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Government Documents - Military and Veterans Agencies: Bureau of Insular Affairs

War Department, Navy Department, Army, Department of Defense, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Military Establishment, Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies

About the agency

The Divsion of Customs and Insular Affairs was established in 1898. It was changed to Bureau of Insular Affairs in 1902. Its functions were transferred to the Divison of Territories and Island Possessions in the Department of the Interior in 1939. The Bureau's jurisdiction extended over the Philippine Islands, Cuba, Puerto Rico (usually referred to as Porto Rico), Dominican Customs Receivership, and Haitian Customs Receivership.

Our holdings

Government Documents holds a small collection of Bureau of Insular Affairs publications, including the following series:

Annual reports (W 6.1:) Kept in Government Documents Closed Shelves

Most pre-1930 Bureau of Insular Affairs documents, including the Annual reports, are available in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (UHM login required).

Additional documents covering 1910-1932 are available in the Executive Branch Documents microfiche set. Please contact a government documents librarian if you have questions about our holdings.

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