Abbott, Tommy Digital images of individual students from an unidentified Irving school class, c. 1940s. 0203-237
Agyemang, Gloria Genealogical material on James Green and family. The Green family was a pioneer family in the African-American community of Bear Creek.  MVF 20-07
Akins, Sam Sam Akins Collection: U. S. Bicentennial local committee material; material on the grand opening of the Irving branch of Dallas Federal Savings, 1965; photos and newspaper clippings about Dallas Federal Savings; Dallas and Fort Worth newspaper issues and magazine issues relating to the assassinations of John Kennedy and Robert Kennedy;  Look, and Life magazines' articles on assassination investigations and retrospectives, 1960s-1990s; articles on the Kennedy family; three antique ink bottles. Sam Akins, a longtime Irvingite, was the first manager of the Irving branch of Dallas Federal Savings. He was also a  member of the local U. S. Bicentennial celebration committee, 1974-1977. Collection 53
Alexander, Angie Videotape of the rough cut of the Irving Centennial video.  
  Newspapers relating to the John Kennedy assassination. 85-15
  Audiotape of an interview with Mary Trigg Johnson.  The Trigg family were pioneers in the African-American community of Bear Creek. 0102-181
Allen, Ruth Caster Genealogy of the Caster family; newspaper photo with ID of the Irving High School class of 1935; photocopies of Caster family photos, 1890s-1990s. The Caster family were pioneers to the area. 0304-54
  Digital image of the Caster family, 1990.   0304-62
  Photocopy of a photo of an Irving School class, c. 1932  MVF 26-01 
Allspaw, Harold  Progress Edition section of the Irving Daily News, Feb. 21, 1971. MVF 10-22

Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Omicron Chapter

Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa--scrapbooks, (10 vols.); 1964-65; 1977-78; 1978-80; 1982-1984; 1984-1986; 1992-1994; 1994-96; 1996-98; 2000-02. Alpha Delta Kappa is a teacher service sorority.  0405-94


Beta Omicron Chapter of  Alpha Delta Kappa - scrapbook, (1 vol.): 1998-2000 1112-109
Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Beta Chapter Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa-- scrapbook, (1 vol.), 1986-1988. Alpha Delta Kappa is a teacher service sorority. 0607-163
Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa -- scrapbook, (5 vols.), 1978-1980; 1990-1991; 2006-2008; 2008-2010; 2010-2012.   


American Association of Retired Persons  Scrapbook of the Irving Plymouth Park Chapter of AARP, 1997-2004; club yearbooks, 1990-2006.  0809-74 
American           Honda Company Digital images of the Irving history panorama at American Honda Co. in Irving. 

MVF 16-13 

Anderson, Charles  Parking permit and tailgate crew badge from the implosion of Texas Stadium, 2010.  MVF 28-07 

Andrew, Garfield 

Graduation invitation for Irving High class of 1945; and newspaper article about Steven Andrew, a WWII fighter pilot, c. 1943.


Pill box hat and Sanger Harris hat box, c. 1950s. 0203-153
Digital image of the members of the Chamay Club, an Irving women's club, c. 1955. 0203-232
Tools, c. 1920s (?) drill, plane, pipe wrench. 0304-66
  Newspaper clippings about the Irving Council of Garden Clubs and the Green Thumb Garden Club and Madeleine Andrew, 1960s-1980s; and a photocopy of  a photo and ID of Irving High School class of 1939. 0304-112 
  Newspaper clippings about Madeleine Andrew and the garden clubs and various other activities she was involved in, 1950s-1970s; ribbons from various flower shows; her W-2 form, 1944. 0304-124
  Irving schools' PTA yearbook, 1949-50; garden club newspaper clippings; photo of Garfield Andrew in Air Force uniform, c. 1950; Eastern Star yearbook, 2001-02. 0304-152
U. S. Army canteen, c. 1951; Boy Scout mess kit and canteen, c. 1940; draw knife and Stillson wrench, c. 1920s-30s. 0304-182
  Digital images of Garfield Andrew’s draft card, 1948; family photo at Le-Los Café of a party before he went to serve in Korea, 1951; soapbox derby card, 1935, and accompanying newspaper article.  0304-273
  Matchbooks – Irving State Bank promotional matchbooks, c. 1950s MVF 13-06A

Garfield Andrew's military discharge papers, 1952; themed postcards -Texas under six flags, 1945; First Presbyterian Church 50th anniversary membership book, 1984; Irving High School diploma, 1945; newspaper articles on the Andrew family; North American Aviation newsletter, June 2, 1944;  photos - Irving High class of 1945; 8th grade, 1941; Trinity River flood, c. 1935; Garfield Andrew in   U. S. Air Force uniform; Steven Andrew; Frank Love, brother of Madeleine Andrew; NTSU Sigma Nu, 1955; J. B. Andrew, inspector at North American Aviation, standing a by P-51 fighter plane, c. 1943. 

  Matchbook box advertising, Irving State Bank, c. 1950s 0405-142
Photo - Garfield Andrew in Air Force uniform, 1952; copy of a photo of a gathering of Irving High School students, late 1940s. 0708-18
Operating model of an early 1900s steam tractor built in 1947.  0708-122
  Photos – of Garfield in Korea; and a newspaper article about the model of a steam tractor.  0809-39 
  Digital images of Cub Scout Pack 185 charters, 1950s-1960s and Pack members, 1950s. 0910-06 
  Sketch of the original First Presbyterian Church building, c. 1940s.  0910-12 
Andrew, Madeline Newspaper article, Irving News Texan, 1963, recipe by Madeline Andrew. MVF 7-04

Andrews, Shelah

Transcript of an interview with Dr. Joe Roberts conducted by Gnat Bozeman, 1994. Dr. Joe Roberts was instrumental in the establishment of Irving Community Hospital in 1964. 


Anonymous to the Archives

National Geographic maps (64 maps).

Washington Irving Sketch Book. 9899-48

Newspaper-Dallas Morning News, May 22, 1949.


Poster from the grand opening of the Carpenter and Dupree Theaters at the Irving Arts Center.

  Photo - bottle from Pilot Bottling Company, 1940s. Pilot Bottling Company was a short-lived bottling company in Irving. 9899-95 
  Irving street map, 1995. 9900-40 

Booklet - Welcome to Irving (GTE publication),   c. 1977.

MVF 4-23 
  Booklet - Irving, Texas: Past and Present, by Mable Hill Scott. MVF 5-06
  Catalogue from an exhibition of the work of University of Dallas art professor Lyle Novinski, 2003. Shaping Space: Recollection of Lifework, The Art of Lyle Novinski. MVF 10-05
Two Irving promotional posters. 0001-23
  Life and Works of Washington Irving, (3 vols.), published 1885. 0001-107
  Commemorative reprint edition of the Dallas Morning News, Jan. 1, 1900. Reprinted in 2000.  0102-11 
  Commemorative plate from the 70th anniversary of First United Methodist Church, 1978.  0102-15 
  Copy of the Dallas County census, 1850.   MVF 6-02 
  City of Irving street map, 1993.  0102-35 
  Photo - City of Irving Civic Center, 1976.  Photo Coll.
  Photo - July 4th picnic in Irving, c. 1915.   Photo Coll.
  Irving Art Center poster and Arts Calendar poster.  0102-193 

Decals from the 50th anniversary celebration of Irving's incorporation, 1964; Texas Sesquicentennial poster “Happy Birthday Texas,” 1986; large photo of Northwest Branch Library fire damage; sketch of the sculpture for Millennium Fountain, 1999; Dallas Cowboys team poster, 2000.  

