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Ambrosio Villarreal Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 77 digitized postcards pertaining to Fort Brown, Harding presidential visit, U.S. Army life on the border, Rio Grande River, Brownsville, Fort Brown Motor Hotel, and the Oblates.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1968

Archivo digital de documentos sobre la guerra de Texas, 1835 y la guerra Mexico-Estados Unidos, 1846-1848

 Collection — Container: Archivo General de la Nacion (Mexico), Box: 1R
Identifier: BD-0025
Scope and Contents This collection contains compact discs. Archival documents in Spanish concerning Mexico's war with Texas in 1835 and the war between Mexico and the United States from 1846-1848. Digitized through a collaborative effort between Mexico's Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriories and the University of Texas-Pan American (legacy institution), funded by the Summerlee Foundation.
Dates: 1821-1849

Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico baptismal church register [photocopies]

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0158
Scope and Contents Collection contains one volume of the baptismal church register from Ciudad Camargo.
Dates: 1764-1786; Other: Date Acquired

Casa Mata Museum and Archives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0019
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1822 - 1847

Edcouch-Elsa High School Walkout 50th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0007
Scope and Contents These 207 images document the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Edcouch-Elsa Walkouts, which took place in Novemeber 1968. The images primarily cover the march from the Edcouch-Elsa administrative buildings to the auditorium. The original students from 1968 led this anniversary march.
Dates: 2018-11-14

Enrique Perales Jasso Historical Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD0031
Content Description This collection chronicles Enrique Perales Jasso's education and political involvement as a lawyer in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Cuba.
Dates: 1947 - 2004

Fort Brown Mexican Border War Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: BD0032
Content Description This scrapbook contains photographs of scenes around Brownsville, San Benito, and Point Isabel. Photographs depict soldiers daily living while in camp or in the march during the Mexican Border War of 1916. The photographs were taken during the summer and fall of 1916.
Dates: 1916-07-21 - 1916-12-16

Gabriel Esteban Carrizales, Jr. Collection

 Item
Identifier: BD-0002
Content Description This collection consists of highlights from the La Joya Coyotes 2004-2005 football season. The recording contains locker room talk by head coach Oscar Villasenor, highlights of the La Joya Coyotes vs. Brownsville Rivera Raiders game, La Joya Coyotes vs. Laredo Alexander Bulldogs, La Joya Coyotes vs. Economedes Jaguars, La Joya Coyotes vs. Corpus Christi Tigers, La Joya Coyotes vs. Corpus Christi King, La Joya Coyotes vs. McAllen High Bulldogs, La Joya Coyotes vs. McAllen Memorial Mustangs, La...
Dates: 2004 - 2005

"Hometown Teams" Reception Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0006
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two recorded presentations as well as photographs taken at the Smithsonian Institute's traveling exhibition "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America" opening reception held on July 26, 2018. The reception was hosted by UTRGV Special Collections and University Archives.

One recording is of Gregory Selber presenting on the glory days of valley football and the other recording is of Rene Torres presenting on the history of baseball in the Rio Grande Valley.
Dates: 2018-07-26

Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria Marker Dedication Ceremony

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0008
Scope and Contents The collection consists of images and recordings of the Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria marker dedication ceremony. This marker commemorates the double murder of Jesus Bazán and his son-in-law, Antonio Longoria, on September 27, 1915 along a dirt road near their ranch outside of Edinburg. In October 2017, the Refusing to Forget the team unveiled the first historical marker in Cameron County to recognize the unknown victims of La Matanza (The Massacre) in 1915. The Jesus Bazán and...
Dates: 2018-11-03

Juneteenth Celebrations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0013
Scope and Contents This collection contains images from the Juneteenth celebrations held in Edinburg, Texas in June 2018. The event took place at Restlawn Cemetary, a black (previously segregated) cemetary in Edinburg, Texas.
Dates: 2018-06-16

Lucy Tijerina Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 0036
Identifier: BD-0036
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, invitations to Valley dances, Samuel W. Brooks and Charles Falgout property dealings, Brooks' personal documents, photographs, and accompanying documents pertaining to the Falgout, Merkling, Tijerina, and Alegria family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1952

Manuel Garcia Mexican Folk Songs Collection

 Item
Identifier: BD-0001
Content Description This is a digitized videorecording of music of Manuel Garcia. He sings about the following topics: a 1900 marriage, 1911 assassination, horse races, Polito de luna assassination, happy birthday (sapo verde), heartbreak, Loma de Miranda, Texas Rangers (Rinches), Silvano Garcia of China Nuevo Leon, crossing the Rio Grande, smuggling, assassination of Mariano Perez on April 20 around 2pm, Isidro Perez, paloma norteña, mother’s day, heartbreak in Oklahoma City 1946, working to pay doctor in 1936,...
Dates: 1900 - 1996

Maps of Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0026
Dates: Majority of material found within 1700-1851 (not inclusive)

Rene Torres Collection

 Collection — Container: 0035
Identifier: BD-0035

Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico Marriage Church Register Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0157
Scope and Contents Collection contains one volume of the Reynosa Tamaulipas marriage church register.
Dates: 1790-1810; Other: Date acquired: 2002-2003

UTRGV History Harvest

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0010
Scope and Contents This is an ongoing collection combining History Harvests from both Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The objective of these History Harvests is to create a community collection from the area's families documenting local, regional, and national history to be held at the UTRGV University Library and made available for research, teaching, and educational exhibitions.
Dates: 2014-09-27; 2017-10-14; 2018-11-03