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Box/Folder: 1

Biographical File, 1926-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Article, awards, bank statements, biographical note, citations, clippings, correspondence, historical records, list, press release, and miscellany relating to Clovis Byers' personal life and professional accomplishments, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Article, "Brothers in Arms: Our War Story," about Clovis Byers and others by the editors, Blue and White, 1943 April.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Awards, 1943 and undated.

Scope and Content Note

List of awards and decorations, undated; printed announcements in radio bulletin, Government Press Foreign Service, Department of State Division of Current Information. Printed copy; the Phi Gamma Delta; and the Ohio State University Monthly, 1943
Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Bank statements, 1946-1948

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Biographical note, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Citations, 1944-1951 and undated.

Scope and Content Note

2nd Battle Group, 60th Infantry, Order of the Go Devils, undated; "for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services in New Guinea," 1944 November 24; Air Medal for "meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in the Philippine Islands," 1945 April 29; and 17th Infantry, Order of the Buffalo, 1951 October 24
 

Clippings

 

General

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

1942-1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

1951-1952

 

New Guinea

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

1942-1945

 

Family file

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Certificate of baptism for Clayton Byers, Cadet Chapel, New York, 1941 October 26

 

Correspondence

 

General

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

1926-1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

1942/1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

1944-1958

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Army and Navy Club, 1940-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a booklet stipulating by-laws, 1955
Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Bishop of Rockhampton, 1944

Box/Folder 2 : 3

National War College, 1957-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Relates primarily to the activities of the alumni association. Includes a report on the final presentations, Class of 1957-1958, and Clovis Byers' letter to Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1959, and letter from Robert D. Murphy, to Clovis Byers, 1958
Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Historical file, 1945-1947.

Scope and Content Note

Collection of materials about important events during Byers' period of service
Box/Folder: 2 : 5

List of names of personal acquaintances, Undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Press release by Howard Handleman about Byers' promotion to the position of Senior Military Adviser to the Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, 1957 July 11

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Miscellany, 1943-1952

 

Correspondence, 1917-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Byers' personal file of letters exchanged with military personnel, family and friends, and others. Arranged in Files A – H, thereunder numerically by folder number. Each numbered folder includes a list of letters in that folder. Additional personal letters from Byers to his family follow File H
 

File A. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 2 : 8-15

Number 1, 1927-1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Number 2, 1943-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 1-6

Number 2, 1943-1944.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from the Philippines
Box/Folder: 3 : 7-10

Number 3, 1944-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from the Philippines
Box/Folder: 4 : 1-5

Number 4, 1945.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from the Philippines
Box/Folder: 4 : 6-10

Number 5, 1945-1946.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Yokohama, Japan
Box/Folder: 5 : 1-6

Number 6, 1946.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Yokohama, Japan
Box/Folder: 5 : 7-10

Number 7, 1945/1946.

Scope and Content Note

Contains Byers' letter to Albert C. Wedemeyer, 1946 July 29, and letters relating to personal finances
Box/Folder: 6 : 1-3

Number 7, 1946-1947

Box/Folder: 6 : 4-9

Number 8, 1946-1947

Box/Folder: 6 : 10

Number 9, 1947

Box/Folder: 7 : 1-5

Number 9, 1947

Box/Folder: 7 : 6-10

Number 10, 1947.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to family and friends
Box/Folder: 8 : 1-2

Number 11, 1947.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to family and friends
Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Number 12, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

Replies to letters of congratulations
Box/Folder: 8 : 4-5

Number 13, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

Letters of congratulations
 

File B. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 8 : 6-9

Number 1, 1917-1932.

Scope and Content Note

Personnel records
Box/Folder: 8 : 10-12

Number 2, 1932-1937

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

Number 2, 1932-1937

Box/Folder: 9 : 2

Number 3, 1936-1939

Box/Folder: 9 : 3

Number 4, 1939-1942.

Scope and Content Note

Investment and insurance records
Box/Folder: 9 : 4-5

Number 5, 1940-1942.

Scope and Content Note

Personal financial records
Box/Folder: 9 : 6-8

Number 6, 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 9 : 9

Number 7, 1944.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to family from New Guinea
Box/Folder: 9 : 10-11

Number 8, 1945.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to family from the Philippines
Box/Folder 10 : 1

Number 9, 1945-1946.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to family from Yokohama, Japan
Box/Folder: 10 : 2

Number 10, 1947

Box/Folder: 10 : 3

Number 11, 1947.

