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Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita)

 Collection — 119, Box: 1R
Identifier: ELIBR-000119
Scope and Contents Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita) was transcribed from archives in Mexico. These volumes record the distribution of land by the royal Spanish commissioners in 1767 to the Rio Grande settlements of Laredo, Mier, Camargo, Revilla (later Guerrero), and Reynosa, which were established by José de Escandón. About 170 of the porciones granted to individual settlers at that time are located within the present boundaries of Texas.

John H. Shary Collection

 Collection — 2, Box: 257R
Identifier: ELIBR-000002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of business and personal files from John H. Shary, the largest collection of which is the United Irrigation Company series. The collection primarily contains business files, correspondence, internal memos, legal proceedings, maps, blueprints, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Scrapbook of Clippings of Valley Information Collection

 Collection — 153gg, Volume: 1V
Identifier: ELIBR-000153-gg
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings from around 1960 glued onto 1942 Powers Road and Street Catalog. Catalog has label from W. O. Washington, City Engineer, Brownsville Texas.