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Register of the Ralph E. Jennings Papers, 1918-1966
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Boxes 1-3

CORRESPONDENCE, 1918-1959

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence. Includes U.S. Navy personnel records, such as orders for duty, appointments and promotions, and pay and travel expense reports; memoranda and reports, including a memorandum on postwar organization of the military services, December 1944. Arranged chronologically
Box 1

1918-1944

Box 2

1945-1948

Box 3

1949-1959. Includes undated correspondence

Boxes 4-5

SUBJECT FILE, 1928-1966

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, speeches, awards and citations, log books, ship's rosters, telegraphic communications, patent, newspaper clippings, and printed matter. Arranged alphabetically by subject
Box 4

Aviators flight log books, July 1928 -August 1952

 

Awards, citations, and letter of appreciation from the Secretary of the Navy

 

Battle of Philippine Sea. Includes a British Naval Air Observer's report, June 1944

 

Biographical sketches

 

"Functional Speaking for Naval Officers," a syllabus

 

Mementos

 

News clippings of foreign and domestic press about Admiral Jennings and his ships' visitations to foreign ports

 

Patent for skid indicator and related material

 

Printed matter, miscellaneous

 

Speeches by Ralph Jennings

 

Television broadcast of U.S.S. Leyte's maneuvers, August 1948

 

U.S. Military Commission to Norway, 1950-51

 

U.S.S. Leyte, pamphlets

 

U.S.S. Yorktown Association's 18th Reunion, August 27, 1966

Box 5

U.S.S. Yorktown

 

Reports of strike attacks, March 1944

 

Roster of officers, 1944

 

Telegraphic communications to and from the U.S.S. Yorktown, February-July 1944