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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

Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee records

 Collection — Container: 210, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0210
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, notes, and drafts concerning the writing and publication of the Edinburg book by the Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee. Cover title on book is "Edinburg : a story of a town." Title page and cataloged title is "Edinburg."

Dates: 1975 - 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

 Collection — Container: 140
Identifier: ELIBR-0140
Scope and Contents

Various materials produced by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as well as newsletters.

Dates: 1964 - 1997

Edinburg College Collection

 Collection — Container: 228, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0228
Scope and Contents

File contains partial bulletin article concerning negotiations for a consolidation of Edinburg Junior College and Texas A & M College at College Station, a photograph of Edinburg High School (Edinburg Junior College), and a letter from Brad H. Smith about the article.

Dates: 1930, 1987

Edinburg Lions Club minstrel programs

 Collection — Container: 211, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0211
Scope and Contents

File contains programs from eigth (1957), ninth (1958), twelfth (1961), and thirteenth (1962) annual minstrels.

Dates: 1957 - 1962

"Edinburg Remembered" Homes Collection

 Collection — Container: 212, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0212
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles from "Edinburg Remembered" series, in which the history of Edinburg is highlighted through a historical review of various homes and the influences of the families who lived in those homes.

Dates: 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Edinburg Serials

 Collection
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Edinburg Serials
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newsletters from various organizations located in Edinburg.

Dates: -

Edinburg Study Club

 Collection — Container: 128
Identifier: ELIBR-0128
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Civil Club (1925) and of the Edinburg Study Club (1925-1987). Minutes are handwritten in record books and are sometimes accompanied by newspaper clippings, photographs, or other notes.

Dates: 1925 - 1987

El Gobernador

 Collection — Container: 171, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0171
Abstract

Three printed laws from the Governor of Tamaulipas, 1873.

Dates: 1873

Eligio (Kika) de la Garza Congressional Papers

 Collection — Container: 78
Identifier: ELIBR-0078
Scope and Contents

The Congressional Papers of Eligio "Kika" de la Garza consist of approximately 425 linear feet of materials dating from 1965 - 1996. The bulk of the papers date from 1965-1980 and 1989-1996. The papers were created during Kika de la Garza's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 - 1996, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas.

Dates: 1965 - 1996; Majority of material found in 1965-1980; 1989-1996

Elmer William Flaccus Collection

 Collection — Container: 170, Box: 10D
Identifier: ELIBR-0170
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research materials and notes concerning the War of 1812, especially Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico's first constitutionally elected president (1924-1829), John Henry, a British spy during the War of 1812, and notes about Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first American Minister to Mexico (1825-1829).

Dates: 1803 - 1855

Emile H. Combe and Barbara Combe Young letters

 Collection — Container: 207, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0207
Scope and Contents

File contains 10 letters written in 1878 and 1888 relating to a duel between Nestor Maxan and Col. Miguel de la Peña.

Dates: 1878 - 1888; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Evins Regional Juvenile Center Collection

 Collection — Container: 213, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0213
Scope and Contents

Collection contains pamphlets, newsletters, a press release, and a report published by the Texas Youth Commission. The collection also contains photographs and an opening ceremony program from September 6, 1990.

Dates: 1990 - 1994

Falcón Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 31
Identifier: ELIBR-0031
Scope and Contents

Collection contains personal, legal documents, photographs, family genealogy, and newspaper articles concerning various family members of the Falcón family. The largest of the series being that of correspondence between Clotilde Falcón and Alfredo Náñez.

Dates: 1796 - 1996

First New York Cavalry, National Guard, Mexican Border Service Collection

 Collection — Container: 215, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0215
Scope and Contents

Contains a handful of items regarding the First New York Cavalry, National Guard unit when they spent a year in McAllen. Collection contains programs and two sheets of signatures from everyone that was in the unit.

Dates: 1916 - 1917

Floyd Hurtial Rodgers papers

 Collection — Container: 226, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0226
Scope and Contents

File contains photocopied documents concerning Floyd H. Rodgers, primarily his airplane pilot's license being revoked because of a low acrobatic flying incident. At one time, Mr. Rodgers was a supervisor at the Mission, Texas airport.

