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


Scope and Contents 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

Includes undated correspondence 1949-1959.

Box 4-5

SUBJECT FILE, 1928-1966

Scope and Contents 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


PHOTOGRAPHS, 1947 and undated

Box 6

Photograph album of scenes of Turkey, 24 prints, undated

Box 6

Photograph album concerning Jennings' mission to Turkey to reorganize the Turkish navy, 34 prints, undated

Box 7

Photograph album entitled, "Souvenir of the Visit of the American Fleet to Tzinir, Sept 1947," 20 prints, 1947

Box 8

Commemorative photo album of the USS Yorktown wartime activities, 120 prints, undated

Envelope A-H

19 prints of Adm. Jennings and other important persons; 40 prints of crew members; 30 prints of USS Saratoga and USS Yorktown; 48 prints of ceremonies involving Adm. Jennings; 97 prints concerning visitations of Adm. Jennings' shops to foreign and domestic ports; 34 prints of World War II naval combat scenes; 70 aerial photos of bombing raids conducted by planes from the USS Yorktown; 12 prints of aircraft, undated

Envelope mI

1 envelope of 40 prints of World War II combat scenes; 1 picture book, "U.S. Navy War photographs, Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Harbor." undated

Map case

5 prints (oversize and not in envelope) including a group photo of participants in the 1928 National Air Races, aerial photos of naval maneuvers, and 2 photos of maps, undated