General Connop Gross Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0095
Creators:
Gross, Gerald Connop (radio engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1900-1946.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
6 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection documents the history of the development of international communications. Includes official correspondence, 1926-1945, while Gross was at the F.C.C.; clippings; photographs; publications; legal documents; radio licenses; reports from international conferences; and F.C.C. reports and circulars.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Gross (1903- ), radio engineer, served with the Federal Radio Commission and later as Chief of the International Division of the Federal Communications Commision (FCC). In 1945, he was appointed Vice Director of the International Telecommunication Union in Bern, Switzerland.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1981
Author
Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was purchased from Walter Grossman circa 1980.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Gerald Connop Gross Papers, 1900-1946, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Electricity, 3/30/84.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives