Guide to the Don Teel Collection, 1908-2002
H50-83

 Finding aid prepared by Patrizia Nava, CA. Arranged and processed by George Smith and Harry Pierce.

Collection Overview

Repository
Special Collections Department, History of Aviation Collection
Creator - Creator
Teel, Don, Mr., (Dill Mervin), 1908-2002
Title
Don Teel Collection
ID
H50-83
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1926-1984
Date [inclusive]
1919-1993
Extent
12.8 Linear feet (Two manuscript boxes, seven non-standard boxes (12.5x16.75x3), and five photo album boxes (18 x 13 x 5).)
Language of Materials
Collection is in English, Dutch, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Abstract
Don Teel worked as Chief of Flight Operations for the Flota Aerea Marchante Argentina (FAMA) and for the U.S. Steel Corporation where he established and operated the Aircraft Department in order to transport the company's executives. In his retirement, Teel was a Corporate Consultant to Bell Helicopter Textron and the Flight Safety Foundation. This collection emphasizes the business aviation aspect of aeronautics and Don Teel as a pilot in particular.

Citation

Don Teel Collection, Document name or type, Folder number, Box number, Series number, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Special Collections Department, History of Aviation Collection 1 May 2013

800 West Campbell Road, MC33
Richardson, TX, 75080-3021
972-883-2570
LIBSPCO@utdallas.edu.

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Custodial History

A group of loose images ranging from 1972-1980 were given to Mrs. Janice Barden by Don Teel with the stipulation to care for them at her discretion. Mrs. Barden loaned these pictures to Mr. Paul Vance so that he could make copies of them and instructed him to send them directly to the History of Aviation Collection, where there arrived in 2003 after they had been in Mr. Vance's possession for almost a year.

Provenance Statement

The Don Teel Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, in multiple accessions by Don Teel from 1983 through 1985.

Note to the Researcher

All albums were scanned to preserve original order. Where possible the photos and paper pages were detached from their scrapbook surface. The loose images are housed in polypropylene archival sleeves. Rusted staples have been removed where necessary. The albums containing the correspondence regarding Teel's retirement were taken out of their original scrapbook. Some letters of the personal correspondence pertaining the letters of recommendation and appreciation are in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Dutch.

Material Removed List

0.5 linear feet, 1 manuscript box of the NBAA Convention images ranging from 1975 through 1980 were deaccessioned, since the content was not aviation related, as well as duplicate photos and articles.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies of the photo albums are available through Treasures @ UT Dallas at http://libtreasures.utdallas.edu/xmlui/.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Teel, Don, Mr., (Dill Mervin), 1908-2002

Subject(s)

  • History of Aviation Collection

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Biographical Sketch

Dill Mervin "Don" Teel was born on March 6, 1908 in a country home covered with sod near Rexford, Kansas as the only child of Brack and Clara Teel. Two years later the family moved to a homestead north of Burlington, Colorado. The Teels moved yet two more times from Colorado via Kansas to a high school in Beaver City, Nebraska to improve their son's education and from which Don graduated in 1926.

Don Teel joined the United States Army Air Corps in San Antonio, Texas as a Flying Cadet that started his aviation career. In 1928 he was associated with the American Aircraft Corporation in Los Angeles, California. In the years from 1931 through 1934, Teel was a barnstormer in various locations piloting Wacos, American Eagles, Stinsons, and Travelairs.

Also during 1934, Teel held an executive flying position with the Loffland Brothers Drilling Company flying a Stagger-wing Beachcraft which operated out of Fort Worth, Texas. Three years later, he worked for the Rock Glycerine Company flying a Spartan Executive aircraft out of Odessa, Texas. At the same time Teel was barnstorming, he operated the Odessa Airport and Don's Flying Service. His company owned ten Piper Cubs, and one of each of the following: J-5 Stinson, J-5 Travelair, and Ford Tri-motor. In addition to that, Teel operated a Civilian Pilot Training program.

In 1941 Don Teel joined the Royal Air Force Ferry Command delivering Lockheed Hudson Bombers to England as well as freight and VIPs. He logged over 5,000 hours in Consolidated B-24 Liberators crossing the North Atlantic in more than one-hundred flights. Teel was recognized for his Valuable Service from H.R.H. George VI, King of England. Don Teel continued to work for the RAF as an civilian until the end of 1945.

