Title of Collection

Dudley Lynch Papers, 1950-2007

Creators

Dudley Lynch

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date

2-14-2020

Inclusive Dates--Span

1950-2007

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1950-2007

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Donor Note

Dudley Lynch

Arrangement

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.

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

36 linear feet (65 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #15

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Closed to public research. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives for assistance.

Processing Status

Unprocessed

Finding Aid created by

Doug Foster, Reid/Purcell/Sessions/Longwell, Audrey Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Lynch, Dudley; Lynch, Wendell

Description

Finding aid for the Dudley Lynch Papers, 1950-2007.

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