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Box: 2 Fold: 39 Homer Morrison Byington I: Memo re Leave of Absence
April 16, 1906

DESCRIPTION: Signed typed memo from Homer Morrison Byington I to U.S. State Department clarifying messages in cables previously sent concerning his request for leave.

Box: 2 Fold: 40 Homer Morrison Byington I: "Roma" Passenger List & Information
August 1929

DESCRIPTION: Printed passenger list and passenger information booklet for the "Roma." List includes names of Homer Morrison Byington I and family members.

Box: 2 Fold: 41 Homer Morrison Byington I: White House Invitation
December 10, 1931

DESCRIPTION: Printed invitation, admission card, presentation card, and envelope for reception given by President and Mrs. Hoover at the White House.

Box: 2 Fold: 42 Homer Morrison Byington I: Travel Itinerary
August 17/1934

DESCRIPTION: Typed memo to Homer Morrison Byington I relating to itinerary for trip from Rome to Paris, via Budapest, Vienna, Prague and Stuttgart (August 20 through September 22, 1934).

Box: 2 Fold: 43 Homer Morrison Byington I: Marriage Affidavit
November 2, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Affidavit of marriage between Homer Morrison Byington I and Jean(nette) L. Byington.

Box: 2 Fold: 44 Homer Morrison Byington I: U.S. Foreign Service Regulations
1924-31

DESCRIPTION: Copy of Executive Order Amending Regulations for Appointments to the Foreign Service, issued by Herbert Hoover (2/25/1931). Includes 2 versions (2 issues each) of published amendment sections of the "Act for the Reorganization and Improvement of the Foreign Service and for Other Purposes" relating to transportation of diplomatic and consular officers, clerks and their families in embassies, legations, and consulates. Issues by Joseph C. Grew (7/31/1924).

Box: 2 Fold: 45 Homer Morrison Byington I: Passports
1916-23

DESCRIPTION: 2 diplomatic passports, visa, and inland pass for Great Britain and Ireland issued to Homer Morrison Byington I.

Box: 2 Fold: 46 Homer Morrison Byington I: Miscellaneous
1926-45

DESCRIPTION: 2 items:

- Check signed by Homer Morrison Byington I for $16.63 (Fifth Avenue Bank of New York), dated 3/5/1926.

- Gasoline license and ration coupon book 1944-45.

Box: 2 Fold: 47 Homer Morrison Byington I: Printed Items 1903-04
1903-04

DESCRIPTION: Photographic copy of pages from Italian journal, "La Stampa Sportiva" for 1903, featuring Homer Morrison Byington I in regatta as member of the Club Nautico Napoli. Includes issue of printed program for the Regate di Campionato Italiano (August 1904).

Box: 2 Fold: 48 Homer Morrison Byington I: Retirement
1944

DESCRIPTION: Typed transcript of article from the "American Foreign Service Journal" relating remarks by Edward Stettinius on occasion of retirement of Homer Morrison Byington I (c. September 1944).

Box: 2 Fold: 49 Homer Morrison Byington I: Italy
April 30, 1930

DESCRIPTION: Typed transcript of article from the "Diplomatic and Consular Courier," Rome, reporting on departure by Homer Morrison Byington I from post as U.S. consul general, Italy.

Box: 2 Fold: 50 Homer Morrison Byington I: Foreign Service Personnel Chief
May 1930

DESCRIPTION: Issue of "American Foreign Service Journal" (May 1930) announcing appointment of Homer Morrison Byington I as chief of the Division of Foreign Service Personnel (p. 181). Photograph of Byington featured on the cover.

Box: 2 Fold: 51 Homer Morrison Byington I & II - Foreign Service School
1931-33

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed photographs from the "American Foreign Service Journal" showing classes of the American Foreign Service Training School for February 1931, April 1932, December 1932, March 1933, June 1933, and August 1933. All photographs include Homer Morrison Byington I; photograph for class of June 1933 includes Byington's son, Homer Morrison Byington II (second row).

Box: 2 Fold: 52 Homer Morrison Byington I: Newsclippings (Misc)
1930-1966

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of news articles re Homer Morrison Byington I. Includes announcements of Foreign Service appointments and retirement, as well obituaries.

Box: 2 Fold: 53 Homer Morrison Byington I & II: Foreign Service Biographies
January 1, 1931

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copy of biographical sketches for Homer Morrison Byington I and Homer Morrison Byington II.

Box: 2 Fold: 54 Homer Morrison Byington III - Report on Chile
1973-1996

DESCRIPTION: ALS (8/8/1996) from Homer Morrison Byington III to Nicholas B. Scheetz, manuscripts librarian, Special Collections Division, Georgetown University Library, enclosing copy of typed report by Byington on U.S. investment concerns in Chile. Written for the Bankers Trust Company, New York, 1973.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 A. Homer Byington - Certificate: U.S. Consul, Naples
September 14, 1897

DESCRIPTION: Certificate proclamation of King Umberto I, recognizing A. Homer Byington as U.S. consul at Naples.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 A. Homer Byington - Certificate: Consular Commission, Naples
January 5, 1898

DESCRIPTION: Certificate of consular commission to Naples, issued to A. Homer Byington.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 A. Homer Byington - Certificate: Consular Commission, Naples
July 27, 1897

DESCRIPTION: Certificate of presidential commission issued to A. Homer Byington as U.S. consul, Naples.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 "Evening Gazette" (Norwalk, Conn.)
July 28, 1897

DESCRIPTION: Issue of the Norwalk "Evening Gazette" for July 28, 1897. Note: Extremely brittle.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Map: Gregory's Point Marine Railway Co. Properties
1868

DESCRIPTION: Map of properties owned by the Gregory's Point Marine Railway Company, Norwalk, Conn.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Map: Norwalk, Connecticut
1871

DESCRIPTION: Hand-drawn map showing property between Danbury railroad and Norwalk river.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Poster: American Legion Canadian Reception
February 27, 1936

DESCRIPTION: Poster advertising celebration of the 20th anniversary of the American Legion. Features printed photograph of reception given the previous year (2/27/1936) by the Canadian government in honor of Ray Murphy, national commander of the American Legion. Photograph includes Homer Morrison Byington I, Norman Armour, and Ray Murphy among other U.S., Canadian, and American Legion dignitaries and officials.

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