Manuscript Vertical Files

Collection Number: MVF 27-02

Accession Number: 0910-15

Item(s): Architectural reports and studies and other material relating to the construction of Valley Ranch Branch Library, 2004-2007.  See below for a detailed listing.


Donor: Virginia Meler

Date Received: Nov. 19, 2009

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


The file contains architectural reports; newspaper clippings; site photos relating to the construction of the Valley Ranch Branch Library.  Also included are programs and an invitation to the grand opening of Valley Ranch Branch Library, October 6, 2007.  Included are: “Response to Request for Proposal - Architectural and Engineering Services Proposal for Valley Ranch Branch Library” from Phillip Swager Associates (PSA), Sept. 16, 2004 (in Oversize Box 7); floor plan, elevations, and site plan from PSA-Dewberry, June 23, 2005, and August 22, 2005; “Valley Ranch Branch Library Development Options” by PSA-Dewberry, July 20, 2005; “Irving Public Libraries Valley Ranch Branch 100% Schematic Design” by PSA-Dewberry, Sept. 20, 2005; “Valley Ranch Library Cost Reductions/Add Alternates, Feb. 21, 2006;” pictures of the shopping center in which the library was constructed; a newspaper article pertaining to the library, Aug. 13, 2005; programs from and an invitation to the grand opening of the library, Oct. 6, 2007.  The materials are contained in 2 folders.