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Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita) [photocopies]
Alfonso Loredo Flores Collection
Amada of the Gardens film
The collection contains documents, slides, audio, and video materials relating to Amada Cardenas (1904-2005), who at the time, was the oldest living licensed merchant of the holy sacrament of the Native American Church. The Gardens is located in Mirando City in the South Texas brush land. Religious pilgrims would trek annually to the Gardens, one of the few places in the United State where their sacrament, peyote, grows.
Angel Noé González and Diola Gonzalez Collection
Series I, Personal, 1972-2013, consists of two oral histories, documents regarding his campaign for U.S. House of Representatives for the 15th congressional district in Texas, book manuscript, and family genealogy.
Series II, Bilingual Education, 1965-2013, consists of personal research, documents, correspondence, and publications.
Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) Collection [photocopies]
Collection includes photostatic copies from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission primarily concerning different towns in Nueva Colonia de Santander.
Arthur A. Klein Collection
Collection contains legal files and correspondence regarding the case of "The State of Texas versus Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18 et al" and "The State of Texas versus Valmont Plantation" as well as various other water suits.
Associated City County Economic Development Corporation (ACCEDC) Collection
The collection mainly consists of expenditure reports for houses and lots in Colonia Esperanza and Subdivision #1 in Elsa.
Benjamin De Kalbe (Ben D.) Wood papers
Collection contains a photograph, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and speech given at the memorial service for Dr. Wood. Dr. Woods was born in Brownsville, Texas and is considered to be an educational pioneer.
Betty Burkhart Patterson Collection
Collection includes a scrapbook of Betty Burkhart Patterson's theater and drama activities and other student activities from Edinburg College, also called Edinburg Junior College. It also includes a manuscript written by Mrs. Patterson titled "My Mother's Diary."
Bob Stewart Collection (CLOSED)
The collection consists of personal records of the Downs Family, Marin D. Alvarado, and Justine Robb. The entire collection is RESTRICTED and CLOSED for research use.
Border Bank Collection
Comprised of both memos [elaborate] and copies of crossing cards [formal name] for individuals who crossed from Mexico into the United States at the Hidalgo, Texas port of entry.
Border Brick Project - Scott Cook Collection
The collection contains research material compiled by Dr. Scott Cook, pertaining to the organization of brick production along the U.S. Texas-Mexico border (1800s-1990s) and the Border Brick Project. The collection consists primarily of 186 oral history interviews (Series I, 1970-2008), 104 files of general research (Series II, 1837-2009), 122 files of manuscript and publication research (Series III, 1846-2013), and 2394 photographs (Series IV, 1939-2013).
The Border Music Collection is comprised of interviews with artists and commercial music recorded locally. Collection materials range from norteña, orquesta regional, conjunto, and banda music to electronic and techno hybrid genres like nor-tech (norteño-techno) – each reflecting borderlands cultural formations.
Border Security and Border Wall
Local research on border security that focuses on the sociological and ecological ramifications of the border wall's construction along the South-Texas Rio Grande River.
Brent Campney's research collection on race relations in South Texas
The Brent Campney Collection consists of research files accumulated during Dr. Campney's research into race relations in South Texas, particularly the Rio Grande Valley, during the 19th and 20th Centuries. The collection has a series of folders dealing with (in most cases) long forgotten episodes of racism and violence in South Texas and are intended to 1) inform interested scholars that these incidents occurred and; 2) provide a starting point for their own research into the incidents.
Brief relative to extension of The Intracoastal Waterway in Texas, from Corpus Christi to Rio Grande River including Arroyo Colorado to Harlingen
Business and Professional Women's Club Edinburg Chapter records
Collection includes the Edinburg Chapter by-laws.
C. K. (Clairmont Kenneth) Koelle papers
Includes information on the history of the Wimodausis Club (wives, mothers, daughters and sisters) of the original founders of the North Sharyland Community northeast of Mission. It met regularly first at the Shary Clubhouse then at the old school building on 5 Mile and Shary Road (since torn down) from its beginning on April 19, 1916 until it was disbanded about 1999. Papers also include detailed description of photograph collected through Archives Alert 94-342.
Camargo Archives Collection [photocopies from Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin]
Municipal archives collection contains photostat copies of birth, marriage, and death registers and land records for the lower Rio Grande community of Camargo from the late 18th through early 20th centuries.
Carl Laurence Duaine Collection
Collection contains manuscripts, research notes, and correspondence files from Carl Duaine's three books: "Caverns of Oblivion," "Dead men wore boots," and "With all arms." Research files include copies of governmental archival files from 1862-1865.
Carl Seale Collection
Cartes de Visite Historical Photographs Collection
Cullen and Thompson Packers and Shippers records
Collection primarily includes financial and business records of the cotton gin and the packing and shipping company.
Audio recordings, videos and images from the Cuaranderismo Collection at the Border Studies Archive. Digitized through a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
David Allex Collection
The collection mainly consists of annual reports, programs, and pamphlets of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce as well as abstracts of title for the San Benito Irrigation Company Subdivision, Cameron County, Texas which was part of the Espiritu Santo Grant.
David E. Vassberg Collection
Collection contains research materials for "Stockholm on the Rio Grande" including original research interviews, memoirs, e-mail, and internet webpage printouts, and photostatic copies of older materials.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society records
Includes constitution, handbook, list of officers, members, and programs of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society which is a woman's national honor fraternity in Education.
Dick Heller Jr. Collection
Donna Garden Club yearbooks
Yearbooks include officers and club roster, committees, calendar of events and meetings.
E. M. (Edward Melvin) Card Collection
Includes poll tax receipts Tarrant County, 1907, and Hidalgo County 1908-1939 for E. M. Card, wife Birdie B. Card, and Michael Card (age 22 in 1939). Also includes brief history of the development of roads, irrigation systems, and other civil engineering projects of the City of McAllen from 1916 to 1951 written by E. M. Card.
- Repository: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus X
- Photographs 11
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) 8
- McAllen (Tex.)--History. 8
- Edinburg (Tex.)--History. 7
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) 7
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)--History 7
- Rio Grande Valley--History. 5
- Texas, South--History. 5
- Hidalgo County (Tex.)--History. 4
- Edinburg (Tex.) 3
- Irrigation--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley. 3
- Mexican-American Border Region--Genealogy. 3
- Texas--Genealogy 3
- Band music 2
- Brick trade--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley. 2
- Brickmaking--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley. 2
- Cotton gins and ginning--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley 2
- Criminal law 2
- Discrimination against Mexican Americans 2
- Hurricane Beulah, 1967 2 + ∧ less
- English 186
- Spanish; Castilian 14
- Multiple languages 2
- University of Texas-Pan American 4
- Hidalgo County Historical Commission (Tex.) 3
- Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas) 2
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) 2
- Hidalgo County Historical Society. 2
- Alfredo Náñez 1
- Alice S. Dougherty Closner, Mrs. 1
- Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) 1
- Associated City County Economic Development Corporation (ACCEDC) 1
- Bill Lewis 1
- Billingslea, Wesley 1
- Border Bank Collection 1
- Brownsville Historical Association (BHA) 1
- Camargo Archives 1
- Campney, Brent M. S. 1
- Canales Molano, Servando 1
- Card, E. M. (Card, Edward Melvin) 1
- Cardenas, Amada (Amada Sanchez Cardenas) 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Cavazos, Jorge J. 1 + ∧ less