James P. Lynch Papers, 1938-1994, undated

(Manuscript Collection #818)

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Series 1 :
Correspondence
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Promotion to Midshipman First Petty Officer, USNA; 1 sheet, 9/13/1940
      • Action note, USS Wainwright; 1 sheet, 11/22/1941
      • Request for flight training endorsement and memo; 2 sheets, 12/6/1943
      • Fitness report, Submarine base; 1 sheet, 4/11/1944
      • Memo, Submarine Combat insignia; 1 sheet, 9/18/1943
      • Endorsement of physical exam for rank of Lt. Commander; 1 sheet, 8/14/1945
      • Effort to get orders to flight training school, USS Devilfish; 6 sheets, December 1945 - March 1946
      • Acceptance of appointment to Lt. Commander of US Navy on 7/20/45; 1 sheet, 10/14/1947
      • Designation of status to Naval Aviator, Texas; 1 sheet, 6/23/1948
      • Designation of status to Patrol Plane First Pilot; 1 sheet, 1/28/1949
      • Designation of status to Patrol Plane Commander; 2 sheets, 7/12/1949
      • Memo, Battle Efficiency Pennant; 2 sheets, September 1950
      • Temporary Appointment and Congratulations; 1 sheet, 4/11/1951
      • Temporary Duty, USS Currituck; 1 sheet, 2/2/1953
      • Designation of status to Patrol plane commander, squadron 49; 1 sheet, 5/25/1953
      • Appointment of permanent command of USS Coral Sea from 1/1/51 - 1/1/54; 1 sheet, 5/3/1954
      • Memo of praise on performance; 1 sheet, 9/7/1954
      • Letter about completion of a course in USN postgraduate school; 1 sheet, 2/17/1956
      • Letter about completion of Strategy and Tactics, Part II; 1 sheet, 3/7/1957
      • Letter from Vice Admiral H. P. Smith; 1 sheet, 6/3/1959
      • Temporary Assignment of Captain as of 7/1/59; 1 sheet, 9/18/1959
      • Memo, SECDEF Budget Review Committees; 1 sheet, 2/4/1961
      • Memo, Praise of performance ; 2 sheets, 2/28/1961
      • Letters about Lynch's performance; 2 sheets, 3/8/1961, 3/18/1961
      • Letter of appreciation; 1 sheet, 8/31/1961
      • Notice of permanent rank of Captain in Navy,7/59-61; 1 sheet, 10/3/1961
      • Memo, change of command; 2 sheets, 3/24/1962
      • Confidential memo, Lynch's assignments and restrictions; 3 sheets, March 1962
      • Letter & Memo - USS Jupiter in Imabari City; 2 sheets, May 1962 & June 1962
      • Letter about visits in Japan; 2 sheets, 9/29/1962
      • Letter of thanks after Japan visit (by Lynch); 1 sheet, 10/13/1962
      • Letter of thanks after Japan visit (by Lynch); 1 sheet, 10/16/1962
      • Change of command off the USS Jupiter; 1 sheet, 4/1/1963
      • Letter/Invitation to Navy Ball; 1 sheet, 8/23/1963
      • Letter, religious, by Rev. Francis J. Furey; 1 sheet, 4/23/1964
      • Letter by Lynch to the Hughes Aircraft Company; 1 sheet, 9/10/1964
      • Letter, USS Yorktown Association; 1 sheet, 9/9/1963
      • Letter, informal, from the Navy League president; 1 sheet, 1/8/1964
      • Letter and Schedule for USS Yorktown; 2 sheets, 3/3/1964
      • Official Naval Message; 1 sheet, 4/3/1964
      • Official Naval Message; 1 sheet, 4/7/1964
      • Offical Naval Message; 1 sheet, 4/9/1964
      • Letter to Admiral McDonald about Lynch; 1 sheet, 7/13/1964
      • Letter to Lynch about continuation of active duty; 1 sheet, 7/22/1964
      • Memo, fitness report; 1 sheet, 10/27/1964
      • Memo, Lynch's fitness assignment category; 1 sheet, 12/16/1965
      • Memo, Congratulations on performance; 1 sheet, 3/30/1967
      • Letter from Sec.Of Navy for Navy Commendation Medal; 1 sheet, undated
Series 2 :