Scope and Content Note

Letters drafted by Byers for Robert Eichelberger's signature
Box/Folder: 10 : 4

Number 12, 1947.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Robert Eichelberger and Byers during Eichelberger's absence
 

File C. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 10 : 5

Number 1, 1947-1948

Box/Folder: 10 : 6-7

Number 2, 1948

Box/Folder: 10 : 8-9

Number 3, 1948

Box/Folder: 10 : 10

Number 4, 1948

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

Number 4, 1948

Box/Folder: 11 : 2-3

Number 5, 1948

Box/Folder: 11 : 4-5

Number 6, 1948

Box/Folder: 11 : 6-7

Number 7, 1948

 

File D. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 11 : 8

Number 1, 1948

Box/Folder: 11 : 9-10

Number 2, 1948

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Number 3, 1948

Box/Folder: 12 : 2-3

Number 4, 1948

Box/Folder: 12 : 4-5

Number 5, 1948

Box/Folder: 12 : 6-7

Number 6, 1948-1949

Box/Folder: 12 : 8-9

Number 7, 1949

Box/Folder: 12 : 10-11

Number 8, 1949

Box/Folder 13 : 1-2

Number 9, 1949

Box/Folder: 13 : 3

Number 10, 1949

Box/Folder: 13 : 4-5

Number 11, 1949

Box/Folder: 13 : 6-7

Number 12, 1949

Box/Folder: 13 : 8-9

Number 13, 1949

Box/Folder: 13 : 10

Number 14, 1949

Box/Folder 14 : 1-2

Number 15, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 14 : 3

Number 16, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 14 : 4-7

Number 17, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 14 : 8-10

Number 18, 1949-1951

Box/Folder 15 : 1-2

Number 19, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 15 : 3-4

Number 20, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 15 : 5-6

Number 21, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 15 : 7-8

Number 22, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 15 : 9-10

Number 23, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 15 : 11

Number 24, 1950-1951

Box/Folder 16 : 1

Number 25 (missing)

Box/Folder: 16 : 2

Number 26, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 3

Number 27, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 4-7

Number 28, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 8

Number 29, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 9

Number 30, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 10

Number 31, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 11-12

Number 32, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 16 : 13

Number 33, 1949-1950

Box/Folder: 16 : 14-15

Number 34, 1949-1951

Box/Folder 17 : 1-2

Number 35, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 17 : 3

Number 36, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 17 : 4

Number 37, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 17 : 5

Number 38, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 17 : 6-7

Number 39, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 17 : 8

Number 40, 1949-1951

Box/Folder: 17 : 9-10

Number 41, 1951

Box/Folder 18 : 1-2

Number 42, 1951

Box/Folder: 18 : 3

Number 43, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Letters of sympathy
 

File E. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 18 : 4-7

Number 1, 1951-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Byers' letters to friends
Box/Folder: 18 : 8-9

Number 2, 1951-1952

Box/Folder: 18 : 10

Number 3, 1952

Box/Folder 19 : 1-3

Number 3, 1952

Box/Folder: 19 : 4-9

Number 4, 1952

Box/Folder: 19 : 10

Number 5, 1952.

Scope and Content Note

Byers' letters to Clayton
Box/Folder 20 : 1-4

Number 6, 1952

Box/Folder: 20 : 5-10

Number 7, 1952-1953

Box/Folder 21 : 1-4

Number 8, 1952-1953

Box/Folder: 21 : 5-12

Number 9, 1953

Box/Folder 22 : 1-6

Number 10, 1953-1954

Box/Folder: 22 : 7-8

Number 11, 1954

Box/Folder: 22 : 9-12

Number 12, 1954/1955.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence, A - K
Box/Folder 23 : 1-2

Number 12, 1954-1955.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence, A - K
Box/Folder: 23 : 3-8

Number 13, 1954-1955.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence, L - Z
 