  Photos - enlarged on mat board (4) - surveyors in camp, 1902; Britain home and family, c. 1902; Kit store with Ike Story and daughters in front, c. 1900; members of the Irving Rotary Club, 1938.   0102-198 
  Blueprint of floor plan of 1956 city hall building, updated, c. 1970s.  0102-202 
  Blueprint set of Sam Green museum house and pavilion at Townsell Heritage Center.  0102-201 
  Front page of the Irving Daily News Texan,      Dec. 15, 1960.  0102-224 

Irving Jr. High School pennants, 1956; Irving newspaper editions covering the city's 75th anniversary celebration, 1978; and  the Progress Edition of the Irving Daily News, 1970; also a research paper on the history of Irving. 

  Dallas Metro Area map, n.d.  0203-293 
  Blueprints of the various design plans of the homes in the Northgate Addition, 1960s.  0203-209 
  Album of photos from China and Japan, c. 1930s-1940s. 0203-219 
  Irving High School class of 1936 50th reunion booklet, 1986; photocopy of a photo of the Irving High School football team and ID sheet, 1929.  MVF 12-09 
  Newspapers covering various issues: WWII headlines; Eisenhower, Truman, and Lyndon Johnson deaths; John Kennedy assassinated; and the San Francisco earthquake, 1906.   0405-14 
  Plat map of the Robert Stewart sub-division with notes about the Ben Washington Baptist Church on back, 1933.  0607-51 
Photo - South Delaware Church of Christ, 1953.

Photo Coll.

Houston Chronicle, Mar. 20, 1936; The Wichita Daily Eagle, April 5, 1917, WWI declared; Dallas Morning News, Oct. 17, 1985. 0607-163
Painting by D. Morgan, an Irving artist, view through a window of a passing train. 0203-171
Nimitz High School yearbooks, 1993; 1994; 1995. 0304-35
Irving Police Department Annual Report, 1994; and Irving Fire Department Annual Report, 1997. 0304-173
  Parkland Hospital Annual Report, 2003; also Parkland publication, 1894 into the Future, concerning over 100 years of Parkland history. MVF 11-01 
  Irving Public Library card, 1984. MVF 14-10 
  City of Irving Action Plan, 2005-06, developed by Housing and Human Services. MVF 15-01 
City of Irving street map, 2005. 0506-11 
  Button and bookmark from the opening of Central Library, 1986. MVF 19-10
  Las Colinas desktop flags; city charter booklets; and a poster of the city's vision and mission statements, c. 2000. 0708-111 
  Final edition of The Dallas Times Herald, Dec. 9, 1991. 0708-112 
   Braniff Airways ticket, 1949; Dallas Rail and Terminal tokens, n.d.   MVF 26-10 
   Newspaper clippings about early Irving, c. 1930s-1940s. 0910-09 
  Book - Sonic the History of America's Drive-In.  0910-27 
  Scrapbook - Construction of Professional Center Hospital and early staff, 1978-79.  0910-29 
  Newspapers regarding the JFK assassination (Dallas Morning News and Dallas Times Herald).   0910-34 
  Large print of Guy Deel's painting of the town lot auction; and  two issues of the Dallas Morning News, Nov. 5 and Nov. 9, 2008, Obama elected.  0910-44 
Newspapers from Ada, OK. and Dallas regarding events during WWII, 1944. 1011-73
Irving High School football uniform, 1947; and track jersey, 1947. 1011-74
Newspapers - final edition of the Dallas Times Herald, Dec. 9, 1991; section of Dallas Morning News related to the opening of DFW Airport, Sept. 23, 1973; Dallas Times Herald 100th anniversary issue, May 6, 1979; Dallas Morning News 125th anniversary issue. 1011-120
Book - Irving: A Texas Odyssey, by Joe Rice (Irving history book). 1112-111
Special newspaper section on WWI from The Des Moines Sunday Register, Sept. 24, 1933.  1213-09
Books - Victoria, 1915 (was stamped as being in the Irving Memorial Library and the Irving Municipal Library); Breathing Driftwood, 1925. 1213-14
Information on the annexation of the Shady Grove School into the Irving and Grand Prairie school systems, 1967-1970.  1213-22
William J. Wingo architect scrapbook renderings, photos, business profile, c. 1960s. 1213-73
Nimitz High School yearbook, 1987. 1213-74
Newspaper - Tri-Weekly Telegram, Oct. 30, 1863 (Houston newspaper, one page). 1213-76
Map - Colton's U. S. map showing military stations and forts, 1862 (copy). 1213-77
Map - Contours of Discovery, 1513 - 1930. 1213-78
Irving High School yearbooks (2 vol.), 1959 and 1963; Crockett Jr. High yearbook (1 vol.), 1960.   1213-83
Book - The Life and Works of John F. Kennedy, c. 1964 1213-106
Publication - Irving High School football programs (3), 1964 and 1968; Know Your City Irving, Texas, Jan. 1959; Not So Long Ago by Jim Brigance (WWII remembrance); pictorial history of St. Stephens Presbyterian Church on CD. 1314-03
Archives acquired Report - Library Building Program for the North Lake Community Library. 9900-135
Final edition of the Irving News, Nov. 12-15, 2000; and the first edition of the Irving Morning News, Nov. 16, 2000. 0001-43
  Videos - Bonnie and Clyde The Sowers Ambush and Utopia Lost. 0001-70
Information on Charter Schools; Winfree Academy; North Hills School; Renaissance Charter High School; Universal Academy. 0001-78
Photos - Irving branch libraries, 2001. 0001-121
Photo - Las Colinas canal and clock tower, 2001. 0001-122

Photo - interior of library on First Street, 1942.


Photos - groundbreaking of Family Assistance Center; and dedication of the Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery state historical marker, 2001. 0001-153
Photos - Harvey's BBQ; 6th Street bridge dedication, 2001. 0001-160
Photos - Harvey's BBQ; Smith Cemetery; Archives' staff; and the Green Thumb Garden Club's 50th anniversary event. 0001-161
  Book - War Below Zero. 0001-169
  Bible from Irving Masonic Lodge, No 1218, c. 1973. 0001-164
  Videos from the ICTN program Profiles: interview with Robert Power; Marvin Randle; Charles Brown; David Brune; Thelma Coleman; Harry Spencer; Jackie Townsell; John Townley; Charles Schulze; Neill and Dorothy English; Dr. Clay Gilbert; Dan Matkin; Norma Stanton; and the Rev. Charles Stevenson. 0102-33
Gilbert Brothers Dairy incorporation information, 1920s. MVF 6-11
  Photos - veterans' ceremony in library auditorium, Spencer Air Conditioning building; Irving flag; First United Methodist Church construction; original city hall; Heritage Square; Delaware Creek Park; South Irving DART station, 2001. 0102-75
  City of Irving area studies - Northwest Development Plan 1968; and Northwest Area Study, 1983. 0102-93
Photos - Irving flag; dedication of Family Advocacy Center, 2002; unveiling of Pioneer Rd. historical marker, 2002. 0102-109
  Books – Forgotten Texas Census and Bert Balchen Polar Aviator. 0101-116
Books – Mrs. Paine’s Garage; and Shared Values (about the Kimberly Clark Corp.).  0102-128
Microfilm of the Chamber of Commerce scrapbooks, 1946-1999. 0102-129
Photos - city hall building, 1956. 0102-199

City of Irving road map (matted), 1981.


