Frances Bates Wells donated her photograph collection. The photographs were used in Plano, Texas: The Early Years. The location of the photograph in the book is included.
Gladys Harrington established the first lending library in the Plano Community House in 1955 and nurtured the library until the City of Plano assumed financial responsibility in 1965.
Collection of archival items acquired from donations. Included are documents and photographs from the E. F. Chaddick family; photographs of City Water Works, Civic Auditorium, early downtown Plano, the George House, early Plano Municipal Center, and more; also included is a map of the Collin County precincts.
Documents included are; Original and transcribed “Diary of Lizzie Mathews Carpenter, 1876-1880”; PISD’s commencement programs, football programs, and recitals of the 1930’s; Plano Mayoral Dockets 1884-1888; William J. Howard papers; University of Plano General Catalogs and Cookbook; Certificates of Justice of Peace George H. …
My School Day Memories, Plano Elementary -- 1956-1958
Plano School Days, Plano Elementary -- 1960, 1962
The Brave, Collin County Community Schools -- 1948
The Planonian, Plano High School -- 1914, 1923, 1943, 1945-1972
Pagoda, University of Plano -- 1972-1975
The Bison, McKinney High School -- 1914-1917
The Lion, McKinney High School …
Photographs, documents, yearbooks, and other archive material representing people and places of Collin County. Original material located at the Genealogy Center of the Plano Public Library System. It is located at the Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075.