After having received his Argentinian Airline Pilot License, Teel worked from 1946 until 1950 in the position of Jefe de Operacion Vuelo (Chief of Flight Operations) for the Flota Aerea Marchante Argentina (FAMA). After a brief employment as a Captain flying a Douglas DC-4 for the Seaboard & Western Airlines, Teel, was hired by the U.S. Steel Corporation in January of 1952 to establish and operate the Aircraft Department in order to transport the company's executives. Don Teel retired from this company in March 1973.

In his retirement, Teel was a Corporate Consultant to Bell Helicopter and the Flight Safety Foundation. He served on the Editorial Advisory Board of Professional Pilot Magazine. Teel was a member of numerous organizations, such as the OX5 Club, the Quiet Birdmen Association, and the Wings Club of New York to name a few. He was involved with the National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) serving as their acting director for many years, the Helicopter Association, and the Flight Safety Foundation.

Don was married to Mildred Margaret, neé Sobie, with whom he has one daughter, Mrs. Peggie D. Osgood. His second wife was Mildred, neé Bruton, whom he married in 1974. Dill Mervin "Don" Teel passed away in 2002.

Source
 Don Teel Collection, Anonymous, "The Answer To the Query On Page One",  NBAA News Report July 1972, p. 7, Holding File, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
Source
 Don Teel Collection, Dill M. "Don" Teel Biographical Listing by Teel, Holding File, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
Source
 Don Teel Collection, Anonymous, "Their Marriage Arranged", Clipping, Folder 1, Box 12, Series II, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
Source
 Don Teel Collection, Anonymous, "Convention Sidelights,"  HAA Daily News 16 January 1974, p. 8, Folder 1, Box 12, Series II, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
Source
 Don Teel Collection, Lippa, Art, "Reminisces about Don Teel," 1973, Folder 2, Box 12, Series II, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains personal correspondence, art work, ephemera, policy and procedure manuals for flight operations, booklets, annual reports, by-laws, speeches and addresses, clippings, articles, newsletters, prints, cartoons, and photographs that were created and/or collected by Don Teel during his private and professional life as a Chief of Flight Operations for the U.S. Steel Corporation and as a consultant to Bell Helicopter and the Flight Safety Foundation. The Don Teel Collection is housed in fourteen boxes of various sizes totaling 12.8 linear feet.

The collection arrived in multiple accessions. Smaller, already processed accessions that were at different locations were incorporated into the described collection. The materials arrived in good condition. The archivist identified three series with the first series being the Photographs Series. This series contains the photographs in albums and loose photographs collected by Teel and depict this private life and career as a pilot and business man. Albums 4 through 40 are indexed by topic and names and all people are identified. The individuals in the loose photographs are identified as well.

Album 4 covers early photographs of Don Teel and his family and friends, military, barnstorming, aircraft, and airports.

Album 4a depicts U.S. Steel personnel and offices, company picnics, company aircraft, hangars, and facilities, as well as signed support cards form Presidents Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush.

Album 5 exhibits Don Teel while at Big Spring Airport in Big Spring, Texas, family pictures, and various aircraft.

Album 6 shows Don Teel while deployed with the Royal Air Force in Egypt Africa, indigenous people of Africa, family picture, personnel of the Tobin Aerial Survey company, art print by Cedric Emanuel Wakoni Village Goodenough Island, No. 3 etching, U.S. Steel Company, nose art, Braniff Airways, Jenkins Twins, Rock Glycerin Company, images of the funeral and the victims of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator crash at Ayre, Scotland, and aerial photography.

Airports shown are Morton Airport Buenos Aires, Argentina; Whenuapai Airport Auckland, New Zealand; Nassau Airport; Big Springs Airport Texas; and Meacham Field.

Aircraft illustrated are Douglas DC-4, Douglas DC-2, Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express, Lockheed (A-28/A-29) Hudson Mk.I (Model B14L, B14S, 214-40), Beechcraft, Beech 17R Staggerwing, Monocoupe, Ford XB-906 Tri-Motor,

Album 7a topics are Transatlantic flight PanAm, Beech aircraft factory, Edgar Tobin Aerial Surveys building, aerial views of Traverse City, Michigan, Rock Glycerin Company Odessa, Texas, U.S. Base Camp Accra Gold Coast Africa, Northwest Airways, Howard Hughes hangar, Mexican Airline, Richfield Oil Corporation, and American Eagle Good Will Tour.

