Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 15-03

Accession Number: 0405-179

Item(s): Photocopy of a depiction of Jim Shaw.  


Donor: Jim Dunkley

Date Received: June 10, 2005 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.


     The file contains a photocopy of an artist's depiction of Native American, Jim Shaw. Shaw, a member of the Delaware nation, was an interpreter for Sam Houston and the Native American tribes at various treaty meetings in north Texas during the 1840s.  He signed the Bird’s Fort Treaty for the Delaware Nation in 1843.