Printed Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder b
      • Mission and Tasks for OPNAV position; 3 sheets, 1960-1962
      • USNA Special orders concerning summer itineraries ; 2 sheets, 4/28/1938
      • Lookout watch list and duties; 5 sheets, 11/23/1941
      • Program of graduation at Naval Academy; 1 sheet, 2/7/1941
      • Program, change of command; 1 sheet, 3/24/1962
      • Commerative envelope noting change of command, USS Yorktown; 1 sheet, undated
      • Roster of living quarters in Paris for SHAPE; 1 sheet, 1957-1959
      • Roster of OP-O5W crewman; 1 sheet, 11/1/1961
      • Roster of wives and dependants of USS Jupiter crewman; 1 sheet, 1962
      • Invitation for USS Sea Dog Commissioning Party; 1 sheet, 5/26/1944
      • Invitation for Lynch taking command of the USS Jupiter; 1 sheet, 4/1/1963
      • Invitation for Lynch taking command of the USS Jupiter; 1 sheet, 3/24/1962
      • Clipping on USS Sea Dog Reunion; 1 sheet, 8/17/1994
      • Clipping photo of Yorktown change of command; 1 sheet, 7/4/1964
      • Clipping photo of Lynch and Bishop Furey on Yorktown; 1 sheet, [1963]
      • Clipping on Lynch receiving an award for Squadron 49; 1 sheet, November 1964
      • Clipping on Yorktown award, "E" for Battle Efficiency (antisubmarine); 1 sheet, 4/10/1964
      • Clipping photo of Lynch leaving the USS Jupiter; 1 sheet, 4/1/[1963]
      • Clipping on Lynch leaving Hamilton, Bermuda and Squadron 49; 1 sheet, 8/29/1953
      • Clipping on Lynch & aircraft P5M (Martin Marlin), stationed in Hamilton, Bermuda; 1 sheet, August 1953
      • Clipping on Lynch getting command of Squadron 49; 2 sheets, 1952
      • Clipping on Mrs. Patricia Lynch and the Navy family; 2 sheets, 12/14/1951
      • Clipping of article on Sea Dog and Sea of Japan; 1 sheet, 8/11/1945
      • Clipping, Lynch receives Navy & Marine Corp medals; 1 sheet, 4/12/1944
      • Clipping on Sea Dog and Sea Fox launch with Mrs. Lynch; 1 sheet, undated
      • Clipping on the "Fighting Lady", USS Yorktown (moved to oversized folder); 1 sheet, 9/29/1963
      • Certificate for Correspondence Course in Op. Planning; 1 sheet, 1/6/1956
      • Certificate for Navy Special Weapons School; 1 sheet, 5/7/1905
      • Certificate for Lynch finishing submarine school (moved to oversized folder); 1 sheet, 6/27/1942
      • Certificate for orientation in special weapons (navy); 1 sheet, 1/23/1957
      • Certificate for Correspondence Course Part II; 1 sheet, 1/24/1957
      • Certificate for Computer Institute for Dept. of Defense; 1 sheet, 3/31/1967
      • Resolution from Mayor of Long Beach, CA (Yorktown); 1 sheet, 10/9/1975
Series 3 :
Photographic Prints
  • Box 1
    • Folder c
      • Lt. Lynch (young age) in Philadelphia; 1 sheet, undated
      • Capt. Lynch - chain of command Group 3; 1 sheet, undated
      • Commander Lynch, General Line School Administration Dept., 1955-57; 1 sheet, 1967
      • Dept. of Defense Computer Institute group photo; 1 sheet, 1967
      • Navy Strategic Plans Division, group photo; 1 sheet, 9/29/1967
      • Joint US NATO Standing Committee, group photo; 1 sheet, 1967
      • Lynch at Pentagon receiving Navy medal and retirement certificate; 1 sheet, 8/28/1968
      • Strategic Plans Division (OP-60), group photo; 1 sheet, undated
      • Strategic Plans Division (OP-60), group photo; 1 sheet, October 1966
      • Strategic Plans Division (OP-60), paper copy, group photo; 1 sheet, 2/1/1967
      • Lynch with Vice Admiral WFA Wendt & others; 1 sheet, 7/5/1967
      • Lynch leaving the USS Coral Sea as Chief of Staff with RADM Outlaw; 1 sheet, 2/24/1965
