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70th Congress. HR 15430. Federal Radio Commission. Part I. 1929.

Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Container:
Box B-39
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
This subseries is in storage off-site. Contact Archives Center for terms of access.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 11: Law Department Records / 11.2: Law Department Publications
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Annual Report of the Federal Radio Commission. 1928.

Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Container:
Box B-39
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
This subseries is in storage off-site. Contact Archives Center for terms of access.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 11: Law Department Records / 11.2: Law Department Publications
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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License, Aircraft Radio Station, C. A. Lindbergh, Lockheed Sirius Tingmissartoq

Other:
Federal Radio Commission of the United States of America  Search this
Materials:
Paper
Ink
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 17.8 x 15.9cm (7 in. x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH
Date:
1931-1933
Credit Line:
Transferred from the USAF Museum
Inventory Number:
A20030087008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Speeches

Collection Creator:
Gorrell, Edgar S. (Edgar Staley), 1891-1945  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1939
Scope and Contents:
The Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 And Self Government in the Industries, Address delivered at the Annual Convention of the National Aeronautic Association, St. Louis, MO, Jan. 17, 1939 (2 copies)

Shall Air Transport be Stifled?, Address delivered at the National Aviation Forum, Washington, DC, Feb. 21, 1939 (2 copies)

The Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 And The Postal Service, Address delivered before the Young Men's Business Club, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 8, 1939 (2 copies)

Shall America's Aviation Set the Pace?, Address delivered before the National Petroleum Association, Cleveland, OH, Apr. 14, 1939 (2 copies)

Aeronautical Research and Air Transportation, Address delivered before the students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 4, 1939 (2 copies)

Address delivered at the ceremony of the opening of the Aviation Exhibit in the New York World's Fair, May 20, 1939

Progress Ratified; Lethargy Rejected, Address delivered at the dedication of the Civil Aeronautics Authority's Experimental Station, Indianapolis, IN, May 29, 1939 (2 copies)

The Civil Aeronautics Authority, Address delivered before the Kiwanis Club of Dallas, Dallas, TX, July 18, 1939

The Civil Aeronautics Authority: A Successful Agency of Government, Address delivered before the Southwest Chamber of Commerce Secretaries' School, Dallas, TX, July 19, 1939 (2 copies)
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Edgar S. Gorrell Collection, Acc. XXXX-0057, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edgar S. Gorrell Collection
Edgar S. Gorrell Collection / Series 1: GENERAL
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0057-ref582
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Andrew G. Haley Papers

Creator:
Haley, Andrew Gallagher, 1944-1966  Search this
Names:
Aerojet-General Corporation  Search this
American Rocket Society  Search this
International Astronautical Foundation  Search this
Haley, Andrew Gallagher, 1944-1966  Search this
Extent:
46.87 Cubic feet ((43 records center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Financial records
Scrapbooks
Date:
1939-1967
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents Haley's involvement with astronautics and space law. The material consists primarily of documents covering Haley's activities in the IAF and ARS, including information on the various conferences and institutes he helped organize. The collection also contains material relating to the founding and early operations of Aerojet-General
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Gallagher Haley (1904-1966) was a lawyer and administrator who had a major influence on the development of space law. Haley graduated from Georgetown University Law School (LLB, 1928) and worked for a time as a congressional aide, where he assisted in the drafting of communication laws. He then earned a Bachelor of Arts from George Washington University in 1934. He then worked as counsel to the Federal Radio Commission and its successor the Federal Communications Commission (1933-39) before entering private practice (1939-42). With the United State's entry in to World War II he was called to service as a Major in the Judge Advocate General's Office, Headquarters, Army Air Force (1942). He was released from service In August 1942, however, to assume the presidency of Aerojet Engineering Corporation (later Aerojet General), serving as President and Managing Director (1942-45). After the war he became very active in promoting space exploration and astronautics in the International Astronautical Federation (IAF; Vice President, 1951-53; President, 1957-58; General Counsel, 1959-66) and the American Rocket Society (ARS; Vice President 1953; President 1954; Counsel, 1955-63). In 1960 he helped found the International Academy of Astronautics and International Institute of Space Law under the auspices of the IAF. He authored a number of papers and articles and helped organize a number of international conferences on space and communications law.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Andrew G. Haley and Delphine Haley, gift, 1979, XXXX-0200, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Astronautics  Search this
Space law  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Financial records
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0200
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0200

William Dandridge Terrell Papers

Creator:
Terrell, William Dandrige, 1871-1960s (radio communication specialist)  Search this
Names:
United States. Commerce Department  Search this
United States. Federal Radio Commission  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Personal papers
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1911-1965
Summary:
The collection documents W.D.Terrell's life, specifically his work as Chief of the Radio Division in the Commerce Department. Terrell was responsible for monitoring the institution of radio into the nation's defense forces.
Scope and Contents:
This eight folder collection documents William Dandridge Terrell's life from his 1911 appointment to the Commerce Department to the his death in the 1960s. The collection consists of a brief and partially completed autobiography and descendant listing; a large body of correspondence related to financial planning, insurance policies, and appointment notices; a program from an American Wireless Operators Convention held in his honor; several retirement announcements; business correpsondence concerning Terrell's inspection job from 1911-1914; and four photographs of Terrell, his family, and his friends.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
William Dandrige Terrell (1871-1965) was born in rural Virginia and worked in government service for twenty-two years in the communications field. His specific duties are unknown, but in 1911, after his government service, he was appointed to a New York civilian post. His new duty was to insure the efficient operation of the freshly pioneered wireless apparatus on all Atlantic based Naval ships. In 1915, Terrell was transferred to Washington, D.C. where he supervised a staff of thirty-five. As Chief of Radio Division in the Commerce Department, Terrell was responsible for monitoring the [the use of?] radio nation's defense forces. Terrell was promoted to Chief of Field Operations for the Federal Radio Commission (FRC), which was created in 1934. Terrell continued in that post even when the FRC was changed to Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Terrell retired to Florida in 1943 at the age of 72. He died on March 23, 1965.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

George H. Clark Collection of Radioana (AC0055)
Provenance:
The collection was donated by William Dandridge Terrell's wife in 1967.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
National defense  Search this
Wireless communication system  Search this
Communications  Search this
Radio communication specialists  Search this
Radio -- History  Search this
Radio -- Defense  Search this
Genre/Form:
Personal papers -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Citation:
William Dandrige Terrell Papers, 1911-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0097
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0097

Gerald Connop Gross Papers

Creator:
Gross, Gerald Connop (radio engineer)  Search this
Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Federal Communications Commission.  Search this
Federal Radio Commission.  Search this
International Telecommunication Union.  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Legal documents
Publications
Reports
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
Bern (Switzerland)
Date:
1900-1946.
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:
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.
Provenance:
The collection was purchased from Walter Grossman circa 1980.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Communication -- Research  Search this
Radio  Search this
Radio engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Legal documents
Publications
Reports
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Gerald Connop Gross Papers, 1900-1946, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0095
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0095

Federal Radio Commission

Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but a portion of the collection remains unprocessed and is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs, negatives, and slides.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 4: Biographies of Radio Personages, Technical
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref5772

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