Use: The Trust created this index to provide access to copied records relating to the previous governance of the territory.
Scope & Content Note: This series is an index to copied records of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) from the period of its governance by the United States through a Trusteeship Agreement with the United Nations. The TTPI included the Micronesia archipelagoes of the Caroline Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Mariana Islands and the Palau Islands. The index includes geographic area, government department, author and title of publications, dates, microfilm reel and frame, format and quantity of material and subjects such as: budget, communication, community and economic development, education, housing, immigration, law and legislation, and property.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
General Note: NARA holds the microfilmed copied records for which the index facilitates access. Those records are in the series, "Donated Copy of the Records of the Trust, 1981-1987."
A second copy of the index and the microfilm is housed in the Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii. The film and index were transferred to both sites in 1988.
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and NARA
Extent: 3 data files and 7 inches of documentation
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    Budget
Communication
Community development
Economic development
Education
Emigration and immigration
Housing
Law and legislation
Property
    Caroline Islands (Oceania) island group
Mariana Islands (Oceania) island group
Marshall Islands (Oceania) island group
Micronesia (Oceania) region (general)
Palau Islands (Palau, Oceania) island group

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
Telephone: 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272