Manuscript Vertical File 

Collection Number: MVF 24-01

Accession Number: 9899-85

Item(s): Photograph of Harry Umsted at Cosmopolitan Club meeting, c. 1970s; newspaper editorial about Las Colinas and DCURD, 1999; personal letter to the Umsteds, 1978.


Donor: Harry and Louise Umsted

Date Received: August 6, 1999

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


     The file contains a photograph (b&w, 10 in. x 7 in.) of Harry Umsted at a Cosmopolitan International meeting, c. 1970s and a letter to the Umsteds from a friend at First National Bank of Hamilton, Texas, thanking them for a good time at a baseball game, 1978. The file also contains a newspaper editorial applauding the City Council for approving a plan to accept federal housing funds and for approving a tax increment financing plan to help shore up DCURD in the Las Colinas area.