Title of Collection

Dudley Lynch Papers


Dudley Lynch

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

A collection of personal and business correspondence, various periodicals, 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 University in 1958 and 1960-1961. He also attended Eastern New Mexico University in from 1959-1963 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Religion. Attended University of Texas at Austin and graduated with an M.A. in Mass Communications and History. Had a distinguished career as a journalist and internationally published author. 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. Edited monthly magazine for the Los Alamos National Laboratory in one of the America’s most unusual small cities. Conducted interviews with Texas 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 remains president as of 2014. 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


Arranged individually in 74 separate boxes in no specific order. Each box is titled and the contents labeled on a single sheet of paper found within each box. Box titles and content lists have been compiled into one document. The collection consists of three parts: Part 1 contains processed materials Part 2 contains 5 boxes (numbered 1-5). These boxes are restricted and unprocessed materials received in early 2007. Part 3 contains 4 boxes (numbered 6-9). These boxes are restricted and unprocessed materials received on 4/20/07.

Content List

Link to document with box titles and content lists: https://drive.google.com/a/acu.edu/#folders/0B2m6dWGr5KMzUGhXMUE5UHkzVWs



Extent of Collection

49.5 linear feet (74 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #15

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Closed to public research. Contact Milliken Special Collections for assistance.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

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

Subjects--Personal Names

Lynch, Dudley; Lynch, Wendell


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