Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Roy L. Dunlap:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1962-1996, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Dunlap, Roy L.
Title: Roy L. Dunlap Papers,
Dates: 1962-1996
Abstract: The collection consists of mostly business and personal correspondence collected by Roy Dunlap during his military and private sector career from 1962-1996.
Collection # S280.5
Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Roy L. Dunlap was born in Canyon, Texas on August 15, 1927. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1949, with a degree in Civil Engineering. He served one year with the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, before joining the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1953. Dunlap became a captain in 1972, and was later promoted to Rear Admiral in 1979. Dunlap commanded the Civil Engineering Corps, Mobile Construction Battalion, while in the Navy. He was an engineering consultant for his firm, Dunlap & Associates in Killeen, Texas. He also served as city manager for Snyder and Killeen.

Scope and Contents

The Dunlap Papers contain mostly business correspondence relating to his military career in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Some files deal with his military career as Rear Admiral from 1979 to 1982. Topics discussed include projects with which he was associated. Most of the material is personal, such as congratulatory or welcoming letters.



The collectiion is organized into the following series: Correspondence and Military Files.


Access Restrictions

Open for research

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Dunlap, Roy L., 1927-
Civil Engineering Corp--Mobile Construction Battalion
Military experiences--U.S. Navy
Naval officer--Admiral

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Roy L. Dunlap Papers, 1957-1970
  • Roy L. Dunlap Papers, 1965-1968
  • Roy L. Dunlap Papers, 1961-1965

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Roy L. Dunlap, Papers, 1962-1996, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):

Gift, 1996

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2004

Collection Inventory



box folder
1 1 Incoming Mail, 1962-1972
2 Incoming 1972 and back, 1968-1980
3 Incoming Letters on work to be done, Misc., 1971-1972
4 Incoming July 1972, 1972
5 Incoming, misc., 1969-1996
6 Incoming, Turner, Collie, and Braden, 1963-1969
7 Navy Letters and Pictures, 1969-1981
8 Navy Letters and Pictures, 1979
9 Navy Letters and Pictures, 1979
10 Outgoing 1972, 1971-1972
11 Outgoing, to Naval Reserve and Misc., 1972-1984
12 Outgoing, RD& A 1972 and back, 1972-1973
13 Outgoing, Turner, Collie, and Braden, 1969-1977
14 Personal Files, 1981-1982
15 Personal Files January-March, 1982-1983
16 Personal Files April-September, 1979-1983
17 Personal Letters, Roy L. Dunlap March, 1969-1970
18 U. S. Reserve Mobile Construction Letters, 1968-1970


Military Files

box folder
2 1 Forms and letters relating to Capt. Dunlap, 1969-1981
2 Admiral Dunlap's Personal File 1 Jan-3 Sept., 1979-1980
3 Admiral Dunlap's Personal File Oct.-31 Dec., 1978-1980
4 Admiral Dunlap's Personal File, 1981
box folder
3 1 Admiral Dunlap's Personal File 1 Jun-31 Aug., 1981
2 Admiral Dunlap's Personal File 1 Sept., 1981-1982