Airports shown are Meacham Field Fort Worth, Lansing Airport Michigan, Sweetwater Municipal Airport, Nassau Airport, Maiduguri Airport Africa, Ascension Island Airport, Mines Field Los Angeles, CA, Milwaukee County Airport, Grand Central Air Terminal, Glendale CA, American Airport Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, Continental Airport, and Rogers Airport.

People depicted are Ben Foulois, William A. Moffett, Curtis D. Wilbur, actor Gary Cooper, actress Fay Ray, comedian Will Rogers, Howard Hughes, and Tom Loffland.

Aircraft illustrated are Stinson (Aircraft) AT-19 Reliant (V-77) Family, Lockheed (A-28/A-29) Hudson Mk.I (Model B14L, B14S, 214-40), Beechcraft, Cessna, Boeing Model 314 Clipper, Travel Air Model 4000 (Model 4) (J-4 or J-5), Hamilton Metalplane H-47 (Hornet), Fairchild 71, Fairchild FC-2W, Waco (OH) F Series, Waco (OH) 10 Family, Wallace A Touroplane (B Touroplane), Beech 17R Staggerwing, Beech 18 Family, and helicopter.

Album 8A

Aircraft illustrated are Douglas DC-3, Douglas DC-4, Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I, Martin (Glenn L.) Model 202 (2-O-2), Bell 222, Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve, and Learjet 23 N801L.

People depicted are Don Teel and wife Margaret, and Bill Lear.

Subjects covered are Aerial photography of Pittsburgh's Mellon Arena, Flotata Aerea Mercante Argentina (FAMA), Pan American Airways Corporation, U.S. Steel Pittsburgh Hangar, and Línea Aérea Naciona.

Album 9A

Aircraft displayed are Lear Learstar, Lockheed Jetstar (L-1329), Fairchild F-27/FH-227 Friendship Family, Douglas DC-3, Douglas DC-9, Sabreliner (Agusta) SF260, Beech King Air, Super King Air Family, Dassault Falcon 20 C (Mystère 20 S), and Pan American Materials.

Airport shown is Westchester Airport White Plains, NY.

Subject is the Grumman Golf Tournament NBAA in 1972.

People depicted are U.S. Steel officials.

Album 26

People shown are U.S. Steel personnel participating in various holiday festivities.

Subjects are Farnborough Air Show, Patton Party Pittsburgh, NBAA conventions, U.S. Steel events, and the Flight Safety Foundation convention.

Album 27

Aircraft exhibited are Concorde, Production, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser, Mil Mi-6A Hook, Antonov An-70, SNCAN N.500, Grumman Gulfstream II, Pitts S-1 Special, Supermarine Spitfire Family, Consolidated PBY-1 Catalina, and Vickers (UK) VC2 Viscount Family.

People are personnel of the U.S. Steel company.

Subject covered are Paris Airshow, Aeroflot, Reading Airshow, business trip of U.S. Steel to Venezuela, Orinoco Mining Company, Acapulco Airport, vacation pictures, Bradshaw party, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), Demonstration at the Boeing factory of the Boeing Model 737 Family.

Album 28

Aircraft displayed are Grumman Gulfstream II, Vickers (UK) VC2 Viscount Family, North American T-39 Sabreliner (UTX) Family, and Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve.

Subjects include Don Teel's office at U.S. Steel, Trip to Hawaii, Aloha Airlines, Lee Green's retirement party, festivities of U.S. Steel, Reading Air Show, Royal Air Force Reunion, aerial photographs of Pittsburgh and U.S. Steel building, NBAA conventions, U.S. Steel Airlift Food to Guatemala aid, U.S. Steel Don Teel retirement party, and Trenton Don Teel retirement party.

Airports shown are Maui Airport, Hilo Airport, Honolulu Airport, U.S. Steel Heliport in Pittsburgh.

People are U.S. Steel personnel, Janice Barden, and NBAA convention participants.

Album 29

Aircraft include Grumman Gulfstream I and Grumman Gulfstream II, Vickers (UK) VC2 Viscount Family, Brantly B-2 Series, Lockheed L-1011-1 Tristar, McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Family, North American Sabreliner (Sabre Commander), Boeing Model 737-100, and Lockheed L-1011 Tristar Family (Model 93).

