Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
A collection of personal and business correspondence, various periodicals and articles written by Dudley Lynch, manuscripts, material for Lynch’s thought-development books, and floppy discs. Also contains bound journals and newspapers.
This collection was sealed upon acquisition in 1999 and may not be accessed by researchers for seventy-five (75) years from date of acquisition.
Dudley Lynch attended Abilene Christian College in 1958 and 1960-1961 and Eastern New Mexico University from 1959-1963 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, and Religion. He attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a M.A. in Mass Communications and History. He had a distinguished career as a journalist and internationally published author. He wrote more than 900 by-lined newspaper and magazine feature articles for 225 U.S. and other publications, including Reader’s Digest, Business Week, Newsweek, Fortune, The New York Times and Christian Science Monitor. He edited a monthly magazine for Los Alamos National Laboratory and also conducted interviews with President Lyndon B. Johnson and infamous political boss, George B. Parr, both resulting in published books.
Lynch changed his career path in the 1980s and 1990s and began exploring the nature of human thinking and technologies (especially in business enterprises). He founded Brain Technologies Corporation in 1979 and continued his involvement for decades. Lynch published, edited and wrote approximately 100 issues of a monthly newsletter, Brain & Strategy, on the Brain Technologies Corporation models and other creativity, innovation and change topics. Lynch is the creator of the BrainMap and has also written multiple successful books about the mind including his second, but best known work, Strategy of the Dolphin: Scoring a Win in a Chaotic World.
Arranged in 65 boxes retaining the creator’s original order. Each box is titled and the contents described on a single sheet of paper found within each box. The inventory will be made public when the term of restriction has been fulfilled.
Extent of Collection
36 linear feet (65 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #15
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Dudley Lynch Papers, 1950-2007. Center for Restoration Studies MS #15. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Closed to public research. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives for assistance.
Finding Aid created by
Doug Foster, Reid/Purcell/Sessions/Longwell, Audrey Schaffner
Lynch, Dudley; Lynch, Wendell
Finding aid for the Dudley Lynch Papers, 1950-2007.