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Hidalgo County Historical Commission (Tex.)

 Organization

The Hidalgo County Historical Commission is generally responsible for identifying, researching or coordinating research, and reviewing all applications for state historical markers before they are sent to the Texas Historical Commission (Austin). Also, they generally coordinate the actual marker dedication as well as marker maintenance. They also serve as advisors to their county commissioners court on matters of historic preservation. The HCHC is a responsible for the preservation of countless historic buildings, artifacts, documents and other pieces of Texas history in Hidalgo County.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Isbell Collection

 Collection — Container: 53, Box: 15R, 1OV
Identifier: ELIBR-000053
Scope and Contents Series I, Reference/Research Files, 1832-2014, consists of reference and research files pertaining to a variety of subjects from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

Series II, Hidalgo County Historical Commission, 1852-2014, consists of files pertaining to the Historical Markers, Archives Alert, and Confederate graves projects as well as general and office files.

Series III, Newspaper clippings, 1849-2011, consists of a variety of newspaper clippings that were saved by ...

Hidalgo County Historical Commission

 Collection — Container: 79, Box: 22R
Identifier: ELIBR-000079
Scope and Contents The collection consists of applications for historical markers and historical cemeteries, research, notes, correspondence, organizational files, and maps. Historical marker applications were submitted by the Hidalgo County Historical Commission to the Texas Historical Commission Research Department. Marker applications typically include research describing the importance of the location. Files may also include photographs and dedication pamphlets. Collection also contains organizational files ...

Series II: Hidalgo County Historical Commission, 1852-2014

 Series
Scope and Contents Series I, Reference/Research Files, 1832-2014, consists of reference and research files pertaining to a variety of subjects from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

Series II, Hidalgo County Historical Commission, 1852-2014, consists of files pertaining to the Historical Markers, Archives Alert, and Confederate graves projects as well as general and office files.

Series III, Newspaper clippings, 1849-2011, consists of a variety of newspaper clippings that were saved by ...