File F. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 23 : 9

Number 1, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 23 : 10-11

Number 2, 1955-1957

Box/Folder 24 : 1-4

Number 3, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 24 : 5-6

Number 4, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 24 : 7-8

Number 5, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 24 : 9

Number 6, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 24 : 10-11

Number 7, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 24 : 12-13

Number 8, 1955-1957

Box/Folder 25 : 1

Number 9, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 2

Number 10, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 3

Number 11, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 4

Number 12, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 5

Number 13, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 6

Number 14, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 7

Number 15, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 8

Number 16, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 9

Number 17, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 10

Number 18, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 11

Number 19, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 25 : 12

Number 20, 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 26

File G. Personal correspondence – General Byers

Box/Folder: 26 : 1

Number 1, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 2

Number 2, 1956-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 3

Number 3, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 4

Number 4, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 5

Number 5, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 6

Number 6, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 7

Number 7, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 8

Number 8, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 9

Number 9, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 10

Number 10, 1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 11

Number 11, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 26 : 12

Number 12, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 1

Number 13, 1956-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 2

Number 14, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 3

Number 15, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 4

Number 16, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 5

Number 17, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 6

Number 18, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 7

Number 19, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 8

Number 20, 1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 9

Number 21, 1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 10

Number 22, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 11

Number 23, 1957-1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 12

Number 24, 1958

Box/Folder: 27 : 13

Number 25, 1959

Box/Folder: 27 : 14

Number 26, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 27 : 15

Number 27, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 27 : 16

Number 28, 1959

Box/Folder: 27 : 17

Number 29, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 27 : 18

Number 30, 1959

Box/Folder: 27 : 19

Number 31, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 1

Number 32, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 2

Number 33, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 3

Number 34, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 4

Number 35, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 5

Number 36, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 6

Number 37, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 7

Number 38, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 8

Number 39, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 9

Number 40, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 10

Number 41, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 11

Number 42, 1958-1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 12

Number 43, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 13

Number 44, 1959

Box/Folder: 28 : 14

Number 45, 1959

 

File H. Letters of invitation

Box/Folder: 28 : 15-19

Number 1, 1946-1947

Box/Folder: 29 : 1-3

Number 1, 1947

Box/Folder: 29 : 4-6

Number 2, 1947-1948

Box/Folder: 29 : 7-8

Number 3, 1952-1953

Box/Folder: 29 : 9-10

Number 4, 1953

Box/Folder: 30 : 1-2

Number 5, 1954

Box/Folder: 30 : 3

Personal letters of Byers to his family from Yokohama, Japan, 1945-1946.

Note

See also box 45 and 47 for materials relating to surrender of Japan and File B for additional personal letters
Box/Folder: 30 : 4

Miscellany, 1948-1949

 

Speeches and Writings, 1946-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, lectures, notes, remarks, statement, transcripts of speeches, and a radio talk, arranged chronologically
 

General, 1948-1951

Box/Folder: 30 : 5

Byers' personal file of speeches and notes, 1948, and suggested topics for talks, undated. Includes speaker's policy guide, 1949

 

Collection of speeches, 1950-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 6

Book I

Box/Folder: 30 : 7

Book II

Box/Folder: 30 : 8

Speech, untitled and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 9

Speech, untitled, Cleveland, Ohio, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and handwritten note cards
Box/Folder: 30 : 10

"Airborne Operations and National Defense, 1948-1949," remarks, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes a letter to Clarence C. Clendenen, 1966 March 14
Box/Folder: 30 : 11

"Airborne Operations of the Future," lecture, Armored School, Fort Knox, Kentucky, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 12

"Armor Expands the Airhead," article for Armored Cavalry Journal, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 13

Foreword: Course IX, NATO Defense College, Paris, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 14

Foreword for bulletin, Course X, NATO Defense College, Paris, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 15

"National Security," radio talk, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 16

Remarks, Veterans Recognition Program, Windsor, North Carolina, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 17

Statement, Sendai American-Japan Society inaugural meeting, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 18

Suggested material for talk on staff functioning and training of staff officers for staff duties, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 19

"United We Are Invincible," speech, Birmingham, Alabama, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 20

Welcoming speech, Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) and cadets, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript outline
Box/Folder: 30 : 21

"World Sensitive Areas," address, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 22

"Observations on the Pacific Theater," address, 55th convention, Ohio Bankers Association, Ohio, 1946 May 15-16.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 23

Address, first anniversary of the Ernie Pyle Theater, Tokyo, 1947 February 24.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 24

"Your Job Is Important," message to the 7th I and E Training Class, 1947 March 7.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 30 : 25

Address, graduation ceremonies, Eighth Army Replacement Training Center, 1947 March 22.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 30 : 26

Lecture, Conference on Airborne Operations, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk 11, Virginia, 1947-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 1

"Six Years in Pacific," speech, 1948 May 1.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript outline and holograph notes
Box/Folder: 31 : 2

