Manuscript Vertical Files  

Collection Number: MVF 13-13

Accession Number: 0203-255 and 0405-122

Item(s): Commemorative medallion from the dedication of DFW airport, 1973; an official Commemorative Dedication Program for DFW Airport, 1973; invitation to the International Charity Gala celebrating the dedication of DFW airport, Sept. 21, 1973; program from the dedication ceremony of the airport traffic control tower, January 10, 1974.


Donor: Dr. Ben Thomas

Date Received: July 15, 2003 and March 14, 2005 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.


     The file contains material relating to the dedication of DFW airport. Included in the file is a silver medallion with the DFW airport logo and the words Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Dedication September 22, 1973. On the reverse side is an image of Leonardo Da Vinci’s flying device and the words Leonardo da Vinci XIVLXXIII – Que Transit Sustinet.  Also in the file is a commemorative program from the airport dedication, 1973, an invitation to a charity gala held in conjunction with the airport dedication, 1973, and a program from the dedication of the traffic control tower at the airport, January 1974.