Photos - Estelle community reunion, 2002; and of Prof. Harwood Hinton's talk on Irving of the 1930s and 1940s, 2002. 0102-206
Plat map of South Irving Gardens subdivision. 0102-221
Photos - July 4th parade, 2002. 0102-256
  Photos - re-dedication of the Mustang Museum; renovation of the Community Building; July 4 parade; Bearden family headstones at Kit Cemetery, 2002. 0102-257 
  Videotape of ICTN profile on Ben Carpenter,   Feb. 16, 1982. 0102-276
  Books - From Prairie to Planes (about DFW Airport) and Las Colinas the Inside Story of America’s Premier Urban Development. 0102-290
Dallas County tax rolls on microfilm (14 reels), 1846-1910. 0203-08
  Photos - exterior of house remodeling at 521 S. Jefferson. 0203-10

Photos - Irving Centennial Kickoff ceremony; Caldwell House marker dedication; Community Building renovation, 2002.

Committee assignments for the local Texas Sesquicentennial activities committee; and information on the Texas Sesquicentennial wagon train event, 1986. 0203-27
  Videotape of ICTN coverage of the Irving Centennial Kickoff event; of an Archives' volunteer discussing volunteer work; and of the dedication of the Caldwell house Centennial marker, 2002.  0304-62
Photos - State of the City Address, 2003. 0203-91
Microfilm of items from: Jerry Beavers Collection; Schulze collection; Robert Sale collection; Tiger Rag collection (Irving High School newspaper). 0203-116
Microfilm of some items from the following collections: Lucas-Watson; Beavers; Omnibus Club; Irving Woman's Club scrapbooks, boxes 3, 4, and 7; Irving Book Review Club; Irving High scrapbooks; Pete McNeal; Ike Story Journal; abstract, part of Reed and Gray Surveys, 1871-1936; copy of drainage easement for flood control district 1; mechanic's lien, 1955; contract of sale, Clemmie Green to Newton, n.d.; deed, Locke to Newton, 1937. 0203-121

Photos - Archives tour exhibit, 1997.

Photo Coll.

Irving telephone directories, 1998-2001. 0203-146
Microfilm of items from the following collections: Marvin Randle, boxes 1, 2, and 3; Schulze, boxes 1 and 4; Brown scrapbook, boxes 1-4; Robert Davis, box 1; Irving Woman’s Club, box 22; Rebecca Rome,  box 1; Gwyn Shea, boxes 1-4. 0203-148
Microfilm of items from the following collections (reels 6968-6972): Gwyn Shea, boxes 5-8; Irving Book Review Club, box 3; Bates, box 1-5; Irving Woman's Club scrapbook, Dec. 1954; Centennial cookbook research material; Gaylen Burke; and Charter School information. 0203-157
  Photos - Festival of the Century, 2003; Between the Forks exhibit; City Hall Centennial exhibit in Tax Dept., 2003.  0203-164 
  Book – Wisdom Daddy Taught Me, by Suzanne Short, with talking points and promotional packet. 0203-248
  Photos - Union Bower reunion; Otis Brown house on Hastings St.; Methodist Church steeple-raising; Community Building; original city hall; Heritage Senior Center groundbreaking; Heritage House; Centennial Park; John Haley house; North Lake library opening, 2002.   0102-293
Aerial map of Irving and surrounding area, 1930. 0203-296 
  Photos - portrait of Frank Hamm; and the reunion of the 1929 Irving High School football team, 1979. Frank Hamm owned Irving's first hotel, 1914-1934. 0203-297
  Photos - dedication of Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center; and interior of Archives, 2003. 0203-322
Photos - Centennial Park construction; members of First Methodist Church presenting real estate abstracts to the Archives; delivery of the Centennial downtown marker, 2003. 0304-22
  Photos - Irving Centennial marker dedications at Oak Haven Methodist; Howard/Beaufford house; Britain family; Haley house; Heritage House; first city hall; water district; Community building; and the PEO scrapbook presentation to the Archives, 2003.   0304-44
Photos - School Spirit exhibit; unveiling of the state historical marker at the Gilbert house. 0304-74
Photos - Irving Centennial Lee Greenwood concert; Centennial Finale; and downtown historical marker dedication, 2003. 0304-75
Photos - July 4th parade, 2003. 0304-76

Photos - Centennial Finale events and volunteer appreciation dinner, Feb. 2004.


Baker Brothers Cleaners hangers. 0304-127
City council and city staff name tags and name plates. 0304-137
Digital images of Centennial marker dedications, April 24, 2004: St. Luke's Catholic Church; South Delaware Church of Christ; Caster Cabin; Brown House on Hastings; Twin Wells community; Estelle community; and Kit Cemetery. 0304-175

Photos - Centennial marker dedications, April 24, 2004: Brown house on Hastings; Twin Wells community; Caster Cabin; St. Luke's Catholic Church; South Delaware Church of Christ; Estelle community; Old Kit Cemetery; and Centennial volunteer appreciation dinner.

  Digital images of Centennial marker dedications, June 26, 2004: Irving Lumber and J. O. Schulze house sites. 0304-212
  Digital images of Irving Heritage Festival, 2004. 0304-208 
Research files put together for writing the Irving Centennial markers. 0304-263 
  Irving Centennial festive logo poster; poster for Centennial marker dedications, April 24, 2004. 0304-272
  Digital images of the downtown Centennial historical marker installation, Dec. 2003. 0405-22
Digital images of Centennial marker dedications, Nov. 22, 2003: Howard/Beaufford House; Haley house; and Britain family. 0405-23
  Digital images of Centennial marker dedications, Oct. 25, 2003: Community building; Heritage House; Gilbert house; Brown house on O’Connor. 0405-24
Digital images of the downtown Centennial marker dedication; and of the Centennial Finale, 2003. 0405-25
Digital images of Centennial marker dedications, April 24, 2004: St. Luke's Catholic Church; South Delaware Church of Christ; Caster Cabin; Brown house; Twin Wells community; Estelle community; Kit cemetery. 0405-26
Digital images of Centennial Park construction, April 8, 2003. 0405-27

Digital images of Centennial Park dedication, Oct. 2003.


Digital images of Centennial Park Art Committee meeting at the park, April 8, 2003. 0405-29
Digital images of the Centennial Volunteer appreciation dinner, Feb. 2004. 0405-31
  Digital images of the Community Building after renovation, 2003. 0405-32
  Digital images of the DART-TRE South Irving Station, 2003. 0405-33 
  Digital images of the marker exhibit used at the Centennial Volunteer appreciation dinner. 0405-34 
Digital images of the Harry Spencer exhibit 0405-36 
  Digital images of the Between the Forks Exhibit and the Guy Deel exhibits. 0405-37
  Digital images of Dr. Clay Gilbert in front of the Gilbert family marker in Centennial Park, 2004. 0405-38
Digital images of Harvey's BBQ exterior, 2004. 0405-39
  Digital images of Irving Mall exterior, Feb. 2003. 0405-40
Digital images of Kathy’s Cottage (produce market) ribbon cutting, April 29, 2004. 0405-41
Digital images of PEO and DAR scrapbook presentations to Archives. 0405-53
Photos - City records depot in city warehouse, 1980. 0405-54

Texas Almanacs, (8 volumes): 1911; 1925-1929; 1952-53; 1972.


