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Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita) was transcribed from archives in Mexico. These volumes record the distribution of land by the royal Spanish commissioners in 1767 to the Rio Grande settlements of Laredo, Mier, Camargo, Revilla (later Guerrero), and Reynosa, which were established by José de Escandón. About 170 of the porciones granted to individual settlers at that time are located within the present boundaries of Texas.
Collection includes photostatic copies from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission primarily concerning different towns in Nueva Colonia de Santander.
The collection found here consists of 169 digitized items from the Casa Mata Museum and Archives in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Included are American military records, town hall sessions, a business registry, correspondence, inventories, and Mexican army rosters saved by the mayors of Matamoros.
Three printed laws from the Governor of Tamaulipas, 1873.
File contains 10 letters written in 1878 and 1888 relating to a duel between Nestor Maxan and Col. Miguel de la Peña.
This collection chronicles Enrique Perales Jasso's education and political involvement as a lawyer in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Cuba.
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.
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.
The collection consists of publications and papers regarding Archaeology and Ethnology of Latin American cultures.
Photostatic copy in Spanish (1848) and English translation (1930) for the Jose Vasquez Borrego land grant.
Sample collection of 17 maps of colonial Mexico and Texas from the Archivo General de la Nacion, Mexico. Project funded by the Summerlee Foundation. Images and descriptions provided by the photographer Armando Alonzo
Images are accessible via our institutional repository.
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.
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.
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.
The Tulane University Collection folders include photostatic copies with marriage permits and requests for Mexico from the Tulane University Latin American Library.
- Language: Spanish; Castilian X
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus 13
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives Digital Collections 3
- Nuevo Santander (New Spain)--History. 3
- Colonization 1
- Criminal law 1
- Land grants--Mexico 1
- Land grants--Texas 1
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) 1
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)--History 1
- Maps 1
- Matamoros (Mexico) 1
- Methodists 1
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
- Mexican-American Border Region--History. 1
- Mexico. Army--Appointments and retirements 1
- Mexico. Navy--Appointments and retirements 1
- Reinosa (Mexico)--History. 1
- Rio Grande City (Tex.) 1
- Texas, South--History. 1 ∧ less
- English 10
- Alfredo Náñez 1
- Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) 1
- Canales Molano, Servando 1
- Clotilde Falcón 1
- Elida G. Falcón 1