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

Summary

Identifier
0061

Dates

  • circa 1934 (Creation)

Extents

  • 4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    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.

  • 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

  • Conditions Governing Access

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

Instances

  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1

Components