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A Procurement Division was one of three major parts of the early Bureau of Supply (Bureau of Supply Order No. 2, c. Jan. 1944). By April 1944, it had become the Procurement Coordination Branch (later Division) (B.S. Order No. 8). In August 1947 the Division was abolished, its remaining functions being carried on by a new Division of Residual Operations and Records, which was in turn succeeded on 1 April 1948, by the Division of Residual Supply Activities (General Bulletin 277; Administrative Order 103, Supp. 21).
The chief responsibilities of the Procurement Coordination Division were to act in a staff capacity in developing a procurement program and 'to assume leadership for procurement work of the Bureau'; to maintain liaison with suppliers, government agencies, UNRRA offices, and supply missions on procurement matters; to assemble data on member countries ability to contribute to UNRRA and assist in negotiations for contributions; and to develop procedures for acquiring war surpluses.
The Division consisted of a Requisition and Budget Control Branch, a Surplus Property Branch, a Latin American Branch, a British Dominions and India Branch, and an Expediting (United States and Canada) Branch. A Direct Purchase Branch, which was a part of the Division until 16 May 1946, was abolished at that time and succeeded by a new Division of Emergency Procurement. The Requisition and Budget Control Branch was changed in January 1947 to the Funding, Budget, and Records Management Branch, under Allan T. Bonnell, who in August became head of the Residual Operations and Records Division.

The first organization plan of the Bureau of Supply (Bureau of Supply Order No. 2, c. January 1944) contained provision for a Requirements and Allocations Division. After 15 April 1944, it operated as two branches, a Requirements Co-ordination Branch, and an Allocations Co-ordination Branch, (Bureau of Supply Order No. 8). The two were again joined (Bureau of Supply Order No. 8, Supp. 7) on 12 October 1944. On 13 July 1945 (Bureau of Supply Bulletin No. 34) the Branch was abolished, and its functions were taken over by the new Country Programs Division. The new Division took over some of the functions and staff of the 'area desks' of the former Bureau of Areas.
The functions of the office were, briefly, to act in a staff and liaison capacity in connection with the computation of supply requirements and the preparation of requests for allocations, and in the development of coordinated requirements programs. It was divided into four major units: an Executive Office; a Programming Branch, responsible for drawing up and coordinating a broad program of supply operations by balancing the needs and requests of receiving countries against available resources of funds and supplies; an Operations Branch, principally occupied with preparing and maintaining current records and reports of the progress of the program; and a Country Desk Branch, consisting mainly of liaison officers responsible for coordinating the work of the various Supply Bureau divisions with respect to individual countries and for assisting the Mission heads and the Washington representatives of those countries.
When liquidation began, the Country Programs Division was abolished on 1 August 1947, and its remaining functions were assumed by the new Residual Operations and Records Division (General Bulletin No. 277). This was in turn succeeded on 1 April 1948 by the Division of Residual Supply Activities (AO 103, Supp. 21).

The first organization plan of the Bureau of Supply (Bureau of Supply Order No. 2, c. January 1944) contained provision for a Requirements and Allocations Division. After 15 April 1944, it operated as two branches, a Requirements Co-ordination Branch, and an Allocations Co-ordination Branch, (Bureau of Supply Order No. 8). The two were again joined (Bureau of Supply Order No. 8, Supp. 7) on 12 October 1944. On 13 July 1945 (Bureau of Supply Bulletin No. 34) the Branch was abolished, and its functions were taken over by the new Country Programs Division. The new Division took over some of the functions and staff of the 'area desks' of the former Bureau of Areas.
The functions of the office were, briefly, to act in a staff and liaison capacity in connection with the computation of supply requirements and the preparation of requests for allocations, and in the development of coordinated requirements programs. It was divided into four major units: an Executive Office; a Programming Branch, responsible for drawing up and coordinating a broad program of supply operations by balancing the needs and requests of receiving countries against available resources of funds and supplies; an Operations Branch, principally occupied with preparing and maintaining current records and reports of the progress of the program; and a Country Desk Branch, consisting mainly of liaison officers responsible for coordinating the work of the various Supply Bureau divisions with respect to individual countries and for assisting the Mission heads and the Washington representatives of those countries.
When liquidation began, the Country Programs Division was abolished on 1 August 1947, and its remaining functions were assumed by the new Residual Operations and Records Division (General Bulletin No. 277). This was in turn succeeded on 1 April 1948 by the Division of Residual Supply Activities (AO 103, Supp. 21).

British Zone

United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)/Germany Mission: British Zone (Lemgo), Central Registry

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, cables, meeting minutes and agendas, policy and procedures, newspaper articles, newsletters, photographs, statistics, population figures, orders and instructions, surveys, monthly medical reviews, and reports (monthly child search reports, monthly employment reports, situation reports, nursing reports, etc.). Subjects include but are not limited to the following: displaced persons: screening and eligibility, employment, welfare, repatriation, education, entertainment, maintenance, etc.; personnel matters; UNRRA history; medical supplies; transport; clothing; security; and meetings and conferences.

Chan

United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)/Germany Mission: United States Zone (Pasing), District Operation and Administration

Series consists of director's, division, field supervisor, army, accident, nursing, incident, and welfare reports, personnel materials (lists, statistics, terminations, transfers), bulletins, team correspondence and memoranda, liaison logs, tracing documents, personal names/lists of displaced persons, books and publications, organizational charts, and cash statements. Subjects include eligibility; zone protective service; displaced persons registration; displaced persons civil rights; the Kurhessen welfare program; inter-camp security; the riot at Polish Camp Altenstadt (9/5/1947; infiltrees; Jewish Affairs; population and census; employment programs; the formation of new teams; and the Regensburg Military Community. Correspondents include A. T. Berney Ficklin, District 1 Director; C. J. Williams, District 1 Director; A. C. Dunn, District 3 Director; S. B. Zisman, District 5 Director; J. H. Whiting, Zone Director; Alvin Guyler, Zone Director; and Vernon R. Kennedy, Zone Director.

Novak

United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)/Germany Mission: British Zone (Lemgo), Central Registry

Series consists of correspondence, minutes, newsletters, statistics, and reports (field narrative report, welfare monthly reports, regional director's statistical reports, child welfare monthly reports, monthly medical reports, medical situation reports, regional food reports, nutrition reports, monthly reports from voluntary societies, etc.) Subjects include but are not limited to the following: displaced persons; unaccompanied children; voluntary societies; repatriation; eligibility and screening; nutrition; medical care; child welfare; displaced persons entertainment and education; employment; transport; personnel matters; and meetings and conferences. Correspondents include H. Kennedy, Regional Medical Officer; G. Roberts, Regional Medical Officer; and Raphael Cilento, Zone Director of UNRRA Headquarters.

Chan

United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)/Germany: Central Headquarters (Arolsen), Bureau of Finance and Administration

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, periodic reports, budgets, and incoming and outgoing cables relating to personnel and budget matters. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: personnel and monetary budget for the U.S. and French zones; plans for the reorganization of the Central Tracing Bureau; and reorganization of the U.S. zone.

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