Subjects comprise vacation, U.S. Steel facilities, interior cabin design and furnitures, U.S. Steel Airport office, National Pilot Association (NPA) Directors Meeting, Lockheed L-1011-1 Tristar 1st flight - image is signed by Ralph Cohely - Reading Airshow, National Distillers, Superior Oil, Frank Sinatra's Grumman Gulfstream II, and Douglas DC-10 rollout.

People include personnel from U.S. Steel, Don Teel, Jeppeson, Spiro Angew with U.S. Steel, and Spiro T. Agnew, Govenor of Maryland.

Album 33

Aircraft depicted are Savoia-Marchetti S.56, Buhl Airsedan CA-5, Waco (OH) 10 Family, Beech 17R Staggerwing with Jacobs L-5 (R-830-1) engine, Lockheed Model 12 Electra Junior Family, Pratt & Whitney R-1690 powered Beech 17 Staggerwing, Waco (OH) TO Taperwing Family, Lockheed (Detroit) (Model 5) Vega DL-1, Ford 14-A Tri-Motor, Curtiss Thrush (Model 56), Curtiss Robin Family, Hamilton Metalplane H-45 (Wasp), and Fairchild FC-2W.

Subjects are American Airport Grenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, National Air Races 1928, Hells Angels fighter pilots, Edgar Tobin Aerial Surveys, Loppland Brothers, Pyrene Manufacturing Co., American Eagle Good Will Tour, City of New York Round the World Tour.

People shown are Charles Lindbergh, William Lear, and Don Teel.

Album 34 and 35 portray executives of the U.S. Steel Company.

Album 39

People shown are George Haddaway, Don Teel, Tony Page, personnel of U.S. Steel aircraft Division Trenton, NJ., Janice Barden, Ed Rice, and Barry M. Goldwater.

Aircraft displayed are Good Year Zeppelin, Fairchild 24, Umbaugh U-18 Flymobil, Waco (OH) YMF-5 (ATC #542), Bell 206A Jetranger, Bell 206L Longranger, Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve, Bell 222, Piper J-3 Cub, and Grumman Gulfstream II.

Subjects encompassed are Wings Club Dinner, Flight Safety Foundation, Helicopter Association of America (HAA), International Order of Characters (IOC), OX5 Dinner, OX5 Hall of Fame, visitors to the Teel family, Reading Air Show, PHI Heliport, Dayton Air Fair, Quiet Birdmen Meeting, Heliskiing, Procter & Gamble Company, Offshore Technology Conference, RAF Ferry Command Reunion, IBM Grumman Gulfstream II, Coca Cola Grumman Gulfstream II, NBAA Convention Denver 1976, and the Georgia and Florida Aviation Meeting.

Album 40

People shown are Janice Barden, George Haddaway, and Herb Fisher, former test pilot for Curtiss Wright.

Aircraft displayed are Beechcraft Stagger Wing, Bell Helicopter-Textron, Bell 206A Jetranger, Bell 222, North American B-25, Piper J-3 Cub, Vultee V1-A, Lockheed A-28 Hudson, Granville Gee Bee, Grumman G-15 (Duck) (Argentina J2F), Spartan (OK) Executive Family, Lockheed Model 5C Vega Winnie May, Beech D17 Staggerwing Series, Vought F4U-1 Corsair, McKinnon G-21C Goose (Modified Grumman G-21A), North American B-25 Mitchell, Striplin Aircraft Corporation, and Fokker Dr.I Triplane (F.I).

Subjects comprise Reading Airshow, NBAA convention, OX5 Convention, family festivities, Embry Riddle University honors Herb Fisher, Quiet Birdmen Meeting, RAF Warbird Meeting, Blue Angels, U.S. Steel personnel, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Meeting, Carl Fromhagen Award, Silver Wing Club.

Album Dayton Airshow cover subject Bell 206B Jetranger visits Nelson Rokes and Walter Pague.

Aircraft exhibited are Bell 206B Jetranger, Fairchild 24, Waco (OH) CRG (ATC #362), Umbaugh U-18 Flymobil, Waco (OH) UMF-3 (ATC #546), and de Havilland D.H.60 Moth Family.

Albums NBAA Conventions depicts convention members and festivities and vacation pictures.

Album Oshkosh Air show displays International Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In Convention showcasing ultra lights, UFM Easy Rider, Vought OS2U-1 Kingfisher, glider planes, Lockheed Model 5 Vega Winnie Mae, NC7954 (1ST Post Aircraft), American Eagle A-101 (A-1)  Tempus fugit, and Vought F4U-1 Corsair.

