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UTRGV History Harvest

Identifier: BD-0010

Scope and Contents

This is an ongoing collection combining History Harvests from both Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The objective of these History Harvests is to create a community collection from the area's families documenting local, regional, and national history to be held at the UTRGV University Library and made available for research, teaching, and educational exhibitions.

Participants agree to give unconditional permission to publish items online. This collection consists of life in the Lower Rio Grande Valley and Northern Mexico. Agriculture, architecture, businesses, customs, festivities, maps, military, sports, and transportation in the Lower Rio Grande Valley are some of the most prominent subjects.


  • Creation: 2014-09-27
  • Creation: 2017-10-14
  • Creation: 2018-11-03


260 Items : The collection consists of 260 images provided by Brownsville residents who participated in the Brownsville History Harvest event held at the Brownsville Public Library Main Branch on September 27, 2014.

29 Items (Collected from UTRGV History Harvest on October 14, 2017. This series includes 24 images, 2 audio files and 3 video files. )

125 Items : Collected from Edinburg History Harvest on 2018-11-03. Includes: 1. Programs (2) 2. Manuela Solis Luna get well messages (dontated by Cierra Villegas c/o Juan P. Carmona) 3. Bazan, Vela, Rodriguez family photos (5) (donated by Christine Molis) 4. Marriage certificate (donated by Maria T. Brito) 5. Bazan family reunion programs (2) (donated by Maria T. Brito)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Access copies for September 27, 2014, OCtober 14, 2017 and November 3, 2018 are available at ELIBR and BLIBR Reading Rooms.

William Flores
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives Digital Collections Repository