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McAllen International Museum (MIM) / International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS)

 Collection — Container: 87
Identifier: ELIBR-0087
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of event programs, exhibition flyers, and newsletters.

Dates: 1985 - 2007

McAllen Landmark, Heritage Property, or District Applications Collection

 Collection — Container: 122, Box: 1D
Identifier: ELIBR-0122
Scope and Contents

Applications for McAllen Landmark Heritage Property (or district).

Dates: 2006, 2008; Other: Date acquired: 2009-01-08

McAllen, Texas (City)

 Collection — Container: 115
Identifier: ELIBR-0115

McMurray Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 118
Identifier: ELIBR-0118
Scope and Contents

Collection primarily consists of photographs from Mission, Texas, as well as others that are unidentified. The collection also contains documents pertaining to Robertie McMurray and G. M. McMurray.

Dates: 1909-1931, 1986

Mercedes Green Hornets photograph

 Collection — Container: 199
Identifier: ELIBR-0199
Content Description

One photograph of the Mercedes Green Hornets fastpitch softball team from 1947. District Championship Team.

Dates: 1947

Mexico printed maps

 Collection — other: Map Cabinet
Identifier: UTPA-Mexico Maps

Mi Lindo Rio Grande; El Mexicotejano

 Collection
Identifier: BSA-Null
Scope and Contents

1 45 RPM record with piano score and guitar chords. Spanish lyrics with English transcripts.

Dates: -

Mier, Mexico Archives photostatic copies

 Collection — Container: 3
Identifier: ELIBR-0003
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection is comprised of municipal records including official communications as well as financial records from the town of Mier, Mexico. The collection also includes school records, marks and brands, inhabitant lists, inventories, election and census records.

Dates: 1821 - 1947; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Minnie Gilbert Collection

 Collection — Container: 233, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0233
Scope and Contents

Collection includes articles written by Minnie Gilbert, including "Bethlehem on the Rio Grande" about a pastorela play. Documents concerning ornithologist Irby Davis, "Birdman of the Valley" and author of "A Field guide to Birds of Mexico and Central America". File also includes black and white photographs.

Dates: 1961, 1985

Mrs. D. F. Strickland diaries

 Collection — Container: 234, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0234
Scope and Contents

File includes short notes of daily activities as recorded in a 1939 year book and a 1941 desk diary.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Paul Henggeler Collection

 Collection — Container: 152
Identifier: ELIBR-0152
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of papers collected, and audio interviews conducted by Paul Henggeler regarding his research and publication interests on the continuing influences John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy family continued to play on future presidents. Files also include Paul Henggeler's new research interest in Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement.

Dates: 1960 - 1994

Periodicals - miscellaneous issues

 Collection — Container: 150, Box: 2D
Identifier: ELIBR-0150
Scope and Contents

Single issues of larger runs of periodicals (magazines, journals, and newspapers) retained because of specific articles and issues concerning southern Texas and northeastern Mexico.

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

Porfirio Diaz Historical Documents

 Collection — Container: 202
Identifier: ELIBR-0202
Scope and Contents

Collection contains three documents related to Porfirio Diaz; two letters written to the Governor of the State of Durango regarding military and personnel matters, and one signed military appointment signed by Diaz, of the appointment of Antonio Paes to the position of Lieutenant Colonel of infantry.

Dates: 1878-01-26; 1902-12; 1903-07-06

Pre-First World War clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Container: 236, Volume: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0236
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of undated newspaper clippings. Clippings are primarily humorous stories, human interest stories, and poems. First clipping is of Geo. H. Dirmeyer 'Bird Cage Saloon' menu [humorous menu]. Newspaper clippings presumably clipped before First World War, as one article refers to the "next German war" and before automobiles were common as some articles refer to horses, mules, carriages, and horse-cars.

Dates: undated

Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Precinct Convention minutes

 Collection — Container: 223, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0223
Scope and Contents

Folder contains meeting minutes of the Precinct Convention, Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Texas, held at Edinburg, Texas on the 3rd day of May, 1952.

