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Hidalgo County Historical Commission Collection

 Collection — Container: 79, Box: 22R
Identifier: ELIBR-0079
Scope and Contents The collection consists of applications for historical markers and historical cemeteries, research, notes, correspondence, organizational files, and maps. Historical marker applications were submitted by the Hidalgo County Historical Commission to the Texas Historical Commission Research Department. Marker applications typically include research describing the importance of the location. Files may also include photographs and dedication pamphlets. Collection also contains organizational files...
Dates: 1884-2016

John H. Shary Collection

 Collection — Container: 2
Identifier: ELIBR-0002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of business and personal files from John H. Shary, the largest collection of which is the United Irrigation Company series. The collection primarily contains business files, correspondence, internal memos, legal proceedings, maps, blueprints, and newspaper and magazine clippings.
Dates: 1908 - 2001; Majority of material found in 1912-1952

Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection

 Collection — Container: Photographs Miscellaneous, Box: 2
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 name,...
Dates: 1920s

Rio Grande Valley Historical Talks and Conferences audiotapes

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0176
Content Description This collection consists of 74 audiotapes of 43 presentations that were given between 2000 and 2015 regarding topics of importance to Rio Grande Valley History.

Some audio recordings contain flyers on the presentations.
Dates: Event: 2000-01-22 - 2015-10-03

Rio Grande Valley Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0027
Dates: Majority of material found within 1987-2018, ongoing

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Hidalgo County Historical Commission (Tex.) 2
Gause, George 1
Hidalgo County Historical Society. 1
Shary, John H. (John Harry), 1872-1945 1
Shivers, Allan, 1907-1985 1