Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 26-04

Accession Number: 0809-93

Item(s): Letter addressing the naming of the city of Irving, 1975; and photocopies of two related newspaper articles. 
Producer: Estelle Bates       

Donor: Dan Matkin

Date Received: May 1, 2009

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


The file contains a letter written by Estelle Bates to then Mayor Dan Matkin mentioning two articles she found concerning the possible origin of the city’s name. The file also contains photocopies of the articles. The photocopies are very faded.