Speech, Ohio Department AMVETS, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1948 June 12.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 3

Talk to officers by Clovis Byers? 1948 June 16.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes
Box/Folder: 31 : 4

Remarks, North Carolina State Boys, 1948 June 17.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript outline and holograph notes
Box/Folder: 31 : 5

"Report on 82D," remarks, 1948 July 4.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and handwritten outline
Box/Folder: 31 : 6

"Good Business in the Army," speech, meeting of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1948 July 26.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes holograph notes and a memorandum from J. H. Harper
Box/Folder: 31 : 7

"Keeping Informed," speech, luncheon meeting, Optimist Club, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1948 August 30.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 8

"Insurance and Its Evaluation," speech, Southern Pines Kiwanis Club, 1948 September 8.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes notes
Box/Folder: 31 : 9

"Responsibilities of Citizenship Today," speech, First Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1948 September 15.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph outline
Box/Folder: 31 : 10

"Airborne Operations of the Future," lecture, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, 1948 October 1.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes several versions
Box/Folder: 31 : 11

"Airborne Operations of the Future," lecture, Engineer School, Fort Belvois, Virginia, 1949 February 8.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 12

"Airborne Operations of the Future," lecture, Anti-Aircraft Artillery School, Fort Bliss, Texas, 1949 March 21.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 13

"Airborne Operations of the Future," lecture, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, 1949 March 25.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 14

Talk, 82D Airborne Division Association Convention, Cleveland, Ohio, 1949 July 5.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 15

Speech, annual pig dinner, Phi Gamma Delta, Washington, D.C., 1950 April 28.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 16

Remarks, Thanksgiving Day, Headquarters X Corps, Kwandae-Ri, Korea, 1951 November 22.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 17

"Washington and National Defense," article, Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, 1952 February.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 31 : 18

"Obligations of the Academy and Its Graduates in the Future," speech, West Point banquet, Tokyo, 1952 March?

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 19

Remarks, Headquarters XVI Corps, 1952 May 10.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 20

Speech, turnover ceremony, NATO Defense College, Paris, 1955 November 15.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 21

Speech, Paris American High School, France, 1956?

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes related materials
Box/Folder: 31 : 22

Address, German journalists, Association for Democratic Action, sponsored by NATO Information Service, 1956 January 25.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 23

"Review of the Eighth Course," lecture, Paris, 1956 February 2.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 24

Speech, closing ceremony, Course VIII, 1956 February 3.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 25

Speech, opening ceremony, Course IX, 1956 February 20.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 26

Talk, European Commandery, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States dinner meeting, Paris, 1956 April 17.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 27

Talk, sunset supper, Ohio State University, Ohio, 1956 May 5.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 28

Remarks, review of Course IX, 1956 July 26.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 29

Speech, closing ceremony, Course IX, 1956 July 27.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 30

Speech, opening ceremony, Course X, 1956 September 3.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 31

Welcoming remarks, orientation, members of Course X, 1956 September 3.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 32

Remarks, review of Course X, 1957 January 31.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 33

Speech, closing ceremony, Course X, 1957 February 1.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 34

Remarks, opening ceremony, Course XI, 1957 February 18.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 35

Welcoming remarks, NATO Defense College, Paris, 1957 February 18.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 36

Talk, Ladies Group, NATO Defense College, Paris, 1957 May 3.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 37

Address, North Atlantic Council luncheon, 1957 May 7.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 38

Final talk, Course XI, NATO Defense College, Paris, 1957 July 26.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 39

Remarks, closing and turnover ceremony, NATO Defense College, Paris, 1957 July 26.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 31 : 40

"The Free World Coalition in the Struggle," speech, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C., 1957 August 30.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 1

Remarks, Armed Forces Day, St. Patrick's Church, 1958 May 11.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 2

"The Massing of the Colors," talk, Washington Cathedral, Washington, D.C., 1958 May 25.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 3

"Military Requirements in the Space Age: Share in America Program," remarks, Columbus, Ohio, 1958 June 3.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 4

Speech, Veterans and Fraternal Day, sesquicentennial celebration, Mansfield, Ohio, 1958 July 17.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes a letter from Fred J. Tonnemacher, 1958 July 11, memorandum, and program
Box/Folder: 32 : 5

Remarks, the SACLANT Annual Review Visiting Team, Washington, D.C., 1958 July 22.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 6

"The Armed Forces as an Element of Power," speech, NATO Defense College, Paris, 1958 September 8.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 7

"Religious Outlook of the Military," speech, 1958 September 10.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 32 : 8

Speech, Institute on World Affairs, Oregon State College, Oregon, 1958 November 13.

