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USC Library of Aeronautical History Gilbert L. Givven collection on aviation

Collection no.:
0061

Description:
Gilbert Givvin was the secretary of Harris Hanshue, President of Western Air Express (TWA Inc.). This collection contains material pertaining to the investigation of Air Mail and Ocean Mail Contracts, by a Special Committee of the US Senate (1934). MacCracken (attorney for a number of large airlines, Commerce Dept. Aeronautics Chief under Hoover Admininstration), Brittin, Hanshue and Givvin were held on charges of contempt in the Mail Inquiry, for the destruction of papers, files, memorandum while under subpoena by the Senate Committee (ca. 1934). The Mail inquiry consisted of an investigation into irregularities in the awarding of air and ocean mail contracts.

Dates:
circa 1934

Extent:
4.0 Linear feet
1 box

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
Aeronautics

Genre(s):
Legal documents

Geographic Name(s):
United States--History--Archival resources

Conditions governing access:
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], USC Library of Aeronautical History Gilbert L. Givven collection on aviation, Collection no. 0061, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Record date:
2010

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu