Guide to the Robert R. Gros Papers, 1771-1976

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Guide to the Robert R. Gros Papers, 1771-1976

Collection number: M0214

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
ST
Date Completed:
1984 June
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert R. Gros Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1771-1976
Collection number: Special Collections M0214
Creator: Gros, Robert R.
Extent: 39 items
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Robert R. Gros 1971, 1981

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Robert R. Gros Papers, M0214, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Robert R. Gros is retired vice president, public relations, for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He is active in San Francisco civic affairs and often lectures on international relations.

Container List

Container 1, Folder 1

1797, June 3Adams, John. als, 1 pg, letter to Josiah Quincy

Container 1, Folder 2

1955, June 18Churchill, Winston. als, 1 pg, letter to Robert R. Gros (RRG)

Container 1, Folder 3

n.d.Cobb, Irwin S. Ms. of "Arise and Shine," one of the Judge Priest stories by Cobb. Handwritten with many corrections, 36 legal-sized pp.

Container 1, Folder 4

1933, Nov. 4Darrow, Clarence. tls, 1pg, to RRG, discussing Mormon religion and Darrow's opinions on the practice of law.

Container 1, Folder 5

1963-64Eisenhower, Dwight D. Correspondence with RRG including 2 letters from Emmet John Hughes, 8 items total.(RRG letters are zeroxed)

Container 1, Folder 6

1976, Aug. 28Hailey, Arthur. tls, 1 pg, to RRG re: Overload

Container 1, Folder 6

Hughes, Emmet John. See folder 4.

Container 1, Folder 7

Jeffers, Robinson and Una

 

1938, Oct 10Una, als to RRG, 1 pg.

 

1939, Apr. 4Una, als to RRG, 2 ppg.

 

n.d.Robinson, work-in-progress ms written on two unfolded envelopes

 

1922Robinson, ams "Suicide's Stone" Back of sheet contains tms "Beautiful Charm of God."

Container 1, Folder 8

1807, Nov. 6Jefferson, Thomas. als, 1 pg, to William Taylor.

Container 1, Folder 9

1859, May 27Lincoln, Abraham. als, 1 pg. to S.W. Fuller.

Container 1, Folder 10

1771 Jan 29Louis XV. document signed, 3 pp. (also 1 pg., n.d.)

Container 1, Folder 11

n.d.Marquand, John P. work-in-progress ms, typed with autograph corrections, 5 pp

Container 1, Folder 12

n.d.Rogers, Will. written as a series of jokes by Rogers in response to request from his son and RRG to help them liven up a radio broadcast. (2 lines ams) 5 pp. typed on Western Union paper.

Container 1, Folder 13

1938-1942Wright, Harold Bell. 9 letters to RRG, with 4 pp manuscript development (outline, first writing, revision, finished piece)