Scope and Content Note

Brochure, correspondence, and itinerary only
Box/Folder: 32 : 9

"The Military and the New Look in Europe," speech, Oregon State College, Oregon, 1958 November 13.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Brochure, correspondence, and itinerary only
Box/Folder: 32 : 10

"Some Aspects of Competitive Existence," speech, Ohio Society, Washington, D.C., 1959 January 31.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Includes holograph notes
Box/Folder: 32 : 11

"Today's Outlook for the Career Officer," address, West Point Association of New England, Boston, Massachusetts, 1959 March 21.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 33 : 12

"Some Aspects of Competitive Existence," address, Ohio Society, New York City, 1959 April 6.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

Diaries and Appointment Books, 1918-1961.

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books, daily notes, diaries, and transcripts of diaries, arranged alphabetically by physical form
 

Appointment books

Box/Folder: 32 : 13

1952

Box/Folder: 32 : 14

1957

Box/Folder: 33 : 1

1958

Box/Folder: 33 : 2

1959-1961

 

Daily notes

Box/Folder: 33 : 3

1951-1952

Box/Folder: 33 : 4

1959-1961

 

Diaries

Box/Folder: 33 : 5

1918-1924

Box/Folder: 34 : 1

1927-1930

Box/Folder: 34 : 2

1931-1934

Box/Folder: 35 : 1

1935-1939

Box/Folder: 35 : 2

1940-1941

Box/Folder: 36 : 1

1942-1944

Box/Folder: 36 : 2

1945-1946

Box/Folder: 36 : 3

1949-1950

Box/Folder: 37 : 1

1951 and 1955-1957

Box/Folder: 37 : 2

1951 July – December

Box/Folder: 37 : 3

1952 January – December

Box/Folder: 38 : 1

1953 January - December

Box/Folder: 38 : 2

1954

Box/Folder: 38 : 3

Transcripts of diaries, 1946 January – 1951 November

Box/Folder: 39

Military File, 1925-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Bulletin, clippings, correspondence, day lists, fact sheet, financial records, lists, maps, memoranda, messages, note cards, orders, organizational charts, reports, schedule, statements, studies, subject file, and travel records relating to Clovis Byers' military career, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder: 39 : 1

Bulletin, "Enemy-Tactics," X corps, number 10, Undated

 

Clippings

Box/Folder: 39 : fA

Invasion of the Philippines, 1945

Box/Folder: 39 : 2

XVI Corps, 1952

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder: 39 : 3

Undated

Box/Folder: 39 : 4

1942-1947

Box/Folder: 39 : 5

1951-1952

Box/Folder: 39 : 6

Day lists, 1945-1947

Box/Folder: 39 : 7

Fact sheet on guided missiles, 1958

 

Financial records

Box/Folder: 39 : 8

General, 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 39 : 9

Entertainment funds, 1947-1948

Box/Folder: 39 : 10

Pay vouchers, 1942-1946

Box/Folder: 39 : 11

Travel vouchers, 1949-1951.

Note

See also box 45 Illustrations
Box/Folder: 39 : 12

4 illustrations including 1 depicting special car, U.S. Army, Jacksonville, Florida, undated; 1 depicting Allied Forces Corps Commander car, Saginaw, Texas? 1 depicting club lounge car, Red Bird, undated; and 1 depicting dining car, Savannah, Georgia, Undated

 

1 postcard depicting military convoy, undated

 

1 illustration depicting telephone terminal CF-1-B and experimental model of similar terminal, showing possible results of miniaturization program

 

Lists

Box/Folder: 39 : 13

Security classified papers, undated

Box/Folder: 39 : 14

Joint committee, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Includes lists of sub-committees, United States and Japanese personnel, and list of representatives from the press and agricultural sector
Box/Folder: 39 : 15

Intelligence summaries on individuals in Japan issued by the Office of the Chief of Counter Intelligence, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Includes note cards with the same information and a letter from Douglas MacArthur to Robert Eichelberger(?), 1942 December 13
Box/Folder: 39 : 16

Important papers, 1946

Box/Folder: 39 : 17

Instructions issued by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Pacific Office, for personnel attending surrender ceremony, 1945 September 2, and those issued by the Office of the Commanding General to be presented to the Commanding General, First Japanese General Army, 1945 September 4