Album Party for Herb Fisher at Embry Riddle reports about Fisher's award ceremony.

Album Proctor and Gamble's Flight Operation contains aerial photographs of timber cuttings, forestry camps, oil drilling rigs near Grand Prairie, Alberta, cellulose plant, city views, airport, and flight operations.

Album Reading Airshow exhibits aircraft Lockheed C-56 Lodestar, home built aircraft, Bellanca Aries T-250, North American P-51 Mustang Family, Lockheed Model 12-A Electra Junior,and BAC One-Eleven Family.

People shown are Moya Lear, Tony Page, and Janice Barden.

Subjects covered are antique airplanes, exhibition booths, and people, as well as Royal Canadian Air Force and Airship Good Year.

Album Wings Club and Flight Safety Foundation Seminar shows participants at the Wings Club dinner and the Flight Safety Foundation seminar.

The second series is the Documents Series.

Album 30 contains clippings and articles about general aviation news, famous aviators and aviatrices, the dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, newsletters, OX5 Club, cartoons, photographs, obituary Grover Loening, George Haddaway, NBAA news, first issue of Beam Quiet Birdmen, and Don Teel regarding his profession as U.S. Steel General Manager and Bell Helicopter Consultant, and private life.

Album 31 encompasses correspondence received regarding Don Teel's retirement from U.S. Steel.

Album 32 comprises annotated correspondence regarding Don Teel's retirement from U.S. Steel.

Album 36 includes clippings regarding general aviation news and Argentinian politics such as an article about the funeral of Eva Perón, aircraft accidents, Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Florence Watson, aviators and aviatrices, obituaries such as Bill Lear, first moon landing, stunt pilot Frank Tallman, Curtiss Wright test pilot Herb Fisher, cartoons by Zack Mosley, ephemera, and images of Don Teel and his second wife Mildred, Don Gex and a hotel in Brazil.

Album 37 contains War Birds of the Royal Air Force Hangar No 3 Florida by-laws, correspondence, addresses and speeches as well as articles held and written by Don Teel about his professional experiences and as a ferry pilot during World War II, address by Art Lippa about Don Teel containing some biographical information.

Album 38 depicts images of aircraft interior designed by Don Teel, clippings regarding general early aviation topics, ephemera, awards and membership certificates, and Album of OX-5 Aircraft.

Personal correspondence contains letters of recommendation and appreciation to and from Don Teel also containing biographical information as well as various reports from the National Aviation Corporation.

The third and last series is the Ephemera Series containing the Carl Fromhagen Award presented to Teel and an image of Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Don Teel by the Flight Safety Foundation, booklets, and listing of members of headquarters No. 45 Transport Group, Royal Air Force.

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Series Description

The Don Teel Collection is organized in three series:

Series I. Photographs 10 linear feet (five photo album boxes and five non-standard boxes), 1919-1984

Arranged by topic and numerically by photo album number.

Series II. Documents 2.8 linear feet (two manuscript boxes and two non-standard boxes), 1919-1993

Arranged by topic, numerically by photo album number, and by original order.

Series III. Ephemera 1.04 linear feet (one manuscript folder and one oversize folder), 1980

Arranged by topic.

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Related Materials

Additional Sources

For additional sources view the Guide to the National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) Collection H24-07 of the History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Books and Magazines

Books and magazines were pulled and catalogued to be included into the HAC monograph and magazine stacks.

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Image ID

It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission from copyright holders of materials to which this institution does not own copyright.

Images in this collection are identified by a unique number that provides information about the format, record group, collection, box, folder, and image numbers. Please use this number when ordering reproductions of images from this collection.

Record Group Code

1 = CAT/Air American Archives

2 = Doolittle Archives

3 = Lighter than Air Archives

4 = George H. Williams, Jr., World War I Aviation Library

5 = History of Aviation Archives

6 = University Archives

7 = HAC Stacks

8 = WPRL Stacks

9 = Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Collection

10 = Belsterling Collection

11 = Closed Stacks

12 = Unidentified

13 = Chance Vought Archives

14 = Twirly Birds Archives

Image Format Code

P = Photograph/Postcard

S = Slide

N = Negative

T = Positive Transparency

B = Black and White

C = Color

Example : 5DT-1-1-PC1

5 = History of Aviation Archives (HAC)

DT = Don Teel Collection

1 = Box Number

1 = Folder Number

P = Photograph/Postcard

C = Color

1 = Image Number

Images archived in plastic image holders may also have a location code in the format: 1/TL. In this example, the number is the sheet number and the letters indicate the top left position on the sheet. Position indicators are T = top, L = left, R = right, M = middle, and B = bottom. Position indicators may be combined to describe the position on the sheet, as shown in this example.