Digital images of the dedication of the Heritage Senior Center, Dec. 2003. 0405-61
Digital images of construction of the timeline wall in Centennial Park and founder statue installation, Oct. 2003. 0405-62
Digital images of Veterans Memorial Park, May 2004. 0405-63
  Videotape of an ICTN program on Irving High School's presentation of oral history tapes to the Archives. 0405-101
  Photos - State historical marker dedications: Bear Creek community, Sowers community, Gilbert house, Kit community, Union Bower community, 2005.  0506-20

Photos - Estelle school site cleanup.


Book - On Top of Clouds by C. H. Jamieson. C. H. Jamieson is an Irving author.

  Photos and negatives of the Going in Style Exhibit, Dec. 2005.

Photo Coll.

  Guestbook from Harwood Hinton's talk on Irving of the 1930s and 1940s, 2002. MVF 17-07
Archives open house posters, 2006. 0506-101
  Archives open house fliers and mayor’s proclamation of Archives Day, 2006. MVF 17-16
Videotape of an ICTN report on the Archives’ open house, Feb. 2006. 0506-128
  M.C. Lively's compiled Civil War military record.   MVF 18-03 
Guestbook from the Archives' open house, Feb. 23, 2006. 0405-94
Poster and sign advertising the Estelle Vintage Base Ball Game, 2006. 0607-18

Handy House records: photos of opening, land records, payroll ledger for Irving Lumber, 1957-58, correspondence, 1960.


Bound copy of the newspaper articles pertaining to the Irving teacher walkout of 1955 (from the Chamber of Commerce scrapbooks). 0607-46
Copy of aerial of Irving area, 1930. 0607-53
  Photocopy of a Dallas Morning News page containing the Irving lot auction ad on it, Dec. 18, 1903; and a less-than-full-size version of that day’s entire paper. 0607-82 
  Mini-Directory for South MacArthur Church of Christ, c. 1970s. MVF 22-04 
  Files containing information on various city related topics: the city charter, 1963 and 1979 (20-01); the Civic Center dedication (20-11); transfer of property from the Irving Public Memorial Library to the Irving municipal library, 1962 (20-12); cookbooks from the Woman’s Society of Christian Service at Plymouth Park Methodist Church, 1966, and the Irving Woman’s Club, 1964 (20-13). 

MVF 20-10
MVF 20-11
MVF 20-12
MVF 20-13

  Files containing information on various city related topics: Telegram from state regarding a sewage plant, 1948 (20-14); research information relating to the Heritage House, 1975-1985 (20-15); council members' oaths of offices, 1960s and early-1970s (20-16); materials relating to the dedication of the Central Library, 1986, Esther Hurwitz, founder of Irving's first library, the history of the library, and library expansion, 1964 (21-01).   MVF 20-14
MVF 20-15
MVF 20-16 
MVF 21-01
Irving telephone directories, 2005 and 2006. 0607-150
  Digital images of Handy House being torn down, April 2008. 0708-103
Digital images of the demolition of Irving Medical and Surgical buildings on Lane Street, May 2008. 0708-116
  Book – Understanding Data and Information Systems for Record Keeping. 0708-174
  Book – Archives and the Digital Library  0809-10 
  Information brochure about the Archives MVF 25-18 
  Digital images of Veterans Memorial Park Dedication, May 17,.2009  0809-99 
  Research material on Irving Veterans gathered during the development of Veterans Park Phase II  0809-119 
  Research material developed for the Battle Walls in Veterans Memorial Park  0809-120 
  Book – 2nd Ferrying Command. Contains Irvingite Harry Spencer’s narrative of his stranding in Greenland during WWII.  0809-171 
  Digital images of Patty Landers retirement from IPL, Jan. 28, 2010.  0910-55 
  Digital images of record snowfall, February 11 and 12, 2010.  0910-66 
  Digital images of the Irving High School class of 1937 from a 1987 newspaper article. 0910-92 
  Digital images of Clark/Collier family, 1890s-1900s.  0910-93 
  Digital images of demolition of the two story building at 313 Irving Blvd. (northwest corner of Irving Blvd. and Main St.), October 2009. 0910-94 
  Digital images of demolition of building at 123 Irving Blvd., June 2009.  0910-95 
  Digital images of demolition of lumber building at 200 N. Main St., Nov. 2009.     0910-96 
  Digital images of stone house at 305 S. Britain (near S. Britain and Second) before demolition, Feb. 2010.  0910-97 
  Digital images of downtown area, September 2009.  0910-98 
  Digital images of demolition of MacArthur Square Apts. (just south of Rock Island on the west side of MacArthur Blvd.), Feb. 2010.  0910-100 
  Audio of Harwood Hinton talk about his youth in Irving, April 25, 2002; DVD entitled "Irving a History" created for Irving Centennial celebration; and DVD of ICTN's coverage of the vintage baseball event held in Lively Park, October 30, 2006.   0910-114 
  CD of the City of Irving's adopted budget, 2007-08; 2008-09; 2009-10; and Capital Improvement Program, 2007-08.  0910-115 
  Articles of Incorporation for Friends of the Irving Museum.   MVF 28-05 
  Digital images of construction on the Irving convention center, May 2010.  0910-155 
  Printing negatives of the pages from the book Irving a Texas Odyssey, 1989.  0910-156 
Digital images of the Irving Heritage Society general meeting, Maura Gast speaker, Oct. 2010. 1011-04
Letter written about WWII plane crash in Greenland by crew member Tucciarone. 1011-58
Dallas Morning News magazine - Guide Super Bowl Edition, Jan.28-Feb. 3, 2011 1011-67
Digital images - West Irving Library exterior, April 2011.  1011-71
Digital images - Mayor C. B. Hardee house on Rindie, April 2011.  1011-72
Digital images - AAMCO building demolition, April 18, 2011. 1011-91
Digital images - Chism-Smith lot after building demolition, April 11, 2011. 1011-92
Slides, 35mm, Irving Heritage Society local history slide show, c. 1980s; slides from Archives promotional show, c. 1990s; slides from Risk Management Department showing various images from around town, 1989.    1011-98
Digital images of the building that was Robert's Lumber during the 1950s. 2011. 1011-106
Digital images of MAL Hobby Shop interior and exterior, June 2011. 1011-107
Digital images of houses along the north side of Irving Blvd. between Delaware Rd. and Britain Rd. just before they were torn down, Sept. 2011 1011-139
Digital images of AMS Studios filming at Paine house, Nov. 1, 2011. 1112-12
Digital images of Griff's Hamburgers, Nov. 10, 2011 1112-15
Digital images of MAL historical marker dedication, Nov. 15, 2011 1112-20
Heritage Society Historical slide show; 35mm slide of signing of Texas Stadium agreement, 1968; Texas Stadium groundbreaking, 1969. 1112-65
Invitation to Civic Center groundbreaking, 1974; Irving information pamphlet, 1963. MVF 30-13
Digital images of state historical marker in Kit Cemetery. 1112-71
Digital images of unveiling of original town plat map in Central Library, 2012 1112-112
Irving newspaper and newspaper sections, 1956-1958. Many ads for School Board candidates. 1213-06
Newspaper articles relating to the Ms. Mature Irving Pageant, 2012.   MVF 30-20
Pamphlet - Irving Public Library Annual Report, 1979-80 and 1980-81. MVF 30-21
Digital images of Christmas parade and depot tours, 2012. 1213-16
Digital images of Chrystal's Pizza shortly before closing, 2013. 1213-41
Digital images of South Library groundbreaking, Feb. 2013. 1213-42
Digital images of Honoring Women of Irving Event - Jackie Townsell, Apr. 2013. 1213-63
Digital images of reception for artist Pete Fernandez, June 2013. 1213-94
Dallas Morning News article about moving Age of Steam train museum from Fair Park to Frisco with a stop in Irving, 2013. 1213-107
Program from the Jackie Townsell Women of Irving event, April 2013. 1213-110
Book - Frozen in Time (about the crash of a WWII bomber in Greenland during WWII. Irvingite Harry Spencer was the co-pilot.) 1314-19
Attaway, Dr. H. E. High school yearbooks (10): MacArthur High School Crest: 1985; Nimitz High School Valhalla: 1981; 1983; 1984; 1985; Irving High School Lair: 1963; 1982; 1984; 1991. 0102-155
Ayers, Michael Irving High School Tiger Guard megaphone, 2005-06. 1011-104
Irving Boys Choir shirt, 1996-2000. 1112-84
Ayles, Earl

