Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 17-06

Accession Number: 0506-83

Item(s): Booklet: Our African Adventure by Irene Moszkowska Stayer, M. D., 1963, and the first issue of the Chamber of Commerce publication The Irving Advantage, 1984. 


Donor: Dr. Alan Miller

Date Received: February 22, 2006 

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


     The file contains two publications. The first is a 24-page booklet written by Dr. Irene Stayer about her and her husband’s trip to Leopoldville, Congo, in African in 1963. The trip was taken to see if the couple, both of whom were doctors, would move there for two years of medical missionary work. The second is the first edition of the Irving Chamber of Commerce publication The Irving Advantage, 1984. The magazine contains articles and photos promoting various aspects of life in Irving; such as the school system, the arts, transportation, the library system, and the Las Colinas development.