Robert Walter Jennings Papers, 1942-1962, undated

Manuscript Collection #996

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Series 1 :
Printed Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Photocopies of Navy Service Record Pamphlet (1942-1949) belonging to Robert Walter Jennings, and his American Legion Certificate. 1 item. 9 p.
    • Folder b
      Newspaper clippings (undated) concerning the USS BOXER, USS INTREPID, and USS FORRESTAL. 5 items. 5 p.
    • Folder c
      Collection (April-May, November 1945) of USS INTREPID memorabilia, including ship newsletters, and a menu. 5 items. 16 p.
    • Folder d
      Souvenir pamphlet (1942) entitled "Keep 'Em Flying," from the United States Naval Air Technical Training Center in Jacksonville, Florida. 1 item. 12 p.
Series 2 :
Moving Images
  • Box 1
    • Folder e
      VHS Videocassette (1952) USS BOXER Flight Operations off Korea. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f
      Film (undated) of Funeral Service on USS BOXER. 8mm Reel. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g
      Film (1952) of Flight Operations USS BOXER. 8mm. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder h
      Film (1952) entitled "Sciences of Japan" 8mm. 1 item. 1 p.
Series 3 :
Photographs
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Photographs (1945-1960, undated) of Robert Walter Jennings in the Navy, USS FRANKLIN, USS FORRESTAL, USS INTREPID, crew members, and the Tidewater Association for Retarded Children. P996/1-27 27 items. 27 p. Photographs, miscellaneous (undated) of aerial views taken from plane, and an unknown building. P996/78, 109-110. 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder b
      Negatives and prints (missing) (undated) of various aircraft carriers, planes, and crew. P996/13-57 will be returned after all negatives are printed. [see restriction] 60 items. 60 p.
    • Folder c
      Photographs (1951) of and on the USS BOXER, including the flight deck and fan tail. P996/58, 61, 63. 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder d
      Photographs (1951, undated) of various Aircraft Carriers and their equipment, including the USS NEW JERSEY, USS SICILY, and unknown ships. Included are photographs of crew members working. Some of these pictures were taken in Korean waters and Japan. These may or may not include more photographs of the BOXER and her crew. P996/62, 66-67, 69-72, 75-76, 79, 81, 83-84, 93, 95, 97, 102-106. 21 items. 21 p.
    • Folder e
      Photographs (1951) of aircraft on the flight deck of various Aircraft Carriers and in flight, some of which were taken in Korea. P996/65, 68, 74, 77, 85-92, 94, 96, 100-101. 16 items. 16 p.
    • Folder f
      Photographs (1951, undated) of Jennings on the USS BOXER, USS HORNET, standing in front of jets, with crew members, in Japan, and in his formal uniform. P996/59-60, 64, 73, 80, 82, 98-99, 107-108. 10 items. 10 p.
Series 4 :
Scrapbooks
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Scrapbooks (1951-1952) of U. S. Navy enlisted man during the cruises of the aircraft carriers the USS BONHOMME RICHARD (CV-31), July - September 1951
    • Folder b
      Scrapbooks (1951-1952) of U. S. Navy enlisted man during the cruises of the aircraft carriers the USS BOXER (CV-21), March - October 1952

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