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Eligio (Kika) de la Garza Oral History Interview 5, 2009-10-14

Identifier: 78-5

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Congressional Papers of Eligio "Kika" de la Garza consist of approximately 425 linear feet of materials dating from 1965 - 1996. The bulk of the papers date from 1965-1980 and 1989-1996. The papers were created during Kika de la Garza's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 - 1996, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas.


  • Creation: 2009-10-14


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.

Series 5, Case Files, is restricted until the year 2045.


From the Collection: 424.00 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 332 Boxes (Record Boxes)

From the Collection: 22 Document cases

From the Collection: 135 Oversized boxes

Language of Materials



Index included with oral history. Transcript available for research on site at UTRGV special collections.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

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