RHC. Regional and Historical Collections
Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:
McAllen Chamber of Commerce Collection
Collection includes reports, economic data, visitor guides, programs, and photographs.
McAllen High School Time Capsule
McAllen International Museum (MIM) / International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS)
The collection consists of event programs, exhibition flyers, and newsletters.
McAllen Landmark, Heritage Property, or District Applications Collection
Applications for McAllen Landmark Heritage Property (or district).
McAllen, Texas (City)
McMurray Family Collection
Collection primarily consists of photographs from Mission, Texas, as well as others that are unidentified. The collection also contains documents pertaining to Robertie McMurray and G. M. McMurray.
Mercedes Green Hornets photograph
One photograph of the Mercedes Green Hornets fastpitch softball team from 1947. District Championship Team.
Mier, Mexico Archives photostatic copies
The majority of the collection is comprised of municipal records including official communications as well as financial records from the town of Mier, Mexico. The collection also includes school records, marks and brands, inhabitant lists, inventories, election and census records.
Minnie Gilbert Collection
Collection includes articles written by Minnie Gilbert, including "Bethlehem on the Rio Grande" about a pastorela play. Documents concerning ornithologist Irby Davis, "Birdman of the Valley" and author of "A Field guide to Birds of Mexico and Central America". File also includes black and white photographs.
Mrs. D. F. Strickland diaries
File includes short notes of daily activities as recorded in a 1939 year book and a 1941 desk diary.
Porfirio Diaz Historical Documents
Collection contains three documents related to Porfirio Diaz; two letters written to the Governor of the State of Durango regarding military and personnel matters, and one signed military appointment signed by Diaz, of the appointment of Antonio Paes to the position of Lieutenant Colonel of infantry.
Pre-First World War clippings scrapbook
Scrapbook of undated newspaper clippings. Clippings are primarily humorous stories, human interest stories, and poems. First clipping is of Geo. H. Dirmeyer 'Bird Cage Saloon' menu [humorous menu]. Newspaper clippings presumably clipped before First World War, as one article refers to the "next German war" and before automobiles were common as some articles refer to horses, mules, carriages, and horse-cars.
Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Precinct Convention minutes
Folder contains meeting minutes of the Precinct Convention, Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Texas, held at Edinburg, Texas on the 3rd day of May, 1952.
Priscilla Club of McAllen records
The Priscilla Club was "one of McAllen's oldest clubs," a women's social club, organized February 14, 1919. The collection consists of a spiral bound notebook with meeting attendance and newspaper clippings of club activities.
Republic of Texas Document, Sale of Enslaved Persons, 1839
Documentation of the sale of enslaved persons in Washington County, Texas, May 3, 1839. Sale was for eleven enslaved peopel aged two - thirty years old and was for eleven thousand dollars. Enslaved persons were sold to Ann H. P. Noble by O. B. Howard and Jane E. Howard, and witnessed by F. W. Hubert, A. M. Logan, and M. McKinnon. Ms. Noble also bought three mules, twenty head of cattle, and two yoke of oxen for five hundred dollars.
Republic of Texas Land Application Form, 1838
Land application form filled out by Jose Luis Chirino for new citizens of the Republic of Texas. Chirino had to swear that he was a citizen of Texas at the date of independence, did not leave the State or refuse to participate in the revolution, and did not give assistance to the enemy. Chirino applied for 1/3 of a league of land in Nacogdoches County.
Reynaldo G. Garza Collection
Collection includes documents, correspondence, and committee information concerning the Select Committee on Higher Education. Issues addressed by the committee include testing of college students and necessity for comprehensive universities in South Texas.
RGV Promotional Literature Collection
Rio Grande Land Trust records
Collection entirely consists of financial records (November 1965-November 1966) which were maintained for audit purposes. Financial records include oil and gas interest records, bank receipts, and tax receipts.
Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection
Rio Grande Valley Federation of Women's Clubs Collection
File contains historical information about the different women's clubs of the Rio Grande Valley.
Rio Grande Valley Telephone Company annual reports
File includes annual reports of the Rio Grande Valley Telephone Company to the Interstate Commerce Commission (1923, 1926-1933) and to the Federal Communications Commission (1934-1936).
Rubén Hinojosa Congressional Papers
The Congressional Papers of Rubén Hinojosa consists of 291 linear feet of materials dating from 1997 - 2016. The papers were created during Rubén Hinojosa's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 - 2016, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas. The collection consists of legislative material as well as casework of local projects and issues.
Salt Deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey
One salt deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey. Salt deposit measures roughly 9 inches x 5 inches x 3.5 inches.
South Texas Symphony Guild Yearbook
Yearbook contains information on the purpose, officers and directors, committees, calendar of events, members, and by-laws.
Staffel Family letters
Letters and reminiscences from the Staffel family, including letters written from Germany and about the boat trip to the United States, as well as travels within Texas, including San Antonio and Galveston.
Starr County Records Collection
Photocopies of official Starr County records.
Tampico Affair Collection
Texas Bond Reporter
Collection contains financial statements which include the consolidated debt statement, financial statements from various subdivisions including school districts and water districts and an economic and statistical section.
Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange records
File contains Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange draft of 1924-1925 annual report, TexaSweet Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange letterhead, and two Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange "Carrying on" cards.