Box/Folder: 40 : 1

Names of congressmen, correspondents, commanders, and staffs, 1945-1946

Box/Folder: 40 : 2

Roster of officers holding a specified rank, 1946 August 7

Box/Folder: 40 : 3

General officers and other visitors invited to the armor conference, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1955 January 25

Box/Folder: 40 : 4

Maps, 1946

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder: 40 : 5

Undated

Box/Folder: 40 : 6

1931-1958

 

Messages

Box/Folder: 40 : 7

Undated

Box/Folder: 40 : 8

1942-1952

Box/Folder: 40 : 9

Note cards and notes, 1947 and undated

 

Orders

Box/Folder: 40 : 10

1934 April 13 - 1937 March 20

Box/Folder: 40 : 11

1937 April 1 – 1939 April 5

Box/Folder: 40 : 12

1939 April 11 – 1941 December 11

Box/Folder: 40 : 13

1942 February 28 – 1943 November 4

Box/Folder: 41 : 1

1944 January 15 – 1945 December 4

Box/Folder: 41 : 2

1946 January 15 – 1949 December 29

Box/Folder: 41 : 3

1948 January 24 – 1950 October 24

Box/Folder: 41 : 4

1951 June 21 – 1952 October 30

Box/Folder: 41 : 5

1956 February 21 – 1959 April 14

Box/Folder: 41 : 6

1957 April 12 – September 18

Box/Folder: 41 : 7

Organizational charts for Third Army, Seventh Army, Philippines-Ryukyus Command, Far East Command, and political and administrative agencies in Japan officially accredited by or otherwise related to SCAP, 1947.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a proposed chart for Automatic Weapons Battery, Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion, undated
Box/Folder: 41 : 8-11

Personal file, 1934-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Includes materials relating to relocation
 

Press releases

Box/Folder: 41 : 12

Undated

Box/Folder: 41 : 13

1958

 

Reports

Box/Folder: 41 : 14

Mindoro-Marinduque report, 1945

Box/Folder: 41 : 15

Efficiency reports on general officers, 1948

Box/Folder: 41 : 16

"Reports of the Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the National Society Magna Charta Dames," 1950

Box/Folder: 42 : 1

X Corps periodic personnel reports, 1951

Box/Folder: 42 : 2-4

Reports from Europe, 1957-1959

Box/Folder: 42 : 5

Schedule, 1942-1959

Box/Folder: 43 : 1

Statements, 1955-1958.

Scope and Content Note

A descriptive statement of the organization, functions, and procedures of the Operations Coordinating Board (OCB), 1955, and statement of the Secretary of Defense, Neil McElroy, regarding appropriations on the fiscal year 1959 budget, 1958
 

Studies

Box/Folder: 43 : 2

Undated.

Scope and Content Note

A comparative study of American, French, German, English, Japanese, Italian, and Russian doctrines on the value of a permanent corps organization for cavalry; the horse, arms, and equipment of the American cavalry trooper compared with those of England, France, Germany, and Spain; development of airborne forces; and sociological study of diseases in XVI Corps
Box/Folder: 43 : 3

1925-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Includes studies of equipment of the British cavalry trooper; possible routes of march between El Paso, Texas, and Columbus, New Mexico; attacks in converging directions; research data, and related materials
Box/Folder: 43 : 4

1948.

Scope and Content Note

Airborne Division's assessment of aircraft loading characteristics, requirements for airdromes and aircraft, and current airborne developments
 

Subject file

Box/Folder: 43 : 5

American Assembly, Arden House, Columbia University, New York, 1958

Box/Folder: 43 : 6

Army War College, 1950

Box/Folder: 43 : 7-8

Australia--Eleanor Roosevelt's trip, 1943

Box/Folder: 43 : 9

Fox River Valley Seminar on United States foreign policy, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, 1958 May 16-18.

Scope and Content Note

Includes holograph notes about conference sessions, list of participants, and papers by others, including Henry Kissinger and Dean Acheson
Box/Folder: 43 : 10

Indo-China, 1957

Box/Folder: 43 : 11

MacKechnie, A. R., 1943

Box/Folder: 44

NATO Defense College

Box/Folder: 44 : 1-5

Undated

Box/Folder: 44 : 6-11

1955-1957

Box/Folder: 45 : 1-4

1957-1959

Box/Folder: 45 : 5

Sheridan, John Edward, 1946

 

Travel records.

