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Subject Files Pt. 1 - Professional Posts (Tours)

Identifier: 645

Series-level Scope and Content Note

(Folders 12:1 - 14:52) This series consists of material (paperwork, correspondence being primarily official memoranda, miscellaneous typed and printed information) regarding the many professional Foreign Service posts held by Ambassador Lyon. Files are arranged chronologically from the earliest tour of duty in Havana, Cuba, in 1930 through retirement from the last post held by Mr. Lyon as ambassador to Ceylon in 1967. Note that for more extensive correspondence regarding the various posts, the Correspondence Series should be consulted.


  • From the Collection: 1930-1971

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From the Collection: 29.25 Linear Feet (20 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 6

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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