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Records management in the United States Government. by Emmett J. Leahy

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English


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Other titlesTask force report on Records management. Appendix C.
ContributionsUnited States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1947-1949). Office of General Services.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16319738M
LC Control Number49046074

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