DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION


Department of General Services
Superintendent of Public Buildings & Grounds, 1862, 1888-1970
Department of Public Improvements, 1947-70
Department of General Services, 1970-

Facilities Operations & Maintenance
Superintendent of Public Buildings & Grounds, 1862, 1888-1970
Department of Public Improvements, 1947-70
Department of General Services, 1970-71
Department of General Services, Office of Plant Management, 1971-74
Department of General Services, Office of Engineering & Construction, Division of Plant Management, 1974-79
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Acquisition & Management, Division of Plant Management, 1979-85
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, 1985-89
Department of General Services, Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, 1989-93
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, 1993-

Procurement & Logistics
Procurement & Contracting Office
Central Purchasing Bureau, 1920-39
Department of Budget & Procurement, Central Purchasing Bureau, 1939-69
Department of Budget & Fiscal Planning, Central Purchasing Bureau, 1969
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Central Purchasing Bureau, 1970-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Purchasing Bureau, 1991-93
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Procurement & Contracting Office, 1993-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Procurement & Contracting Office, 1995-

Inventory Standards & Support Services Division
University of Maryland, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1947-87
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Inventory Management Division, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1987-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1991-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1995-96

Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Inventory Management Division, 1977-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Inventory Management Division, 1991-92
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 1992-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 1995-96

Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Materials Management Division, 1996-97
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 1997-

Records Management Division
Hall of Records Commission, Records Management Division, 1953-84
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Records Management Division, 1984-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Records Management Division, 1991-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Records Management Division, 1995-

Visual Communications & Digital Imaging Division
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Office Services Section, 1970-74
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Printing & Publication Division, 1974-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Printing & Publication Division, 1991-94
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Graphics & Reproduction Services Division, 1994-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Graphics & Reproduction Services Division, 1995-97
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Visual Communications & Digital Imaging Division, 1997-

Facilities Planning, Engineering, & Construction
Department of General Services, Office of Plant Management, 1971-74
Department of General Services, Office of Engineering & Construction, Division of Plant Management, 1974-79
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Acquisition & Management, Division of Plant Management, 1979-85
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, 1985-89
Department of General Services, Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, 1989-93
Department of General Services, Facilities Planning, Engineering, & Construction, 1993-

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