Earl Ayles Collection: City of Irving planning studies; transportation studies; thoroughfare plans; DFW Airport publications and studies; Irving area aerials. Also included is material collected to create the maps used in the Irving history book Irving A Texas Odyssey. Earl Ayles worked in or was head of the City of Irving Community Development Department from 1968-1994. Much of the material addresses various residential and business developments in Irving during those years. Mr. Ayles is also a cartographer, and lent his skills to help develop the maps for the Irving history book, 1989.  

Collection 32

Photos - John Haley house before it was moved, 1998.

Photo Coll.

Bailey, Bruce Dempsey family material: Irving newspapers (4) from 1940; photocopies of correspondence, 1880s-1920s; tax receipts, 1930s; postcards; Dempsey family genealogy. The Dempsey family were residents of early Irving.  96-03 

Dempsey family material: photos of John Dempsey,    c. 1906; the Dempsey house being moved; survey plat and photo of house at 1910 Waldor; Jack Dempsey's Life Member of Ancient Order of Camel Herders (certificate).


Photos of moving of John Haley house.

Photo Coll.

Information on Dr. John Haley and moving the Haley house: wallpaper from the house before renovation; and an issue of the San Francisco Chronicle, 1915.  

Baker, Ethel

 IPL library card, 1985.

Baker, L. E.   Fort Worth Mapsco, 1989. MVF 7-19
  Civil Engineering Magazine containing article about Irving entitled, “Closing the Loop," May 2003. MVF 8-14
Banks, Raymond Aerials of Las Colinas County Club, 1967.

Photo Coll.

Banks, Ouida Local chapter of the American Business Women's Association material: newspaper articles about the Laurel Chapter of the ABWA; attendance rolls; ribbons; correspondence; newsletters; convention material, 1970; yearbooks; club banner; scrapbook, 1960s-1970s; gowns by Victor Costa. 0304-62
Local chapter of American Business Women's Association material:  door wreath; newspaper section on the opening of Irving Bank & Trust building, 1967; AWBA cookbook, 1972;  Ouida Banks AWBA president place card, 1968-69; Inner Circle AWBA ribbon; silver sugar and creamer engraved ABWA. Also included in the accession are: an Irving Health Care publication, 1974; Texas Sesquicentennial sampler calendar, 1986; program from Irving High production of “Annie Get Your Gun” 1970; programs from Irving Community Concert events; newsletter, Irving Sesquicentennial News;  dress by Victor Costa, c. 1970s; promotional items from various Irving businesses, 1960s-1970s. 0304-95
Local chapter of American Business Women's Association material:  proclamation from mayor to ABWA, 1982; photos of Jackie Townsell addressing an AWBA luncheon; AWBA officer installation ceremony invitation. Also included are: a Texas Sesquicentennial sampler calendar, 1986; newsletter Irving Sesquicentennial News, Winter, 1985. 0405-112
Barrett, John Photocopies of Mid-Cities Stamp Club information and info on the Stamp Exposition, 1993-2000; photocopy of a notebook of early Irving area stamp cancellations and area postal history. MVF 8-08
Bates, O. D. and Estelle                    U. S. Bicentennial project: material on Irving history; newspapers, research notes, audio taped interviews of early Irving area settlers, 1976. Collection 7
Allen family material: scrapbook, c. 1940; newspaper clippings regarding the Irving volunteer fire dept, Irving High School, and various other Irving topics, c. 1940s. The Allen family were early Irving area residents. 84-11
Talley family material: photos and textile items, 1900-1920. The Talley family were early Irving area residents  83-12
  Hartin family material: photos from the opening of B & H Dry Goods at 305 E. Irving Blvd.; and a newspaper page about the George Bell family. 0203-302 
Baugh, Louise  Letter from the Irving city council urging citizens to support Texas Stadium in a local referendum, Mar. 27, 1968. MVF 17-13 
invitation to the Bracebridge Dinner, 2000 and a book Three Tales from the Sketchbook. MVF 28-19

Baxter, Dr. Charles

Photocopy of Dr. Baxter's vitae. MVF 9-03 
Beam, Cynthia Yardstick advertising First Federal Savings and Loan of Irving; and a paperweight commemorating Irving Girls' Softball League's 25th Anniversary, 1960-1985. 0506-163 
Bearden, Avery  Photocopy and digital images of Avery Bearden’s football and baseball scrapbook from his days at Irving High School, 1947-1951: two issues of the Irving High School newspaper, Tiger Rag, Oct. 31, 1950, and Nov. 13, 1950. 0102-250
  Photocopies of Avery Bearden “Official Eagle Scout Stained Glass Tableau,” n.d.; certificate appointing Avery Bearden a First Class Petty Officer, n.d.; Dallas Morning News award to Bearden for being named to the All District 12A high school football team, 1950. 0708-47
Beavers, Jerry Beavers Family Collection: Irving school related material: Irving High School newspaper issues, Tiger Rag, 1944-1949; and 1966-67; programs, invitations, tickets, fight ribbons; newspaper articles; student directories; football programs, 1946-47, and late-1960s and early-1970s; Irving High School drill team uniforms, 1960s; photos and digital images of the Beavers and Justus families; material relating to First United Methodist Church of Irving. Bob Beavers and Jerry Justus Beavers were Irving High School graduates of the 1940s. They married in 1949, and their children graduated from Irving High School during the 1960s and 1970s.   Collection 60
Beavers, Regina Gebert family history. MVF 30-25
Digital images of Nimitz High School drill team, 1991-1993. 1213-116
Nimitz High School drill team uniforms including boots and hat, 1992-1994; letter jacket; equipment bag; homecoming items, 1991; photocopies of pages from drill team scrapbook. 1314-08
Beeman, Suzy  Irving Human Services Council information - list of institutions to contact for various types of help and directories from the late 1990s and early 2000s.  0910-193 
Newspaper clippings relating to the Irving Health Board's campaign for a smoking ordinance, 2003; and for an AIDS awareness program, 1985. 1011-125
Irving Health Board records, mid-1990s: Health Coalition needs assessment and committee reports.  1112-06
Belden, Dreanna  Spelling textbook, 1894; child’s ABC book (cloth), 1884; scrapbook from Home Economics college class, 1940; E.M. Kahn store box. 0203-191
  Two record cylinders “Edison Gold Molded Records” 1904. 0203-203 
  Photos of Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags Over Georgia, c. early 1960s.

Photo Coll.

