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Collection — Container: 164, Box: 5D
Scope and Contents Municipal archives collection contains photostat copies of birth, marriage, and death registers and land records for the lower Rio Grande community of Camargo from the late 18th through early 20th centuries.
Dates: 1764-1913; Other: Date acquired: 2003-03-10
Scope and Contents Collection contains one volume of the baptismal church register from Ciudad Camargo.
Dates: 1764-1786; Other: Date Acquired
Collection — Container: 64, Box: 4R
Scope and Contents Collection contains manuscripts, research notes, and correspondence files from Carl Duaine's three books: "Caverns of Oblivion," "Dead men wore boots," and "With all arms." Research files include copies of governmental archival files from 1862-1865.
Collection — Container: 127
Scope and Contents The collection includes over 120 compositions encompassing a wide range of genres from symphonic literature to small chamber and solo works and include: orchestra (35), concert band (24), choral (14), opera (2), ballet (3), film (1), smaller chamber and solo works (51).Many scores are accompanied by parts, copies of which can be made available by the library to interested parties upon request. Select works have also been published with Southern Music and Really Good Music and are...
Dates: 1961 - 2014
Scope and Contents A collection of images representing the carte-de-visite, a form of calling card that gained popularity in Europe and the United States during the 19th century. The photographs are either pre, post, or during the U.S. Civil War. One notable item is a photograph taken by William Friese-Green, often credited as the inventor of motion pictures. This collection was acquired by the Library when the International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS) deaccessioned their collection in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1884
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
Collection — Container: 0047
Content Description This collection consists of a 1911 Hidalgo County Texas General Land Office grant map and a 1992 Texans & Winter Texans International Spring Festival brochure highlighting the Bandit wars.
Dates: 1911 - 1992
Collection — Container: 0063
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one box that contains documents pertaining to Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia. The contents include books she published, biographical sketches, awards, publications, resume, and other supporting documents. Dr. Clotilde Pérez García was a noted physician, activist, author, educator, and sister of civil rights activist Hector P. García. Additionally, she was one of the first Mexican-American women in Texas to enter the medical profession.
Dates: 1984 - 2003
Collection — Container: 143
Scope and Contents Collection primarily includes financial and business records of the cotton gin and the packing and shipping company.
Dates: 1933-1961, 2006; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01
Overview Audio recordings, videos and images from the Cuaranderismo Collection at the Border Studies Archive. Digitized through a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Collection — Container: 113
Scope and Contents The collection mainly consists of annual reports, programs, and pamphlets of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce as well as abstracts of title for the San Benito Irrigation Company Subdivision, Cameron County, Texas which was part of the Espiritu Santo Grant.
Dates: 1781 - 1976
Collection — Container: 169
Scope and Contents Collection contains research materials for "Stockholm on the Rio Grande" including original research interviews, memoirs, e-mail, and internet webpage printouts, and photostatic copies of older materials.
Dates: 1864 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2002; Other: Date acquired: 20031200
Collection — Container: 209, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Includes constitution, handbook, list of officers, members, and programs of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society which is a woman's national honor fraternity in Education.
Dates: 1947 - 1965
Collection — Container: 42
Scope and Contents Collection contains photostatic copies of research done on various Lower Rio Grande Valley topics as well as research for his book "Merchants, masons and marauders on the Texas border, the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1836-1866: the story of Henry Clay Davis, September 29, 1814-December 8, 1866: the founding of Rio Grande City, Starr Co., Texas and his fight with Indians, robbers, and Mexicans, including the three "C" generals, Canales, Carbajal, and Cortina." Research includes monographs,...
Dates: Event: 1834 - 2007
Collection — Container: 208, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Yearbooks include officers and club roster, committees, calendar of events and meetings.
Dates: 1948, 1972-1983
Collection — Container: 206
Scope and Contents Includes poll tax receipts Tarrant County, 1907, and Hidalgo County 1908-1939 for E. M. Card, wife Birdie B. Card, and Michael Card (age 22 in 1939). Also includes brief history of the development of roads, irrigation systems, and other civil engineering projects of the City of McAllen from 1916 to 1951 written by E. M. Card.
