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UTRGV History Harvest

 Collection
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.

Dates

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

Extent

260 Items (Currently available in the Institutional Repository located at https://utrgv-ir.tdl.org/handle/2152.6/901.) : 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. Participants agreed to give unconditionally permission to publish items online. The objective of the History Harvest is to create a community collection from the area's families documenting local, regional, and national history to be held at the UTRGV Library and made available for research, teaching, and educational exhibitions. 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.

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)

Language of Materials

English

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.
Status
Completed
Author
William Flores
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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