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Box: 11 Fold: 50 Tuck, S. Pinkney - Correspondence
Datespan: 3/27/60-4/12/66

DESCRIPTION: Contains 10 ALS, 2 ACS from Kippy Tuck, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above. Includes TLS 1/23/61 to CBL from Andre de Staercke (Delegation Permanente de la Belgique aupres du Conseil du Pacte Atlantique Nord); TL copy 11/23/60 to Brian E. Urquhart from W. Hallam Tuck; and ALS 4/12/66 to CBL from Kay Tuck.

Box: 11 Fold: 51 Untermyer, Alvin - Correspondence
Datespan: 5/16/55-9/1/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Alvin Untermyer, friend of CBL, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 52 Utter, John - Correspondence
Datespan: 7/8/46-8/29/65

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from John Utter, Foreign Service colleague of CBL, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 53 Vyse, Arthur F. - Correspondence
Datespan: 8/3/62-11/26/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains lengthy correspondence from Arthur F. Vyse, Jr., with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above. Topic: primarily concerns Marie Vyse Raborg. Includes TLS 11/26/63 to CBL from George A. Furness, Jr. US vice consul, Nice, France.

Box: 11 Fold: 54 Vyse, Clarke - Correspondence
Datespan: 1/13/48-c.12/66

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Clarke Vyse, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 55 Wallace, Henry A. - Correspondence
Date: 9/14/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from US vice president Henry A. Wallace, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 56 Weigel, Gustave, SJ - Correspondence
Datespan: 10/21/43-1/23/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains 6 TLS from Gustave Weigel, SJ, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above. Includes newsclippings and obituary re Fr. Weigel.

Box: 11 Fold: 57 Wellington, Rebecca - Correspondence
Datespan: 1/7/54-2/5/62

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph correspondence from Foreign Service colleague Rebecca Wellington, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 58 Wells, Sumner - Correspondence
Date: 4/30/47

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Welles, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.



Box: 11 Fold: 59 Wilson, Evan - Correspondence
Datespan: 1/24/45-5/10/51

DESCRIPTION: Contains 14 TLS from Evan Wilson, Middle East Affairs, State Dept., with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 60 Wilson, Orme - Correspondence
Dates: 7/5/44

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 TLS from Orme Wilson as US ambassador, Port-au-Prince, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence as given above. Includes TLS to Cecil Wayne Gray, chief, West Coast Affairs, State Dept.

Box: 11 Fold: 61 Windsor, Edward Duke of - Correspondence
Datespan: 1/3/61-1/22/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 TLS 1/3/61 from the Duke of Windsor; 1 ALS 1/22/61 from the Duchess of Windsor, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 62 Woodward, Robert - Correspondence
Datespan: 4/15/48-5/11/49

DESCRIPTION: Contains 10 TLS from Robert F. Woodward as, among others, US charge d'affaires in La Paz, Bolivia, and deputy director, ARA, State Dept., with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 63 Woodward, Robert - Correspondence
Datespan: 6/15/50-6/27/58

DESCRIPTION: Contains 7 TLS, 1 ALS + 1 TL to Roy Richard Rubottom, Jr., from Woodward as US counselor, Sweden, and US ambassador successively to Costa Rica and Uruguay, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 64 Woodward, Robert - Correspondence
Datespan: 9/11/60-6/3/64

DESCRIPTION: Contains 8 TLS, 1 ALS from Woodward as asst. sec. of state for Latin American Affairs and US ambassador to Spain, with carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence given above.

Box: 11 Fold: 65 Yost, Charles - Correspondence
Datespan: 7/2/49-6/17/66

DESCRIPTION: Contains 11 TLS, 1 ALS from Charles W. Yost as US counselor in Paris, US ambassador successively to Morocco and Syria, and as deputy representative, US Mission to the UN. With carbon correspondence from CBL. Datespan of original correspondence given above. Includes 1 TLS 5/9/66 to CBL from Irena Yost.

Box: 11 Fold: 66 Zabriskie, Philip - Correspondence
Datespan: 10/6/62-7/6/64

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. Philip Zabriskie, husband of Lilla C. Lyon, with carbon correspondence from CBL to both Rev. Zabriskie and Lilla. Datespan of original correspondence given above.

Box: 12 Fold: 1 Havana, Cuba - Assignation / Personnel File
Datespan: 12/16/30-4/13/31

DESCRIPTION: Contains 4 TLS 12/26/30-4/13/31 to CBL from William R. Castle re the former's assignment as vice consul to Havana, Cuba. Includes Cuban identification card certifying CBL as US vice consul.

Box: 12 Fold: 2 Hong Kong / Tokyo, Japan - Assignation/Personnel File
Datespan: 12/16/31-12/28/34

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence (memos/telegrams) notifying CBL of his postings to Hong Kong in 1932 as vice consul and to Tokyo, Japan, in 1933 as third secretary. Correspondents include Henry L. Stimson, secretary of state (unsigned); Wilbur J. Carr; and Joseph Grew (unsigned). The last is a telegram notifying CBL of the birth of his daughter Alice Emily Lyon (1934).