  Chism Smith Funeral Home Records, 1939-1965, compiled by the Irving Genealogical Society.   MVF 9-15 
Bell, Carey  M.C. Lively Elementary Safety Patrol belt, 1981-1982.  0304-249 
Irving High School senior T-shirt, 1988; tiger patch and graduation cap, 1988.  1011-14
Bell, Charles  Photo - Irving High School reunion of the class of 1945. 0304-245 
Bell, Eleanor  Eleanor Corry Bell Collection: school records, photos, and mementos, 1940-1951; Irving High School drill team uniform, 1950; material relating to Irving State Bank (later Irving Bank & Trust); Corry family photos, 1890-1970s;  digital images of Irving Centennial events and Centennial Park construction, 2002-2004; Irving Women's Bowling Association pins, patches, record books, 1970s-1990s; newspaper issues about the assassination of John Kennedy and other issues concerning historical events of the second half of the 20th century. Eleanor Corry Bell moved to Irving with her family in 1940. She attended Irving schools during the 1940s and early 1950s. Her mother was a long-time employee of Irving State Bank. The donor was also employed there during the 1950s. She was an active member in the Irving Women's Bowling Association from the late 1950s-1990s. She served on the Irving Centennial Historical Markers Committee, 2002-2004.     Collection 59
  Irving Physicians and Service Directory, 2002 and n.d.; and Irving Health Care Medi-Fax, second edition, c. 1996.  MVF 16-01 
  State highway maps: Texas, 2002 and 2003; Oregon, c. late 1980s; Colorado/Wyoming, c. late 1980s; Oklahoma 2001-02.  0506-212 
  Books -  American Heritage New Illustrated History of the United States (16 Volumes), 1963. 0708-08 
  Irving High Pep Squad material, 2004 – decorated overalls and a megaphone. 0708-145 

Digital images of the Irving Heritage Society's Valentine Tea, 2009. 

  Antique sewing needles and buttons.  0809-68 
  Digital images from Irving Heritage Society fish fry, 2009.  0809-84 
  Promotional license plate from Freeman Oldsmobile, “Across from Texas Stadium”, 1996.  MVF 26-03 
  Digital images of the dedication of Veterans Memorial Park, May 17, 2009.  0809-98 
  Digital images of Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, exterior, June 2009.  0809-123 
  Canvas Bag promoting the U.S. Census, 2010.  MVF 26-12 
  Book - Conversations with Kid Cougar and Lim Hang High by Joseph Faulds (Irving author). 0910-42 
  Digital images of record snowfall, February 11, 2010; and of the Irving Heritage Society Valentine Tea, February 14, 2010.  0910-63 
  Digital images of the Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture and the reception for Robert Glen at the Mustang Museum, 2009.    0910-74 
  Digital images of the implosion of Texas Stadium taken from the TV screen, April 2010; and sale of Texas Stadium seats by Irving Heritage Society, 2010.  0910-118 
  Digital images of Irving Heritage Society fish fry event, April 2010.  0910-124
  Digital images of Irving Heritage Society trivia contest, April 2010.   0910-125 
  Digital images of the installation of officers for the Irving Heritage Society, May 2010.  0910-146 
  Digital images of the July 4, 2010, parade; depot in Heritage Park and hanging the shades on the windows of the depot, 2010.  0910-198 
  Digital images of cleanup of depot in Heritage Park, June 2010.  0910-199 
Digital images of the painting and roofing of the depot in Heritage Park, 2010; Brett Star of COI at society board meeting, Sept. 2010; ICTN interview with Eleanor Bell, 2010. 1011-03
Digital images of the general meeting of the Heritage Society with Maura Gast as speaker, Oct. 2010.  1011-05
DVD of ICTN's interview with Eleanor Bell, Sept. 2010. MVF 28-16
Digital images of the depot in Heritage Park during Holiday in the Heritage, 2011.  1011-23
DVD of 8mm film entitled Super Shoppers, 1962 showing Worth Food Mart at Briatin and Grauwyler and Minyard's in downtown. 1011-29
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society general meeting, Jan. 24, 2011. 1011-49
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society board meeting at Chamber of Commerce office, Feb. 11, 2011.   1011-55
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society Valentine Tea, Feb. 13, 2011. 1011-56
Digital images - Dedication of West Irving Library, April 9, 2011. 1011-79
Digital images - Archives exhibit at West Irving Library and Irving Heritage Society receiving a proclamation from the city council, April 2011 1011-80
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society general meeting, April 14, 2011. 1011-81
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society fish fry, April 22, 2011. 1011-83
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society trivia contest, May 1, 2011. 1011-89
Digital images - School students visiting Heritage Park depot and cabin, May 2011. 1011-93
Digital images - Irving Heritage Society general meeting and depot marker dedication, May 22, 2011.  1011-99
Digital images of Heritage Park depot tour volunteers at the Main St. event, 2011.  1011-135
Digital images of new rugs in the Heritage House, Oct. 2011. 1112-01
Digital images of the 60th anniversary gathering for the Irvng High School class, 1951. 1112-02
Dallas Morning News and Dallas Times Herald, Oct. 5 and 6, 1922. 1112-05
Digital images of Heritage House 100th Anniversary kickoff event, Dec. 4, 2011.  1112-24
Dining car menu from a train trip from Dallas to Nevada, TX, Jan. 31, 1939. MVF 30-09
Digital images of the Irving Heritage Society Valentine Tea, 2012. 1112-48
Script from Women of Irving event "This is Your Life Esther Hurwitz", 2012. MVF 30-14 
Digital images of Heritage Society fish fry, 2012. 1112-70 
Digital images of Heritage Park Depot tours and July 4th parade, 2012. 1112-96
Digital images of wallpapering and flooring replacement at Heritage House, Oct. 2012.   1213-10
U. S. M. C. blanket, 1942. 1213-66 
Dallas Morning News Special Section on the new Big Tex, 2013.  1314-04
Digital images of Paine House opening reception and documentary showing, November 2013. 1314-09 
Bellew, Jimmy  George Alford's collection of Native American and Boy Scout material.  George Alford was a Native American who was very involved in local scouting, 1960s-1980s.  0910-217 
Belo Corporation  Photo negative collection from the Irving News, 1982-1999.  0001-158 
Bennett, Richard  Brief biography of Carl Range, long-time Irving Post Master.  MVF 13-04 
  Digital images of George Alford, 1960s. 0708-175 
Book - Faith and Labor (MacArthur High School in Irving) by Richard Bennett, 2012. 1213-20
Bentley, Laurie  Newspaper - Irving Daily News Texan issue regarding Irving's Golden Anniversary of incorporation, April 16, 1964. 0607-119 
Berg, Karyl  Photocopies of plat map and aerial map of the Patton farm land on Irving Heights Road. MVF 11-12
Behrens, Kaye  Photos - city surveyors working at the Estelle School site, May 4, 2006.  0506-204
Berry, Cassandra   Digital images of Turf Turners Garden Club.  0405-128 
Berryhill, Ruth  Information on the Colwell, Guldens, and Stanley families. Early settlers in the Hackberry community. Hackberry is now a part of north Irving.  MVF 21-09 

Bessler, Betty Beaufford and
Susan Lay  

History of the Beaufford family. The Beaufford family were early Irving area settlers.  


