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Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 SUBJECT: D/GL Activity Report for the Month of March 1960 A second briefing was trade by the Coordinator for Nap?~ at the Administrative Operations Course, at the Department of State Foreign Service Institute. Both the Geographic Attache program and the map services available to Foref.gn Service posts were reviewed0 4,, Two trips were made to Vit. Records, A total of 1X000 mans and 134 publications were forwarded to this center in March., 5. Automatic distribution has been set up to supply the CI!*CPAC War Room with CIA-publishes? maps on its areas of responsibility? 6. Of the 3,722 map sheets which were obtained from foreign sources during the month, 1r3% were received on exchange, 12% 'were received as gi.ftsr, and 45% were purchased, Significant items included: a 1958 "Nap of Hungary: Counties?" at 1:250,000, published by Kartografiai Vallalat, Budapest; a 1960 railroad atlas of the USSR; a 1959 economic, geography of the Soviet Zone of East Germany; and "Afrique a Carte Politique, Situation au ler Zanier 1960," l:10,000,000,, This is the most up-to-date political reap of Africa available, 7o A report on the FY-1960 Central Fund for post expenditures through December 1959 was prepared and distribir'ed to the participating agencies' Bo Planning and Development 1, A paper has been drafted on the uses of topographic maps by selected occupational categories for use by field collectors. This paper will assist collectors in broadening the target base for the required maps from map producers to include significant map users,, 2r, Revisions to Map Library requirements to be included.in the DD/P Afghanistan Station Direcf;ivs -were submitted -through St/I,, 3, A briefing outline was prepared for Ch/G for use in preparing Agency personnel planning to attend the IGU meetings in Stockholm., 4. Briefings were ccaipleted for Dr, Lauri Niemela, new Geographic Attache assigned to Copenhagen,, 5. Consultations are being held with Mrs Dean Rugg, Geographic Attache' assigned to Bonn? 2 4 S--E..G-R-E-T Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 3UBJECTt D/GL Activity Report for the Month of March 1960 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 6 Procurement missions currently in progress include ths.t of ' n Greece. in Italy, and in Vent zue3.a0 25X1 A9a 25X1A9a begins a mission to Pakistan in early Rt6 25X1A9a 25X1 A9a is in Japan, begins his tour of duty with a scheduled visit to Norway in May to include attendance at AFNORTI meetings, 7v The Far East Bureau, in the Department of State, has been 25X1 A9a asked to approve an eleven-week procurement mission to Australia and New Zealand by to begin in early June. 8o Briefings held during March included two with DD/P personnel, one with St/I, and one with D/GGO Cn Significant Outside Contacts and Activities 1. The Near East Desk Officer briefed the newly-appointed Assistant Army Attache for Iraq in connection with mapping activities which have taken place in Iraq since began his tour of duty in the s5'Aba 39570 20 met with Colonel Diercks, Commanding Officer o he Army Map Service, to brief him on TDY activities. Mr0 Mack, Deputy Chief of the Map Evaluation Division at AMS, attended this meeting to explain his activities in Germany during January 1960, Continuation of ASS participation in the Map Library project supporting efforts to collect topographic maps of the Sino. Soviet Bloc was assured by Colonel Diercks. 25X1A9a 25X1 A9a 3o In connection with the IPC follow?up, visited AFCIN 3T to discuss rriorit es and a new evaluation of targets within the Bloc, Colonel Dalton, Chief of 3T, wrongly recommended visits to ACIG and SAC, as well as briefings in AFCIPI, on matters relating to the Special Project, 25X1A9a h. met with Colonel Gress, Topographic and Geodetic Division, ACSI~ and Colonel Henna, Collection Division, ACSI, in connection with the use of map collection guides as the sunoort or background for the new Department of the Army Long Range Intelligence Requirements:,. Eo Miscellaneous Two e3q7ressionss of appreciation for services rendered by the - 3 S_E. ;-H-E?T 25X1A9a Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 Approved Fof Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 S-E 41. m1t-ET SUBJECT: D/CL Activity Report for the Month of March 1960 Reference Branch were brought to the attention of the Map Library, 25X1A9a 1m expressed his appreciation to Dr, Guthe for the Nap Libraryts cooperation in the Vital Records Program., and the processing personnel under his direction deserve the credit for the successful operation of this program during the last few years, 2a The Reference Branch received a letter of commendation from the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, Chart Production Services Branch,, Washington Offices, expressing appreciation for services and assistance rendered daring the past three yearao 25X1A9a 25X1A9a Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 z~E .OKR~.,~,T HAP LIBRARY DIVISION SUMMARY OF, STATISTICS - MARCH 1960 RECEIPTS (For retention in Map Library) Maps as b Specialty Series Total Map Sheets M?M Sheets Hap Sheets *1.3-.,651- 0 132651 purchases for stock llt 754 Made in CIA/D/GC On automatic receipt and co From other domestic sources .9 50 d? From foreign sources eo From foreign sources for stock 556 759 TOTAL 2,$ Atlases and other reference materials ao au oma c recei a rcT~ses for stock b From other domestic sources c6 From foreign sources 13ROCESSING Nlap cataloging a pecia `reaps made in CIA/U/C+C b, Special mails - all. others co Series indexed and cataloged TOTAL Cataloging, etc. of Reference materials ae At 8828 bo Place-name volumes co Publishergs chtalogs d. Other reference volumes D)ISB!JRSEMTTS Maps- To CIA 2, To Department (5ff' State 2h5 3o Foreign Servrice''Posts 19 4. To Department of,.Defense 233 a) Department of the Army c) Department of the Navy c) Denartment of the Air Force d) Other components of Defense r Ot~-er government agencies 96 6. Miscellaneous 11 r`O ?AL Atlases and other reference r.ateriala ap odomestic ea tagl.shmii t`~ b0 To foreign establishments TOTAL Information ao Place-name questions bo Other deference inquiries I.`O TAL 1 -, o these were separate i e s tequests 3.`? 51 2t3 lh4 226 7M 55 641 73 M Sheets olumes 661 1 900 86 83 144 M Titles Re uests/Volumes ,931 2' 150 607 445 1,S66 8 , 841 6,207 3784 1'58o 168 635 373 2,632 7 10 Mom 294 360 '1,6(6 425 ~Fvy 735 89177 22,931 0 50 1,585 2,141 TIW ~P Total volumes 1057 26 707 x,12 -5p 5-E--,C-R-E-T Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1 S -E-C-H-E-T r I S. AL. S TATEME 06 Pri~atin , and Reproduction 07 Other Contractual Services idational Archives 08 Supplies and 4ateriale ' 25X1A1a Plastic laps Paper maps NOS USCS Supplies Materials W, Xquipment -6*P 5=S-C-R=E-T Approved For Release 1999/09/16 : CIA-RDP63-00314R000200230015-1