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McAllen Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection — Container: 22
Identifier: ELIBR-0022
Scope and Contents

Collection includes reports, economic data, visitor guides, programs, and photographs.

Dates: 1903 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1967 - 2013

McAllen Genealogical Society Collection

 Collection — Container: 238, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0238
Content Description

Collection includes the 8th Annual Family History Seminar, A Workshop in Genealogical Problem Solving.

Dates: 1999

McAllen High School Time Capsule

 Collection — Container: 98
Identifier: ELIBR-0098

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: ELIBR-0233, Box: 01
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

Contaminación Collection

 Collection — other: ~400B
Identifier: BSA-009
Scope and Contents

The collection contains non-privileged files pertaining to litigation regarding petroleum hydrocarbon contamination of properties on and around 23rd Street and Business 83 in McAllen, Texas. Documents include trial transcripts and proceedings, technical research and reports, and witness testimony relating to the southern and northern plume cases.

Dates: -

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. Many of these materials are protected by U.S. Copyright Law.

Dates: -

Republic of Texas Document, Sale of Enslaved Persons, 1839

 Collection — Container: 195, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0195
Content Description

Documentation of the sale of enslaved persons in Washington County, Texas, May 3, 1839. Sale was for eleven enslaved peopel aged two - thirty years old and was for eleven thousand dollars. Enslaved persons were sold to Ann H. P. Noble by O. B. Howard and Jane E. Howard, and witnessed by F. W. Hubert, A. M. Logan, and M. McKinnon. Ms. Noble also bought three mules, twenty head of cattle, and two yoke of oxen for five hundred dollars.

Dates: 1839-05-03

Republic of Texas Land Application Form, 1838

 Collection — Container: 194, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0194
Content Description

Land application form filled out by Jose Luis Chirino for new citizens of the Republic of Texas. Chirino had to swear that he was a citizen of Texas at the date of independence, did not leave the State or refuse to participate in the revolution, and did not give assistance to the enemy. Chirino applied for 1/3 of a league of land in Nacogdoches County.

Dates: 1838-02-09

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 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.]

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0166
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of MICROFILM materials. Municipal archives collection of 19th century baptismal (bautismos) and marrriage (matrimonios) 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: 3D
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: ELIBR-0151
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: ELIBR-0174, Box: 1
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

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