Beta Sigma Phi
Preceptor Iota Omega Chapter 

Beta Sigma Phi, an international women's friendship network, Irving chapter: scrapbooks, (3 vols.), 1981-82; 1989-90; and 1995-96; and yearly activity binders, (3 vols.), 1987-1994; 1994-2002; 2002-2005.   0506-214 
  Pledge manual; income and expense ledger, 1987-1995; Southwest Bank cash bag; Founders Day invitation and program, 1997; Chapter rooster and minutes, 1985-1997. 0910-14 
Beta Sigma Phi meeting minutes, 1996-2008. 1011-01
Bixby, Capitola,  

City of Irving street map, 1962;  Early History of Irving by Netta Brown, wife of town co-founder Otis Brown, 1949. 

MVF 5-05
Blackwell, Ruby   Digital images of the Blackwell family and their neighborhood on E. 4th Street, 1949-1959.  0203-44 
Newspaper article about Jerry Meagher, owner of several Irving movie theaters, talking with John Wayne about the movie War Wagon, 1967;  newspaper article about the closing of Peck’s Office Supply, a longtime Irving office supply retailer, c. mid- 1990s; photocopy of newspaper picture of people standing in line to get license plates, March 1974.   MVF 24-06 
Blake, Elena  Irving Chamber of Commerce Women’s Division Directory of Clubs and Organizations, 2001.  0102-63 
  Digital images of the Irving Centennial Style shows, 2003.  Photo Coll.
Blanchard, Don Travis Junior High School yearbooks, 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979. 1011-88
Blaylock, Louis   Publications: This is Irving, c. 1950 (Irving Chamber of Commerce publication); and Our Own Kessler Plan for Our Irving Community, 1938.  MVF 12-17 
  Digital images of an Intercity Rotary Club meeting, 1937.  0910-75 
Boatwright, Randy  Campaign fliers from the anti-liquor sales group from 2004 election.  MVF 12-14 
Bohaning, Fay  Biographical sketch of Carlton Nealy “Tex” Bohaning; photo of same, 1937; undated of his wife, Alberta Hoffmiester Bohaning  MVF 25-12 

Bona Fide' Club 

Established as the Junior Felicity Club in 1933, The Bona Fide Club (name changed in 1946) is Irving's oldest civic service organization Scrapbooks, (6 vols.), 1950-1979; 1979-1987; 1988-1997; 2000-01; 2002-03; 2003-05; minutes: 1940-1945; 1946-1955; 1979-1989; and 1997-2007; photos and newspaper clippings regarding the Bona Fide' Club: photos, 1990s; newspaper articles, 1950s-1970s. 

Collection 15
Bond, Laura    Newspaper issues - Irving News Record, Oct. 24, 1947 and Oct. 17, 1947 and Irving News Texan, Nov. 4, 1962.  0102-49 
  Newspaper issues - Irving News, Nov. 14, 1954 and Nov. 19, 1954; 
Texas Observer, March 14, 1955. The Observer contains a story on the Irving school teacher walkout of Feb. 1955.
Bonilla, Fran

Look magazine, Dec. 31, 1963; Irving Daily News city of Irving Diamond Jubilee edition, 1978; and a Plymouth Park Baptist Church newsletter. 

  Fran Bonilla Papers: correspondence; photos; reports; publications; collected during her terms on the Irving city council, 1980s-1990s.   0203-01 
  DFW International Airport Official Directory, 1990.  MVF 28-03 
Borah, Mike  Photos - Estelle School and Masonic Lodge, c. 1916; Lee Borah from the Estelle community, c. 1900.   Photo Coll.
Bowen, Ruth  Yearbooks, annual conference minutes, convention programs, and handbooks from the Texas Division United Daughter of the Confederacy; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Daughters of the American Revolution, White Oak Chapter; Peter James Bailey Chapter, Texas Society of DAR; Colonial Dames, James River Chapter; Texas Society of Colonial Dames, 1970s-1990s.   0203-200 
  Copies of minutes from the annual meetings of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1990-2003; United Daughters of the Confederacy, Texas Division annual convention report, 1994-1997 and 2001-2003; United Daughters of the Confederacy press releases, 1993-1998.  0405-97
Yearbooks from the local chapters of DAR; SAR; UDC; and Daughters of the Republic of Texas, late 1990s-2010; DAR scrapbooks, 2000-04 and 2004-06.   1011-85
Box, Doris  Photo - “Welcome to Irving" sign, c. 1940.  

Photo Coll.

  Texas Centennial at Dallas Fair Park daily schedule of events, 1936; Irving Diamond Jubilee hand fans, 1978; S. Delaware Church of Christ publication 1951; Irving State Bank advertisement; city of Irving street map, 1953; newspaper article about Irving High School class of 1951; graduation commencement program, 1951; senior will and prophecy, 1951; senior class play program, 1951; Tiger directory, 1947-48; Tiger Rag, March, 27, 1951 and May 28, 1951.   MVF 12-01 
  Student Directory - Irving High Roar, 1950-51. MVF 22-17 
Boyle, John  Texas Stadium files from John Boyle's legal office, bulk 1968-1972.  0910-23 
Bozeman, Gnat   Videotape of the dedication ceremonies of Irving Community Hospital, November 1964.  0001-117 
  Publication: A Brief History of Baylor Healthcare Facilities in Irving. MVF 7-02 
  Newspaper clippings regarding the construction of Irving Jaycee's Center for the Arts, 1966-67; and the Irving Parks Board, 1972. Gnat Bozeman was head of the Jaycee team in charge of creating the arts building and he was on the Parks Board in 1972.   MVF 18-01 
Brandes, William  Digital images from 35mm slides of Texas Stadium construction, 1969-1971.  0809-06 
Brau, Kirk  Irving Women's Bowling Association material: club related tee shirts; various club and team records, 1970s-1990s.  0304-68 
Britain, H. W. 

Photocopies of Britain family genealogical material: letter from J. O.  Schulze to D.E. Britain, 1903; Caster family history; research paper about Native Americans. The Britain family sold part of their land to the co-founders of Irving on which they founded the town in 1903.   

MVF 27-01 
Britain, Juanita  Britain Family Collection: The Britain family arrived in the northwest section of Dallas County that would later become the eastern part of the city of Irving in 1859. Henry Britain sold 80 acres of his land on which the town of Irving was founded in 1903. Primarily newspaper articles about Irving's history and a genealogical history of the Britain and Murphy families; also Britain family photos and two Irving High School letter sweaters from the early 1930s. Collection 63
  Poster - Heritage Park dedication poster with 2 articles about the Britains attached, 1986.   0102-90 
Britain Elementary School   Central Elementary School P.T.A. Scrapbooks, (4 vol.), 1938-1950, 1950-1959, 1959-1961, 1962-1965. The oldest scrapbook covers the origins of Irving's first P.T.A. which included all grade levels. In 1950-51, Central Elementary P.T.A. was formed. Three of the scrapbooks pertain to the activities of that group. In 1965, Central Elementary was renamed Lee Britain Elementary.   Collection 64
Britain Elementary School PTA Records - Treasurer's records, 2001-2011. 1213-93
Brooks, David  City of Irving Park Patrol badges and Police Security badges; Sergeant David Brooks’ id badge; two digital photos of David Brooks.  0809-129 
Brooks, James  Senior Review for the Irving High School class of 1943 (published in place of an annual); copy of Irving High School fight song, 1943; and commencement exercises program, 1943.   0405-136 
  Irving High School newspaper, Tiger Rag, Nov. , 1941.  0607-147 
Brooks, Juanita  Irving High School drill team uniform, 1950-51; school fight shirt, 1950; Irving Bank & Trust money bag; Irving Theater and 183 Drive-in movie schedule, Feb 1954; Irving phone and address directory, 1949; Irving telephone directory, 1957; and digital images of the donor in her drill team uniform and cap and gown, 1950-51; Irving School class photo 1923.   Collection 65 
Brown, Buddy 

Aerial photo of downtown Irving, 1957.  

