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Content Description This collection consists of eighteen letterpress halftone postcards pertaining to Cameron County and Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The photographs were taken by Robert Runyon and the postcard booklet was made by Curt Teich & Co. of Chicago, Illinois in 1927.
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
File — Folder: 0029
Content Description Photocopy of correspondence from Howard Peters, of the Rotary Club of Darwen, England, and "Rotarian James" of the Brownsville club. Included with the correspondence is a summation of letters written by members of a local Lancashire family, especially those of a young man by the name of James Horrocks (alias Andrew Ross), who came to America to escape a paternity suit, and lived for a time in Brownsville. Summation of Horrocks correspondence includes descriptions of U.S. Mail Steamship travel,...
Dates: 1865 - 1871
Collection — Folder: 0030
Content Description Collection of 117 photographs and real-photo postcards. Album begins with ten photographs of street scenes in New Orleans, followed by nine larger zide images of wild flower and plant life in the Rio Grande Valley and Brownsville, Texas. The next thirty-six images depict life along the Texas-Mexico border, including architecture, culture, the Rio Grande, and a July 4th beach outing. Ten images follow of family life in Oklahoma and Mississippi, and then the focus of the album returns...
Dates: 1917 - 1922
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of digital files pertaning to the Yturria family. These photographs were utilized for the publication of the book titled, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Extraordinary Times of Francisco Yturria, written by Frank Daniel Yturria.
Dates: 1866 - 2006
- Subject: Matamoros (Mexico) X
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Brownsville Campus 4
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives Digital Collections 2
- Curt Teich & Co. 1
- Horn, Barry 1
- Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books 1
- Runyon, Robert, 1881-1968 1
- Torres, Rene 1