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.

Description
 
     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.