Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Joyce Bell Teague:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1947-2009, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Teague, Joyce Bell
Title: Joyce Bell Teague Papers,
Dates: 1947-2009
Abstract: The collection contains the papers and associated materials of Joyce Bell Teague as a fashion director and model.
Collection # U 438.1
Quantity: 1 Box and oversize folders (1.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Joyce Bell Teague was born in 1916 and graduated from Texas Technological College in 1936 with a teaching credential. She then moved to California where she began a modeling career in the Tea Room at Bullock's department store in Los Angeles. She opened her own charm school in the 1950's and continued working in the fashion industry for Bullock and Weinstock department stores as a Fashion Coordinator and Publicity Director. She passed away in 2009.

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs and promotional materials related to the retail fashion industry. Also included are 41 prints, 2 audio tapes and 1 film titled "Live Fashion Clinic for Weinstocks Department Store" dated 1969.


The collection is arranged alphabetically and chronologically.


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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joyce Bell Teague Papers, 1947-2009, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas


Collection accession #(s):

Gift, 2017

Processed by

Grant Gerlich, 2017

Collection Inventory


box folder
1 1 Biographical Information,1968-2009
2 Bridal Show Script: "100 Years of Fashion",1974
3 Bridal Show Script and Materials,1974-1976
4 Brown Cotton Information and Materials (6 prints),1991-1996
5 California Fashion Industry - a History,1991
6 Clothing Style Guides: Seasonal Trends - Weinstocks Department Store,1973-1975
7 Fashion Clinic Script and Materials: Weinstocks Department Store,Fall 1974
8 Fashion Clinics: Scripts and and Outlines: Weinstocks Department Store,1974-1976
9 Great Gatsby Best Dressed Ball,March 29, 1974
10 Job Description and Correspondence: Fashion Director-Weinstocks Department Store,1969-1971
11 Modeling School Lessons: "Blue Book of Charm",1950-1951
12 News Clippings and Articles,1962-1985
13 Photographs: Fashion (5 prints),1940s
14 Photographs: Fashion (7 prints),1950s
15 Photographs (20 prints),1965-1975
16 Pink Perfection Fashion Show,March 9, 1976
17 Predictive Report and Correspondence: Fashion Trends,1971-1974
18 Printed Materials: Bullocks and Weinstocks Department Stores,1949-1967
19 Spirit of '76 Fashion Show: Script and Program,March 17, 1976
20 Weinstocks: Trilogy of Tone-Spring Bridal Show (2 audio tapes),January 1974

Oversized Folder

folder item
1 1 Printed Materials: Weinstocks Department Stores Centennial,1974
2 Printed Materials: Store Posters and Photographs (3 Prints),1949-1966