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Collection Inventory

Series I. Photographs 

Master Index. 1984 March 6   Image number 5DT-1-1-PB1 through 5DT-1-1-PB2 depicting portraits of Don Teel, personal introduction to the photo albums, short biographical sketch, alphabetical index with album reference.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   1 1

Content and Index. Undated   Alphabetical listing and index to Album 4, 4a, and 5.


    Box Folder
Text   1 2

Content and Index. Undated   Alphabetical listing and index to Album 6, 7a, 8a, and 9a.


    Box Folder
Text   1 3

Content and Index. Undated   Alphabetical listing and index to Album 26 through 32.


    Box Folder
Text   1 4

Content and Index. Undated   Alphabetical listing and index to Album 33 through 38.


    Box Folder
Text   1 5

Content and Index. Undated   Alphabetical listing and index to Album 39 through 40.


    Box Folder
Text   1 6

Album 4, Part I. 1926-1931   Image number 5DT-2-1-PC1 through 5DT-2-1-PB136 depicting Don Teel, aircraft, military personnel, airship hangars, military facilities, aircraft crashes, and people.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   2 1

Album 4, Part II. 1926-1967   Image number 5DT-2-2-PB1 through 5DT-2-2-PB153 depicting Don Teel and his family, friends, airplanes, and airports.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   2 2

Album 4a. 1919-1961   Image number 5DT-2-3-PB1 through 5DT-2-3-PC153 depicting U.S. Steel personnel, facilities, and airplanes, and ephemera.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   2 3

Album 5. 1928-1972   Image number 5DT-2-4-PB1 through 5DT-2-4-PB69 depicting Big Springs, Texas airport, Teel family members, friends, and airplanes, Curtiss Aeroplanes brochure, and clippings.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   2 4

Album 6. 1935-1980   Image number 5DT-3-1-PB1 through 5DT-3-1-PC309 depicting aircraft, deployment locations, people, and landmarks.


    Box Album
Mixed materials   3 6

Album 6. 1935-1980   Oversize Image number 5DT-3-1-PB276 through 5DT-3-1-PB280, 5DT-3-1-PB282 through 5DT-3-1-PB288, 5DT-3-1-PC296 through 5DT-3-1-PC308, articles, notes, and clippings; and an art print by Cedric Emanuel "Wakoni Village Goodenough Island."


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3 2

Album 7a. 1925-1962   Image number 5DT-3-3-PB1 through 5DT-3-3-PB82 depicting airports, aircraft, locations, people, actor Gary Cooper, actress Fay Ray, Howard Hughes, comedian Will Rogers, and ephemera.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3 3

Album 8a. 1945-1981   Image number 5DT-4-1-PB1 through 5DT-4-1-PC43 depicting Don Teel and his wife Margaret, Bill Lear, aircraft, FAMA accident, and people.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   4 1

Album 9a. 1957-1972   Image number 5DT-4-2-PB1 through 5DT-4-2-PC46 depicting aircraft, people, and hangars.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   4 2

Album 26. 1952-1967   Image number 5DT-4-3-PC1 through 5DT-4-3-PC361 depicting several festivities of the U.S. Steel Company.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   4 3

Album 27. 1967-1970   Image number 5DT-5-1-PC1 through 5DT-5-1-PC388 depicting people, aircraft, and conventions and holiday parties.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   5 1

Album 28. 1966-1973   Image number 5DT-5-2-PC1 through 5DT-5-2-PC306 depicting people, events, airport, and aircraft.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   5 2

Album 29. 1959-1973   Image number 5DT-6-1-PB1 through 5DT-6-1-PB204 depicting aircraft and people.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   6 1

Album 33. 1934-1983   Image number 5DT-6-2-PB1 through 5DT-6-2-PC51 depicting aircraft, airports, and people, articles and clippings.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   6 2

Material Removed List

Clippings, articles, Confederate Air Corps Certificate, Quiet Birdmen, and TWA Ambassadors Club moved to Box 11, Folder 4.