Photo Coll.
Brown, Carroll  Photocopy of a research paper concerning the activities of the West Irving Improvement Association, 1967.  MVF 9-06 
Brown, Katherine  Irving High School Graduation invitation, 1936.  MVF 1-01 

Otis and Netta Brown Collection: ledgers, diary, scrapbook, photos, and personal documents. Otis Brown was the co-founder of the town of Irving in 1903. 

Collection 9 

Lynn and Catherine Brown Scrapbook: photocopy of a Lynn Brown family scrapbook containing newspaper articles relating to the Brown family and Lynn Bown's time as mayor. Lynn Brown was son of town co-founder Otis Brown and served as Irving's mayor from 1959-1967.  

Collection 13 
  Brown Family Collection: information relating to Otis and Netta Brown and Lynn and Kay Brown - primarily newspaper clippings, also including the July 2, 1904, issue of the Irving Index. Otis Brown was the co-founder and first mayor of Irving.  Lynn Brown was Otis Brown's youngest son.  He served as Irving's mayor from 1959-1967.   Collection 68
  Original plat of the town of Irving submitted to Dallas county in 1903.   0405-64 
Brown, Charles  Photos - Irving co-founder Otis Brown, with his son and grandson, and fellow town founder, J. O. Schulze, c. 1950s.   Photo Coll.

A history of First Baptist Church of Irving and a photo of the church.  

MVF 4-02 
  Digital images of Otis Brown's house on Pioneer Dr. and of Lloyd Brown's house on Pioneer Dr., 1930s-1940s.   0203-09 
  Photocopy of a letter written in 1953 by Scot Barcus (brother of Netta Barcus Brown wife of Irving co-founder Otis Brown) to C. Loyd Brown in which he discusses the founding of Camp Wisdom, a Boy Scout camp in southern Dallas County. MVF 8-19 
  Digital images of the Otis Brown family and early Irving, c. 1905-1920.  0708-30 
Souvenir ballpoint pen from Irving's 75th anniversary celebration, 1978.  1112-31
Typewriter - Underwood Standard, 1938. 1011-76
Commemorative ball point pen from Irving's 75th anniversary, 1978. MVF 30-04
Brown, Clarence  Photos - early Irving and Irving High School.   0607-85 
Brown, Darlene  Blueprints - plat and elevation drawings of the Colonial Corner shopping center at Story and Finley roads; and a plat map of Farelane Park Addition, 1960.  0506-147
Brown, Don and Becky  Board game – Hometown Monopoly, 1983.  0809-148 
Brown, Edgar  Estelle Community Research Collection: hand-drawn map of the Estelle community showing where homes and the school were located, c. 1935; valentines from students at the Estelle School, 1920s; letter explaining how the Estelle community got its name; Estelle map and photocopies of Estelle photos, 1930s; copies of Dallas County maps, 1846; 1886; and 1900; photocopies of two deeds to Dallas County for the Estelle School site, 1883 and 1916; sketch of the location of the buildings on the Estelle School site, c. 1930; a booklet put together by Edgar Brown about the Estelle community history and the community reunion held in 2002; Edgar Brown’s report card from Estelle School, 4th grade, 1928-29; photos of Estelle School classes, c. 1920s-30s; Pete Pannel’s memories of Estelle; photos of Redus Pannel family; photos of Estelle Masonic Lodge building, Bear Creek Baptist Church; and the Estelle store, c. 1940s-1950s; book: The Elementary Spelling Book, 1908; The Estelle community was located on property that is today part of DFW Airport.  Collection 66 
  Photocopies of photos of the Estelle store, c. 1940.   Photo Coll.
  Photo - Edgar Brown standing next to a 1926 Model T, c. 2005.   Photo Coll.
Brown, Michael, J. 

Brown family genealogy entitled "The Ancestors of Otis Brown:” appraisal of Otis Brown's property, 1962; Brown family photos and newspaper articles relating to the Brown family. 

MVF 7-06 
  Enlarged photo of W. F. Barcus mounted on cardboard backing. W. F. Barcus was the father of Netta Barcus Brown wife of Irving co-founder Otis Brown; photos - Otis and Netta Brown and family on their 50th wedding anniversary, 1953; Brown children, c. 1918; Otis and Netta and sons Stanley and wife Nell, John, Loyd and wife Lenora, c. 1940s; Netta as a girl posing in tree, c. 1897; Lynn Brown, Kay Brown and daughter Catherine, c. 1950; Otis Brown with two unidentified women, c. 1940s; Otis and two sons in front of his house on Pioneer Drive, c. 1940s; Earl and John Brown with Charles Schulze, c. 1915; newspaper photo about the Founders’ Day celebration, 1949. Photo Coll.
Brown, Mike Book - Echoes from the Past by Mabel Hill Scott, a local author. 1011-18
Brown, Linda Harper 

Sister Cities Annual Conference material, 1997. Linda Harper Brown was a member of the city council at the time she attended this conference. 

MVF 2-08 
Otis Brown Elementary School  Portrait of Otis Brown and a folder of Otis Brown Elementary School photos from 50th anniversary celebration.  0203-55
Brown, Ron  Digital images of Handy House, Irving theater on Main St., and other downtown Irving buildings, 2006.  0708-164 
Brown, Roy and Peggy Roy Brown political material - plaques, photos, campaign cards and signs, 1980-2000. 1112-99
Brown, Stanley  Copy of Stanley Brown's “History of Irving." Stanley Brown was the son of Irving's co-founder Otis Brown. MVF 1-09 
Burgess, Janice 

Issues of the Dallas Morning News and the Dallas Times Herald concerning the killing of Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963. 

Burke, Gaylen  Gaylen Burke Collection: records of the Metro Movie Makers Club; records of the Irving Bicycle and Touring Club, c. 1971-72; and records of the Dallas Hullraisers sailing club, c. 1970-71.   Collection 27 
Bryant, Patsy 

Dallas Consolidated Abstracts, p. 15-80. 

MVF 3-18 
Bucek, Mike  The Meadowbrook Shopping News, April, 5, 2001, containing an article about Tom Vandergriff; a letter of congratulations from the donor to Tom Vandergriff; a videotape of a Vandergriff talk to a government class. Tom Vandergriff was mayor of Arlington, Texas, and active in area civic matters for several decades, 1950s-2000s.     MVF 6-04 
Burcham, Donna  Digital images of the reunion of the 1929 Irving High School football team in 1979 and the program from reunion game, 1979.  0708-22 
Burke, John 

Book - Echoes From the Past by Mabel Scott Hill. Mabel Scott Hill was a long-time Irvingite. 

  Information packet on Kit Cemetery and early Irving history.  0809-131 
Burkett, Mae  Digital images of Farmers Boy Market, 1956-2000; and photos of the Burkett family who owned the market.  Farmers Boy Market was a fruit and vegetable market that was in business on Rock Island Road from the 1950s-2008.  0506-195 
Butson, George  Texas Sesquicentennial flags (2).  0203-119 
Butson, Patrick  Calendars, banners, name plates, plaques from Morris Specialty. Morris Specialty was a long-time Irving promotional advertising business.  


  Plaque created by Morris Specialty for the Irving library honoring Anthony Yancy. 0203-210 
Buttery, Pat  Photos - Irving Heritage Society Valentine Tea, 2008. Photo Coll.

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