Dates: 1927 - 1942

Footprints in the sands of Zapata County Collection

 Collection — Container: 141
Identifier: ELIBR-0141
Content Description

The collection contains 10 life histories (with authorization forms) of individuals from Zapata County. Life histories were collected by the Zapata County Historical Commission and compiled by Colonel Robert W. Fish. Files include life histories, "Four Generation Ancestor Chart," photocopies of photographs, awards, and news clippings associated with each individual.

Dates: 1986 - 1991

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

Frank Cushman Pierce Collection [photocopies]

 Collection — Container: 159, Box: 1R, 8D, 2OV
Identifier: ELIBR-0159
Scope and Contents

Collections contains photocopied genealogical material or original materials owned by the Brownsville Historical Association.

Dates: -

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

Garza / Martinez / Moreno family records

 Collection — Container: 216, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0216
Scope and Contents

Family records including marriage, land, and school records from Ciudad Mier and Starr County. Includes one photograph of "Sister Betty" taken at petrified forest in Roma, Texas.

Dates: 1848 - 1931

Grant D. Hall Collection

 Collection — Container: 117
Identifier: ELIBR-0117
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of Texas archeaological reports and publications written by Grant D. Hall. Hall is associated with Harvard University as a graduate student, The University of Texas at Austin, and Texas Tech University as a professor.

Dates: 1970 - 2002

Green Collection on Latin American Culture

 Collection — Container: 81
Identifier: ELIBR-0081
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of publications and papers regarding Archaeology and Ethnology of Latin American cultures.

Dates: 1881 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1969

H. O. Schaleben - Sunrise Hill Memorial Bowl, Inc.

 Collection — Container: 101
Identifier: ELIBR-0101
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, notice of meetings, receipts, and history of Sunrise Hill Memorial Bowl, Inc. promoted and organized by Mrs. H. O. Schaleben.

Dates: 1939 - 1961

Hidalgo County 93rd District Court - Delinquent tax suits

 Collection — Container: 80
Identifier: ELIBR-0080
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of petitions for foreclosure on delinquent taxes that were filed in the 93rd Distirct Court of Hidalgo County, Texas.

Dates: 1921-1931; Majority of material found in 1930

Hidalgo County Centennial Celebration Plate

 Item
Identifier: ELIBR-0239
Scope and Contents

Commemorative Plate paying tribute to the Hidalgo County Centennial Celebration

Dates: 1852-1952

Hidalgo County Historical Commission Collection

 Collection — Container: 79
Identifier: ELIBR-0079
Scope and Contents The collection consists of applications for historical markers and historical cemeteries, research, notes, correspondence, organizational files, and maps. Historical marker applications were submitted by the Hidalgo County Historical Commission to the Texas Historical Commission Research Department. Marker applications typically include research describing the importance of the location. Files may also include photographs and dedication pamphlets. Collection also contains organizational...
Dates: 1884-2016

Hidalgo County Historical Museum (HCHM) / Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH)

 Collection — Container: 104, Box: 1R
Identifier: ELIBR-0104
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the historical information, annual reports, programs, events, and newsletters pertaining to the Hidalgo County Historical Museum (HCHM), which underwent a name change in 2003 and is now called the Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH).

Dates: 1970-2014

Hidalgo County Marks and Brands

 Collection — other: 3V
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Hidalgo Marks
Scope and Contents This is a name index to the first three surviving Hidalgo County, Texas marks and brands books. Information contained in the first two volumes is also found in the third volume. It is probable that the first brand book for Hidalgo County does not exist because there is a gap from the founding of Hidalgo County in 1852 until 1866. Also, no retrospective registrations appear to be included prior to 1866. Names such as de la Garza, de la Pena, de la Vina, etc. are alphabetized under Garza,...
Dates: -

Hidalgo County Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0065
Scope and Contents

Hidalgo County Records Collection contains non-current records of permanent value from various offices.

Dates: 1844-1985

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