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Betty Murray Papers

 Collection — Container: 0017
Identifier: BLIBR-0017
Scope and Contents

This collection consisting of four document cases chronicles Betty Murray's efforts to protect and document the Lower Rio Grande Valley and state history. Her personal papers are also included.

Dates: 1930 - 2002

Brownsville City Commission Collection

 Collection — Container: 0009
Identifier: BLIBR-0009
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of seventeen document boxes of records of the Brownsville City Commission. Included are meeting minutes, brochures, city notices, building documents, and correspondence. The main years covered are 1997 to 2001, but there is some information from 1991 and 1994 as well.

Dates: 1991 - 2001

Headquarters Western Sub-District of Texas Broadside

 Item — Folder: 0001
Identifier: BLIBR-0001-Vertical
Content Description This collection consists of one Civil War era broadside regarding cotton smuggling through the Rio Grande Valley including Eagle Pass, Laredo, Rio Grande City, and Edinburg written by Confederate Brigadier General James Edwin Slaughter.Transcription:"Headquarters Wester Sub-Distrct of Texas, Brownsville, December 9, 1864.General Orders, No. 12,In accordance with orders from District Headquarters, the following instructions to troop [sic]...
Dates: 1864-12-09

Menton J. Murray Collection

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0015
Identifier: BLIBR-0015
Scope and Contents The papers of Menton Murray (1907-1989) consist of correspondence, photos, books, periodicals, speeches, awards, newsletters, and news clippings. The papers document Murray’s careers as a journalist, lawyer, and 26 years as a Texas State Legislator. Also depicted are Murray’s other public activities in and around his Harlingen, Texas home. These activities include: Lion’s Club, Knights of Columbus, Harlingen Cardinal’s Quarterback Club, the Cameron County Historical Society and many more....
Dates: 1919 - 1989

Reynaldo G. Garza Collection

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0016
Identifier: BLIBR-0016
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers chronicling Judge Reynaldo G. Garza's legal career, and civic engagement, as well as his involvement with higher education in South Texas.

Dates: 1950 - 2004