Album 34. Undated   Image number 5DT-7-1-PB1 through 5DT-7-1-PB15 depicting U.S. Steel executives.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 1

Album 35. 1957-1965   Image number 5DT-8-1-PB1 through 5DT-8-1-PB14 depicting U.S. Steel executives.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   8 1

Album 39. 1972-1976   Image number 5DT-9-1-PC1 through 5DT-9-1-PC192 depicting people and aircraft at various meetings and conventions.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   9 1

Album 39. 1976-1984   Image number 5DT-9-2-PC193 through 5DT-9-2-PC396 depicting people and aircraft at various meetings and conventions, and article about heliskiing.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   9 2

Album 40. 1977-1979   Image number 5DT-10-1-PC1 through 5DT-10-1-PC180 depicting people and aircraft at various meetings and conventions.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   10 1

Album 40. 1979-1983   Image number 5DT-10-2-PC1 through 5DT-10-2-PC198 depicting people and aircraft at various meetings and conventions, and clippings.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   10 2

Dayton Air Fair. 1975 July 26   Image number 5DT-7-2-PC1 through 5DT-7-2-PC29 depicting Bell 206B visits Nelson Rokes and Walter Pague.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 2

HAA Convention. 1973   Image number 5DT-7-3-PC1 through 5DT-7-3-PC22 depicting convention participants and aircraft.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 3

HAA Convention. 1976, 1979   Image number 5DT-7-4-PC1 through 5DT-7-4-PC34 depicting convention participants and aircraft.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 4

NBAA 28th Convention, Album 1. 1975   Image number 5DT-7-5-PC1 through 5DT-7-5-PC33 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 5

NBAA 28th Convention, Album 2. 1975   Image number 5DT-7-6-PC1 through 5DT-7-6-PC36 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 6

NBAA 28th Convention, Album 3. 1975   Image number 5DT-7-7-PC1 through 5DT-7-7-PC22 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 7

NBAA 29th Convention, Album 1. 1976 September   Image number 5DT-7-8-PC1 through 5DT-7-8-PC34 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 8

NBAA 29th Convention, Album 2. 1976 September   Image number 5DT-7-9-PC1 through 5DT-7-9-PC36 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 9

NBAA 29th Convention, Album 3. 1976 September   Image number 5DT-7-10-PC1 through 5DT-7-10-PC33 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 10

NBAA 30th Convention. 1977   Image number 5DT-7-11-PC1 through 5DT-7-11-PC37 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 11

NBAA 31st Convention. 1978 September   Image number 5DT-7-12-PC1 through 5DT-7-12-PC35 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 12

NBAA 32nd Convention. 1979 September 27   Image number 5DT-7-13-PC1 through 5DT-7-13-PC34 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 13

NBAA 33rd Convention, Album 1. 1980 September 23   Image number 5DT-7-14-PC1 through 5DT-7-14-PC29 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 14

NBAA 33rd Convention, Album 2. 1980 September 23   Image number 5DT-7-15-PC1 through 5DT-7-15-PC36 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 15

NBAA 33rd Convention, Album 3. 1980 September 23   Image number 5DT-7-16-PC1 through 5DT-7-16-PC25 depicting convention participants and vacation photos.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 16

Oshkosh Airshow, Album 1. 1979 July-August   Image number 5DT-7-17-PC1 through 5DT-7-17-PC32 depicting various antique airplanes.


    Box Album
Graphic materials   7 17

Oshkosh Airshow, Album 2. 1979 July-August   Image number 5DT-7-18-PC1 through 5DT-7-18-PC37 depicting various antique airplanes.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 18

Party for Herb Fisher at Embry Riddle, Album 1. 1978 April 21   Image number 5DT-7-19-PC1 through 5DT-7-19-PC24 depicting Herb Fisher's award ceremony.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 19

Party for Herb Fisher at Embry Riddle, Album 2. 1978 April 22   Image number 5DT-7-20-PC1 through 5DT-7-20-PC22 depicting Herb Fisher's award ceremony.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 20

Materials Removed List

Two images from Party for Herb Fisher at Embry Riddle moved from Reading Airshow, Album 3, Box 7, Folder 24.

