RHC. Regional and Historical Collections
Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes reports, economic data, visitor guides, programs, and photographs.
The collection consists of event programs, exhibition flyers, and newsletters.
Applications for McAllen Landmark Heritage Property (or district).
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.
One photograph of the Mercedes Green Hornets fastpitch softball team from 1947. District Championship Team.
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.
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.
File includes short notes of daily activities as recorded in a 1939 year book and a 1941 desk diary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
File contains historical information about the different women's clubs of the Rio Grande Valley.
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).
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.
One salt deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey. Salt deposit measures roughly 9 inches x 5 inches x 3.5 inches.
Yearbook contains information on the purpose, officers and directors, committees, calendar of events, members, and by-laws.
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.
Photocopies of official Starr County records.
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.
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.