Preliminary Inventory to the Frank Seymoure Ross papers

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Title: Frank Seymoure Ross papers
Date (inclusive): 1942-1954
Collection Number: 60015
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 20 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (9.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes of meetings, notes, reports, printed matter, and photographs, relating to activities of the U.S. Army Transportation Corps in Europe during World War II
Creator: Ross, Frank S. (Frank Seymoure), 1893-1970
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1960.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank Seymoure Ross Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, notes, reports, printed matter, and photographs, relating to activities of the U.S. Army Transportation Corps in Europe during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Officers
World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Transport service
United States. Army

box 1

U.S. Army Transportation Corps, OCOFT, minutes of meetings

 

April 14, 1943 - June 3, 1944

 

September 17, 1944 - June 30, 1945

 

July 1 - December 3, 1945

 

U.S. Army Transportation Corps, minutes of daily conferences

 

June 12 - December 31, 1945

 

January 1 - February 20, 1946

 

General Ross' comments on daily meetings

 

April 14, 1943 - May 18, 1944

 

September 17, 1944 - June 29, 1945

box 2

X-Ray files 1-4 (Closed Circuit telephone conferences)

 

July 24, 1943 - February 27, 1944

 

(A) February 28 - June 21, 1944

 

(B) February 28 - July 24, 1944

 

August 10 - October 10, 1944

box 3

November 5, 1944 - March 10, 1945

 

March 29 - August 31, 1945

 

September 1, 1945 - February 12, 1946

 

Chronological files

 

May 1 - June 5, 1943

 

May 1 - June 30, 1943

 

June 30 - August 13, 1943

box 4

July 1 - September 30, 1943

 

October 1, 1943 - February 15, 1944

 

February 16 - August 5, 1944

 

August 12 - October 11, 1944

box 5

August 12 - October 11, 1944

 

October 12, 1944 - January 12, 1945

 

January 13 - April 15, 1945

 

April 16 - June 30, 1945

box 6

July 1 - September 30, 1945

 

October 1 - December 31, 1945

 

January 1 - February 15, 1946

 

Personal correspondence

 

August 15, 1942 - June 25, 1943

 

January 1 - June 28, 1945

 

June 2 - December 30, 1945

box 7

Frank S. Ross - Charles P. Gross

 

July 8, 1942 - June 30, 1943

 

July 1, 1943 - April 19, 1945

 

June 9, 1944 - June 19, 1945

 

Frank S. Ross - James R. Washington

 

June 11, 1942 - June 22, 1943

 

July 3, 1943 - May 26, 1944

 

June 1, 1944 - June 26, 1945

 

Ceremonies, speeches and press conferences

 

January 10 - May 3, 1944

 

July 1944 - June 1945

 

July 22 - December 31, 1945

 

Commendations

 

June 1943 - June 1944

 

July 1944 - June 1945

 

July 1945

box 8

Directives from headquarters July 1945

 

Telegrams, Radiograms, Cablegrams March 24, 1945 - February 21, 1946

 

Marine operations May 29, 1942 - June 14, 1943

 

Marine Operations and Inland Waterways

 

July 6, 1943 - May 25, 1944

 

June 14, 1944 - May 31, 1945

 

Water Deployment of U.S. Troops May 8 - December 31, 1945

 

Railways

 

July 1, 1943 - May 17, 1944

 

July 8, 1944 - June 26, 1945

 

July 1, 1945 - February 20, 1946

box 9

Weekly Military Shipments Priority Meetings

 

March 24 - June 30, 1945

 

July 1, 1945 - January 24, 1946

 

Mission, Operating Procedure, Route and Statistics on L. C. Express Hauls 1944

 

"XYZ" Motor Transport Support Plan 1945

 

General Board - U.S. Army Forces in the European Theatre

 

Operation, Organization, Supply and Services of the Transportation Corps in Europe, Study #122 1944,

 

Military Railway Service, Study #123

 

Procedures for the Control of Supply and Personnel Movements, Study #124

 

Motor Transport Service as a permanent part of the Transportation Corps,Study #125

box 10

Critique of Logistic Support of the Armies by R.G. Ruppenthal

 

Miscellaneous files

 

1942 - May 1943

 

June 1943 - June 1944

 

July 1944 - June 1945

box 11

History of the Transportation Corps in the European Theatre of Operations

 

June 1942 - December 1943

 

Part 1

 

Part 2

 

Part 3

 

Historical report on the Transportation Corps in the European Theatre of Operations

 

January - March 1944

box 12

April - June 1944

 

(Battle of France) June - September 1944

 

October - December 1944

 

Part 1

box 13

Part 2

 

Part 3

 

January - March 1945

 

Part 1

 

Part 2

box 14

Part 3

 

April - June 1945

 

Part 1

box 15

Part 2

 

Part 3

box 16

June - September 1945

 

Part 1

 

Part 2

 

Part 3

box 17

Part 4

 

October 1945

 

November 1945

box 18

December 1945

 

January 1945

box 19

February 1945

 

Statistical tables on the Transportation Corps in the European Theatre of Operations 1942-1945

 

Weekly Newsletters

 

Volume 1 October 30, 1944 - June 25, 1945

 

Volume 2 June 25 - December 31, 1945

box 20

Stories of Transportation

 

Volume 1 October 1, 1944 - June 1, 1945

 

Volume 2 June 1 - December 3, 1945

 

Historical Critique of the United Kingdom Overlord Movements November 1, 1945

 

German Railway Operations under the U.S. Army May 8 - December 31, 1945

 

Administrative History of the Operation of the 21st Army Group on the Continent of Europe June 6, 1944 - May 8, 1945

box 21

Material not yet described

box 22

Material not yet described