Proctor and Gamble's Flight Operation. 1976 February   Image number 5DT-7-21-PC1 through 5DT-7-21-PC16 depicting Proctor and Gamble's plant and operations.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 21

Reading Airshow, Album 1. 1979-1980   Image number 5DT-7-22-PC1 through 5DT-7-22-PC27 depicting antique airplanes and show activities, and Moya Lear.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 22

Reading Airshow, Album 2. 1975 June   Image number 5DT-7-23-PC1 depicting Art Lippa and Ron Bell.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 23

Reading Airshow, Album 3. 1980 June 12   Image number 5DT-7-24-PC1 through 5DT-7-24-PC12 depicting airplanes, and show activities.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 24

Materials Removed List

Two images pertaining to Party for Herb Fisher at Embry Riddle moved to Box 7, Folder 20.

Wings Club, New York and Flight Safety Foundation Seminar, Washington, D.C. 1972 October   Image number 5DT-7-25-PC1 through 5DT-7-25-PC10 depicting Wings' dinner party guests and participants of the Flight Safety Foundation seminar.


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   7 25

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Series II. Documents 

Album 30, Part I. 1975-1980   Image number 5DT-11-1-PC1 through 5DT-11-1-PC2 depicting speaker and officials from the aircraft business, clippings, articles, correspondence, and cartoons.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11 1

Album 30, Part II. 1972-1976   Clippings, articles, correspondence, and cartoons.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11 2

Album 31 and 32. 1973 January-April   Correspondence and clippings regarding Teel's retirement.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11 3

Album 33. 1954-1982   Clippings, magazine articles, print, and ephemera.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   11 4

Materials Removed List

Clippings, articles, Confederate Air Corps Certificate, Quiet Birdmen, and TWA Ambassadors Club moved from Box 6, Folder 2.

Album 36. 1927-1983   Image number 5DT-12-1-PC1 to 5DT-12-1-PB4 depicting Don Teel and his wife Mildred, Don Gex, and Hotel Quitandinha in Brazil, and clippings.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12 1

Album 37. 1977-1983   Ephemera, By-laws, and speeches and addresses.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12 2

Album 38. 1919-1993   Image number 5DT-12-3-PC1 through 5DT-12-3-PC4 depicting aircraft interior designed by Don Teel clippings regarding general early aviation topics, ephemera, awards and membership certificates, and Album of OX-5 Aircraft.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   12 3

National Aviation Corporation. 1941-1949   Annual Reports.


    Box Folder
Text   13 1

National Aviation Corporation. 1950-1959   Annual Reports.


    Box Folder
Text   13 2

National Aviation Corporation. 1960-1969   Annual Reports.


    Box Folder
Text   13 3

National Aviation Corporation. 1959   Annual Review of the Airline and Aero-Space Industries.


    Box Folder
Text   13 4

National Aviation Corporation. 1960-1968   Commentary on the Airline and Aero-Space Industries.


    Box Folder
Text   13 5

National Aviation Corporation. 1954-1959   Semi-Annual Reports.


    Box Folder
Text   13 6

National Aviation Corporation. 1960-1969   Semi-Annual Reports.


    Box Folder
Text   13 7

National Aviation Corporation. 1960-1967   Unaudited Reports.


    Box Folder
Text   13 8

Personal Correspondence. 1948 September-October   Letters of recommendation and appreciation to and from Don Teel.


    Box Folder
Text   13 9

Publications. 1978-1979   Bell Helicopter Textron Residence Directory and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Commencement Program.


    Box Folder
Books   14 1

Album 2, United States Steel Corporation. 1967   Policy and Procedure Manual, Part I.


    Box Folder
Text   14 2

Album 2, United States Steel Corporation. 1967   Policy and Procedure Manual, Part II.


    Box Folder
Text   14 3

Album 2, United States Steel Corporation. 1967   Policy and Procedure Manual, Part III.


    Box Folder
Text   14 4

Album 3, United States Steel Corporation. 1968   Policy and Procedure Manual, Part I.


    Box Folder
Text   14 5

Album 3, United States Steel Corporation. 1968   Policy and Procedure Manual, Part II.


    Box Folder
Text   14 6

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Series III. Ephemera   Policy and Procedure Manual, Part II.

Carl Fromhagen Award. 1980 


    Box Folder
Realia   12 4

Ephemera. Undated   Image number 5DT-14-7-PB1 depicting Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Don Teel by the Flight Safety Foundation, booklet, Anonymous, "Ionosphere," The Nearness of Distance. Man Learns To Fly. vol. 4, and listing of members of headquarters No. 45 Transport Group, Royal Air Force.


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   14 7

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