Accessions by Category

To help with searching some accessions have been grouped by subject. Only processed collections and MVF Files are listed,  unprocessed accessions are not listed. Please consult with the Archivists for information about the unprocessed accessions.

This is an ongoing project, not all MVF Files are listed by category yet. The subject categories are listed below. Click on the subject link to go to desired group.
  1. Arts
  2. Businesses
  3. Churches
  4. City
  5. Clubs and Organizations
  6. DFW Airport
  7. Personal Papers
  8. Politics
  9. Schools
MVF 1-13 (PDF) Arts Center Groundbreaking and Dedication 1985-1990 Invitation, Fliers, Program
MVF 6-25 (PDF) Art Show by Mary M. Thompson 1991 Program
MVF 10-05 (PDF) Catalog - Shaping Space by Lyle Novinski 2003 Program from Art Show
 Collection 26 Rebecca Rome 1934-1988 Research information developed for writing of the book Irving A Texas Odyssey
 Collection 31 Charles and Catherine Schulze 1883-1998 Irving History and Irving Politics of the 1950s
 Collection 32 Earl Ayles Papers 1969-2000 Development of Las Colinas and Valley Ranch
 Collection 35 Esther Hurwitz Papers 1890-1980 Irving Library History
 Collection 66 Edgar Brown-Estelle Community 1908-2007 Estelle Community History
 MVF 1-03 City of Irving Annual Budget 1956-1957 City Budget
 MVF 1-04 Book - Irving Texas Past and Present 1902-1967 Brief City History by Local Resident
 MVF 1-05 Advertisement for Real Estate Development c. 1940 Photocopy of Irving Plantation Advertisement
 MVF 1-06 Railroad Baggage Record Books 1902/1914 Records from Clinton, TX Depot
 MVF 1-08 City Diamond Jubilee Hand Fan 1978 Souvenir Fan from Irving's Diamond Jubilee
 MVF 1-09 Irving History by Stanley Brown c. 1970s History of Irving's First Years
 MVF 1-11 Brief History of Irving 1949 by Netta Brown Co-Founder Otis Brown's Wife
 MVF 2-01 Texas Asso. Stock Certificate Replica 1858 One Share of Stock in Colonization Company
 MVF 2-02 Irby Family Material 1860s Confederate POWs, Confederate Indigent Families of Texas
 MVF 2-04 Irving Profile, Irving Homes 1946/1953 Report On Irving, 1946, Paegant of Homes, 1953
 MVF 2-05 Newspaper Article 1955 Early Days in Dallas County
 MVF 2-09 Speech and Resolution 1997 Honoring Robert and Becky Power and Ben Carpenter
 MVF 2-10 Texas Business Magazine 1997 Article about Irving
 MVF 2-11 Hurwitz Material by Elaine Collins 1997 Death Certificate, Social Security, Research Paper
 MVF 2-12 Irving's 50th Year of incorporation 1964 Commemorative Coin
 MVF 2-13 Clark Family Material 1908-1973 Early Irving Family History, Clippings, Land Documents
 MVF 2-14 Las Colinas Water Transit c. 1970s Tokens
 MVF 2-15 Newspaper Article 1953 Otis and Netta Brown 50th Wedding Anniversary
 MVF 3-02 Newspaper Photograph 1958 Crowson's Dairy Way
 MVF 3-05 Lexington Apartments and Motor inn 1972/1989 Brochure, and Newspaper Article
 MVF 3-09 Wagon Train Magazine 1986 Souvenir Magazine of Texas Sesquicentennial
 MVF 3-10 Precinct Guide, Dallas County 1967 Voters' Guide to Precinct Locations
 MVF 3-11 Kit Cemetery Land Donation 1896 Photocopy of Deed
 MVF 3-12 Irving Bar Association Fee Schedule 1967 Recommended Charges for Legal Services
 MVF 3-14 Guide for Seeing Dallas County History 1982 Historic Buildings Throughout Dallas County
 MVF 3-16 Texas Stadium 25th Anniversary Napkins 1996 Commemorative Napkins
 MVF 3-17 Dallas County Mapsco 1986 Mapsco
 MVF 3-18 Abstract-Schulze / Brown Land Transactions 1902-1912 Record of Land Transactions
 MVF 3-19 History of Gilbert House 1999  Home of F. M. Gilbert an early Irving doctor 
 MVF 3-20 Heritage Park Depot Restoration 1986

