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E. M. (Edward Melvin) Card Collection

 Collection — Container: 206
Identifier: ELIBR-0206
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1907 - 1961

Frances Isbell Collection

 Collection — Container: 53
Identifier: ELIBR-0053
Scope and Contents Series I, Reference/Research Files, 1832-2014, consists of reference and research files pertaining to a variety of subjects from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Series II, Hidalgo County Historical Commission, 1852-2014, consists of files pertaining to the Historical Markers, Archives Alert, and Confederate graves projects as well as general and office files. Series III, Newspaper clippings, 1849-2011, consists of a variety of newspaper clippings that were saved by...
Dates: 1832-2014

Futuro McAllen Collection

 Collection — Container: 144, Box: 1D
Identifier: ELIBR-0144
Scope and Contents

File contains information relating issues of concern to Futuro McAllen as well as material from the McAllen Historic Preservation District and the Convention Center.

Dates: 1999-2003

John W. Ewing personal records

 Collection — Container: 214
Identifier: ELIBR-0214
Scope and Contents

John W. Ewing was elected as an Hidalgo County Judge. Enclosed are materials regarding real estate property that he bought and sold, 1927 income tax, Hidalgo County election results for 1936, and correspondence.

Dates: 1927 - 1946

McAllen Bicentennial Celebration records

 Collection — Container: 219, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0219
Scope and Contents

Collection contains organizational files for planning and hosting McAllen's 1976 Bicentennial celebration. The majority of the collection is comprised of expense receipts.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

McAllen Centennial Committee records

 Collection — Container: 19, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0019
Scope and Contents

Collection contains organizational files for planning and hosting the 2004 McAllen Centennial.

Dates: 2004

Priscilla Club of McAllen records

 Collection — Container: 224, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0224
Scope and Contents

The Priscilla Club was "one of McAllen's oldest clubs," a women's social club, organized February 14, 1919. The collection consists of a spiral bound notebook with meeting attendance and newspaper clippings of club activities.

Dates: 1939 - 1947

Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection

 Collection — Container: 174
Identifier: ELIBR-0174
Content Description The collection found here consists of 53 photographs of agricultural activity in the Texas Rio Grande Valley and the McAllen, Texas region, c. 1920. 39 of the photographs are 8 x 10, mounted on card stock and backed with linen, bearing the "Edrington" studio name. The remaining photographs are 5 x 7 and mounted on card stock. Four bear the "Ziebell, McAllen" studio...
Dates: 1920s