Note

See also box 39 for travel vouchers
Box/Folder: 45 : 6-8

General, 1947-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Includes itineraries and travel orders
 

Trips.

Scope and Content Note

Includes miscellaneous materials
Box/Folder: 45 : 9

Alumni day trip to Ohio State University, 1956

Box/Folder: 45 : 10

Germany, 1956-1957

Box/Folder: 45 : 11-12

Japan, 1945-1947.

Note

See also box 30 for Byers' correspondence with his family while stationed in Japan and box 47 for photocopies of documents relating to the surrender of Japan
Box/Folder: 46 : 1

Korea, 1951-1954

Box/Folder: 46 : 2

London, 1957.

Note

See also folders 4-5
Box/Folder: 46 : 3

Naples, 1952-1953.

Note

See also folder 7
Box/Folder: 46 : 4-5

Northern Europe, 1955-1957.

Note

See also folder 2
Box/Folder: 46 : 6

Portugal, 1957

Box/Folder: 46 : 7

Southern Europe, 1956-1957.

Note

See also folder 3
Box/Folder: 46 : 8

Turkey, 1953

Box/Folder: 46 : 9

Writings by others, 1947-1958

Box/Folder: 46 : 10

Miscellany, 1945-1948

box 46

Declassified U.S. government records 1944-1952

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government. Includes some interfiled records determined by the government to be unclassified. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover
Box/Folder: 46 : 11

2011 July release of records 1944-1952

Scope and Content Note

Letters, cables and memos. Most correspondents are members of the U.S. Army
Box/Folder: 47

Oversize Materials, 1945.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of the documents relating to the surrender of Japan
 

Photocopies of materials relating to surrender of Japan.

Note

See also boxes 30 and 45
 

Photographs, 1922-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Photographic and contact prints, illustrations, and albums, depicting Clovis Byers, his family, other army officers, and places he was assigned to for his military duties
 

Albums

Album: fA

Clippings relating to the invasion of Japan, 1945

Album: fB

Tour of duty in the Pacific and Japan, 1942-1946

Album: fC

Tour of duty in Japan, 1946-1949

Album: fD

Tour of duty in Korea, 1951

Album: fE

Tour of duty in Japan, 1951-1952

Album: fF

Tour of duty of duty in Japan and Europe, 1952-1954

Album: fG

Rockhampton, Australia, area, 1943

 

Loose photographs

Envelope: H

The Pacific, Japan, and Korea, undated

Envelope: I

7 prints of British, German, and Spanish cavalry, circa 1925

Envelope: mJ

6 oversize prints of Byers, undated

Envelope: m*K

2 oversize prints depicting Byers with other officers of the 4th U.S. Cavalry at Fort McIntosh, Texas, January 1922; and with the first-year class, Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1934-1935

Box/Folder: 48 : 1

5 negatives and 2 contact prints depicting unidentified individuals in an outdoor setting, undated

Box/Folder: 48 : 2

6 prints including 3 depicting Byers and other unidentified army officers, 1 depicting an open box, 2 depicting moving trains, undated

Box/Folder: 48 : 3

14 prints, including 5 illustrations depicting helicopter truck, glider cargo capacities, aircraft load and range characteristics, and the squad boxes, undated; and 9 prints depicting aircraft, parachute, gliders, and helicopters, undated

Box/Folder: 48 : 4

9 prints including 8 depicting Byers, Mrs. Byers, and their son; and 1 depicting 8 month old Glen Gray, Jr., undated

Box/Folder: 48 : 5

7 prints including 1 depicting Clovis Byers and Alden K. Sibley during his visit to the U.S. Army Engineer Division, New England, undated; 1 depicting the Watson children wishing a happy holiday season, undated; 2 prints depicting 2 Flak Boas, 1944 March 22; 2 prints depicting Byers sent to him to wish a happy Easter from Yokohama, Japan, 1947; and 1 print depicting Joseph Kormylo. Fort Gulick, Canal Zone, 1950 April

Box/Folder: 48 : 6

3 prints including 2 depicting a dog outside a house, 1952 May 29, and 1 commemorative photograph of the Japanese Imperial family, 1952 September 16

Tape cabinet

Sound Recordings, undated.

Scope and Content Note

One 1/4-inch sound tape reel cabinet
Film shelf

Motion Picture, undated.

Scope and Content Note

One 16mm film reel