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


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


Box 2


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




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