Box: 12 Fold: 3 Peking, China - Assignation / Personnel File
Datespan of material: 10/23/33-4/1/38

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence (memos and telegrams) to CBL re his assignment to Peking as third secretary in 1934. Correspondents include Nelson T. Johnson, ambassador to China 1935-41.

Box: 12 Fold: 4 Peking, China - Memoranda
Datespan of material: 7/7/34-2/14/39

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous legation memoranda. Correspondents include Nelson R. Johnson.

Box: 12 Fold: 5 Peking Polo Club
Datespan of material: 1/12/35-1/14/35

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to CBL re the Peking Polo Club of which he was a member.

Box: 12 Fold: 6 Santiago, Chile - Assignation / Personnel File
Datespan of material: 7/19/38-8/16/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence (memos/telegrams) to CBL re assignment to Santiago, Chile in 1938 as third secretary of the embassy. Correspondents includes Claude G. Bowers (memo 1943); Howland Shaw, asst. sec. of state (TLS 6/20/42); and Dayle C. McDonough, consul general, Santiago, Chile (TLS 8/16/43).

Box: 12 Fold: 7 Santiago, Chile - Memoranda
Datespan of material: 1/24/40-8/2/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous legation memoranda. Correspondents include Laurence Duggan, adviser on political relations (TLS 4/6/42), State Dept.; Jefferson Caffery (memo to US sec. of state 9/26/41); Philip Bonsal (TLS 8/11/43); Claude Bowers (TLS 8/3/43); and TL from Merry del Val company (memo 1943).

Box: 12 Fold: 8 Santiago, Chile - Japan Policy
Datespan: c. 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains typescript of statement of Chile's foreign policy toward Japan, presented by former Chilean ambassador Armando Labra Carvajal.

Box: 12 Fold: 9 Chile - Officials (Biographical Information)
Datespan of material: 5/19/44-6/24/44

DESCRIPTION: Contains memos and typed biographical information re Chile's officials and political and business leaders.

Box: 12 Fold: 10 Chile - MSS by CBL: Exhibition of American Books in Santiago
Date: 5/23/42

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs by CBL for an article covering the exhibition of American books held in Santiago Chile, May 1942. (2pp.)

Box: 12 Fold: 11 Chile - MSS by CBL: Autograph Notes (Misc.)
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous autograph notes by CBL, apparently concerning despatches sent/received during his posting in Santiago.

Box: 12 Fold: 12 Chile - MSS by CBL: Journal
Datespan of material: 1/3/43-7/31/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs of part of a journal written by CBL (datespan as given above) during his posting in Santiago, Chile.

Box: 12 Fold: 13 Chile - Newsclippings re Lyons (Misc.)
Datespan of material: 7/3/41-8/1/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings from Chilean papers re activities of CBL and ESL at post.

Box: 12 Fold: 14 Chile - Newsclippings re Departure of the Lyons
Datespan of material: 7/18/43-7/29/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings from Chilean papers concerning the departure from post of CBL and ESL.

Box: 12 Fold: 15 State Dept./West Coast Affairs - Memoranda
Datespan of material: 7/6/43-6/16/44

DESCRIPTION: Contains memoranda sent and received by CBL during his assignment to the State Dept, West Coast Affairs for the Division of American Republics (later, Bureau of American Republic Affairs/ARA), Washington DC (1943-44). Correspondents include Philip Bonsal, chief, ARA (TLS 7/6/43); Laurence Duggan, adviser on political relations (TLS 7/22/43); Howland Shaw, asst. sec. of state (2 TLS 11/6/43, 12/16/43); Claude Bowers (TLS 11/9/43); Edward Stettinius, under sec. of state (TLS 3/4/44); and Olcott H. Deming (TLS 6/16/44).

@ Also includes typescript information (book excerpts) about Argentina.

@ In addition: correspondence concerning various matters relating to Bolivia. Datespan 3/11/44 - 7/11/44. Includes Philip W. Bonsal and Laurence Duggan (copy).

Box: 12 Fold: 16 State Dept./ARA - Despatch Recordbook
Datespan: c. 1/43-12/43

DESCRIPTION: Contains ledger of despatches/telegrams sent and received re American Republics.

Box: 12 Fold: 17 Cairo, Egypt - Assignation / Personnel File
Datespan of material: 10/6/44-1/27/47

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence (memos/telegrams) to CBL re assignment to Cairo as second secretary. Correspondents include Cordell Hull (telegrams 1944); Howland Shaw (TLS 10/6/44); S. Pinkney Tuck (TLS 11/13/44); Mohamed El Sayed Shahin Pasha, military governor of Cairo (TLS 12/19/44).

Box: 12 Fold: 18 Egypt - Churches: Information File
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typescript and printed information on the various religious denominations in Egypt.

Box: 12 Fold: 19 Egypt - Churches: Information File (News Despatches)
Datespan of material: 11/25/44-9/4/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains copies of typed official news releases and memoranda concerning activities of churches and religious figures in Egypt.

Box: 12 Fold: 20 Egypt - Churches: Information File (Newsclippings)
Datespan of material: 1/44-12/46

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings re church and religion in Egypt. Special focus on the arrival in Cairo of H.G. Msgr. Alexis, Patriarch of Moscow and of All Russia.

