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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 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

Rondel V. Davidson Endowed Lecture Series

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-08-2022
Scope and Contents

Contains one scrapbook with news releases and information pertinent to the different subjects discussed in the Rondel V. Davidson [Endowed] History Lecture Series. Also contains an archival folder with further information on the series lecturers. The lecture series was established in 1989 in memory of Dr. Rondel Davidson, former Professor and Chair of the Department of History and Philosophy at The University of Texas Pan American.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1993 - Present

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

Spanish Land Grants

 Collection
Identifier: BSA-006
Scope and Contents

Life histories of local families and traces of their land acquisition to first European contact in the borderlands.

Dates: -

Staffel Family letters

 Collection — Container: 227, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0227
Scope and Contents

Letters and reminiscences from the Staffel family, including letters written from Germany and about the boat trip to the United States, as well as travels within Texas, including San Antonio and Galveston.

Dates: 1851 - 1949; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1886

Starr County Records Collection

 Collection — Container: 241
Identifier: ELIBR-0241
Content Description

Photocopies of official Starr County records.

Dates: 1850 - 1891

Tampico Affair Collection

 Collection — Container: 242, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0242
Scope and Contents This collection includes a pamphlet outlining the command structure of the U.S. Naval forces involved in the 1914 Tampico Affair during the Mexican Revolution. The pamphlet contains the autographs of 25 naval participants, including Congressional Medal of Honor recipients Read-Admiral, later Admiral, Frank Friday Fletcher (1855-1928) and Lieutenant (j.g.), later Admiral, Jonas H. Ingram (1886-1952). There are also fleet orders in broadside format, from USS Arkansas, dated April 26 and May 4,...
Dates: 1914-04 - 1914-05

Texas Bond Reporter

 Collection — Container: 112
Identifier: ELIBR-0112
Scope and Contents

Collection contains financial statements which include the consolidated debt statement, financial statements from various subdivisions including school districts and water districts and an economic and statistical section.

Dates: 1947 - 1953

Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange records

 Collection — Container: 230, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0230
Scope and Contents

File contains Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange draft of 1924-1925 annual report, TexaSweet Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange letterhead, and two Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange "Carrying on" cards.

Dates: 1924 - 1925

Texas Department of Transportation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ELIBR-0058
Scope and Contents

File includes aerial photos, maps, and environmental reports on road plans and construction.

Dates: 1930-1990

Texas Water Improvement District Photographs

 Collection — Container: 0196
Identifier: ELIBR-0196
Content Description 57 photographs and one negative. One photograph captioned to verso: "H.C.W.I.D. No. 4 Installing a 37.5 - 20 a the Highway relift. May 7th. 1925." Depicts installation of a steam shovel for a Hidalgo County Water Improvement District Project in South Texas, along the Rio Grande. This belongs to a series of photographs with similar purple stamps from a San Antonio photographer depicting steam shovel operations, laborers, and ditch digging in the 1920s. the steam shovel has a sign on it...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925; 1947-12-06

Thomas E. Simmons research collection on Fort Ringgold 1899 incident

 Collection — Container: 125
Identifier: ELIBR-0125
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research material collected for Thomas E. Simmon's book: Who's shooting firecrackers? : the "riot" at Fort Ringgold, Texas. The book discusses an incident that occurred when Troop D, Ninth U. S. Cavalry Regiment (Colored) stationed at Fort Ringgold and townspeople in Rio Grande City exchanged shots on the night of November 20, 1899. Materials include photostatic copies from the National Archives, Texas State Archives, microfilm, and photographs.

Dates: 1895 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1899

Traditional Mexican American Folklore

 Collection — Container: BSA 1
Identifier: BSA-001
Scope and Contents

A bilingual collection featuring over 100,000 items ranging from topics such as La Llorona, curanderismo, the chupacabra and the devil at the dance hall.

Dates: -

Tropical Texas Behavioral Health annual reports

 Collection — Container: 220, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0220
Scope and Contents

Collection contains annual reports for the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center of Hidalgo County (1969/1970 and 1970/1971, and the Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation (1976, 1978, and 1979).

Dates: 1969 - 1979

Tulane University Collection

 Collection — Container: 139
Identifier: ELIBR-0139
Scope and Contents

The Tulane University Collection folders include photostatic copies with marriage permits and requests for Mexico from the Tulane University Latin American Library.

Dates: 1590 - 1879

United States of America vs. Jorge Garza

 Collection — Container: 121
Identifier: ELIBR-0121
Scope and Contents

Trial transcripts of United States of America vs. Jorge Garza in the United States District Court Southern district of Texas, McAllen Division. Case number 7:13-CR-70-12

Dates: 2013

University Archives - Academic Affairs - Honors Theses submitted to the Honors Program

 Collection — Container: 73h
Identifier: ELIBR-0073-h
Scope and Contents

Honors theses submitted as partial requirement for the University of Texas-Pan American Honors Program.

Dates: 1974-

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