Dates: 1907 - 1961
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.
Collection — Container: 210, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, notes, and drafts concerning the writing and publication of the Edinburg book by the Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee. Cover title on book is "Edinburg : a story of a town." Title page and cataloged title is "Edinburg."
Dates: 1975 - 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01
Collection — Container: 140
Scope and Contents Various materials produced by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as well as newsletters.
Dates: 1964 - 1997
Collection — Container: 228, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents File contains partial bulletin article concerning negotiations for a consolidation of Edinburg Junior College and Texas A & M College at College Station, a photograph of Edinburg High School (Edinburg Junior College), and a letter from Brad H. Smith about the article.
Dates: 1930, 1987
Collection — Container: 211, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents File contains programs from eigth (1957), ninth (1958), twelfth (1961), and thirteenth (1962) annual minstrels.
Dates: 1957 - 1962
Collection — Container: 212, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Newspaper articles from "Edinburg Remembered" series, in which the history of Edinburg is highlighted through a historical review of various homes and the influences of the families who lived in those homes.
Dates: 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Edinburg Serials
Scope and Contents Collection contains newsletters from various organizations located in Edinburg.
Collection — Container: 128
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Civil Club (1925) and of the Edinburg Study Club (1925-1987). Minutes are handwritten in record books and are sometimes accompanied by newspaper clippings, photographs, or other notes.
Dates: 1925 - 1987
Collection — Container: 171, Folder: 1
Overview Three printed laws from the Governor of Tamaulipas, 1873.
Collection — Container: 78
Scope and Contents The Congressional Papers of Eligio "Kika" de la Garza consist of approximately 425 linear feet of materials dating from 1965 - 1996. The bulk of the papers date from 1965-1980 and 1989-1996. The papers were created during Kika de la Garza's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 - 1996, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas.
Dates: 1965 - 1996; Majority of material found in 1965-1980; 1989-1996
Collection — Container: 170, Box: 10D
Scope and Contents Collection contains research materials and notes concerning the War of 1812, especially Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico's first constitutionally elected president (1924-1829), John Henry, a British spy during the War of 1812, and notes about Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first American Minister to Mexico (1825-1829).
Dates: 1803 - 1855
Collection — Container: 207, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents File contains 10 letters written in 1878 and 1888 relating to a duel between Nestor Maxan and Col. Miguel de la Peña.
Dates: 1878 - 1888; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01
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
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus 185
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Brownsville Campus 34
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives Digital Collections 19
- Brownsville (Tex.) 22
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)--History 12
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) 11
- Business enterprises--Rio Grande Valley. 10
- McAllen (Tex.)--History. 10
- Brownsville (Tex.)--History 8
- Photographs 8
- Edinburg (Tex.)--History. 7
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) 7
- Education 6
- Fort Brown (Brownsville, Tex.) 6
- Frontier and pioneer life--Rio Grande Valley. 6
- Matamoros (Mexico) 6
- Rio Grande Valley--History. 6
- Sports 6
- Architecture--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley. 5
- Hidalgo County (Tex.)--History. 5
- Promotional materials 5
- Soldiers--American 5
- Texas, South--History. 5 ∧ less
- English 229
- Spanish; Castilian 16
- Multiple languages 3
- Hidalgo County Historical Commission (Tex.) 3
- Torres, Rene 3
- University of Texas-Pan American 3
- Garcia, Selina Kristal 2
- Garza, Reynaldo G., 1915-2004 2
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) 2
- Hidalgo County Historical Society. 2
- Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books 2
- Alfredo Náñez 1
- Alice S. Dougherty Closner, Mrs. 1
- Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) 1
- Associated City County Economic Development Corporation (ACCEDC) 1
- Beard, Henry K., 1913-1989 1
- Beard, Maud Nosler 1
- Billingslea, Wesley 1
- Border Bank Collection 1
- Brown, Jacob, 1789-1846 1
- Camargo Archives 1
- Campney, Brent M. S. 1
- Canales Molano, Servando 1 ∧ less