Box: 12 Fold: 21 Cairo, Egypt - Memoranda
Datespan of material: 3/19/45-11/4/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains official legation memoranda. Includes staff recommendations (carbons) by CBL. Also carbon copy of statement by S. Pinkney Tuck as US minister to Egypt, on occasion of the signing of agreements between Egypt and the US.

Box: 12 Fold: 22 Cairo, Egypt - Information File (Govt., King, Foreign Policy)
Date: 9/12/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains political notes on the Egyptian government; King Farouk I; and Egyptian foreign policy towards Britain, the US and the League of Arab States.

Box: 12 Fold: 23 Egypt - Information File: Bibliography
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 copies of typed bibliography on Egypt, compiled by J. Rives Childs.

Box: 12 Fold: 24 Cairo, Egypt - MSS by CBL: Journal of Engagements
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains looseleaf note pages of part of a journal kept by CBL recording various lunch and dinner engagements.

Box: 12 Fold: 25 Cairo, Egypt - Miscellaneous
Datespan of material: 11/28/44-11/30/44

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous items relating to CBL's posting in Cairo. Includes confirmation letter of membership in the Club Mohamed Aly; furniture inventory; list of staff contacts; Egyptian newsclipping profiling CBL + translation; article on Nofretete.

Box: 12 Fold: 26 State Dept./River Plate Affairs - Assignation/Personnel File
Datespan of material: 10/28/46-9/11/48

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence (Memos/telegrams) to CBL re assignment to the State Department, ARA, Division of River Plate Affairs (RPA) in 1946, and later, in 1948, to the position of Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs. Includes TLS 9/11/48 from John E. Peurifoy, asst. sec.

Box: 12 Fold: 27 State Dept./River Plate Affairs - Memoranda
Datespan of material: 3/25/48-9/10/48

DESCRIPTION: Contains official memoranda re various Latin American affairs.

Box: 12 Fold: 28 State Dept./RPA - Consular Conference, Rio de Janeiro
Datespan of material: 1/2/47-3/28/47

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence (telegrams and memos) concerning CBL's trip to Rio de Janeiro for consular conference. Includes TLS 2/25/47 to CBL from Ellis O. Briggs as dir., ARA; and TLS 3/28/47 to CBL from Paul C. Squire, first secretary, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Box: 12 Fold: 29 State Dept./RPA - Consular Conference, Rio de Janeiro
Datespan of material: 3/21/1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed and autograph notes taken by CBL concerning the consular conference in Rio de Janeiro. Includes "Memorandum of Conversation" with Sir Andrew Noble.

Box: 12 Fold: 30 State Dept./RPA - Consular Conference, Rio de Janeiro
Datespan of material: 3/3/47-3/7/47

DESCRIPTION: Contans agenda for the consular conference held 3/3/47-3/7/47. Includes various expense receipts.

Box: 12 Fold: 31 State Dept./RPA - Inter-American Conference...for Peace
Datespan of material: 8/1/47-8/29/47

DESCRIPTION: Pertains to the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Continental Peace and Security held at the Hotel Quitandinha, Petropolis, Brazil, August 15, 1947. Contains copies of acknowledgements sent by CBL for invitations from various organizations in Brazil.

@ Other items include -

@ Certificate issued by the State Dept. designating CBL as adviser on the US delegation to the conference.

@ Booklet listing delegates to the conference (in Spanish).

@ Identification cards for CBL.

@ Hotel receipts, 2 maps of Rio de Janeiro.

Box: 12 Fold: 32 State Dept./River Plate Affairs - 9th Intl. Conf. of Amer. States
Datespan of material: 3/25/48-6/2/48

DESCRIPTION: Pertains to the Ninth International Conference of American States held in Bogota, Colombia, March 3, 1948. Includes correspondence carbons and memoranda by CBL (datespan 4/8/48-6/2/48). Includes TLS 4/23/48 from George C. Marshall, US sec. of state, to Clarke L. Willard, secretary general. Also, TL 6/23/48 from Mike Mansfield, congressman, to Marshall.

@ Other items include -

@ Identification cards for CBL.

@ Booklets listing delegates.

@ Certificate issued by State Dept. appointing CBL as an adviser to the US delegation.

Box: 12 Fold: 33 State Dept./River Plate Affairs - 9th Intl. Conf. of Amer. States
Datespan: 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings about the Ninth International Conference of American States held in Bogota, Colombia, March 30, 1948. Profiles of delegates included.

Box: 12 Fold: 34 Warsaw, Poland - Assignation / Personnel File
Datespan of material: 9/7/48-c.12/49

DESCRIPTION: Contains memoranda pertaining to CBL's appointment as first secretary to the US embassy in Warsaw. Includes carbon of a memo by Horace H. Smith (US ambassador to Laos, 1958-60) recommending CBL. Also includes CBL's resume/biographical sketch for a questionnaire on American Foreign Service Personnel (datespan 1931 from first assignment in Havana to 1948 Warsaw post). Also: identification card (in Polish).

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