Dates: 1952

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

Reference Files

 Collection — Container: 62, Box: 13R, 98D
Identifier: ELIBR-0062
Scope and Contents

Collection contains articles, clippings, flyers, brochures, maps, and other ephemera collected by the Library Special Collections on topics concerning the Lower Rio Grande Valley Collection pertaining to the geographic region of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico.

Dates: -

Reynaldo G. Garza Collection

 Collection — Container: 142
Identifier: ELIBR-0142
Scope and Contents

Collection includes documents, correspondence, and committee information concerning the Select Committee on Higher Education. Issues addressed by the committee include testing of college students and necessity for comprehensive universities in South Texas.

Dates: 1985-1988; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Reynosa Archives Collection [photocopies from microfilm]

 Collection — Container: 166, Box: 1R, 5D
Identifier: ELIBR-0166
Scope and Contents

Photostatic copies of municipal archives collection of 19th century baptismal, birth and marriage registers, family records and legal documents for the Lower Rio Grande community of Reynosa.

Dates: 1820-1892; Other: Date acquired: 2003-03-10

Reynosa Municipal Archives

 Collection — Container: 163, Box: 2R, 2D
Identifier: ELIBR-0163
Scope and Contents

Reynosa Municipal Archives folders may contain information about the census of Reynosa, establishment of Reynosa, founders of Reynosa, protocols, marriages, lands, deaths and Panteon Municipal de Reynosa, provinces, and marks and brands.

Dates: Event: 1750 - 1944

RGV Promotional Literature Collection

 Collection — Container: 151, Box: 2D, 1OVR
Identifier: ELIBR-0151
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous collection of promotional literature primarily from 1910-1940, pertaining to the Rio Grande Valley.Fliers: Inexpensively produced single sheet announcements or advertisements for distribution among the general public. Leaflets: Unbound volumes with fewer than five pages. Pamphlets: Published non-periodical volumes with no cover or with a paper cover. Usually 5 to 49 pages. Postcards: Cards on which a message may be written or printed for mailing without an envelope;...
Dates: 1913-2000

Rio Grande Land Trust records

 Collection — Container: 173
Identifier: ELIBR-0173
Content Description

Collection entirely consists of financial records (November 1965-November 1966) which were maintained for audit purposes. Financial records include oil and gas interest records, bank receipts, and tax receipts.

Dates: 1965 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1966

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

Rio Grande Valley Federation of Women's Clubs Collection

 Collection — Container: 225, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0225
Scope and Contents

File contains historical information about the different women's clubs of the Rio Grande Valley.

Dates: 1963 - 1964

Rio Grande Valley Historical Talks and Conferences Audiotapes

 Collection — Container: 176
Identifier: ELIBR-0176
Content Description

This collection consists of 74 audiotapes of 43 presentations that were given between 2000 and 2015 regarding topics of importance to Rio Grande Valley History.

Some audio recordings contain flyers on the presentations.

Dates: Event: 2000-01-22 - 2015-10-03

Rio Grande Valley Telephone Company annual reports

 Collection — Container: 240, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0240
Content Description

File includes annual reports of the Rio Grande Valley Telephone Company to the Interstate Commerce Commission (1923, 1926-1933) and to the Federal Communications Commission (1934-1936).

Dates: 1923 - 1936

Rubén Hinojosa Congressional Papers

 Collection — Container: 146
Identifier: ELIBR-0146
Content Description

The Congressional Papers of Rubén Hinojosa consists of 291 linear feet of materials dating from 1997 - 2016. The papers were created during Rubén Hinojosa's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 - 2016, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas. The collection consists of legislative material as well as casework of local projects and issues.

Dates: 1996 - 2016

Salt Deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey

 Item — Container: 178
Identifier: ELIBR-0178
Scope and Contents

One salt deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey. Salt deposit measures roughly 9 inches x 5 inches x 3.5 inches.

Dates: 1992

South Texas Symphony Guild Yearbook

 Collection — Container: 132, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0132
Scope and Contents

Yearbook contains information on the purpose, officers and directors, committees, calendar of events, members, and by-laws.

Dates: 1986 - 1987

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