Transfer of Certain Archives and Records to Puerto Rico, 85-1

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Page 10 - CIVIL SERVICE, Washington, DC The subcommittee met at 10:30 am, pursuant to call, in room 215, Old House Office Building, Hon. Edward J. Robeson, Jr. (chairman of the subcommittee), presiding. Mr. ROBESON. The subcommittee will come to order. Our hearing this morning is being held to consider House Joint Resolution 275. (HJ Res. 275 follows:) [HJ Res. 275, 85th Cong., 1st
Page 10 - TRANSFER OF CERTAIN ARCHIVES AND RECORDS TO PUERTO RICO FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 1957 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON POST OFFICE AND
Page 10 - JOINT RESOLUTION Transferring to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico certain archives and records in possession of the National Archives Whereas the last paragraph of article VIII of the Treaty of Paris of 1898, between the Crown of Spain and the United States stated that "In the aforesaid
Page 8 - ON HJ Res. 275 JOINT RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING TO THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO CERTAIN ARCHIVES AND RECORDS IN POSSESSION OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES JUNE 7, 1957 Printed for the use of the Committee
Page 11 - No. Mr. ROBESON. Now we will proceed to hear from the Assistant Archivist of the United States, Dr. Robert H. Bahmer. STATEMENT OF ROBERT H. BAHMER, DEPUTY ARCHIVIST OF THE UNITED STATES Mr. BAHMER.
Page 11 - Yes, indeed. Mr. ROBESON. There is a proviso here on page 2, line 9: Provided, That, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (1) agrees to accept and carry out the obligations of the last paragraph of article VIII of the Treaty of Paris aforesaid, and (2) makes provisions for the safekeeping, repair, and preservation of such archives and records in fireproof, air-conditioned storage space under professional archival direction:
Page 10 - there, since they really represent historical documents pertaining to Puerto Rico exclusively. The government of the Commonwealth is ready to take care of them in the proper shape and form. These documents are very interesting historically. From the legal point of view, I do not know how valuable they may be yet

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