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Border Life Collection

 Collection — Container: BSA-Border Life
Identifier: BSA-Border Life

Scope and Contents

The Border Life Collection contains student papers written on the basis of original research, including personal interviews, concerning life in the Lower Rio Grande Valley Texas - Mexico border.


  • 1998 - 2010

Conditions Governing Access

Digitized materials from the collection are open for research via

**Access to physical materials is currently restricted. Copies may not be made from the student papers.**

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.


12.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian


Please contact the Library’s Border Studies Archive at for more information and requests.
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Created by: Janette Garcia, Luis Larrazolo, Edited by: Shannon Pensa
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Repository Details

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

ELIBR 1.104
University Library
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg TX 78539-2999
(956) 665-2726