RHC. Regional and Historical Collections
Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains pamphlets, newsletters, a press release, and a report published by the Texas Youth Commission. The collection also contains photographs and an opening ceremony program from September 6, 1990.
Collection contains personal, legal documents, photographs, family genealogy, and newspaper articles concerning various family members of the Falcón family. The largest of the series being that of correspondence between Clotilde Falcón and Alfredo Náñez.
Contains a handful of items regarding the First New York Cavalry, National Guard unit when they spent a year in McAllen. Collection contains programs and two sheets of signatures from everyone that was in the unit.
File contains photocopied documents concerning Floyd H. Rodgers, primarily his airplane pilot's license being revoked because of a low acrobatic flying incident. At one time, Mr. Rodgers was a supervisor at the Mission, Texas airport.
The collection contains 10 life histories (with authorization forms) of individuals from Zapata County. Life histories were collected by the Zapata County Historical Commission and compiled by Colonel Robert W. Fish. Files include life histories, "Four Generation Ancestor Chart," photocopies of photographs, awards, and news clippings associated with each individual.
File contains information relating issues of concern to Futuro McAllen as well as material from the McAllen Historic Preservation District and the Convention Center.
Family records including marriage, land, and school records from Ciudad Mier and Starr County. Includes one photograph of "Sister Betty" taken at petrified forest in Roma, Texas.
The collection consists primarily of Texas archeaological reports and publications written by Grant D. Hall. Hall is associated with Harvard University as a graduate student, The University of Texas at Austin, and Texas Tech University as a professor.
The collection includes correspondence, notice of meetings, receipts, and history of Sunrise Hill Memorial Bowl, Inc. promoted and organized by Mrs. H. O. Schaleben.
The collection consists of petitions for foreclosure on delinquent taxes that were filed in the 93rd Distirct Court of Hidalgo County, Texas.
Photostatic copy in Spanish (1848) and English translation (1930) for the Jose Vasquez Borrego land grant.
Scrapbook contains phostcard of the Old Clock Museum in Pharr, and clippings of articles detailing the history of Pharr. Clippings do not include dates, but covers years from 1911 to 1966.
The collection contains research material compiled by Holly Hewlett, pertaining to the 1966 La Casita Farms worker strike as well as the involvement of Archbishop Robert E. Lucey of San Antonio and the Catholic Church. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of newspaper articles, photocopies of records and correspondence, three oral history interviews on cassette tape, and Hewlett’s honors thesis presentation.
One scrapbook of photographs taken by Merlin E. Rekward, border patrol agent when Hurricane Beulah made landfall.
Files include abstracts, correspondence, document packets and other legal documents, newspaper clippings, publications, and photographs.
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.
Includes chronology of local and national news items, original manuscript of his book: "Echoes from the Rio Grande" including original illustrations, and a scrapbook of photographs with commentary.
John W. Ewing was elected as an Hidalgo County Judge. Enclosed are materials regarding real estate property that he bought and sold, 1927 income tax, Hidalgo County election results for 1936, and correspondence.
Leo J. Leo (1917-1981) was a long-time power in Democratic Party politics in Hidalgo County. He was elected mayor of La Joya in 1965 and served for 14 consecutive years before retiring in 1979. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, official business documents from offices held, voting poll lists, and newsclips.
Collection contains miscellaneous publications, reports, and other documents created by, for or about the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council.
Digital scans on CD with two photos of Lyndon Baines Johnson. One is of him sitting at a desk and the other is of him standing in front of an American flag.
Collection contains materials related to Margaret and Malcolm Snavely and Malcolm's parents: Guy and Charlotte Snavely including photographs, Harlingen Study Club yearbook from Mrs. Guy Snavely, and Methodist Church directories from Margaret Snavely.
Collection contains organizational files for planning and hosting McAllen's 1976 Bicentennial celebration. The majority of the collection is comprised of expense receipts.
Collection contains organizational files for planning and hosting the 2004 McAllen Centennial.