Manuscript Vertical File 

Collection Number: MVF 9-20

Accession Number: 0304-18 and 0304-55

Item(s): 0304-18--Photocopy of a booklet entitled "Clereta's Life Memories" by Clereta Abney Toler, 2003; a photocopy of a map from the Directory of the Forks, 1938; and copies of the wedding program from Lisa Ann Hix and Logan Arhtur Simms’ wedding, 2003.
0304-55—Photocopies of the map pages of northwest Dallas County from the Directory of the Forks, 1938; hand drawn map of the Elm community, c. 1930s.


Donor: Leroy Toler

Date Received: Oct. 17, 2003 and Dec. 10, 2003

Literary Rights Statement: 

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


The collection is made up of two accessions.  Accession 0304-18 consists of a photocopy of a booklet put together by Clereta Toler, which contains memories of events throughout her life. The booklet was a project from a word processing class taken by Clereta Toler in the spring of 2003. Photos are included throughout the text and the last several pages consist of photocopies of Toler family photos. Also included in the file are the maps of northwest Dallas County from the 1938 Directory of the Forks, a wedding ceremony program from the wedding of Lisa Ann Hix and Logan Arthur Simms, 2003, and three digital images of the Elm School and student body, c. 1935. Accession number 0304-55 consists of copies of the maps from the Directory of the Forks, and a map drawn by Leroy Toler of the Elm Community, c. 1930s. The Toler family were early settlers in the Irving area.