Civil Air Patrol, DeKalb Area Composite Squadron No. 1127, Records, 1963-2003
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Brief Description: The records for the Civil Air Patrol, DeKalb Area Composite Squadron date from 1963 to 2003 and include meeting minutes, newsletters, and correspondence.  Several internal groups are documented such as the Aircraft User’s Group which later became the DeKalb Search and Rescue Group.  Of special interest are the records on radiological monitoring performed by the DeKalb Squadron.  Also included in the collection is information regarding the Illinois Valley Composite Flight #11284, the organization that absorbed some members of the DeKalb group when they deactivated circa 2000.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at]
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/272
Volume: 0.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 03/14/2006. Additional records were added at a later date.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Air Search and Rescue
Civil Air Patrol (U.S.)
DeKalb Area Composite Squadron No. 11271
Illinois Valley Composite Flight No. 11284
United States Civil Air Patrol.  Illinois Wing. DeKalb Area Composite Squadron
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Jack Bennett  Jack Bennett donated the Civil Air Patrol, DeKalb Area Composite Squadron records to the Regional History Center on March 14, 2006.