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UTB/TSC University Archives - Institutional Advancement Division - News and Information

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0075-IA-N
Identifier: BLIBR-0075-IA-N

Scope and Contents

The collection, part of the UTB/TSC University Archives - Institutional Advancement Division, contains commencement programs, audio/visual recordings, booklets, newsletters, promotional material, and event programs that preserve the institutional memory of UTB/TSC, UTPAB and PAUB.


  • Creation: 1973 - 2015

Conditions Governing Access

Materials in our collections may be protected by copyright. Publication, transmission, or reproduction of items protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Whenever possible, accurate information about the copyright status of material is provided in the item record and/or documentation for material in the collection. The Library does not own the copyright in much of the material in its collection and is therefore unable to grant copyright permission to publish those items. It is the researcher's responsibility to determine copyright or other use restrictions and obtain proper permission when publishing or distributing materials found in these collections. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use. Additional information about copyright and fair use is available via the Library's Copyright Guide at

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research use. 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.


10 Document cases (Hollinger Document case)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged into two series; Series I: Events and celebrations and Series II: Media services. There is also born-digital material within Series II.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Letty Fernandez; Norbert Martinez; Ricardo Camargo


The mission of the Office of News and Information is to promote the university, the faculty, staff and students via internal and external communication. By serving as a liaison between the campus, the region and the news media and collaborating with departments, our team provides direction, expertise and services through media relations, news releases, video news releases, web and photography to reinforce the mission and goals of the university.

In Progress
William Flores, Shannon Pensa
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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

One West University Boulevard
UTRGV University Library (BLIBR 2.202)
Brownsville Texas 78520 United States
(956) 882-7281