RHC. Regional and Historical Collections
Collections related to a variety of topics and individuals of interest due to regional or historical significance.
Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 112
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1947 - 1953
Collection — 230, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1924 - 1925
Content Description 57 photographs and one negative. One photograph captioned to verso: "H.C.W.I.D. No. 4 Installing a 37.5 - 20 a the Highway relift. May 7th. 1925." Depicts installation of a steam shovel for a Hidalgo County Water Improvement District Project in South Texas, along the Rio Grande. This belongs to a series of photographs with similar purple stamps from a San Antonio photographer depicting steam shovel operations, laborers, and ditch digging in the 1920s. the steam shovel has a sign on it reading...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925; 1947-12-06
Collection — 125
Scope and Contents Collection contains research material collected for Thomas E. Simmon's book: Who's shooting firecrackers? : the "riot" at Fort Ringgold, Texas. The book discusses an incident that occurred when Troop D, Ninth U. S. Cavalry Regiment (Colored) stationed at Fort Ringgold and townspeople in Rio Grande City exchanged shots on the night of November 20, 1899. Materials include photostatic copies from the National Archives, Texas State Archives, microfilm, and photographs.
Dates: 1895 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1899
Collection — 220, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains annual reports for the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center of Hidalgo County (1969/1970 and 1970/1971, and the Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation (1976, 1978, and 1979).
Dates: 1969 - 1979
Collection — 121
Scope and Contents Trial transcripts of United States of America vs. Jorge Garza in the United States District Court Southern district of Texas, McAllen Division. Case number 7:13-CR-70-12
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Collection contains a file regarding the agreement between Rudy Nordmeyer and Guenther Weiske to dissolve Valley Brick and Tile Company in 1972 and its sale to John Grimes. Collection also contains six daily planners "yearbooks" dating from 1961 to 1966.
Dates: 1960 - 1975
Collection — 235, Volume: 1
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings from 1960-1965 glued onto a 1942 Powers Road and Street Catalog. Catalog has a label from W. O. Washington, City Engineer, Brownsville Texas.
Dates: 1960 - 1965
Collection — 50
Scope and Contents Collection contains ledger books concerning customer and business accounts and newspaper clippings of weekly advertisements.
Dates: 1916-1992; Other: Date acquired: 19960000
Collection — 108, Box: 1D
Scope and Contents "The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.The United States Congress created the Veterans History Project in 2000. The authorizing legislation (Public Law 106-380), sponsored by Representatives Ron Kind, Amo Houghton, and Steny Hoyer in the U.S. House of Representatives and...
Dates: Event: 1961 - 1975; 2002 - 2004
Collection — 43
Scope and Contents 39 black and white photographs of the Mexihcah, descendants of the ancient Aztecs from the Chichimec lineage of Northern Mexico.
Dates: 1999-2007; Other: Date acquired: 2009-03-04
Collection — 231, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Yearbook includes a list of past presidents from 1926-1974, life members from 1910, constitution and by-laws. As well as 1974-1976 officers, committees, roll call, and programs.
Dates: 1974 - 1976
Collection — 177
Content Description Ya Mero Tomo I and Tomo II, newspaper published in McAllen, Texas.
Dates: 1965 - 1971