MANUSCRIPT VERTICAL FILES
Collection Number: MVF 4-06
Accession Number: 9899-87
Item(s): Two aerial photographs of Irving, c. 1950; roadmap of Irving, 1976; copy of letter from Sam Houston regarding a meeting at Bird’s Fort, 1843; Old Kit Cemetery Newsletter, April 1997; Old Kit Cemetery history; brief biography of Isaac Story; copy of a song written by Isaac Story, 1895; copy of map of the Kit community area; copy of an advertisement for the Kit store, 1907; list of attendees at first Kit Cemetery Association meeting, 1947; Irving Daily News, section B, Irving’s 90th Birthday, 1993.
Producer: Gary Miller
Donor: Gary Miller
Date Received: March 3, 1999
Literary Rights Statement
Permission to publish from the material must be obtained from the Irving Archives.
The file contains two (11x14) aerial photos of Irving taken in the early 1950s and an Irving roadmap, c. 1976. The aerials have been removed to Map Collection Box #2 and the road map is in Map Collection Box #3.
The Isaac Story and Kit Cemetery material are one page each. The Houston letter is a copy of his missive to Colonel Joseph C. Eldredge giving instructions to make arrangements to meet with the heads of the Comanche tribes at Bird’s Fort to discuss a peace treaty.