      • Lynch and Outlaw shaking hands on Coral Sea; 1 sheet, 2/24/1965
      • Single photo of Lynch (older); 1 sheet, undated
      • Lynch, Chief of Staff ASW Group 3; 1 sheet, 1965
      • Signed photo of RADM K.L. Veth, commander of ASW Group 3; 1 sheet, 1965
      • Lynch with air group pilots, Veth, Capt. Martle & Commander Boyd after patrol over Vietnam; 1 sheet, 1965
      • Australian Joint Antisubmarine School, group photo; 1 sheet, 10/22/1964
      • Lynch, wife and daughter on USS Yorktown with others; 1 sheet, [1963]
      • Lynch in dress uniform saluting on USS Yorktown; 1 sheet, [1963]
      • Lynch and others looking at picture of Yorktown aircraft carrier (CVS 10); 1 sheet, [1963]
      • Yorktown departing with sailors on deck & observers looking on; 1 sheet, [1963]
      • Change of command of Yorktown; 1 sheet, June 1963
      • Aerial photo of change of command on Yorktown; 1 sheet, June 1963
      • Lynch speaking - change of command ceremony; 1 sheet, June 1963
      • Lynch and outgoing Capt. Moore saluting at ceremony; 1 sheet, June 1963
      • Single photo of Lynch; 1 sheet, [1963]
      • Lynch giving orders on USS Yorktown; 1 sheet, June 1963
      • Aerial photo of Yorktown, Benington, & Hornet in CA; 1 sheet, 1963
      • Lynch on the bridge of USS Yorktown; 1 sheet, 1963
      • Lynch with USNA midshipmen, USMA & USAFA cadets; 1 sheet, 1963
      • Lynch receiving supply "E" on USS Jupiter from RADM Sharpe; 1 sheet, April 1963
      • Photo of first helicopters on USS Jupiter in the pacific; 1 sheet, 1962
      • Aerial photo of USS Jupiter underway; 1 sheet, 7/20/1962
      • Personal photo of Lynch & family onboard Jupiter in Japan; 1 sheet, 1962
      • Lynch and Japanese mayor in port, Sea of Japan; 1 sheet, 1962
      • Lynch cutting cake after taking command of the Jupiter; 1 sheet, March 1962
      • Lynch and General Franco aboard the USS Coral Sea in Spain; 1 sheet, 1954
      • Lynch with Prince Albert of Belgium on Coral Sea; 1 sheet, 1954
      • Signed photo of Capt. Harry Sears, CO USS Coral Sea; 1 sheet, 10/31/1954
      • Aerial photo of USS Coral Sea underway; 1 sheet, 1953-1954
      • Aerial photo of Coral Sea in NY with sailors in dress whites on deck; 1 sheet, 1955
      • Photo of Lynch being relieved of command of VP-49; 1 sheet, August 1953
      • Bow view photo in San Francisco, CA of USS S-45; 1 sheet, 10/21/1943
      • Lynch and bunkmates, USS Sea Dog on patrol; 1 sheet, 1945
      • Sea Dog in Guam, informal of officers and crew on deck; 1 sheet, 1945
      • Sea Dog commissioning party, dress uniforms; 1 sheet, 1944
      • Official photo of USS Sea Dog commissioning; 1 sheet, 6/3/1944
      • RADM Withers pinning USN and USMC medals on Lynch; 1 sheet, 4/12/1944
      • Mrs. Lynch, matron of honor for Sea Dog launch; 1 sheet, 3/28/1944
      • Single photo of Lynch; 1 sheet, [1944]
      • Lynch and officers crew on deck of USS Snook in Midway; 1 sheet, May 1943
      • Crew of USS Snook in Midway after 3rd patrol; 1 sheet, 1943
      • Clipping on the "Fighting Lady", USS Yorktown (moved to oversized folder); 1 sheet, 9/29/1963
Series 4 :
Oversized Materials
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    • Aerial photo of USS Sarda entering Havana, Cuba (Includes scanned copy with enhanced quality); 1 sheet, 1946
    • Diploma for Lynch finishing submarine school; 1 sheet, 6/27/1942
    • Clipping on the "Fighting Lady", USS Yorktown; 1 sheet, 9/29/1963

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