Collection Number: MVF 5-01

Accession Number: 9900-113

Item(s): Photocopies of newspapers pertaining to the early history of Irving, 1930s-1970s; Irving Daily News section “Irving’s Diamond Jubilee” articles on Irving’s history, 1978.

Producer: Jody Harmon

Donor: Jody Harmon

Date Received: June 8, 2000

Literary Rights Statement 

     Permission to publish from the material must be obtained from the Irving Archives.

     The file contains photocopies of the front page of the first edition of the Irving Index, December 19, 1903; Netta Brown’s history of early Irving, reprint in the Irving Daily News Texas c. 1964; part of an article on Irving’s growth from the Dallas Morning News, October 18, 1953; an article on Irving’s early history by Dick Davies, c. 1950s; and an article by Otis Brown, describing the founding of the city and its early days, 1932.  Also included is a copy of a newsletter from the Washington Irving Society, Spring, 1987; and an article about the sinking of the ship named Washington Irving in New York harbor.