Newspaper Articles

 MVF 4-03 Irving Incorporation Election 1914 Petition, Notice of Election (Photocopies)
 MVF 4-04 Naming of Irving and Ordinance 7345 1998 As It Relates to Washington Irving
 MVF 4-05 Sketches of the J.O. Davis and Green Houses c. 1990 Bear Creek Museum Buildings
 MVF 4-06 Sam Houston Letter Setting Up Treaty Meeting 1843 Photocopy
 MVF 4-06  Ike Story information n.d. Northwest Dallas County Pioneer
 MVF 4-12 Hezekiah Lucas Family Genealogy n.d. Lucas Family Were Pioneers to the Area
 MVF 4-13 Clark / Santerre Family Material 1973/1912 La Reunion Colony, Clark Family Grocery
 MVF 4-18 Irving City Plan 1954 By Koch and Fowler
 MVF 4-19 Genealogy Material On Families in Bear Creek  2000 Developed for Bear Creek History Museum
 MVF 4-20 Bear Creek Community Research 2000 Developed for Bear Creek History Museum
 MVF 4-23 Welcome to Irving Information Booklet c. 1977 Facts and Other Information about Irving for Newcomers
 MVF 4-25 Will Story Financial Documents  1908 Promissory Note to Merchant's and Planters Bank
 MVF 5-01 Newspaper Articles Concerning Irving History 1904-1978 Photocopies of Irving History Articles
 MVF 5-05 Netta Brown's History of Early Irving  1949 Two Page Pamphlet
 MVF 5-06 Irving, Texas, Past and Present   May-05 Booklet by Irving Resident Mabel Hill Scott
 MVF 5-14 Shelton / Bear Creek Cemetery 2000 History of Cemetery 
 MVF 5-16 A Plan for Downtown Irving 1992 Redevelopment Plan
 MVF 5-21 JFK Assassination 1963 Copies of Some of Oswald's Dallas Police Records
 MVF 6-01 Rock Island Railroad 1892 & c. 1950s Advertisement and Ticket Book
 MVF 6-02 Dallas County Federal Census 1850 Census
 MVF 6-03 Irving Lot Auction Ad 1903 Photocopy of Newspaper Ad for Original Lot Auction
 MVF 6-07 Downtown Dallas, Fair Park 1915 & 1936 Postcards Downtown Dallas Buildings, 1915 / Fair Park, 1936
 MVF 6-08 Report - Goals for Irving 1968 Wide Ranging Discussion About Irving's Future
 MVF 6-13 Texas Centennial Exposition 1936 Cavalcade of Texas Souvenir Program
 MVF 6-15 Nichols Park Housing Development c. 1954 Promotional Booklet
 MVF 6-19 Spring Lake Recreation Area c. 1962 Photos of Dallas National Guard Association Recreation Area
 MVF 6-20  Thanksgiving Proclamation 1884 By Governor of Texas
 MVF 6-23 Mary Delay First Miss Irving 1946 Newspaper Article and Photo
 MVF 6-24 Jap Lee Airport Layout 1959 Drawing of Layout of Airport for CAA Report
 MVF 6-24 Northgate Homes Magazine 1962 Floor Plans and Descriptions of Homes in Development
 MVF 6-26 Downtown Dallas, Fair Park 1907, 1890, 1936 Postcards Dallas, 1907, Fair Park, 1890 and 1936
 MVF 7-11 Lee Harvey Oswald 1963 Photocopies of Job Application, Murder Affidavit for Tippit
 MVF 8-11 Abstract Part of J. C. Reed Survey 1899 La Reunion Colony
 MVF 8-12 Irving History 2003 Lynn Connor's History of Early Irving
 MVF 9-06 WIIA Research Paper 1967 Paper About the West Irving Improvement Association
 MVF 9-15 Chism Smith Funeral Home 1939-1965 List of Funerals Handled by Chism Smith Funeral Home
 MVF 10-07 Lake Grapevine Pamphlet 1953 Information On Creation of Lake Grapevine
 MVF 10-28 Storybook Land c. mid-1950s Postcard
 MVF 11-07 Northgate II Promotional Booklet 1963 Photos and Floor Plans of Homes in Northgate II Addition